Event Recap: Building Successful Companies with Anna Steinfest

Last month, our spotlight speaker was Anna Steinfest. She’s a successful entrepreneur based out of Green Bay, WI whom is very involved in mentorship programs. In fact, her company, AFF Research is the facilitator of the official Mentor-Protégé program of the Green Bay Packers. “You can’t just be better than your competitors, you have to… Read the Full Article →

Startup Spotlight: The Pronator

Today we are sharing the story of Jonathon Rosploch and how he is turning his idea for The Pronator into a startup. To stay up to date with Jon and The Pronator, check out www.thepronator.com follow him on Twitter (@thepronator). Tell us a little bit about yourself. I was born and raised in booming metropolis… Read the Full Article →

What Entrepreneurs Need to Know: Legal Issues and Obtaining Financing

Congratulations! Yesterday, you and your team received a first place award for the “Next Best App” at the Hack’n’Slash-a-thon. Now, you and your team are considering building your idea into next big startup success story. However, this seems like a daunting task and presents some serious legal questions that could make or break the successful… Read the Full Article →

Event Recap: A Tale of Two Valleys

Another great Digital Fertilizer event is in the books. Thanks so much to Mike Diamond and Matt Vanderlinden for sharing with us. It’s so fun hearing from such talented, successful local people. If you weren’t able to join us, make sure to download Mike’s slides and go through his presentation. Unfortunately, you had to be… Read the Full Article →

Equity – Joel Abraham’s Cure for ‘Startup Weekend Syndrome’

It’s a common scenario in the startup world… You and your team are just getting the ball rolling on a new business idea. Everyone is excited about it. Everyone wants ownership. Not everyone can be a co-founder – or at least not everyone should be a co-founder. But Joel Abraham of the Milwaukee-based startup accelerator… Read the Full Article →

2014 DF March Madness

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! What better way to spend the days waiting for Spring to finally roll around than with a little competition? This year, Digital Fertilizer is proud to host the 2014 March Madness DF Fundraiser! The donation fee is $5 per person and the payout schedule will work out to 50% for first… Read the Full Article →

Startup Weekend Green Bay 2014 Summary

Thanks to all the participants, coaches, judges, speakers, and organizers who made this event a huge success! Approximately 45 participants formed into 9 teams on Friday night, and the Sunday Demo Day results were pretty amazing. Here is a list of the winning teams and their prizes as determined by the judges: 1st Prize: LingoLit Pitch to Gener8tor Netsonic hosting… Read the Full Article →