Join fellow entrepreneurs, nerds, geeks, hackers, foodies, and creatives from the Midwest in an 8-day celebration of innovation and entrepreneurship.

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Events

Aug 17, 2017

Shaping Tomorrow's Leaders

Building Bosses is a mentoring program that pairs successful business owners with young people. AJ Carr, the 14 year old owner of Building Bosses, will be sharing more detailed information about the program and all that he's trying to accomplish. If you cannot attend the 12:00 PM event there is another at 4:30 PM!

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Badger Rock Neighborhood Center

  • Mentors
  • CEO
  • Founders
Shaping Tomorrow's Leaders

Social Good Summit

The 3rd annual Social Good Summit focus is not on profits, but social change. Madison's innovative community is poised to move the needle on social good acceleration — changing the way business and work will touch our lives. Every week, accelerators launch hundreds of business initiatives into fruitful realities. But these opportunities are scarce for those who want to create meaningful work, public good, community well-being, and sustainable...

9:30 am – 5:00 pm

Madison Public Library

  • Pitch Event
  • Startup
  • Showcase
  • Founder
  • Mentor
  • Summit
Social Good Summit

Aug 18, 2017

Immigrant Entrepreneurship

Immigrants make up a disproportional share of entrepreneurs in the United States. Join gener8tor for a discussion about this important policy topic including perspectives from national thought-leaders, local immigrant entrepreneurs and policymakers.

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Foley & Lardner

  • Panel
  • Focused Discussion
Immigrant Entrepreneurship

Aug 19, 2017

Heymiss Progress Presents: Chat + Chomp + Plan

Come through and have brunch with us! We're kicking off the morning featuring a lively discussion featuring SaVance Ford who'll share his experience in coding camps and working for Adorable.io. Over brunch we'll get right into a lively discussion on creating inclusive environments and you'll leave with a plan you can act on right away!

11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Adorable

  • Brunch
  • Focused Discussion
  • Social
Heymiss Progress Presents: Chat + Chomp + Plan

Aug 20, 2017

Pre-Pride Parade Continental Brunch at Red Elephant Chocolate

Join OPEN (Out, Professional Engagement Network) Madison at the Pre-Pride Parade Continental Brunch right on the Pride parade route, featuring a light brunch of various chocolate specialties including chocolate covered bacon! Each guest receives one mimosa with registration, additional available for purchase.  Red Elephant Chocolate specializes in premium, handcrafted chocolates featuring artistic truffles, caramels, figures, gift boxes and also selections made with the world’s rarest, single-origin chocolate. Located ju...

10:30 am – 11:30 am

Red Elephant

  • Social
Pre-Pride Parade Continental Brunch at Red Elephant Chocolate

Aug 21, 2017

Pitch to Ditch

How can startups, free lancers, and entrepreneurs best help solve our communities toughest issues? Individuals with ideas to pitch will share with a crowd of community-minded individuals who want to be a part of solving tough problems. A great opportunity to and learn!

11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Boardman & Clark

  • Pitch Event
  • Innovation
Pitch to Ditch

Aug 22, 2017

Forward Summit: Data for Impact

SMALL DATA CAN MAKE A BIG IMPACTData has transformed the way we work, interact, engage, and communicate— it’s amazing for its power to change and terrifying for its power to codify existing privileges and prejudices.  We live in times of unparalleled access to data and information, that provides a world of possibilities, and a super-powered dose of responsibilities. #DataForImpactIf you believe that data can be used to ma...

8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Memorial Union

  • Focused Discussions
  • Conference
  • Panel
  • DataViz
  • SocialEnt
  • Nonprofit
  • NGO
  • Analytics
  • Tech/Software
Forward Summit: Data for Impact

Aug 23, 2017

Community Shares of Wisconsin Happy Hour: Learn about the innovative project "The Big Share"

This year Community Shares of Wisconsin and it's 66 member nonprofits raised a record breaking amount of $322,000 in 24 hours through The Big Share. Come and learn more about the innovative fundraising project, meet local nonprofits that participated in the big day, and see some of the videos produced by members in part from a generous grant provided by American Family Insurance Dream's Foundation.

5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Plan B

  • Social
Community Shares of Wisconsin Happy Hour: Learn about the innovative project "The Big Share"

Aug 24, 2017