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Madison Design, Web, Tech and Startup Resources

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Madison Web Design & Development 
Run by the principal of Versa Studio, this group features presentation a range of web topics including design, development, Content Management Systems (CMS), SEO, video and more.

Software Developers

Discuss various programming languages and techniques, software architecture, cross-platform development, iPhone development, etc.  Members cover a huge cross-section of the programming industry, from web to embedded, desktop to iPhone, from Java to C++ to Haskell.

Madison Freelancers

Well attended meetings on a range of topics of interest to freelancers - not just web stuff. Closed Facebook group - request permission to join.

All Madison-area tech meetups

Professional and community organizations

A nonprofit space supporting coworking, startups and community ventures. Unleashing talent and passion to solve problems and make the world a better place.

Capitol Entrepreneurs

Resource for the burgeoning entrepreneur community in Madison, Wisconsin. Our 150+ members are dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship in Madison by bringing entrepreneurs together to create new connections and a community around the startups in Madison.

Design Madison
Amplify the impact that design plays in the structure of society and business.

Dedicated to improving Madison's tech ecosystem. Also manages the Getting Started Guide.

Madison MAGNET
Attracting and retaining young professional talent to Madison, Wisconsin.

Wisconsin AIGA
Connect designers to one another, to business and to the broader world; inspire designers, helping them to realize their talents and to advocate the value of design; engage designers by stimulating thinking, promoting design excellence, and producing events that educate and inspire.

Other resouces

Gener8tor Business Incubator
Focused on on development of successful, scalable technology startups, gener8tor offers business incubators in Milwaukee and Madison.

Entrepreneurs' Resource Clinic at University of Wisconsin-Madison
"One-stop shop" where entrepreneurs and potential entrepreneurs can find assistance in a single space.

American Family Insurance Dream Bank
The Dream Bank is a sort of business salon, offering scheduled events, meeting space, and the possibility of serendipituous encounters with like-minded entrepreneurs.

Madison Startups
News and press releases on local startup activity.

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