Innovation

UW-Whitewater Becomes Hub for Entrepreneurs, Startups: Slideshow

As the Milwaukee Business Journal reported, the Whitewater University Technology Park has 13 building sites with 12 ready for construction. The Innovation Center is 97 percent leased. The Innovation Center features three 500-square-foot labs, a software development center for students and a maker suite for student entrepreneurs, and offers coaching for companies renting space.

Startup Milwaukee EMERGE: Energy, Power and Controls

Energy-focused startup founders, including Dustin Herte of Blue Line Battery, recently pitched at the EMERGE: Energy, Power, and Controls event hosted by Startup Milwaukee. The event was hosted at the Midwest Energy Research Consortium in Milwaukee

Scanalytics Gains Key Partners

In 2017, Scanalytics formed key partnerships to help the startup get to the next stage of growth. Scanalytics partnered with Intel, won the Cisco competition, and received an award from the U.S. Department of Energy. Joe Scanlin said, “Given our growth activity as of late, we’re going to be raising our series A.”

Scanalytics nabs Department of Energy award

Scanalytics received an award from the US Department of Energy ARPA-E to develop next-generation floor sensing technology to reduce energy use in commercial buildings.

Foxconn supply chain could bring opportunities to Wisconsin businesses

Founder of Scanalytics Inc. , UW-Whitewater graduate Joe Scanlin, says the software can help create "intelligent buildings" and provide an understanding of how everyone in a given space interacts.

Scanalytics to Collaborate with Cisco After Winning IoT Competition

After winning first place at Viva Technology, sponsored by Cisco, Scanalytics and Cisco began collaborating to create a new use for the smart floor technology.

Business plan contest continues to produce winners for Wisconsin

The Governor's Business Plan Contest serves as a platform for up-and-coming ideas and companies. As Joe Scanlin recalled, "It was really refreshing to see how people from Wisconsin are out there solving real problems."

I.Q. [Innovation Quotient] Award winners

Classmunity is a fundraising management platform designed to help K-12 schools fundraise more efficiently, and help them monitor and reduce fraud. Classmunity returns a minimum of 91 percent to schools.

BizTimes announces Bravo! And I.Q. winners

The BizExpo will honer Entrepreneurs and Innovators who have been nominated for the I.Q. (Innovation Quotient) Awards. Classmunity has been nominated for the I.A. Awards. 

Beloit Irontek launches accelerator program for hi-tech companies

LiveBETA is a celebration of gBETA's latest class of innovative startups. Classmunity will participate in LiveBETA on Thursday, April 13th. 

8 Elite College Startups in 2017

As one of the 16 Coolest College Startups, HUK TV Mounts, founded by Sam Lukach at the University of Wisconsin Whitewater, survived the battle and ranked as one of the top 2 college startups in 2017.

Milwaukee high-tech company receives $200,000 state technology development loan

Scanalytics Inc., a Milwaukee company and affiliate of the Whitewater Innovation Center, has received a $200,000 loan from the WEDC.

Polco Applies the Power of "Crowd Sourcing" to Local Government

Polco is a new civic engagement site that allows citizens and counties to become more informed and educated on current issues, weigh in on public policy, and lowers the influence of money within politics.

Innovator's Incite Change

A mix of UW-Whitewater students and faculty, community members, inventors, innovators, and entrepreneurs gather for the Fall 2016 Innovator's Showcase at the Whitewater Innovation Center.