Monthly Archives: October 2011

CE Companies to Pitch at Early Stage Symposium

Multiple CE companies have been selected to pitch at the Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium being held this week, November 2-3. The annual conference will feature investor pitches where companies give a 7 minute pitch to investors. CE companies selected to … Continue reading

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Our Ballot Box Launches

Madison startup and CE member Our Ballot Box just launched its free, open polling platform for residents to vote their opinions, on the record, on the issues. Madison Alders and Mayor Soglin can also use the system to send simple … Continue reading

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CE Outreach @ Platteville

The UW-Platteville Entrepreneurship Program is hosting Capital Entrepreneurs members Justin Beck and Forrest Woolworth of PerBlue, Chris Meyer of Sector67, and Mike Fenchel of 7Cees this week for “Meet ‘n Eat with an Entrepreneur.” The event brings together young entrepreneurs … Continue reading

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FC: 5 Lessons For Raising Money From Family And Friends

CE founding member and Fast Company Expert Blogger Nathan Lustig was featured today. His Fast Company post offered insight and advice on raising money from friends and family. Key takeaways: 1) Be Prepared 2) Seek Accredited Investors 3) Put Your … Continue reading

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Murfie.com Featured on NPR

CE member company Murfie.com was recently featured on NPR. Murfie’s All Tech Considered segment highlighted the company, as well as one of their customers who digitized over 900 CDs. Murfie will burn your old discs to a digital file, recycle … Continue reading

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PerBlue’s “Food for Good” Campaign Provides Meals For 2,500 Drought Victims

CE member PerBlue – a mobile and social gaming company, and PlayMob – a London based social company for gaming and doing good through games, paired last month for a unique fundraising campaign benefiting SOS Children. The virtual giving initiative … Continue reading

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Spill Featured on MTV’s Act Blog

CE member Spill has seen a lot of traction recently, and was just featured on MTV’s Act Blog. Check out the post here. About MTV Act: MTV Act is where fist-pumping and lending a helping hand collide. We raise a … Continue reading

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Spill Highlighted in UW Corporate Relations Report

CE member Heidi Allstop and her company Student Spill were recently highlighted in the University of Wisconsin’s 2010-11 Office of Corporate Relations Annual Report. Student Spill is an anonymous, online system that offers messages of support from peers during times … Continue reading

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