Join us for our Fall 2018 HyperX Co-Innovation Lab offering students, entrepreneurs, and technology enthusiasts the opportunity to work on real-world problems. Throughout the semester, make sure to check in and see what other events we may add including learning events, hackathons, mini competitions (team or individual), challenges, and industry projects. We regularly update our... Continue Reading →
HyperX Madison is a multi-disciplinary, student-run organization designed to be UW-Madison’s Student Innovation Hub for hands-on experience with real-world problems and place for entrepreneurs to work on industry use cases. The focus in 2018 is on applied learning and problem solving in Blockchain, AI, and IoT in retail, transportation, Connected Home, and other disruptive spaces.
Physics major, Alex Mahnke, presented his idea for a wearable with light sensors that create safer options for students, construction workers, and others traveling or working in low-light situations.
Max Schauff, a junior studying biological and machinery systems engineering, presented the successes of his company at the Hyper Innovation Executive Summit. LineLeap allows users (lineleap.com) to bypass big crowds waiting to enter popular nightclubs—akin to the “fastpass” made popular at Disney parks. The applications of mobile to solve customer problems became a part of... Continue Reading →
TechCrunch explores the two arcs of opinions surrounding blockchain—the hackers and engineers who are ready to devote their life’s work to the technology, and the investors and financiers who are starting to lose faith. Looking at the history of other modern technological advances, blockchain’s explosive impact and growth is far from over. https://techcrunch.com/2018/02/21/blockchain-valley-of-despair/ Although investors... Continue Reading →
As Silicon Valley saturates, this New York Times article outlines the allure of the Midwest to venture capitalists and influencers in the tech sector. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/04/technology/silicon-valley-midwest.html In addition, this article offers an examination of, and a possible explanation of why the Midwest is seeing such considerable growth in venture capital activity. https://www.americaninno.com/minne/from-the-community-minne/three-reasons-why-midwest-vc-activity-is-on-the-rise/ What do you... Continue Reading →
We have kicked off the Spring 2018 Lab but there may still be opportunities to participate in short-term projects and certainly will be for our Fall 2018 Lab. Fill out this Request an Invitation to Participate Form to start the discussion. Kick Off Meeting at 100State - 316 W. Washington, Suite 675 (location info) ome... Continue Reading →
2/26/18 6:00-7:30 Student Info Session and Pizza Social at Union South Learn more about Hyper Innovation and the overall opportunities we offer and the real life projects and entrepreneurial opportunities you could potentially be a part of.
Jeff Glazer, Blockchain Lab Director Jeff is a Univeristy of Wisconsin faculty member who is a Blockchain enthusiast and works in the UW Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic supervising startup businesses. Jeff is unique in that he was a software developer before he became a lawyer. He began his career as a web application and software... Continue Reading →
Jason Tham, crypto investor and incubator director, and Sandra Bradley, Hyper Innovation Director, in front, hope to make the co-working space at 100state Ground Zero for the local cryptocurrency and blockchain community. Also pictured are UW-Madison students Sean Rice, left, and Eli Krenzke, who work on multiple projects in our blockchain incubator space. Read more... Continue Reading →
A full chapter in the book The Internet of Women: Accelerating Culture Change which focuses on innovation and change in education, features Sandra Bradley and experiential learning programs she developed while working in UW-Madison's IoT Lab. Sandra founded some of the ideas for Hyper Innovation, the company she now leads, on the university programs as well... Continue Reading →
We are working to bring UW-Madison, the Wisconsin AV Proving grounds and industry partners to run real-world experiments with autonomous vehicles in the Hyper Innovations Future of Transportation Lab. The AV Proving Grounds includes part of Observatory Drive which could be one of the first places to begin testing. Navya came to campus recently to demo... Continue Reading →