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Innovate 608: Joe Kirgues and Troy Vosseller - Gener8tor
The co-founders of Madison-based startup accelerator gener8tor offer their secret to success. Troy Vosseller got his start founding a T-shirt company that evolved into Sconnie Nation, a national apparel maker celebrating Wisconsin culture. Joe Kirgues earned his law degree and has helped grow gener…
Innovate 608: Scott Forester - ThinkForward
Scott Forester offers entrepreneurs a foundation for their financial success through his own startup ThinkForward CFO. He has had plenty of success as CFO for companies such as Tiger Toys, creator of Furby, and four startups he sold to Hasbro, Heinz, Mondalez and Wipfli.
Innovate 608: Richelle Martin - Winnow Fund
Richelle Martin discusses the challenges and lessons she learned launching a venture capital seed fund a year ago, including partnering with the state's Badger Fund of Funds.
Innovate 608: Jason Fields - MadREP
Madison Region Economic Partnership CEO Jason Fields discusses his journey as a state lawmaker, author, financial adviser and for the last year as head of the Madison area's economic development agency. TcoWYBqsHd3uhQw7AdVl
Innovate 608: Nick Myers - RedFox AI
Voice-activated artificial intelligence (Siri, Alexa) is already here, and it's only going to continue to become a bigger part of our lives. Nick Myers started a company to help biotech companies integrate voice AI into consumer at-home medical testing products. He also hosts a podcast of his own e…
Innovate 608: Michelle Somes-Booher & Andy Richards
Two UW-Madison experts in business startups discuss the current ecosystem for entrepreneurs, including how the pandemic has changed how businesses, employees and customers interact.
Innovate 608: Jack Salzwedel - American Family CEO
American Family CEO Jack Salzwedel discusses his approach to leadership at one of the area's largest private employers. Topics include the company's diversity efforts, its response to COVID-19 and how it is using social media to connect its thousands of employees.
Innovate 608: Rachel Sattler & Kim Curran - DaneMAC
A lawyer providing free representation to victims of gender-based violence and a nurse practitioner specializing in forensic sexual assault cases teamed up to create the Dane County Multi Agency Center, a portal for survivors to find support and access to services.
Innovate 608: Tom Still - Wisconsin Technology Council
Tom Still has worked for decades in journalism and nonpartisan tech/startup advocacy. He tells his story, shares his perspective on the state of business in Wisconsin and offers advice to entrepreneurs.