Two years ago, Steve Goldner was at a funeral. He started chatting with a family friend, a strapping young man in his late 20s who had a girlfriend, a great job in Boston, and his whole life in front of him,... Read more »
The past week’s Wisconsin innovation headlines featured a broad mix of companies in healthtech, mobile apps, life sciences, and traditional manufacturing. Read on for details.
—Executives from five Madison startups are in Silicon Valley this week meeting with five venture capital... Read more »
Silicon Valley wasn’t built overnight. Neither were smaller, newer tech startup hubs like Austin, TX, and Boulder, CO.
In the Midwest, Madison, WI, hasn’t yet reached that level, but the city is gradually and quietly positioning itself to at least join... Read more »
School’s out for summer, and the temperatures around Texas are rising. Instead of taking that as a cue to slow down, the state’s startups continue on a brisk pace with several new funding announcements.
—TurnKey Vacation Rentals announced Tuesday it... Read more »
Last week was an especially busy one for Wisconsin’s tech and innovation community, thanks to the Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference and a flurry of funding announcements. Here’s a few additional news items that might have flown under the radar:
—Apple recently... Read more »
Xconomy’s big Boston 2034 conference is barely a week away. A continent of amazing speakers will be on hand, but one of those you will find most inspirational is Dean Kamen. Among the legendary inventor’s key messages, which I think will... Read more »
Here’s a smattering of recent news from Wisconsin’s innovation and tech community:
—Plans are starting to solidify for the first building in a planned Milwaukee business park for water tech companies. Construction could begin this fall on a four-story, 80,000-square-foot office... Read more »
On the first weekend in July, Tijuana holds its annual Opera Street Festival in the Colonia Libertad neighborhood just east of the San Ysidro border crossing near San Diego.
Seven thousand people converge on the rough-hewn Mexican neighborhood, founded by migrants,... Read more »
It’s easy to leave out Green Bay in conversations about Wisconsin’s tech startup scene, but Packer country grabbed the spotlight today with healthtech startup Aver Informatics announcing an $8.5 million Series A investment from some prominent national names.
It’s possibly the... Read more »