Apply to OnRamp in Milwaukee

Tim Keane

When: January 22nd 2015 12:00PM-4:00PM BMO Harris Bradley Center (Milwaukee) In an effort to increase connections between Wisconsin’s startups and established corporations, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the Milwaukee Bucks, and gener8tor are sponsoring Apply to OnRamp: https://www.f6s.com/onrampwisconsin#/apply (Deadline: January 16!)

Power of Angel Investing in Milwaukee - Startups and angels: Along.

Tim Keane

Power of Angel Investing in Milwaukee. T he Angel Capital Educational Foundation’s “Power of Angel Investing” Seminar will be coming to Milwaukee, WI on Friday, February 26th. The event, at The Milwaukee Club, 706 N. Milwaukee will begin at 8am and run through 5pm. Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Power of Angel Investing in Milwaukee : Comments. Power of Angel Investing in Milwaukee. The event, at The Milwaukee Club, 706 N.

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Strategy for Angels and Stages of Investing

Tim Keane

Contrary to the public musings we’ve seen in Milwaukee, it’s not a There is a national trend in angel investing as angel investors continue to retreat from seed and startup stage deals and seek ventures with more established track records.

Strategy for Angels and Stages of Investing

Tim Keane

Contrary to the public musings we’ve seen in Milwaukee, it’s not a There is a national trend in angel investing as angel investors continue to retreat from seed and startup stage deals and seek ventures with more established track records.

Avoiding Investors with Bad Terms

Tim Keane

This past Friday morning, there was a news story in which Brian Taffora of CSA Partners in Milwaukee criticized local angel groups for, in his words, "offering terms to startups that "de-risk" the deals for themselves but hurt the company''s

Are Investors Being Unreasonable? - Startups and angels: Along the.

Tim Keane

from the August 20th Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.  from the August 20th Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.  Startups and angels: Along the way to success. By Tim Keane, Angel Investor, Golden Angels Investors, LLC. Archives. Profile. Subscribe. « Whats Your Alternative? Lower values, higher risks? Or a paradise for investors? » August 20, 2009. Are Investors Being Unreasonable? Take a look at this  article.

Pizza or Pizza? What Are Your Choices?

Rembrandt Communications

Over the holidays, I found myself having two, long layovers in Milwaukee’s airport and in need of a good meal. As I walked past several gates, I noticed a lot of people eating and drinking at an Italian restaurant/sports bar. Great! Finally, I’ll get to rest and stop my grumbling stomach. Then, I opened the

Austin-based DeckPresenter Chosen for gener8tor Startup Accelerator

SiliconHills

This summer, the team behind Austin-based DeckPresenter will be in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for 12 weeks participating in the gener8tor startup accelerator program. The company was one of five startups chosen from more than 250 applications to participate in the program, which will culminate with a Launch Day event on August 29. At that event, every [.] The post Austin-based DeckPresenter Chosen for gener8tor Startup Accelerator appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Startup Feature: Security Expert Jay Hart talks Community Safety App MCALERT

The Startup Magazine

And when mass shootings, such as the recent situation in Milwaukee , are threatening our public spaces, a communication tool like ours can help keep people safe. Jay Hart , a retired 30-year veteran of the Florida police force, has spent the last decade helping communities push information to residents with his public safety focused MCALERT app. The app is a useful tool for connecting communities with important information quickly during emergency situations and community-wide events.

Entrepreneur Grows Pet Food Company Through Inspiration of the Benefits of Less-processed Food For Animals

Hearpreneur

Fifteen years later, Stella & Chewy’s remains a growing company, dedicated to delivering their wholesome raw-based nutritional products from a 164,000 square foot manufacturing facility in the suburbs of Milwaukee, WI, where Moody originally grew up. The company now operates out of a 164,000 square-foot facility in metro Milwaukee and has expanded most recently into Singapore and Hong Kong, with additional territories to come in the next few years.

Join a conference simulcast near you

Startup Lessons Learned

One of the most important things we do with The Lean Startup Conference is make a livestream of the plenary talks available for free to groups around the world, supporting entrepreneurship communities everywhere. The number of hosts has grown annually, and this year, we have 200+ groups joining us on Monday, December 3. They represent more than 10,000 people total. If you're not attending the conference in person, consider meeting up with one of these groups to watch.

Innovation Tools — Excellent, Fair

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

I don’t know him well but anybody who provides a service to the industry like Innovation Tools, and is from Milwaukee, is alright with me. It comes like clockwork, once a week, an HTML email letting me know about the latest edition of I nnovation Tools. .

The Dark Side of #EDTECH & #MOOCS

Campus Entrepreneurship

Those were some of the issues discussed at the conference, which was called “ The Dark Side of the Digital ” and hosted by the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee’s Center for 21st Century Studies. Thinking about the negative implications of innovation and technology on campus. From Marc Perry at Chronicle of Higher Education: Companies, colleges, and columnists gush about the utopian possibilities of technology. But digital life has a bleaker side, too.

GFi Working With Universities, Manufacturers, and Big Pharma

Gregg Fraley

Qualitative Research , Innovation Events, Training, Facilitation, and Writing: Facilitation : Marquette University is working with the Milwaukee community and Johnson Controls to innovate. The idea is to combine faculty expertise with social innovation organizations to positively impact problems in urban Milwaukee. Recent Projects at GFi. GFi is the consultancy of Gregg Fraley and specialist associates he brings in to execute projects. This is a periodic update.

The 50 Top Startups at SXSW 2019

Austin Startup

Read interview Steamchain , Milwaukee, WI?—? The Forrest Four-Cast: February 11, 2019 The 11th annual SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx brings together more than 50 of the world’s top startups who will present their emerging technologies before a panel of expert judges and a live audience on March 9–10. The Pitch Award Ceremony , announcing winners in each of ten different categories, will be take place Sunday, March 10 from 6:30 pm-8 pm at the Hilton Hotel (6th Floor, Salon H).

SXSW Startups: Steamchain

Austin Startup

SteamChain is based in Milwaukee, Wisc. We love Milwaukee! The Forrest Four-Cast: February 5, 2019 Fifty diverse startups will aim to impress a panel of judges and a live audience with their skills, creativity and innovation at SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx. Winners in 10 categories will be announced at the Pitch Award Ceremony at 6:30 pm Sunday, March 10, at the Hilton Austin.

Referrals: Worth Their Weight In Gold or Passing The Buck.

Tim Keane

 He asked if I knew you, and, having recently met him through Milwaukee Talks, I was glad to send this note."  He asked if I knew you, and, having recently met him through Milwaukee Talks, I was glad to send this note." Startups and angels: Along the way to success. By Tim Keane, Angel Investor, Golden Angels Investors, LLC. Archives. Profile. Subscribe. « | Main. Technology versus market risk in angel investments » June 19, 2012.

Moving to Chicago for a New Job

Transformify - Recruiting

Even though the Windy City is generally a few important degrees warmer than Milwaukee—it’s northern cousin—some winter days can be quite blustery and cold. Windy City Job: 4 Tips for First Time Workers Moving in Chicago. You’ve lived in a one-bedroom Athens apartment for your entire life, and now you got a great job offer in Chicago and you’ll get to be closer to your family living in Illinois.

Ten Ways To Lose A Deal

YoungUpstarts

You don’t want to have to nod and agree that you’ll move to Milwaukee if you had never considered it. by Nicole Gravagna and Peter K. Adams, authors of “ Venture Capital For Dummies ® “ You’ve managed to get the attention of well-established venture capitalists. You’re finally meeting them face-to-face, and everything seems to be going great. But then disaster strikes. You present your estimate for your company’s projected earnings and you see the VCs’ faces drop.

2012 Valuation Survey of Angel Groups

Gust

Golden Angels (Milwaukee). This summer I conducted our third annual survey of the pre-money valuation of pre-revenue companies recently funded by angel groups in North America. Access to our 2010 and 2011 surveys can be found at 2011 Valuation Survey of North American Angel Investor Groups. We received data from thirty groups of the fifty angel groups from whom we requested data. For the first time, we asked for data from specific business sectors, as follows: All pre-revenue deals.

Diverse Startups Can Receive Tech Mentorship And Thrive

ReadWriteStart

This is an especially personal issue for Finney, whose father was able to transition his career from blue-collar mover to software engineer thanks to a data-entry class that IBM brought to inner-city Milwaukee. “It About a year ago, Rachel Brooks was poised to bring her startup to the next level. Her company, Citizen Made , which makes tools to help companies sell custom products, won a L’Oréal Women in Digital grant , giving it the funding it needed to open a new office in New York City.

Design Inspiration: 15 Exciting Website Advertising Campaigns

Duct Tape Marketing

Milwaukee Ballet. Design Inspiration: 15 Exciting Website Advertising Campaigns written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape Marketing. The online advertising campaign is one of the most influencing marketing tools today. The secret of its striking effect is hidden in the peculiarities of human perception. Near 90 % of the information, people perceive visually. Thus, the visual effect which is used in design plays a determinative role in advertising.

Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest Open !

Campus Entrepreneurship

The contest is conducted in three written phases, culminating in oral presentations at the Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference in Milwaukee in June. Wisconsin’s Governors Business Plan Contest was an early leader in using business plan competitions beyond of the campus. This really isn’t surprising given the state’s history of making the structures and benefits of the university system work for the entire state.

2011 Valuation Survey of North American Angel Groups

Gust

Milwaukee. During the summer of 2010, I developed a workshop, A New ACEF Valuation Workshop for Angels and Entrepreneurs. To provide some reference points, I surveyed thirteen angels groups in North American to determine their recent experience in negotiating the pre-money valuation of pre-revenue companies. See the 2010 data reported here: Current Pre-money Valuations of Pre-revenue Companies.

The Two P’s Behind Michael Jordan’s Success

Growthink Blog

Earlier this month, the Milwaukee Bucks basketball team was sold by Herb Kohl for $550 million. What’s interesting was that in 2003, Michael Jordan was interested in investing in both the Milwaukee Bucks and the Charlotte Bobcats. However, for his $50 million, neither organization would give him managerial control. So, Jordan passed on the opportunity to invest in either.

How To Change The World - Startups and angels: Along the way to.

Tim Keane

Power of Angel Investing in Milwaukee » December 30, 2009. Startups and angels: Along the way to success. By Tim Keane, Angel Investor, Golden Angels Investors, LLC. Archives. Profile. Subscribe. « Starting Startups | Main. How To Change The World. Top Ten Ways To Change The World. from a new social entrepreneurship Honors Symposium, “How To Change The World,” Fall, 2009 at Marquette University). Have a big, audacious goal.

Transcript of Paving the Path to a Purposeful Hustle

Duct Tape Marketing

We started a company called Birth Coach Milwaukee, which is where I’m from. Transcript of Paving the Path to a Purposeful Hustle written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Back to Podcast. Transcript. John Jantsch: When you work for a big brand, run your own small business, do freelance work, doesn’t matter, getting traffic to your website is always an issue. That’s why I love tools like Ahrefs.

The product design sprint: prototype (day 4)

www.gv.com

If you’re running the study in Seattle, and you need to show a newspaper, show the Seattle Times, not the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. At the Google Ventures Design Studio, we have a five-day process for taking a product or feature from design through prototyping and testing. We call it a product design sprint. This is the sixth in a series of seven posts on running your own design sprint. On day 2 you drew concept sketches. On day 3, you made a plan and a storyboard for your prototype.

People are the whole game - Startups and angels: Along the way to.

Tim Keane

In brief, my own story involves a software company called RTMS in Milwaukee. In brief, my own story involves a software company called RTMS in Milwaukee. Startups and angels: Along the way to success. By Tim Keane, Angel Investor, Golden Angels Investors, LLC. Archives. Profile. Subscribe. « Last Time I Checked, Greed Was Not A Virtue | Main. Choosing the right corporate form for your enterprise » May 27, 2010. People are the whole game.

Term-sheets and Valuations: Thinking about Negotiations - Startups.

Tim Keane

« Power of Angel Investing in Milwaukee | Main. Startups and angels: Along the way to success. By Tim Keane, Angel Investor, Golden Angels Investors, LLC. Archives. Profile. Subscribe. Bottom Up Market Sizing » January 12, 2010. Term-sheets and Valuations: Thinking about Negotiations. Please see later version of this post on May 16, 2010 Entrepreneurs are often not experts in the area of term-sheet negotiations and all of the surrounding issues.