Capital Entrepreneurs Week kicks off today and runs through May 6. Capital Entrepreneurs Week brings two of the premiere startup events in the world to Madison – Startup Weekend and 3 Day Startup. The week-and-a-half of entrepreneurship and startup focused events includes speakers, sessions, and more. The burgeoning Madison startup scene has seen a lot of success, and Capital Entrepreneurs Week will showcase much of this energy.
“Younger startups are now growing to become a cornerstone of the Madison economy.” – Mayor Paul Soglin
Supporting organizations and partners for the week include Capital Entrepreneurs, Sector67, Accelerate Madison, City of Madison, University of Wisconsin, Edgewood College, Madison College, Young Entrepreneur Council, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, and VETransfer.
Here are the events on tap:
Wednesday, April 25 – Kickoff Event: Capital Entrepreneurs Open Social
Thursday, April 26 – Session: Shotgun Entrepreneurship Bootcamp
Friday, April 27 – 29 – Featured Event: Startup Weekend
Monday, April 30 – Speaker and Q&A: Jason Fried, Co-Founder of 37signals
Monday, April 30 – Session: Food and Beer Entrepreneurship
Tuesday, May 1 – Speaker and Q&A: Craig Culver, Co-Founder and CEO of Culver’s
Tuesday, May 1 – Session: Sector67 Meeting
Wednesday, May 2 – Session: Raising early-stage capital from friends and family
Friday, May 4 – 6 – Featured Event: 3 Day Startup
Full details for the week are available here.