Category Archives: Press

EatStreet Raises $4M in Funding

eat-street-logo-2

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

Posted in Capital Entrepreneurs, Madison News, Press | Tagged , | Leave a comment

MobCraft Equity Crowdfunding Launches

MobCraft-logo

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

Posted in Capital Entrepreneurs, Madison News, Press | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Zendesk Opens Madison Office

zendesk-logo

Zendesk has just moved into their new 14,000 sqft Madison office on the Capitol Square. Zendesk was founded in 2007 in Copenhagen, had $72M in revenue in 2013, and recently raised $100M in an IPO in May. The company makes … Continue reading

Posted in Madison News, Press | Tagged | Leave a comment

Propeller Health Raises $14.5M in Funding

propeller-health-logo

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

Posted in Capital Entrepreneurs, Madison News, Press | Tagged , | Leave a comment

StudyBlue Raises $1.7M in Funding

studyblue-logo

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

Posted in Capital Entrepreneurs, Press | Tagged | Leave a comment

PerBlue Raises $3M in Funding

perblue

Mobile gaming company PerBlue has raised $3M in a Series A-2 funding round lead by Chicago based Lightbank. This funding marked Lightbank’s first investment in a Wisconsin based startup. PerBlue designs, develops, and publishes mid-core mobile strategy games for Android … Continue reading

Posted in Capital Entrepreneurs, Madison News, Press | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Madison a Top City for Information Technology Job Growth

Forbes-logo

Forbes has recognized Madison as having one of the quickest growing information technology sectors in the country. Madison came in 5th behind Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Boston, and Austin. Madison is the smallest city by far on this list, which … Continue reading

Posted in Madison News, Press | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Governor’s Business Plan Contest Finalists Announced

gov-bpc-logo

After three rounds of judging, the finalists for the 2014 Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest have been announced, with nearly half of the 13 finalists coming from the Madison area. The Madison area finalists include: Elucent Medical, Spectrom, Little Green … Continue reading

Posted in Madison News, Press | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Drifty Raises $1M; Featured on TechCrunch

drifty-logo

Drifty, the makers of tools for mobile developers building websites and apps, has just announced closing on $1M in seed funding from Arthur Ventures.  This funding will be utilized to help the company grow its team and to continue it’s development … Continue reading

Posted in Capital Entrepreneurs, Press | Tagged | Leave a comment

CE Members Named to 2014 Top 40 Under 40 List

40under40

This year, four Capital Entrepreneurs members were named to the InBusiness 40 Under 40 list for 2014. The 40 Under 40 list honors emerging business stars under 40 years of age in the greater Madison area. Brad Grzesiak, co-founder and CEO of … Continue reading

Posted in Press | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Bendyworks Co-Founder Featured in Wisconsin State Journal

bendy

Brad Grzesiak, co-founder and CEO of Bendyworks, was featured in an article in the Wisconsin State Journal last Sunday. Grzesiak, who originally worked designing products to be launched into space, is now working to create software programs designed to meet companies … Continue reading

Posted in Capital Entrepreneurs, Press | Tagged | Leave a comment

MobCraft Named 2013 Best New Wisconsin Brewer

MobCraft-logo

Ratebeer.com has named local crowdsourced brewery MobCraft the 2013 Best New Wisconsin Brewer. Launched in May 2013, MobCraft is a brewery that uses customer collaboration to come up with a multitude of unique beer ideas. Customers can both submit ideas for brews … Continue reading

Posted in Capital Entrepreneurs, Press | Tagged | Leave a comment

UW ACE Program Launches

ACElogo-square

UW-Madison has just launched a brand new advocacy group to help foster innovation and entrepreneurship on campus. The group, called The Advocacy Consortium for Entrepreneurs (ACE), will provide entrepreneurs with several tools to help them succeed. Led by Tomotherapy founder … Continue reading

Posted in Madison News, Press | Tagged | Leave a comment

gener8tor Announces Winter 2014 Class

gener8tor-logo

gener8tor kicks off its Winter 2014 class in Madison this week. This is the fourth class since gener8tor launched in June 2012. Since that time, 18 companies have graduated from the program and gone on to raise more than $10 … Continue reading

Posted in Madison News, Press | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

BlueTipz Featured in Journal Sentinel

bluetipz-logo

The ice fishing angler’s new best friend BlueTipz was recently featured in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. BlueTipz is a wireless transmitter that sends an alert to your smartphone when you have a fish on your ice fishing tip-up. Invented by … Continue reading

Posted in Capital Entrepreneurs, Press | Tagged , , | Leave a comment