Aug 25, 2013

2013 Forward Technology Festival

Location:  Various Locations   (Madison, Wisconsin)
Time: August 15-25, 2013

Join fellow entrepreneurs, nerds, designers, geeks, hackers, and creative professionals from the Midwest in an 11-day celebration of innovation and entrepreneurship. The 2013 Forward Technology Festival provides the rare opportunity to interact with professionals across a wide range of disciplines. Network at events like High Tech Happy Hour, interact at events like BarCamp, and learn at the Forward Technology Conference.

Featured Event! Wisconsin Startup Night: Madison Startup Showcase
Presented by Accelerate Madison and Capital Entrepreneurs
With sponsorship from Madison Region Economic Partnership

Join us on August 19th for a lightning round of startup pitches from Madison’s most compelling emerging companies on the “big stage” at the Majestic. The area’s best tech networking begins at 5pm, and presentations start at 6pm. This event will be live webcast by Sonic Foundry and participants will receive a video recording of their performace. Registration is free through August 14.

Confirmed presenters so far are: PerBlue, Murfi, Drifty Co, EatStreet, Asthmapolis, HealthFinch, ShowShow, MobileIgniter, Quintessence Bioscience, Networked Insights, and C-Motive Technologies. Please contact Accelerate Madison or Capital Entrepreneurs if you’d like to be included.

2013 Forward Technology Conference
The Forward Technology Conference on August 21st represents the summer’s best opportunity to spend a day networking with some of the area’s top entrepreneurs and hearing from experts on a wide range of topics relevant to your technology business. Whether you’re thinking about launching a startup business or you’re an experienced entrepreneur, you’ll find this conference relevant and insightful. The conference will take place at Memorial Union, with a reception to follow on the Terrace. Register online by August 19th.

View the festival events summary.