Co-founder Ben Camp talks about his start-up's ethical approach to connecting addicts with recovery resources.
Heather Wentler, executive director of the Doyenne Group, shares tips for female entrepreneurs and discusses the tragedy of losing her business partner Amy Gannon in 2019.
Plans for member companies and nonprofits with two or more employees operating out of StartingBlock, 821 E. Washington Ave., can include telehealth, dental, vision and life insurance.
The projects, many of them local, include nonprofit and for-profit ventures whose missions range from expanding opportunities for people with disabilities to helping corporations diversify their executive suites.
Housed in American Family Insurance’s eight-story Spark building, StartingBlock boasts 50,000 square feet of offices, co-working space and meeting rooms. But on Wednesday afternoon, the usually bustling building was fairly empty.
Chandra Miller Fienen, who led the entrepreneurial hub through construction and launch, is ready to turn over the project she loves and "let somebody else roll with it."
The firm specializes in improving three different aspects of companies, which the founder and CEO called growth, leadership and lean.
ParqEx is seeking to become the “Airbnb of parking."
StartingBlock has announced its lineup of "anchor tenants," later-stage companies that will round out the entrepreneurship center's roster of startups.
StartingBlock, a center for entrepreneurship and startups in Madison, has now hosted 37 companies at its headquarters on East Washington Avenue.
The mentorship program will be aimed at startup companies and nonprofits seeking to enhance the public good.
Will I run for the opportunity to serve in public office again? Absolutely. However, I have no time frame in mind. It could be in two years or 20 years. But I have not paused in my commitment to make my community a better place.
The majority of events at this year's Forward Festival will be brand new, according to organizers of the startup-focused celebration.
That's enough to fill out all the space set aside for what inside the entrepreneurial community would be considered mid-sized companies.
StartingBlock, entrepreneurship center set that has been six years in the making, is poised to open next month.
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It’s taken five years of fundraising, scrapped plans, and deliberation in city hall. But an entrepreneurship center in Madison is becoming a brick-and-mortar reality.
Through STEM funding and corporate partnerships, some leaders think Foxconn could help startups.
Madison’s City Council agreed Tuesday to allocate an additional $1.9 million for a new parking garage in the Capitol East District at South Livingston and East Main streets after previously denying the funds.
Construction of Starting Block, a Madison entrepreneurship resource center, is now underway at 821 East Washington Avenue.
As construction on the building progresses and the new group gears up for its opening next year, Chandra Miller Fienen discusses the importance of the city's startup scene, what has changed since she has been here, and what opportunities are available for women aiming to start businesses.
StartingBlock, a major startup hub slated for Madison’s near east side, appears to be at a juncture in its leadership.
Madison Noteworthy, the web series on Madison entrepreneurship, has undergone a refresh.