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StartingBlock COVID-19 Resource List

Below is an evolving selection of resources we've assembled to help entrepreneurs navigate the COVID-19 crisis. An article from early March outlining what is at stake. Funding Resources and Opportunities: How to Apply for SBA Disaster Loans by Troy Vosseler SBA...

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StartingBlock Madison’s team grows

StartingBlock Madison’s team grows

Marc Yarmoff and Nathan Eggenberger join as Community Manager and Membership Manager respectively. Over the last two months the StartingBlock Madison team has grown with two recent new hires. We are excited to announce the addition of Nathan Eggenberger as our...

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Calling all Social Entrepreneurs!

Calling all Social Entrepreneurs!

Do you believe in business as a force for good? There's so much interest in social entrepreneurship but do you know that means and how social entrepreneurs can distinguish their social mission using new certification and legal structures? Do you know the difference...

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An Intern’s View of StartingBlock Madison

An Intern’s View of StartingBlock Madison

Eduardo Castillo interned at StartingBlock in Summer of 2019 as part of the CEOs of Tomorrow program. Recently, Eduardo came back and spent a few days of his spring break volunteering at StartingBlock. He sat down with Executive Director, Chandra Miller Fienen, to...

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We Did It!  We are officially open!

We Did It! We are officially open!

We did it!  We are officially open!  And what a great soft opening we had last night with over 400 supporters and community members braving the tornado warning and pouring rain to join us.   It was a fantastic night for the four founding partner organizations --...

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Talent Maximizer Series #6:  H.R. 101

Talent Maximizer Series #6:  H.R. 101

Our final workshop in the Spring series -- H.R. 101 -- brought back  Karen Bender , this time joined by Sharon Egan of QTI. H.R. isn’t for everyone, but as the Founder of your startup there, are rules and regulations you should implement and be...

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Talent Maximizer Series #2: Deciding Whom To Hire & When

Talent Maximizer Series #2: Deciding Whom To Hire & When

This week's workshop focused on Deciding Whom To Hire & When, with Matt Nelson, a local Entrepreneur and Freelance Marketing Consultant and Lucas Frisbie, StartingBlock Madison's Startup Team Strategist. The gig economy is disrupting the way we hire talent and now...

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Madison makes good entrepreneurial impression

By Joe Vanden Plas StartingBlock Madison wanted an outsider’s perspective of Madison’s entrepreneurial scene and got a double dose of it Aug. 24 during a special program that drew about 150 local entrepreneurs to theMajestic Theatre. Scott Resnick, executive director...

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