Category Archives: Capital Entrepreneurs

SnowShoe Raises $1M in Funding

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Madison and San Francisco based startup SnowShoe recently announced a $1M funding round. They had previously raised $2.5M in earlier rounds. Founded by three UW graduate students in 2011, SnowShoe sells an intelligent piece of plastic that interacts with touch … Continue reading

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Madworks Graduates Third Class

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Capital Entrepreneurs would like to congratulate the eight companies who just completed the Madworks Seed Accelerator program. The most recent class featured a variety of different tech innovations, cashmere baby wraps, a new yoga music company, a product to aid … Continue reading

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2015 Startup Weekend Madison Recap

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The 2015 Startup Weekend Madison was a huge success. This year’s 54-hour marathon event featured nine teams who worked tirelessly all weekend to create incredible projects. Congratulations to everyone who participated and we hope you enjoyed the experience. You can … Continue reading

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Catalyze Raises $4M in Funding

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Catalyze recently completed a $4M funding round. The company previously raised a $2M Series A round following completion of the gener8tor accelerator program in 2013. Catalyze provides HIPAA-compliant cloud computing services for the healthcare industry. More information can be found … Continue reading

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Drifty Raises $2.6M in Funding

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Drifty recently completed an additional $2.6 million funding round led by Lightbank in Chicago, with additional participation from Arthur Ventures. Drifty previously raised $1 million in funding last year, and this latest investment marks Lightbank’s second investment in a Madison … Continue reading

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Startup Weekend Madison Returns April 10-12!

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Startup Weekend returns to Madison April 10-12, 2015 for the fourth annual Startup Weekend Madison event! Register by March 27 to save 25%! Startup Weekend is a weekend long event where developers, designers, marketers, and startup enthusiasts come together to … Continue reading

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Healthfinch Raises $1.5M in Funding

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Healthfinch recently completed a $1.5M financing round led by Jumpstart Ventures. Healthfinch has raised $2.8M total since its founding in 2011. Healthfinch focuses on automating and improving the routine, repeatable work that physicians and healthcare staff are tasked with. The … Continue reading

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gener8tor Ranked a Top 15 Accelerator

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The Madison and Milwaukee based gener8tor startup accelerator, earned a ranking of #14 in the 2014 Seed Accelerator Rankings Project that was published today at SXSW. According to the rankings organizers, competition for the top 20 spots this year was … Continue reading

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HealthMyne Raises $4.5M in Funding

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HealthMyne announced that it has raised $4.5 million in a Series A round of investment. The round was led by Venture Investors and 4490 Ventures. Additional participation included HealthX Ventures and several prominent angel investors. HealthMyne is an early stage … Continue reading

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2015 Spring Tech Kickoff and CE Open Social

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Join us for Madison’s 3rd Annual Spring Tech Kickoff and Capital Entrepreneurs Open Social on Wednesday, March 25 from 5-7pm! Please register here if you’re planning to attend. It’s free. Technology business, entrepreneurship, and startups in Madison have another great … Continue reading

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gener8tor Announces Winter 2015 Class

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Startup accelerator gener8tor kicked off their Winter 2015 class that will be held for the next 12 weeks in Madison. gener8tor recruits, mentors and trains entrepreneurs leading high-tech business ventures from around the world. Since June 2012, the 28 startup … Continue reading

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2014 Recap: The Madison Startup Scene

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2014 was a year of impact for the Madison startup scene. Capital Entrepreneurs member companies saw another year of record growth – the largest to date. They created 175 full time jobs, and now employ 500 full time people. Madison … Continue reading

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2014 Recap: PerBlue

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The year of 2014 was a year of big moves for PerBlue. We started out the year by moving to a brand new office. After 3 years in what was intended to be a “temporary” office space, we decided it … Continue reading

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2014 Recap: EatStreet

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EatStreet had one thing in mind for 2014: more growth. We set our sights on growing our already talented team, our innovative product offering, and lastly our restaurant clientele. While it was a somewhat terrifying goal, we were determined to … Continue reading

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2015 Madison Startup Fair

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The Startup Fair is back! The 2015 Madison Startup Fair features successful startups from the Madison area. The goal of the 3rd annual event is to enable startups to connect with potential intern and full time employees, as well as … Continue reading

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