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New gBETA Madison class includes solar electricity startup NovoMoto

gener8tor welcomes 5 startups into its newest gBETA class, including Madison-based NovoMoto, a startup that sells packages of solar panels, lamps, batteries and other equipment to Congolese villages.

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Forward Festival highlights inclusivity

Entrepreneurs of all industries, including healthcare, technology, music and the arts, will be represented during the eighth-annual Forward Festival, which features more than 50 events taking place throughout Madison.

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Water Council names fifth round of BREW companies

The Water Council announced the fifth round of companies to be backed by its BREW Accelerator on Thursday and Milwaukee-based A.O. Smith Corp. announced the winner of its corporate accelerator.

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Madison has the most momentum in the tech job growth market

Smaller markets — say Madison, Wisconsin — are showing up as locales with momentum as they rapidly increase their small communities of tech workers.

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What every entrepreneur can learn from the bicycle

In looking back on the history of the bicycle, we can take a lesson that every entrepreneur of every generation should embrace. When change comes, it cannot be stopped. You can either fight it and lose, or embrace it and win.

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$200,000 awarded by Ideadvance Seed Fund to transform UW System ideas into new businesses

The 2017 awardees of grants from the Ideadvance Seed Fund have been announced. This year’s awards total $200,000 and will be distributed among five innovative Wisconsin startups.

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State Building Commission approves entrepreneurship center at UWM

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has received a green light from the State of Wisconsin Building Commission that will keep the school on track to break ground on its new Lubar Entrepreneurship Center.

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Madison gains tech cred, reports say

A recent report says Madison is one of five “emerging tech hot spots” that growing tech companies should consider when they’re looking to hire employees or add locations, instead of paying high Silicon Valley prices.

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Building a startup in Wisconsin, the lowest-ranked startup state

Alec Slocum, of Madison-based startup, ABODO, discusses building his business in a state that, once again, finished ranked last in amount of startup activity.

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