Monthly Archives: February 2013

WomStreet Launches Open Contests

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WomStreet has just made their online contest hosting platform open to anyone. An online contest enables any person or organization to simultaneously crowd-source content, engage with their community, and promote their cause. The host puts up a prize, users submit … Continue reading

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Asthmapolis Featured in Scientific American

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Asthmapolis, maker of a smart asthma inhaler, was recently featured in Scientific American. The article focuses on several US cities currently running large scale asthma studies utilizing Asthmapolis’ inhalers that are topped with a small sensor that wirelessly broadcasts when, … Continue reading

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SnowShoe Launches Stamp Rocket

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SnowShoe just launched the latest addition to their line of mobile device interfacing stamps. The Stamp Rocket brings simple task automation to your iPhone or iPad. Stamp Rocket allows you to quickly and easily automate every-day tasks like emails, text … Continue reading

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Featured Sponsor Welcome: Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.

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Capital Entrepreneurs would like to welcome our newest Featured Sponsor – Godfrey & Kahn. Sponsors provide financial support to fund core Capital Entrepreneurs operations and meeting events. If you would like to get involved as a sponsor, contact us. Godfrey … Continue reading

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Firsthand Perspective: How I A/B tested a Database Versioning tool on HN

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Aaron Larner is a Madison entrepreneur and CTO of The Art Commission. Aaron shares his experience A/B testing his database version tool DevJoist via Hacker News. This past Monday I shared DevJoist on Hacker News. I posted around 10:30am CT … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Startup Night: TechStars in Madison

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New tech businesses are thriving in Wisconsin – and your odds just got even better! Could your idea become the next Sonic Foundry or match.com? On Monday evening, March 4 at Monona Terrace, join Accelerate Madison, Foley & Lardner, LLP … Continue reading

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EatStreet Raises $2 Million

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EatStreet (formerly UConnect) has just completed a $2 million Series A financing round led by Cornerstone Opportunity Partners, with Great Oaks Venture Capital, Independence Equity, and Gener8tor also participating in the round. EatStreet is a free online ordering service that … Continue reading

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Madison Coworking Movement Highlighted

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The coworking movement in Madison is alive and well, and has seen much activity recently. The Isthmus covered much of what is going on in a recent article on how new coworking space bolsters Madison’s tech scene. Much of this … Continue reading

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App Developers Featured in The Isthmus

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If you grab an Isthmus this week you’ll notice a number of Capital Entrepreneurs companies featured in the cover story on Apple app development in Madison. The article profiled 8 local developers, including PerBlue, SnowShoe, Asthmapolis, Pinpoint Software, Door 6, … Continue reading

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PerBlue Launches Big Updates for Parallel Kingdom and Boardtastic

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Mobile and social game developer PerBlue has had a busy week, launching two significant updates for their mobile games. PerBlue’s flagship game, Parallel Kingdom, saw the release of the fifth “Age” for the game. This was the first Age to … Continue reading

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TechStars Cloud: Month 1 – The Mentors

Max Lynch is a Madison entrepreneur and co-founder of Codiqa. Codiqa provides rapid HTML5 mobile prototyping in the cloud. Max shares his journey through the TechStars Cloud program. One month ago Drifty Co. (creators of HTML5 dev tools Codiqa and … Continue reading

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Younkle Named to IBMadison 40 Under 40

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Murfie co-founder Matt Younkle joins the growing number of Capital Entrepreneurs members named some of the most successful and influential people under 40 in the greater Madison area. The 2013 class was chosen from more than 120 applicants, and resulted … Continue reading

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WomStreet Featured in EDM Insider

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WomStreet is making a splash in the national concert scene. Their platform acts as a competitive social media hub, and has allowed big name acts such as Pretty Lights and Big Gigantic to crowd-source their opening acts. This enables local … Continue reading

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2013 Madison Startup Fair Recap

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The first ever Madison Startup Fair was a success. The event showcased 25 startups and entrepreneur groups and was attended by over 150 people at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery. The goal of the event was to raise the awareness … Continue reading

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Codiqa Featured in Wisconsin State Journal

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Codiqa was recently featured in the Wisconsin State Journal. Codiqa is in the middle of their 3 month TechStars Cloud accelerator experience, and they join Capital Entrepreneurs members Murfie, Vidmaker, and Spill as being a TechStars company. Codiqa is a … Continue reading

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