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Workforce recruiting startups earn high marks in Elevator Pitch Olympics

The winners included Clock'd, a Madison business that helps bars and restaurants hire employees (first place); Internship on Demand, a Madison company that recruits and trains college students for internships at a variety of businesses (second place); and Xylome, a Madison biotech startup that is developing a sustainable substitute for palm oil. Read More
2021-11-17T11:49:38-06:00November 15, 2021|Blog Post, Featured Companies and Awards, Launch Blog|

Pressure Chamber pitch contest highlights up-and-coming startups in health technology, transportation and workplace productivity

The first-place winner, Madison-based Nano RED, has developed drug delivery vehicles that work to prevent and treat COVID-19, with the potential to improve response efficacy in future viral pandemics and revolutionize cancer immunotherapy. Read More
2021-09-21T10:35:58-05:00September 21, 2021|Events and Community Support, Launch Blog|

Scale Up Milwaukee relaunches its Growth Accelerator

Previously focused mainly on southeastern Wisconsin, the accelerator programming will be offered both in-person and virtually this year, making it accessible to businesses throughout Wisconsin. Applications are closing soon for the program's seventh cohort, which starts in August. Read More
2021-07-26T08:32:42-05:00July 26, 2021|Accelerators in Wisconsin, Blog Post, Launch Blog|
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