Epic, Healthcare IT, City Leaders, and the Startup Community

wi state journal logoThe Wisconsin State Journal featured a number of articles this weekend on the Madison startup community.

The second of a two part article highlighting “Life After Epic” ran on Sunday and focused on the important role the Madison entrepreneurial community has among Epic alums. These entrepreneurs are creating both healthcare and non-healthcare related startups, and are a quickly growing part of the Madison startup community. Check out the full Life After Epic article here.

“Churn like this is a great thing for the Madison tech community as a whole.” – Forrest Woolworth, Co-Founder of Capital Entrepreneurs

Madison’s increasing role as a great place for healthcare IT innovation was highlighted by another article. These companies have already created hundreds of jobs, and the article touched on a “grand vision” for making Madison into an even better place for healthcare IT. Check out the full healthcare IT article here.

“I love the vibrancy that these bright folks bring to our community in general and bring to health care.” – Frank Byrne, President of St. Mary’s Hospital

An article featuring Madison city leaders including Mayor Paul Soglin and Alder Scott Resnick focused on plans of how to make the city more startup friendly. Check out this full article here.