Ideadvance Seed Fund

Ideadvance Seed Fund opens 11th round of funding to small businesses with UW System ties

Ideadvance Seed Fund encourages small businesses looking to solve problems in new ways and diversify into new markets to apply this spring.

Seed fund brings 10 innovative UW System ideas to life

MADISON – Over $300,000 in grants will be awarded to 10 small businesses in the latest round of awards in the Ideadvance Seed Fund program fostering the entrepreneurship ecosystem across Wisconsin.

Ideadvance Seed Fund pursues past and present UW System colleagues

MADISON, Wis. – Innovators with current or past ties to the UW System are invited to apply to the Ideadvance Seed Fund with business ideas that could contribute to Wisconsin’s “knowledge economy.

Transforming innovative UW System ideas into new businesses: $200,000 awarded by Ideadvance Seed Fund

MADISON – Up to $200,000 in grants will be awarded to five small businesses in the latest round of awards in the Ideadvance program fostering the entrepreneurship ecosystem across Wisconsin.

Eau Claire inventor of life-saving compass for firefighters wins Governor’s Business Plan Contest

MADISON – An Eau Claire fire captain who invented an eight-directional compass to save firefighters who become disoriented in a blaze has won the 14th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest.

Ideadvance Seed Fund now open to many UW System alumni

  MADISON, Wis. – Innovators from across the UW System with a business idea that could contribute to Wisconsin’s “knowledge economy” are invited to apply for the Ideadvance program.