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StartingBlock Madison

StartingBlock Madison, Inc. is building an entrepreneurial hub and ecosystem helping Madison’s entrepreneurs succeed. "Built by Entrepreneurs, For Entrepreneurs."

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When plans for Starting Block were announced in 2013, the makerspace Sector67 was hailed as a cornerstone tenant. But the nonprofit has found itself squeezed out of the development after being unable to negotiate ownership of its space. more

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The local tech startup community is already buzzing about StartingBlock Madison, the entrepreneurial hub slated for construction on East Washington Avenue next year. more

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The nonprofit entrepreneurial hub makes a final push for funding. more

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Early reports in July on the StartingBlock Madison proposal were unclear on who would develop the startup complex at the Kleuter Building, located on a sizable chunk of the old Mautz paint factory site on East Washington Avenue. more

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Let's give the skeptics their say. Sure, they acknowledge, the StartingBlock Madison proposal seems like a powerful idea that, in theory, could galvanize the downtown tech scene. It would gather in one place, at the old Mautz paint warehouse at 925 E more

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As a UW-Madison student, Chris Meyer says his "world ended at the Capitol." But since operating Sector67 out of a warehouse on Winnebago Street, he's learned what he was missing on the east side of the city. "It's opened my eyes up to what's here " t more

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The former Mautz Paint building on East Washington Avenue could soon become the site of a new, 80,000-square-foot co-working space for tech startups. more

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