News

May 10, 2016 – MERLIN entrepreneurs advance in Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest

Congratulations to the following MERLIN entrepreneurs who advanced to the final round of the 13th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest:

Daniel Litvak, Weight Up Solutions

Randy Nagy, Fast Forward Forensics

The finalists will present at the Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference in Madison, which runs from June 7-8.


June 3, 2015 – bluDiagnostics wins 2015 Governor’s Business Plan Competition

Congrats to Katie Brenner for winning this year’s Governor’s Business Plan Competition!


October 3, 2014 – Spectrom Advances in National Competition

Spectrom chosen among only seven undergraduate and seven graduate teams in the 2014 National Collegiate Inventors Competition.

Read more here.


July 20, 2014 – Chefs for Seniors Featured in Wisconsin Sta
te Journal

Chefs for Seniors featured in the Wisconsin State Journal!  Click here to see article.


May 21, 2014 – Governor’s Business Plan Contest Finalists Announced

Congratulations to the following Merlin Mentors entrepreneurs that advanced to the final round of this year’s Governor’s business plan contest:

Will Robus, Little Green Pencil
Henry Schwartz, MobCraft Beer
Monika Wingate, Digsite

The finalists are competing for over $100,000 in prizes and will present at the Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference in Madison, which runs from June 3-4.


April 14, 2014 – Short Stack Eatery Opens

The Capital Times take a look at Short Stack Eatery (301 E. Johnson St.): http://host.madison.com/gallery/news/local/photos-short-stack-eats-opens-near-state-street/collection_3559979a-c1ca-11e3-aba4-001a4bcf887a.html#0

Congrats to Sinead and Alex on their recent opening!


March 31, 2014- Flux Mopeds Grand Opening is finally here!

Celebrate the official launch of the 100% Electric EM1 at the Flux Mopeds Grand Opening and Open House at our dealership located at 710 Williamson St, Madison, WI, 53703, on April 4, 2014 from 3-6pm. The ribbon cutting ceremony commences at 3pm with the Open House continuing throughout the weekend.