If you’re wondering how much of an impact the Madison area’s tech community has on the economy, take a gander at the year-end statistics and highlights of 2014 compiled by Capital Entrepreneurs.
In 2013, with 160 patents, the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) was near the pinnacle of the university patent heap.
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.
By Warren Cornwall, Science The state of Wisconsin is ramping up its presence in the hush-hush world of classified science. A new cybersecurity research center, being built in cooperation with private firms and the University of Wisconsin (UW) system, aims to lure more high-tech research dollars to the state, particularly some of the billions spent […]
In 2015, University Research Park is focusing on building and strengthening “innovation neighborhoods” at its various locations.
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.
The 12th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest is accepting entries online for the 2015 competition until 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015.