gBeta Beloit accepting applications

gBETA is a free, six-week accelerator for early-stage companies. Each program is capped at five teams, and requires no fees and no equity.


100state’s growth highlights increasing popularity of coworking

For a startup that’s budget-conscious but would rather not work from a private residence, one option is leasing shared office space. Coworking, which has in recent years been on the ...

Lubar Center for Entrepreneurship

Maybe we’re not so bad at startups

Is Wisconsin really the worst state for entrepreneurship in America, as the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation has repeatedly found, or is there a silver lining here?

From the Forge

moolapitch_web announces launch of crowdfunding platform for Wisconsin startups is announcing the launch of a crowdfunding platform for Wisconsin startups that allows anyone to be a venture capitalist.

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Wisconsin ranks no. 2 in Main Street entrepreneurship activity

Wisconsin has improved its Main Street Entrepreneurship ranking to No. 2 among the 25 largest U.S. states, according to a new report released today by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

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Nine Milwaukee startups to watch

Milwaukee’s nascent startup scene has largely flown under the radar. However, that’s not to say there aren’t fast-growing, disruptive tech companies working to put Milwaukee’s startup ecosystem on the map.

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The moment for cities like Milwaukee is right now

It has been well-established by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and others that Wisconsin lags in business start-up activity. Now a conversation has started in Milwaukee to figure out what to do about it.

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Biotechnology and health care are driving the startup economy in Wisconsin and nationwide

Biotechnology and health care are driving the startup industry in Wisconsin and the rest of the country, a new report shows.

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Startup City

The startup community is reaching a tipping point in the downtown commercial real estate market. Forward-thinking firms are choosing to congregate and co-locate in an urban, amenity-rich cluster: a naturally forming innovation district comprised of entrepreneurs and collaborative spaces.

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