Education

Black Chamber begins incubator program

The Madison Black Chamber of Commerce has started the “Black & Brown Entrepreneur Center,” a new incubator program to provide business owners of color with the resources they need to develop and grow their companies.

Madison high school officially renamed

The Madison School Board voted unanimously to change the name of James Madison Memorial High School, at 201 S. Gammon Road, to Vel Phillips Memorial High School.

UW program ranked 32nd best graduate program for entrepreneurs

According to a study from The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine, the Weinert Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Wisconsin—Madison is number 32 of 50 in the top programs for studying entrepreneurship at the graduate level.

Latino Academy to expand workforce training program

The Latino Academy of Workforce Development, in partnership with the Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association and the Wisconsin Beverage Association, plans to extend the reach of a successful “wraparound” training model through the Latino Academy Regional Transportation Training Center.

Picking the brains of 30 Madison business consultants

A new book drawing on decades of experiences from 30 Madison-area business consultants aims to cut through the clutter and provide tips and tricks that both new and seasoned consultants can use in their own consultancy endeavors.

WTC holds Early Stage Symposium

The two-day Wisconsin Technology Council (WTC) Early Stage Symposium conference will feature 40 early-stage investors and 38 companies to match up companies with investors.

Nominations open for financial literacy awards

The Governor’s Council on Financial Literacy and Capability has opened nominations for the Governor’s Financial Literacy Awards for organizations that help elevate financial literacy and capability.

In Business magazine