The symposium is designed to unlock Wisconsin’s entrepreneurial potential by providing a combination of ideas, innovation, intellectual property and investment, hands-on instruction and advice for early stage companies.
From the Forge
The week, to take place in early November, includes more than 20 events for entrepreneurs across southeastern Wisconsin.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison ranked 14th among all universities in the world in a count of how many venture capital-backed entrepreneurs it has spawned, according to a report by Pitchbook Data.
StartingBlock, the proposed entrepreneurial hub planned for the Near East Side, has raised the $3 million it needs to move forward.
The players who are driving a tech scene aren’t always evident. Meet 5 entrepreneurs who are quietly shaping technology in Madison.
Pitch opportunities, in a variety of formats, were plentiful during Forward Fest 2016.
Wisconsin tech leaders say the state’s failure to break out of its dead-last ranking in startup activity should be a “wake-up call” to policymakers.