Start-ups in Wisconsin
A place to pin all things start-up related that happen in Wisconsin... and a few from elsewhere.
Chicago investors flock to Madison start-ups: nice to see Madison getting overdue attention.
Chicago investors flock to Madison start-ups
Madison-based FluGen, which is developing a new influenza vaccine, has raised $3.4 million of the $7 million it will need to complete the first phase of its clinical trials. The company, which is about to begin testing its vaccine on ferrets, is hoping to apply to the FDA in 2015 to begin testing the impact of its vaccine and dosing levels on humans. FluGen has raised $12 million since the company was founded in 2007.
FluGen Inc. Focused on Efficacy
Madworks at UW Campus provides a wide range of services to entrepreneurs from the University of Wisconsin and the general public. In the short term, Madworks will offer entrepreneurs the opportunity to participate in a summer accelerator program that can provide up to $10,000 in funding and $15,000 in support services to start up companies seeking commercial viability for their endeavor. There is no limitation on the market focus of companies looking to be part of this summer accelerator.
Madworks Coworking at University Research Park
The Madworks Accelerator has announced the first class of companies to participate in its summer 2014 seed accelerator program. Madworks is an early stage seed accelerator which will provide mentoring, training and financing of up to $10,000 to early stage companies. On Wisconsin!
Madworks Accelerator Announces Inaugural Class
“We have some experience in the accelerator space through our work with gener8tor in Madison and Milwaukee. The success that we’ve had with that relationship with gener8tor really gives us the confidence to continue our growth into the accelerator space with this global partnership.” Our friend and stellar supporter of gener8tor, Dan Reed of American Family, is growing Microsoft and American Family Insurance Launch Startup Accelerator.
Madison start-ups to make pitches to Silicon Valley capitalists. 2 are gener8tor companies, EatStreet and Catalyz.io... very cool! Wisconsin start-up pride spreading West...
5 Madison start-ups to make pitches to Silicon Valley capitalists
$2M-funded Review Trackers helps you learn from online feedback -- and manage bad reviews - easily.
After 12 weeks in gener8tor's Madison program, the Driblet founders say they're in Wisconsin to stay. "Our product has huge potential to be used worldwide, and we knew Mexico wasn't the best place to start everything," Ruiz said.
Drifty, Makers Of The Ionic Mobile Framework, Raise $1 Million | TechCrunch article about one of Madison's rising stars.