Murfie.com Co-Founder Featured in WI State Journal

Murfie.com co-founder and CE member Matt Younkle was recently featured in the Executive Q&A section of the Wisconsin State Journal. Murfie is the latest venture from the serial entrepreneur, which turns your physical CDs into digital bits to be traded or sold online. Murfie currently has over 70,000 CDs stored that its members have sent in, and receives more than 1,000 new discs each day. They are also in the process of raising $1.25 million in funding, which is on track to be fully committed by the end of the year.

“There’s terrific energy around entrepreneurs and startups in Madison and it’s only getting stronger.” – Matt Younkle

Check out the full Q&A here.

Murfie.com and CE in Madison Magazine

CE member Murfie.com was featured in an article in the March edition of Madison Magazine. The article does a great job pointing out the positive impacts of innovation and entrepreneurship on the local economy and how policymakers, investors, and the media need to think a little differently to maximize the economic impacts of innovation. From the article:

But if Murfie—or any of the other sixty-some startups that meet monthly under the Capital Entrepreneurs banner—are going to survive and create jobs and prosperity for our region, many of us must think and act a little differently.