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Accountability for All

Accountability for All

Every January you get a new beginning. A new opportunity to reset and try again. We see this through setting goals, resolutions, or new intentions…Whatever method works best for you the most important thing is that you do it.

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Where do I Fit into My Entrepreneurial Community?

Where do I Fit into My Entrepreneurial Community?

Lately, I’ve been having many conversations with entrepreneurs who are feeling more and more isolated and not part of a greater community. While there are always many layers to the feeling of isolation, I do believe isolation is always part of the entrepreneurial journey.

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Why Feedback is Important

Why Feedback is Important

Taking feedback in any form is usually not something people look forward to. Even receiving praise for when you’re meeting expectations can feel awkward and we don’t know how to respond to it. Critical and/or “do better” feedback is what l think is more important to regularly hear.

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Member Benefits Available May 1

Member Benefits Available May 1

StartingBlock Madison is offering benefits for members beginning May 1. Members will enjoy cafeteria style insurance plans starting at just $25/month and will include: vision, dental, life and virtual health. For information about insurance offerings and membership...

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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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