Monthly Archives: April 2011

Spreenkler Multi-city Hackathon Today

Spreenkler Talent Labs is hosting a 24 hour, multi-city hackathon starting today at 11am. The event is taking place in Madison, Milwaukee, Chicago, and New York. Prizes include automatic entry into their Summer Seed Incubator Program (valued at $20,000) for … Continue reading

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TEDxMadtown Videos Now Available

Presentations from the TEDxMadtown event are now available on the TEDx YouTube Channel. TEDxMadtown took place in early March in Madison and featured speakers from CE. Check out the TEDxMadtown presentations from CE members Justin Beck and Greg Tracy. Justin … Continue reading

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BIC Acquires Sologear

Madison based startup Sologear has been acquired by BIC Corp (of Flick Your Bic). Sologear is the maker of the ethanol-based FlameDisk charcoal alternative used for grilling. FlameDisk was developed by Madison serial entrepreneur Chad Sorenson starting in 2005. It … Continue reading

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Isthmus Cover Story Features Sector67

CE member Sector67 is featured in the cover story of this week’s Isthmus paper. The cover story, title “Greenius at work!” features 5 inventors that are helping the environment. Chris Meyer’s Sector67 hackerspace is featured as a place where inventors … Continue reading

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Asthmapolis Featured in The Economist

CE member company Asthmapolis was recently featured in The Economist magazine. Asthmapolis is creating an inhaler called Spiroscout that can be used by people suffering from asthma. Spiroscout contains a built-in GPS locator that broadcasts the time and location when … Continue reading

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PerBlue Visits Startup Chile

Forrest Woolworth of PerBlue visited Nathan Lustig and Jesse Davis of Entrustet in their Santiago, Chile office last week (both are CE member companies). Based in Madison, Entrustet has been operating from Santiago since November after being one of only … Continue reading

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