Monthly Archives: June 2012

Vidmaker Raises $650k

Capital Entrepreneurs member company Vidmaker has completed a $652,000 round of funding. Vidmaker recently graduated from the TechStars Cloud program in San Antonio. Vidmaker is a social video platform where anyone can create video and share it everywhere and provides … Continue reading

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Madison a Leading Tech Hub

Madison has been ranked as a leading high-tech hub nationally. This Technology Index ranking is based on economic competitiveness in the technology field and combines a measure of the concentration of high-tech companies, and two measures of regional innovation – … Continue reading

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TechStars for a Day

Guest post by WomStreet Co-Founder Matt Ford. WomStreet is a competitive social media hub that hosts large scale video and photo contests for companies in order to create genuine brand engagement. They were one of 25 companies recently invited to … Continue reading

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Madison Startup Scene Featured in Fast Company

Madison was recently highlighted as a “vibrant tech hub” in Fast Company. Madison has seen significant growth in the tech space, and is now home to many established tech companies as well as a burgeoning tech startup community. The article … Continue reading

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Vote For Your Favorite Madison Startup!

The Isthmus has added a “Favorite Tech Startup” category to their yearly Madison Favorites poll. That’s right, now along with voting for your favorite Food Cart, Beer Bar, and Coffee Shop you can cast your vote for your favorite Madison … Continue reading

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Haxlr8r Demo Night

Capital Entrepreneurs member company Portable Scores recently completed Haxlr8r – the first accelerator program for startups building hardware products – based in Shenzhen, China and the Bay area. Portable Scores is a portable, connected scoreboard. It’s small enough to fit … Continue reading

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Style Shuffler a “Hot Trend” on NBC 15

Capital Entrepreneurs member company Style Shuffler was recently featured in the “Hot Trends” segment on NBC 15. Style Shuffler allows shoppers to use the scan function on their mobile phone to scan the tag on their favorite item at a … Continue reading

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PerBlue and UConnect Featured in WI State Journal

Capital Entrepreneurs member company UConnect was featured in this week’s Executive Q&A section of the Wisconsin State Journal. UConnect is a food ordering company that connects restaurants around the country with customers. Over 100 local restaurants are signed up on … Continue reading

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Water Technology Startup Day

Water Technology Startup Day is happening July 11, 2012 and is a great opportunity for entrepreneurs in the water industry. The Golden Angels Investors will be partnering with Imagine H2O and the Milwaukee Water Council to put on this event. … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Entrepreneurship Bootcamp Kicks Off at UW

This week, some of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s best minds are learning how to take new ideas to market and launch them into businesses at the Wisconsin School of Business’s Wisconsin Entrepreneurship Bootcamp. The camp is aimed at graduate students … Continue reading

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gener8tor Seed Incubator Launches

Madison and Milwaukee based seed incubator and accelerator gener8tor is officially off the ground. With roots from 94labs, gener8tor looks to provide money and mentoring to young tech companies. The first class of 5 teams for gener8tor’s 12-week incubator program … Continue reading

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Madison’s City Open Data Initiative Introduced

One of the most progressive city open data policies in the country is being introduced in Madison today. The Open Data Initiative Ordinance will make all current and future public city datasets available via open standard APIs. This will improve … Continue reading

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Madison CityCamp This Weekend

Madison CityCamp, on Saturday, June 16th, will bring together local government officials, municipal employees, programmers, designers, citizens, and journalists to share perspectives and insights about the cities in which they live. CityCamp recognizes that local governments and community organizations have … Continue reading

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Shoutlet Raises $15 Million

Madison based social media marketing company Shoutlet has raised $15 million in a Series C funding round. The round was lead by FTV Capital of San Francisco and New York. Shoutlet has raised a total of $24.2 million since launching … Continue reading

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