The Madworks seed accelerator in Madison, WI, one of several grant-based startup accelerators launched in the state last year, is starting to show some early, but small, success.
As part of Capital Entrepreneurs’ series, profiling Madison startups, Ten Forward Consulting, located at Madworks Coworking, discusses its successes and development during 2014.
Dairyvative, a University Research Park resident company, is among 5 Wisconsin companies to receive investment funding from the BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation, a nonprofit that raises funds to invest in Wisconsin companies.
Semba Biosciences, a University Research Park resident company, was one of eight Wisconsin companies to receive $75,000 grants from the SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) Advance Program, a $1 million initiative that provides capital to entrepreneurs to help commercialize high-tech innovation. High-tech companies get commercialization boost via $75,000 grants A novel treatment to heal chronic wounds […]
Cord Blood Registry® (CBR®) and Cellular Dynamics International (NASDAQ: ICEL) (CDI) announced today that they have entered into a research collaboration to reprogram newborn stem cells from both umbilical cord blood and umbilical cord tissue collected, processed and cryopreserved under CBR’s protocols into induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) using CDI’s proprietary methods. Through this research […]
Since the inception of the Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest in 2004, more than 2,900 entries have been received and about $1.8 million in cash and services have been awarded to emerging Wisconsin businesses.
Madworks Coworking‘s accelerator program, “Madworks at Campus” is offering grants to early stage startups to participate in a high energy 10-week lean startup class.
SmartUQ, a participant in the Madworks Accelerator program, raised $1.8 million in seed funding from 21 Wisconsin investors.
John Neis of Venture Investors reflects on what has been accomplished in terms of entrepreneurship in Wisconsin, and how far we still have to go to create a truly competitive entrepreneurial economy in Wisconsin.
Exact Sciences Corporation today announced the pricing of the public offering of 4,000,000 common shares priced at $25.75 per share.