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100stories: I am a Damn Bumblebee

By Ulysses Dinkins, as told to Violet Jinqi Wang Whenever I meet someone new, I have to prove my merit to them. After all, I am a carpenter. I didn’t go to business school. In my 13 years as a carpenter, I’ve seen the worst of the worst. I’ve gotten stuck in a lift 60…
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100stories: I used to be a client hoarder

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By Candy Phelps, as told to Violet Jinqi Wang I started freelancing out of desperation in 2008. I had a job I didn’t like, and I couldn’t find a better one. I named the business iCandy Graphics and Printing, and my first investment was a gigantic industrial standard printer. I firmly believed people would only…
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Roll For Guild on the Captimes

From the Captimes Dungeons & Dragons is 44 years old, but the nerdy fantasy game’s popularity is soaring — something that a new Madison startup hopes to capitalize on. Roll for Guild makes a suite of online tools to help people play D&D and the overarching family of D&D-like products called “tabletop role-playing games.” And thanks…
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100state partners with Madison Magazine for new podcast

Written by Madison Magazine’s Abigail Carpenter 100state, Wisconsin’s largest co-working community, has partnered with Madison Magazine to launch a podcast about entrepreneurship and Madison’s growing startup scene. “100state of Mind” is a 30-minute podcast hosted by Trezy Peebles, a member of 100state. The podcast features Madison entrepreneurs who talk about the paths they took to…
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100crypto, the Blockchain Incubator at 100state!

We are excited to launch our blockchain incubator, 100crypto. Our incubator was started by 100state’s Jason Tham. 100state members Sandra Bradley, the founder of Hyper Innovation lab, and Sean Rice and Eli Krenzke are also working on blockchain projects in the space. 100crypto will support: – Innovation of blockchain technology – Rapid Learning of blockchain…
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Bucky On Parade

Bucky on Parade is a free public art event that will bring approximately 100 life-size Bucky Badger statues to the streets of Madison and Dane County May 7 –September 12, 2018. Local and regional artists will transform these Bucky statues into unique works of art. Matt Smith, a member of 100State has been commissioned as…
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100state of Mind Podcast on iTunes

At 100thanks 2017, we launched the podcast during a live panel at the MMoCA. 100state members Joy Tang, Mo Cheeks, and Maddy Niebauer talked about their stories and how they’ve built successful careers as entrepreneurs. The discussion is one of our podcast episodes, “Success Stories” Listen to this episode on our website Listen to this episode on…
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