It seems fitting that in this election year, a startup developing technology aimed at improving public policy would capture of one of Wisconsin’s more closely watched pitch competitions.

Polco won the third annual “Pressure Chamber” contest on Tuesday. The event, a production of the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce, is one of more than 40 being held as part ofForward Festival, an annual conference in Madison, WI, focused on entrepreneurship and innovation. Read the full story here.