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Start-ups in Wisconsin

A place to pin all things start-up related that happen in Wisconsin... and a few from elsewhere.

Glenn Polinsky believes motion-tracking, data-gathering devices are only just getting started, but one key indicator products like Fitbit fail to track — balance.

While in the Milwaukee Gener8tor program, CEO Andrew Stewart fell in love with the 3rd Ward. He signed a long-term lease in the neighborhood and will be moving his three-person team here, then hiring about four more.

Startup-a-day is a five-day Milwaukee Business Journal series spotlighting the early-stage companies coming through Milwaukee startup accelerator program Gener8tor.

MADISON, WI (WTAQ) - Wisconsin start-up businesses are getting a much better head start these days. A new report said investors have given over $67 million in venture capital to ...

Check out Stock Manufacturing Company, gener8tor's first clothing company to participate in the program. Great branding, great tailoring, great team.

Businessman and philanthropist, tinkerer and visionary, Michael Cudahy is not a guy who likes to look back.

Michael Cudahy looks forward to 90th birthday, and beyond

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As the number of move-in boxes begins to dwindle and employees settle into EatStreet’s new office, Matt Howard, chief executive officer and co-founder of the Madison-based company looks back.

Propeller Health closes Series B @ $14.5M. Nice.

BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation announced Wednesday that it will invest $50,000 in each startup that goes through the gener8tor program and meets the non-profit organization’s main investment criteria of creating high-quality jobs in Wisconsin.

NEXTCITY article on gener8tor: Great tech companies arise from great tech scenes, which concentrate talent, investors, know-how and the basic research that drives ventures — and a business in Wisconsin, Gener8tor, is stitching those elements together for not one, but two cities, Madison and Milwaukee.

gener8tor doing GREAT things! Photo: gener8tor principals Dan Armbrust (from left), Troy Vosseller and Joe Kirgues work at the accelerator’s Milwaukee office.

Gener8tor has notable success nurturing start-ups

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Milwaukee company and gener8tor grad Scanalytics is going to Redmond! They were selected for venture accelerator program sponsored by American Family and Microsoft. Go Joe!

Milwaukee company selected for venture accelerator program

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Why We Started OnRamp - By Joe Kirgues (published by JSOnline).

Why We Started OnRamp - JSOnline

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Technology companies often have trouble describing new products in terms potential users will understand. St. Paul-based software firm Docalytics - a Wisconsin gener8tor grad - is no exception. The company's signature product -- which, at its core, is an interactive web-based document viewer -- has been difficult to explain to prospective clients.

Docalytics' service removes gates from content marketing

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Nordstrom's Trunk Club acquisition a success for gener8tor grad Men's Style Lab's growth. See founder Derian's reaction on his blog,

Y Combinator Mixes In Smoothie Startup LivBlends | TechCrunch

Y Combinator Mixes In Smoothie Startup LivBlends | TechCrunch

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EatStreet co-founders Matt Howard, Eric Martell, and Alex Wyler are taking orders in the restaurant industry.

gener8tor Alumn, Wisconsin born weather startup Understory raises $1.9M, moves HQ to Boston.

Startups Still Abandon Wisconsin, But Growing Cluster Keeping More Here | Xconomy

gener8tor grad Adobo closes $1M-plus fundraising round - Milwaukee - Milwaukee Business Journal

James Oliver, Jr. has a blog about his journey to get his company, WeMontage, On Shark Tank. He attended an open pitch call to pitch the producers of Shark Tank in Columbus, OH on May 16th 2014 and chronicles his story on this storify board. Check it out!