Q & A: New 100state executive director hopes to make Madison startup scene more diverse

By Laurel White, The Capital Times

GregStFortGregory St. Fort transitioned from event manager to executive director of 100state, a downtown coworking space and startup incubator, last month.

The former New York City resident and founder of marketing startup LetsKeepBuilding said moving from New York to Madison last year was a bit of a culture shock, but he’s since settled and tapped into Madison’s startup scene.

St. Fort said he has high hopes and big plans for the future of 100state, which is just entering its third year of existence.

In particular, he hopes to make the 100state community more diverse.

“People are aware of (the lack of diversity) at this point,” he said. “I think everyone just needs to come together with a solution, instead of trying to be the first person to find it.” Read more …

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