16 episodes

The Innovate 608 podcast is for professionals on the go. It’s about entrepreneurship – the journey, the community and a place to hear about bold new things happening in Madison and Wisconsin.

Hosted and produced by StartingBlock, Madison’s local hub for creative startups, the Innovate 608 podcast will tell the stories of incredible Wisconsin innovators. Listeners will hear from startup CEOs about their successes and failures, plus experts in every facet of creating a successful business, from turning an idea into an effective investor pitch to launching and running a thriving operation.

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The Innovate 608 podcast is for professionals on the go. It’s about entrepreneurship – the journey, the community and a place to hear about bold new things happening in Madison and Wisconsin.

Hosted and produced by StartingBlock, Madison’s local hub for creative startups, the Innovate 608 podcast will tell the stories of incredible Wisconsin innovators. Listeners will hear from startup CEOs about their successes and failures, plus experts in every facet of creating a successful business, from turning an idea into an effective investor pitch to launching and running a thriving operation.

    Innovate608: Scott Resnick & Forrest Woolworth

    Innovate608: Scott Resnick & Forrest Woolworth

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    • 39 min
    Innovate 608: Joe Kirgues and Troy Vosseller - Gener8tor

    Innovate 608: Joe Kirgues and Troy Vosseller - Gener8tor

    The co-founders of Madison-based startup accelerator gener8tor offer their secret to success. Troy Vosseller got his start founding a T-shirt company that evolved into Sconnie Nation, a national apparel maker celebrating Wisconsin culture. Joe Kirgues earned his law degree and has helped grow gener8tor's brand since its founding in 2012.
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    • 42 min
    Innovate 608: Scott Forester - ThinkForward

    Innovate 608: Scott Forester - ThinkForward

    Scott Forester offers entrepreneurs a foundation for their financial success through his own startup ThinkForward CFO. He has had plenty of success as CFO for companies such as Tiger Toys, creator of Furby, and four startups he sold to Hasbro, Heinz, Mondalez and Wipfli.
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    • 27 min
    Innovate 608: Richelle Martin - Winnow Fund

    Innovate 608: Richelle Martin - Winnow Fund

    Richelle Martin discusses the challenges and lessons she learned launching a venture capital seed fund a year ago, including partnering with the state's Badger Fund of Funds.
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    • 39 min
    Innovate 608: Jason Fields - MadREP

    Innovate 608: Jason Fields - MadREP

    Madison Region Economic Partnership CEO Jason Fields discusses his journey as a state lawmaker, author, financial adviser and for the last year as head of the Madison area's economic development agency.

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    • 37 min
    Innovate 608: Nick Myers - RedFox AI

    Innovate 608: Nick Myers - RedFox AI

    Voice-activated artificial intelligence (Siri, Alexa) is already here, and it's only going to continue to become a bigger part of our lives. Nick Myers started a company to help biotech companies integrate voice AI into consumer at-home medical testing products. He also hosts a podcast of his own exploring how technology affects our lives.
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    • 43 min

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