Category Archives: Capital Entrepreneurs

Build Madison returns November 8-9, 2014

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We’re excited to announce the 5th annual Build Madison event coordinated by Capital Entrepreneurs and hosted at Sector67. Build Madison is a 24 hour hackathon that gives you the opportunity to set aside some time over the weekend to finally … Continue reading

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EatStreet Raises $4M in Funding

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EatStreet has added an additional $4M in funding to the $6M already raised this year, closing a total Series B round of $10M. EatStreet provides an online ordering platform for 15,000 restaurants in 125 cities across the US. This latest … Continue reading

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Rise of the Rest Hits Madison Next Week

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The Rise of the Rest Road Trip will kick off with a stop in Madison next week Monday, October 6th. The tour, spearheaded by investor and AOL Co-founder Steve Case, will begin on October 6th and visit five Midwest cities: … Continue reading

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MobCraft Equity Crowdfunding Launches

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After months of getting the final pieces to fall into place, the first equity crowdfunding campaign in Wisconsin is finally off the ground. MobCraft Beer officially launched their equity crowdfunding campaign this week via the CraftFund portal and is the … Continue reading

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Forward Fest Startup Showcase and Open Social Recap

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The 2014 Forward Festival is a wrap! The 2014 Festival was the best yet, with 20 awesome events over 8 days that drew 2,500 attendees. After a few weeks to decompress and reflect, we were finally able to compile and … Continue reading

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Madworks Accelerator Accepting Applications For Fall Class

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With the successful completion of their inaugural class this summer, the Madworks Accelerator is now accepting applications for their Fall 2014 class to be held at the Madworks on Campus coworking space. Madworks is a 10 week early stage seed … Continue reading

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Propeller Health Raises $14.5M in Funding

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Propeller Health recently completed a $14.5M Series B funding round, led by Safeguard Scientifics with participation from The Social+Capital Partnership. Propeller Health will use the funding to accelerate product development, strategic alliances, client services, sales and marketing as it tackles … Continue reading

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Join us for the Startup Showcase and Open Social

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The 2014 Forward Festival is in full swing! Join us for these upcoming Capital Entrepreneurs events: Forward Festival Startup Showcase on Wednesday, August 27 from 5-8pm – Join us at the Majestic Theatre as we feature 10 exciting new startups … Continue reading

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Forward Festival Kicks Off This Week

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The 2014 Forward Festival kicks off this week! The Festival runs from August 21-28 and is now in its fifth year. There are 20 different exciting events lined up, and there’s still time to secure your spot at many of … Continue reading

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ABODO Raises $1.25M in Funding

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The hyperlocal online rental marketplace ABODO announced today it has closed $1.25 million in Series A financing, led by American Family Ventures. Also joining the round are 4490 Ventures and Lakewest Venture Partners, and this investment is the first for … Continue reading

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Forward Festival Startup Showcase Seeking Nominations

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The Forward Festival Startup Showcase features an evening of lightning round startup pitches from some of Madison’s most compelling emerging companies on the “big stage” at the Majestic Theatre. Last year, the inaugural Startup Showcase brought nearly 200 entrepreneurs, business … Continue reading

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gener8tor Summer 2014 Class Announced

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Madison and Milwaukee based startup accelerator gener8tor has announced their Summer 2014 class of companies. This is now the fifth gener8tor class, and since launching in 2012 gener8tor’s 23 portfolio companies have gone on to raise nearly $25 million in … Continue reading

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900dpi Launches Blog CMS

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The founders of 900dpi, the leading fully intuitive website content management system, recently launched an easy-to-use and implement blog CMS platform. Using nothing more than a toolbar and straightforward editing box, users are able to add dynamic blog content including … Continue reading

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2014 Forward Festival Returns August 21-28

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The Forward (Technology) Festival returns for its 5th year! Registration is now open for many of the 2014 Forward Festival events. This year’s Festival takes place from August 21-28. In addition to some of the favorite events from past years, … Continue reading

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StudyBlue Raises $1.7M in Funding

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StudyBlue has completed a new funding round totaling $1.7M. The company has raised $17.1M in total funding to date from investors including Great Oaks Venture Capital and the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation. Over the last year, the education technology startup … Continue reading

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