Madison, Wisconsin

Madison is a thriving city with an entrepreneurship scene that heavily revolves around the University of Wisconsin-Madison, one of the world’s top research institutions. The University supports the commercialization of research and new businesses while providing resources to startups. Along with government and private funds, the University is a major force behind Madison startups’ success.

Government & NGO ServicesGrants / FundingWisconsin Technology Council Grants
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Grants
ProgramCrowdfunding in the State of Wisconsin
Madison SCORE
Wisconsin Small Business Development Center
Chamber / City OrganizationsGreater Madison Chamber of Commerce
Co-Working SpacesLiquidSpace
100 State
Brix & Mortar Coworking
Horizon Coworking
Industrious Madison
Madworks Coworking
Matrix Coworking
PinkSpace Coworking
Synergy Coworking
EventsWisconsin Entrepreneurs? Conference
The Forward Festival
Synergy Masterminds Lab
1 Million Cups- Madison
Startup Weekend
3 Day Startup Madison
BarCamp Unplugged
Start Me Up WI
UniversitiesTop UniversitiesEdgewood College
University of Wisconsin?Madison
Startup ProgramsEdgewood College: The Adult Accelerated
UW-Madison: Discovery to Product
UW-Madison: gALPHA+CS
UW-Madison: UW-Madison and the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF)
UW-Madison:Small Business Development Center
UW-Madison:The Discovery Building
UW-Madison:The Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic (L & E Clinic)
Accelerator / IncubatorsgBETA
Madison Enterprise Center
Main Street Industries
MGE Innovation Center
Bunker Labs
Startup Service ProvidersAtlas Providers
News OrganizationsGrowth Bomb
Madison Startups
Wisconsin State Journal
In Business Madison
FundingVenture Capital4490 Ventures
American Family
Capital Entrepreneurs
Kegonsa Capital Partners
Rose Ventures
Wisconsin Investment Partners
Wisconsin Technology Council
Angel InvestmentAngels on Water
BELLE Capital
Golden Angels Investors
The Wisconsin Angel Network
Wisconsin Investment Partners
Convention & Vistors BureauGreater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Wisconsin State Capitol
Henry Vilas Zoo
Largest EmployersAmerican Family Insurance
Covance Inc
Cuna Mutual Holding Co
Health & Family Svc Dept
Kraft Foods
Madison Area Technical College
St. Mary?s Hospital
Sub-Zero Group, Inc
UnityPoint at Home
University Hospital
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin Natural Resources



Milwaukee (1 h 20 min / 79.4 mi)
Green Bay (2 h 23 min /135.5 mi)
Wisconsin Dells (1 h /53.5 mi)
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore (5 h /38 min)