Monthly Archives: May 2012

Startup Wisconsin Launch

Startup Wisconsin officially launches tonight (Thursday, May 31) in Milwaukee. This will be the 23rd statewide organization formed under The Startup America Partnership, which was launched at the White House in 2011. Startup Wisconsin was formed to support, mentor and … Continue reading

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PerBlue Featured on Forbes

Capital Entrepreneurs member company PerBlue was recently featured on Forbes. The article featured PerBlue Co-Founder and CEO Justin Beck as he tells the story of launching PerBlue from his college apartment in 2008. The article dives deep into the early … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Business Plan Contest Finalists Announced

The Madison area is well represented in the finalists for the 2012 Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest. Fourteen of the 25 finalists are based in the Madison area, multiple of which are also Capital Entrepreneurs members including Fishidy.com and Style … Continue reading

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TechStar’s Demo Day: Murfie

CE member Murfie was one of 13 companies to demo at the 4th annual TechStar’s Boston demo day this week. Murfie is a friendly online music marketplace and has already raised $1.4 million in funding. Check out more info on … Continue reading

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Startup Weekend Madison Recap

The first ever Startup Weekend in Wisconsin was a huge success. Startup Weekend Madison had over 100 participants who pitched 61 different ideas. Of these, 15 projects were chosen and teams worked on them over the weekend. The full list … Continue reading

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StyleShuffler Fashion App Launches

CE member company StyleShuffler.com will launch its fashion mobile app this Friday, May 4 at The Gap, 341 State Street, during a public event from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Founded by Madison entrepreneurs Aaron Larner and Pitt Fagan, StyleShuffler … Continue reading

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