Monthly Archives: January 2013

SnowShoe a Top 10 Under-the-Radar Tech Startup to Watch

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Mashable has named SnowShoe one of the Top 10 Under-the-Radar Tech Startups to Watch. The list was put together by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), and includes startups “solving real problems and changing the way we interact with our daily … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2013 Madison Startup Fair

The 2013 Madison Startup Fair features successful startups from the Madison area. Anyone interested in technology and entrepreneurship can talk one-on-one in an informal environment with startup founders and employees about their experiences. Find out more about the burgeoning Madison … Continue reading

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The Doyenne Group’s Design-a-thon Coming February 9-10

The Doyenne Group is organizing a 2 day Design-A-Thon event to take place on February 9-10 at HotelRED in Madison. The Design-a-thon is an event where women can explore and have fun with the entrepreneurial process. Women will register in … Continue reading

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2012 Recap: The Madison Startup Scene

For the Madison digital startup scene, 2012 was a year of growth and validation. The number and impact of startups within the Capital Entrepreneurs community continued to grow, and many of those startups saw a lot of success. In 2012, … Continue reading

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2012 Recap: PerBlue

The past year has been a whirlwind of new games and some amazing local and national recognition for PerBlue. We were so proud to have been recognized by several organizations within the last year. PerBlue was a finalist in the … Continue reading

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2012 Recap: Murfie

Last year Murfie was a roller coaster. This year we’re an airplane. An airplane during takeoff. We’ve got our engines roaring, our flaps and slats are deployed and we’re entering the climb phase. We expect a few bumps here and … Continue reading

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Madison Launches Open Data Portal

The forward-thinking initiative that began nearly 1 year ago took a huge step forward with the launch of the City of Madison open data portal today. Madison became the 2nd city in the nation to adopt an open data ordinance … Continue reading

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2012 Recap: Networked Insights

Networked Insights continued to experience inordinate growth in its client base, revenue, operational scope, and team size during 2012. Revenue from clients increased by over 300% from 2011. The company greatly expanded its list of household client names by adding … Continue reading

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2012 Recap: Codiqa

In 2012 my best friend Ben Sperry and I, two recent UW-Madison graduates, started a startup called Codiqa with a dream to make it easy for anyone to build mobile and web apps with HTML5 technologies. We entered private beta … Continue reading

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2012 Recap: Optimal Media Group

2012 was a great year for Optimal Media Group and the NightOut sites. We removed underperforming products and reinforced and strengthened our core products while adding an incredibly lucrative loyalty program. We continue to modify and upgrade the functionality of … Continue reading

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2012 Recap: Portable Scores

Portable Scores is a Madison startup building a connected portable electronic scoreboard for recreational sports. Founded by Bob Baddeley in February after a long period as a part-time hobby, Portable Scores immediately traveled to China to participate in a new … Continue reading

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2012 Recap: WomStreet

WomStreet wraps up an amazing first year with a bang, launching one of their most viral contests to date. The contest was a promotion for 6 pop icon DJs. In just 1 hour after launch, the contest set a submissions … Continue reading

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New Years Kick Off

2013 To bring us into 2013, we’ll be looking back at 2012. There were a ton of amazing things that happened in 2012 within the Capital Entrepreneurs community and the Madison Startup Scene and we’d like to share them. We’ll … Continue reading

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