New Madison Entrepreneurial Center Moves Past Starting Line


Madison continues to pave its way as a hub for startups and innovation, as plans take shape to create the StartingBlock Entrepreneurial Center, $69 million project, downtown. StartingBlock Madison, a nonprofit including some of the best and brightest entrepreneurs, investors, advisers and community members supporting entrepreneurship, led the charge for the new mixed-use space, which

The BREW Selects Third Batch of Participants


Six companies will get the chance to hone their business ideas and network with fellow entrepreneurs and water technology companies as part of the third class of Business. Research. Entrepreneurship. In Wisconsin. (The BREW), The Water Council’s business accelerator for water-related technologies. The program aims to support unique water technology startups, expand Milwaukee’s Global Water

More than 2,000 people will gather in Madison from Aug. 20-27 to celebrate entrepreneurship and innovation at the sixth annual Forward Festival. During the event, entrepreneurs, designers, foodies and creative professionals from all over the Midwest will attend more than 20 events that include workshops, outdoor concerts, happy hours, food tastings and competitions. Visit the […]

Coy Shot 2

Coy Christmas, CEO of Fasetto, recently shared how his Superior-based file sharing company is making headway with an industry-leading cloud storage solution. With Fasetto, users can send a 1 GB file in an average of 10 seconds, compared to an estimated six minutes for other major file sharing services—and Fasetto enables sharing over wifi or a […]


Madison-based startup BluDiagnostics could revolutionize the process of helping women who struggle with infertility with its new device, which won top honors at the 2015 Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest. Fertility Finder, created by the team at UW-Madison, intends to replace the often inaccurate and difficult-to-use over-the-counter tests that assess a women’s fertility. The device, […]

Canary Model

A new breath-based test that can detect infection within two hours of its onset is well on its way to commercialization and public launch, thanks to continued innovation at Madison-based Isomark LLC. Isomark was founded in 2007 after a group of scientists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison discovered a way to use breath markers to […]