Category Archives: Resources

Inspiration Well run dry? These resources will replenish you.

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Inspiration is like airplane oxygen masks: You can’t help others until you’ve helped yourself. I try to write blog posts that encourage and inspire mompreneurs in their journeys as women, moms and business owners. Lately, though, it’s been a struggle, and I’ve realized why my inspiration well has run dry: I haven’t been filling it. […]

Wisconsin entrepreneurship events calendar

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Seeking inspiration and support? Go where the other entrepreneurs are! Here’s a list of entrepreneurship events and festivities in Wisconsin, where efforts to boost entrepreneurship are taking off. These are annual events. So if you can’t make one this year, look out for them again in 2019. (Know of an event that should be added […]

Opportunities for youth entrepreneurs in Wisconsin

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When it comes to innovation, Wisconsin’s children are among the top. Madison and Milwaukee rank 2nd and 9th, respectively, among U.S. cities with the highest rates of children inventors, according to a study released in December, “Who Becomes an Inventor in America? The Importance of Exposure to Innovation.” “(E)xposure to innovation during childhood has significant causal […]

Got questions? These groups can help.

Wisconsin Entrepreneurship Resources

WISCONSIN ENTREPRENEURSHIP RESOURCES Need some training? Seeking a mentor? Hoping to collaborate? Searching for shared work space? Here are some of the key groups providing services to entrepreneurs in Wisconsin. (Know of an organization or program that should be added? Let us know — Email kirsten@motherbility.com.) CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Madison Area Technical College’s Center for […]

StartingBlock signals Madison’s entrepreneurial maturity

By Kirsten Adshead/motherbility Madison’s entrepreneurial community is coalescing. Several pieces  — business accelerators, nonprofit support, entrepreneurial festivals — have been forming for years. But in May 2018, many of them will come together in StartingBlock, a 40,000-square-foot “entrepreneurial hub” that puts entrepreneurs, investors, advisers and others in one place.