Large tech accelerator considered for Madison

Liz Eversoll - SOLOMOBy Judy Newman, Wisconsin State Journal

Madison could soon be home to a major new project aimed at helping technology companies start and grow … if a local serial entrepreneur has her way.

Liz Eversoll — whose company SOLOMO Technology won the $100,000 Rise of the Rest competition last October — wants to start a supersized tech accelerator and co-working space patterned after Capital Factory, a similar program in Austin, Texas.

“We are in the planning stage to determine if we will bring Capital Factory to Madison,” Eversoll said. “We are evaluating the market, community support and entrepreneurial activity level to help make our decision.”

Eversoll envisions as many as 50 startups in the accelerator and 200 people sharing the co-working space. That’s much bigger than any of the current business booster programs in Madison. Read more …

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