Get a taste of entrepreneurship at Startup Weekend Madison 2017

03/29/17

Next weekend brings the unofficial start to the “entrepreneur season” with Startup Weekend Madison, a weekend-long event brings together developers, designers, marketers and startup enthusiasts to share ideas, form teams, build products and launch startups … with no strings attached.
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Wisconsin has a long history of innovation, thanks to countless entrepreneurs and innovators who’ve chosen to make their big ideas come to life here. However, it takes more than a bright idea to launch a successful company. That’s where the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation’s (WEDC’s) Capital Catalyst grants come in. The program provides matching grants […]

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From small-town boutiques to high-tech health care companies, entrepreneurs and the companies they create are vital to the success of Wisconsin’s economy. However, to cultivate a thriving startup ecosystem, attention is required not just on the state level but the local level. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation’s (WEDC’s) new Entrepreneurship Support pilot program offers support […]

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Finding the right opportunities to network with peers and hone a business idea can be hard for entrepreneurs, especially given the busy schedule that comes with running a business. In January, Startup Milwaukee is launching two new programs dedicated to making these it easier for entrepreneurs to engage in this critical activity. The first new […]

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The 14th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest is open for entries, from now until Jan. 31, 2017. The contest helps connect innovators throughout the state with resources, mentoring and prospective sources of capital to encourage entrepreneurs in the startup stage to set up shop in Wisconsin. Finalists receive more than $100,000 in cash and […]