RSVP for Student Info Session and Pizza Social on January 27, 2020 6:00-7:30

Learn more about Hyper Innovation and opportunities for hands-on experience, projects, and support for early stage entrepreneurial ideas you could potentially be a part of. We invite students from all majors including engineering, computer science, business, communications, art and design, physics, anthropology and more. And, yes, there will be pizza. While this is a student event, faculty,Continue reading “RSVP for Student Info Session and Pizza Social on January 27, 2020 6:00-7:30”

Max Schauff Presents LineLeap Successes at Hyper Innovation Executive Summit

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 ofContinue reading “Max Schauff Presents LineLeap Successes at Hyper Innovation Executive Summit”

Blockchain: Alive or Dying?

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 investorsContinue reading “Blockchain: Alive or Dying?”

Is the Midwest the Next Silicon Valley?

  As Silicon Valley saturates, this New York Times article outlines the allure of the Midwest to venture capitalists and influencers in the tech sector. 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 thinkContinue reading “Is the Midwest the Next Silicon Valley?”

March 5 Kickoff Event

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) omeContinue reading “March 5 Kickoff Event”

Meet Blockchain Lab Director, Jeff Glazer

  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 softwareContinue reading “Meet Blockchain Lab Director, Jeff Glazer”

Cap Times Article Featuring Blockchain Lab and Cryptocurrency Incubator

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 moreContinue reading “Cap Times Article Featuring Blockchain Lab and Cryptocurrency Incubator”

Sandra Bradley Featured in Book Highlighting Women in Technology Leaders

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 wellContinue reading “Sandra Bradley Featured in Book Highlighting Women in Technology Leaders”

Future of Transportation and Real-world AV Testing

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 demoContinue reading “Future of Transportation and Real-world AV Testing”

Future of Wearables – Engineering Meets Fashion

Catherine Finedore (right), a senior in Biomedical Engineering, does a great job presenting her work during an industry workshop on integrating interactive LED technology into dress she designed. She was also featured in this article for receiving a scholarship for her work in biomedical engineering.

Bringing Corporate Executives Together with Startups and UW Faculty and Students

We had students and faculty from business, engineering, computer science, and law attend our Corporate Executive Industry Event in November. Sid Ramesh, an industrial engineering junior, presented on the projects and work he is doing in enterprise blockchain. Jignesh Patel, computer science faculty and entrepreneur, presented on his work in AI. See this short videoContinue reading “Bringing Corporate Executives Together with Startups and UW Faculty and Students”