15 Madison startup leaders to follow

By Scott Resnick, StartingBlock, for Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Madison_nightime_webEvery city has its own cast of characters, and Madison is no exception.

There are a few leaders that are worth paying special attention to in order discover popular events, startup activities, and read the pulse of the entrepreneurial ecosystem. All the names listed here are individual accounts so their opinions may not represent the organizations they serve. Here are 15 startup leaders that every Madison area entrepreneur should follow:

Alnisa Allgood @nonprofit_tech Alnisa is a mainstay in the nonprofit technology community. She is the founder of Collaboration for Good, Inc. (formally known as Madison Nonprofit Day). Her organization builds capacity in the community and links technology to social organizations like education partners, government institutions, and social entreprises.

Dan Wilson @dpwils Dan is the Chief Executive Officer of Moxe Health and dedicated to establishing Madison as a hub for growing health tech companies. Dan is a solid place to turn for trends and predictions on the health tech ecosystem.

Heymiss Progress @heymissprogress Heymiss Progress is more than a motivational speaker – she is changemaker who fosters a safe environment for all entrepreneurs to thrive. She hosts the Black Business Expo and Black Entrepreneur’s Summit, and she passionately advocates for new leadership and personal success.

Jenifer Remsik @JenRemsik Jenifer is the Director of People Operations at Adorable IO and a figurehead within the tech community. Jenifer is an event guru. Her involvement in the Ruby on Rails conferences has resulting in hundreds of town guests coming to Madison.

Jenna Atkinson @JennaAtkinsonGB Growth Bomb podcast host. Jenna provides business and professional coaching for business professional around the country. Her dynamic personality is a crowd pleaser at conferences around the country and her self-help business podcast draws national attention from organizations like Forbes. Read more …

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