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2022 Badger Startup Summit

August 15 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Now in its tenth year the Badger Startup Summit is a highly interactive welcoming event connecting entrepreneurs, thought leaders, the startup curious, creatives and innovators. Click here to register.

Come join us at the Badger Startup Summit to:

– Hear entrepreneurs talk about their inspiring “How I Build This” journeys.

– Make connections with entrepreneurs, innovators, local businesses and resources in the Madison startup scene during the lunch time networking.

– Participate in the Pitch & rePlay.

You can sign up to give a business pitch for feedback , or sign up as a mentor and hear pitches and provide feedback for the next generation of Badger entrepreneurs.

Follow this link to apply to be one of the startups: shorturl.at/opCLO

If you’d like to volunteer to mentor the startups and provide feedback, please fill this form: https://forms.gle/oTdrp8PWbC3F1nEx9

*Please note both startups and mentors must attend in-person on August 15th

– Make key business connections and build your network.

We hope you’ll join us Monday August 15th at the Discovery Building.

Your registration here gives you free admission and includes morning continental breakfast and lunch.

A quick summary of the day’s events:

8:00am: Doors open, light breakfast and coffee/tea provided

8:45am Welcome remarks

9:00am: Entrepreneurs & Innovation talks

11:15am: Fireside chat

12pm – 2pm: Lunch (included at no cost) + networking

Lunch will be provided along with two hours for networking in the atrium.

1:45pm – 3:45pm: Pitch and replay event, startups get feedback from experienced entrepreneurs and mentors.

3:45pm: Closing remarks


August 15
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
330 North Orchard Street
Madison, WI 53715 United States
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