Month: February 2014

Healthcare App Branch2 Launched by Blue Tree Network Co-Founder

Branch2, a new company working to create software that will link various parts of the healthcare system, has just been recently launched by Blue Tree Network Co-Founder Reggie Luedtke. His second healthcare IT startup, Leudtke hopes to use Branch2 to convince healthcare providers to share more data, and break down bureaucratic divisions across the industry. Using software …

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Health IT Startup Incubater 100health Launches

100health, a new company housed in the current Madison co-working space 100state, is working to put Madison on the map as a leading hub for healthcare and healthtech startups. Part think tank and part startup incubator, 100health will work with healthcare providers, insurers, and other organizations to try to identify problems that could be solved using technology tools. …

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Bendyworks Co-Founder Featured in Wisconsin State Journal

Brad Grzesiak, co-founder and CEO of Bendyworks, was featured in an article in the Wisconsin State Journal last Sunday. Grzesiak, who originally worked designing products to be launched into space, is now working to create software programs designed to meet companies specific needs through Bendyworks, which he co-founded in 2009. Grzesiak is also very involved in …

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A Night with reddit’s co-founder Alexis Ohanian

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian will be featured at an upcoming Wisconsin Union Directorate Distinguished Lecture Series event on Thursday, February 20th, starting at 7:30 pm. Alexis is currently on a tour for his latest book, Without Their Permission, which aims to promote Internet startups and entrepreneurial environment among students and the community. The event will also feature UW-Madison …

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Pressure Chamber Pitch Contest Launches

Greater Madison’s most promising early-stage companies will have the chance to promote their work, connect with investors and potentially join an exclusive delegation of Madison-area startups in meetings with global venture investment firms, all as part of a new business pitch contest called Pressure Chamber. The live competition will be held in conjunction with the …

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Bus to Techstars in Milwaukee Event – Last Call to Sign Up

Join Capital Entrepreneurs on a (coach) bus trip to Milwaukee on Wednesday, February 12th to spend an evening learning about Techstars’ Chicago program, presented by Startup Milwaukee and Golden Angels Investors. This free event will feature prominent entrepreneurs Sam Yagan (CEO of match.com and co-founder of OkCupid) and Troy Henikoff (co-founder of Techstars Chicago and SurePayroll). Also …

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MobCraft Named 2013 Best New Wisconsin Brewer

Ratebeer.com has named local crowdsourced brewery MobCraft the 2013 Best New Wisconsin Brewer. Launched in May 2013, MobCraft is a brewery that uses customer collaboration to come up with a multitude of unique beer ideas. Customers can both submit ideas for brews to be created, as well as vote on which brews will be mass produced. Some …

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UW ACE Program Launches

UW-Madison has just launched a brand new advocacy group to help foster innovation and entrepreneurship on campus. The group, called The Advocacy Consortium for Entrepreneurs (ACE), will provide entrepreneurs with several tools to help them succeed. Led by Tomotherapy founder Rock Mackie, ACE will be established as an independent, nonprofit organization that can advocate for …

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