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June 5-6, 2018 - Union South on UW-Madison campus

 

2018 News on the Entrepreneurs’ Conference (newest on top):

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BizTimes Milwaukee: Swirl Insurance makes progress on $1.5 million funding round
JSOnline: Madison-based clean energy startup takes first prize in Gov Biz Plan Contest
Wisconsin State Journal: Madison is still on Foxconn’s radar, executive says
InsideWis: “Solving real-world problems may distinguish Wisconsin, Midwest ‘treps”
The Chippewa Herald: Tom Still: Upper Midwest is knocking off the rust
Channel3000: Entrepreneurs Conference in Madison offers help for start-ups
Milwaukee Business Journal: Foxconn looms large at state entrepreneurship conference
WisBusiness: Startup experts agree on importance of friends, family and advisors
Biz Times: Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest 2018 (Gallery)
BizTimes: Foxconn executives get a feel for Wisconsin entrepreneurship at Madison conference
Wisconsin State Journal: Madison clean energy startup NovoMoto wins top prize in state business plan contest
WisBusiness: Investment deals getting bigger in Wisconsin, panelist says
Milwaukee Business Journal: Milwaukee entrepreneur builds app that strategizes work performance
Clean energy in sub-Saharan Africa wins 2018 Governor’s Business Plan Contest
BizTimes: NovoMoto wins Governor’s Business Plan Contest
WisBusiness: Tech transforming the Midwest’s most important industries
WisBusiness: Bootstrapping seen as useful tool for startups that can afford it
Milwaukee Business Journal: Watch: Milwaukee-area entrepreneurs pitch at 2018 Governor’s Business Plan Contest (Video)
WisBusiness: Pyxsee founder: It’s time to put your phone down
BizTimes: Finalists named in 2018 Governor’s Business Plan Contest
BizTimes: Once homeless, now entrepreneurs
Count down! 10 reasons to attend next week’s Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference in Madison
‘Diligent Dozen’ selected to present live June 5 at Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference
Social media panel to inspire, teach tangible tips on June 5 at Entrepreneurs’ Conference
Military vets, students may register at discount to attend June 5-6 Entrepreneurs’ Conference
Serial software exec, UW grad Erickson to speak June 6 at Entrepreneurs’ Conference
Digital duet: Couple to win ‘Seize the Day’ award June 5 at Entrepreneurs’ Conference
Curtain raiser: Badger Fund of Funds team to speak June 6 at Entrepreneurs’ Conference
What’s your startup ‘brand’? Speaker can help you decide at 2018 Entrepreneurs’ Conference
25 finalists forge ahead in Govs Biz Plan Contest
Wisconsin YES! youth biz plan contest open for entries online
50 plans advance to semi-finals in 2018 Gov’s Biz Plan Contest
Count ’em down: Top 10 reasons to enter statewide Biz Plan Contest by Jan. 31

2017 News on the Entrepreneurs’ Conference

WEDC: New funds a “healthy sign” for entrepreneurship in Wisconsin
UW-Extension: Eau Claire inventor of life-saving compass for firefighters wins Governor’s Business Plan Contest
CapTimes: DotCom Therapy connects resource-strapped schools with therapists through tech
WisBusiness: Many businesses missing out on social media potential

BizTimes: Wisconsin startup investments have nearly doubled in five years

The Cap Times: Wisconsin startup’s invention helps firefighters navigate through burning buildings

WisBusiness: State investors calling for corporate fund of funds in Wisconsin

Wisconsin State Journal: Northern Star Fire, with a device to help firefighters exit a blaze, wins Biz Plan contest

Wisconsin State Journal: La Crosse twins win youth business plan contest

WisBusiness: The Podcast features Alan Webber, co-founder of Fast Company Magazine

WisBusiness: The Podcast features a discussion at the Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference with Josh Verhelst
 
Xconomy: Northern Star Fire’s E-compass wins Governor’s Business Plan Contest

WisBusiness: Wisconsin no longer a fly-over country, panel says

An eight-directional compass from Eau Claire wins 2017 Governor’s Business Plan Contest

Seasoned ‘treps, investors, advisors on tap for June 6-7 Entrepreneurs’ Conference in Madison
InsideWis with Tom Still: Business Plan Contest continues to produce winners for Wisconsin
‘Diligent Dozen’ selected to present live June 6 at Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference

Panels will help startups ‘Launch, Grow, Succeed’ at June 6-7 Entrepreneurs’ Conference in Madison

Five success stories featured at Wis Entrepreneurs’ Conference

Veterans may register at discount for Wis Entrepreneurs’ Conference
Panel of Wisconsin’s new early stage funds to open 15th annual Entrepreneurs’ Conference

Health IT expert Arvind Subramanian to speak June 7 at Entrepreneurs’ Conference
InsideWis: Wisconsin entrepreneurs succeed by surviving in a competitive world
Fast Company founder, author Alan Webber to speak June 7 at Entrepreneurs’ Conference
Zach Halmstad to receive ‘Seize the Day’ award at June Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference
WisBusiness: Cellular Logistics pursuing commercialization, top spot in Governor’s Business Plan Contest
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isBusiness: 14th annual Governor’s Business Plan Contest down to 26

News from previous Entrepreneurs’ Conferences:

JSOnline: Company with new type of life jacket wins Governor’s Business Plan Contest
WisBusiness: Hyde’s slim life jackets win Governor’s Business Plan Contest
WisBusiness: New WARF director praises ‘very strong’ Madison startup ecosystem
WisBusiness: Three startup leaders explain why they chose Wisconsin
State Journal: Wingman, a skinny flotation jacket, wins business plan contest
CapTimes: Wisconsin women share stories of entrepreneurial success
Count ‘em! Top 10 reasons to attend next week’s Entrepreneurs’ Conference in Madison
Student entrepreneurs showcased at June 7-8 Wisconsin Entrepreneur’s Conference
Seasoned ‘treps, investors, advisors on tap for Wisconsin Entrepreneur’s Conference
Panels will help startups ‘Launch, Grow, Succeed’ at June 7-8 Entrepreneurs’ Conference in Madison
‘Diligent Dozen’ selected to present live June 7 at Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference
Mark Gehring to be honored at Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference
HealthMyne’s Mark Gehring to receive ‘Seize the Day’ award
Mark Gehring to receive ‘Seize the Day’ award at June Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference
Software exec, UW grad Quirk to speak during June 7-8 Entrepreneurs’ Conference
Learn ‘Why Wisconsin’ is right for startups at June 7-8 Entrepreneurs’ Conference
Student registration discounts available for Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference
Nation’s leading ‘think tank’ on startups to present at Entrepreneurs’ Conference
JSOnline: New WARF leader to make first public appearance
Incoming WARF director to speak June 8 at Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference in Madison