Doyenne Evergreen Fund to Help Support Female Entrepreneurship


Their businesses number more than 10.6 million in the U.S., employ more than 19 million workers and account for $2.5 trillion in sales, according to Entrepreneur magazine. Who are these influential business owners? Women. According to the fifth annual State of Women-Owned Businesses Report from American Express OPEN, female entrepreneurship has grown steadily over the

Six Wisconsin Companies Vie for Chance to Pitch in Silicon Valley


Six lucky Madison entrepreneurial teams will compete for a chance to pitch their innovative ideas to investors in Silicon Valley, after being selected by the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce for the neXXpo: Business in Fast Forward event. The event includes two different contests, the Pressure Chamber and Startup Showcase, as well as a networking happy hour sponsored

Startups and entrepreneurs with ties to Wisconsin universities will now have access to a new, free business training program from seed accelerator gener8tor, providing companies still in their earliest stages with access to mentoring and business advice. gener8tor will hold the new program, called gBETA, three times a year in Madison or Milwaukee as an abridged […]

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A new program will give Wisconsin-based startups, and any Wisconsin company with 500 or fewer employees, a chance to receive partial support for hiring a University of Wisconsin-Madison undergraduate intern for the summer of 2016 to help implement the company’s global growth goals. The Partnerships for Global Talent, funded by WEDC and administered by the International […]


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 […]


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 […]