Creative Destruction Lab Class (WI) Deadline: Open until Filled


In the Creative Destruction Lab course is a two-semester course in which students will receive mentoring, work with high-potential ventures, and experience how investment decisions are made. Students will have the opportunity to apply skills and knowledge in an actual business setting, conducting team projects with some of the top early stage ventures in the world focused on risk & insurance, and health & wellness.

Forward Fest 2024

Multiple Madison Locations Madison, WI

The Forward Festival is Wisconsin's largest technology and entrepreneurship festival, attracting more than 5,000 attendees and serving as host for more than 40 events over 5 days every August. Now in its 14th year, it's the state's flagship celebration of innovation and entrepreneurship for business folks, nerds, social impact innovators, foodies, hackers, entrepreneurs, creatives, problem-solvers, community supporters and more from across the Midwest.

D2P Igniter – Fall 2024 Deadline Sept 27

D2P 1403 University Avenue, 53715, WI, United States

Igniter is an intensive program for UW–Madison innovators committed to bringing a technology, device, app, consumer product or social impact solution to market. Igniter will take you on a deep dive through the Business Model Canvas, where you’ll develop and test hypotheses related to desirability, feasibility, and viability as you work to reduce risk and create a roadmap to impact for your idea, discovery or invention. You’ll learn through group sessions plus individualized coaching and can apply for up to $5,000 to test business model assumptions.