Monthly Archives: October 2010

Real Time Txts to be Featured on This Week in Startups

Capital Entrepreneurs member Steve Faulkner will be featured on This Week in Startups with Jason Calacanis in 15 minutes, at 3:30 central time. Check out This Week In Startups and watch live to see Steve in the Shark Tank pitching … Continue reading

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Capital Entrepreneurs Redux

As you can see, we’ve launched a new site design. The new design isn’t the only thing changing; Capital Entrepreneurs is looking to better serve and better represent Entrepreneurs in the midwest.

You should see more articles, more opinion, and more analysis of what’s what in Madison and the surrounding area. Continue reading

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Madison Startup Asthmapolis Wins Twilio and Union Square Ventures Contest

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Capital Entrepreneurs member Greg Tracy’s new startup Asthmapolis took first prize in Twilio and Union Square Ventures’ contest to create the best app on Twilio. They beat out 50 other startups with “a terrifically broad range of applications, from fun simple hacks to ambitious projects,” writes Albert Wenger of Union Square Ventures. Continue reading

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Follow Up: Sector 67 Grand Opening

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Last Friday was the grand opening of the Sector 67 hacker space in Madison.  There were many members of Capital Entrepreneurs in attendance.  Personally, I thought the event was fantastic. Great to see so many people out supporting this awesome … Continue reading

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Real Time Txts Launches in Madison

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Real Time Txts, a new business by Capital Entrepreneurs members Steve Faulkner and Tyler Stubbe launched last night. Real Time Txts sends you text messages for free drinks at selected bars in Madison.

It’s sort of a like Groupon, but texted to your phone and for now, it’s just for bars. You can sign up on the Real Time Txts website by giving them your phone number. On days where there is a deal, you get a text a few hours before the free drink special is going to start, with location and time. Continue reading

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Sector 67 Hackerspace Grand Opening This Friday

Capital Entrepreneurs member Chris Meyer emailed me today to share that Sector 67 is hosting the grand opening this Friday.  Sector 67 is Madison’s first hackerspace, which is a shared space “dedicated to providing members the opportunity to work on … Continue reading

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Entrustet Featured on Mashable

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Capital Entrepreneurs member Entrustet was featured on Mashable in an article titled 7 Resources for Handling Digital Life After Death by Erica Swallow.  From the link: Entrustet is a free service that enables an account holder to pass on digital … Continue reading

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GoBuzz Launches New Business Intelligence Email Alert System

Capital Entrepreneurs member GoBuzz alerted me that they’ve just launched their free email alert system this past week.  “The GoBuzz system is designed to help professionals develop business relationships and strengthen industry knowledge,” says cofounder Dan Voell. Dan tells me … Continue reading

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Entrustet Featured on My Life Scoop

Capital Entrepreneurs member Entrustet was featured on My Life Scoop in an article written by Mashable’s Erica Swollow titled 7 ways to handle digital life after death. From the link: Entrustet is a free service that enables an account holder … Continue reading

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Entrustet at Web 2.0 Startup Showcase in New York City

Entrustet participated in the Web 2.0 Startup Showcase in New York City on Wednesday.  The showcase brought 29 of the most interesting startups in the US into one room for an hour and a half of pitching to the Web … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Governor Certifies PerBlue as Qualified New Business Venture

Fresh off raising $800,000 in angel investment, Capital Entrepreneurs member company PerBlue is at it again.  Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle certified PerBlue, making it eligible for 25% tax credits for angels investing in the company.  From the link: Governor Jim … Continue reading

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