November 13, 2019

Milwaukee Business Journal

Madison weather tech startup Understory launches insurance product for auto dealers

Home to large players like American Family Insurance and Northwestern Mutual, Wisconsin has become a hotbed for both insurance innovation and talent. [...]

November 11, 2019

Institutional Investor

What’s Next for Former Wisconsin Investment Chief Carrie Thome?

Carrie Thome, who recently left her role as chief investment officer at the $3 billion Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, has co-founded a new venture capital firm. [...]

November 6, 2019

Upside

CC034: Greg Robinson of 4490 Ventures leading Series A/B rounds in underserved markets

4490 Ventures is an early stage venture fund based in Madison Wisconsin that invests in Midwest, tech based companies. Founded in 2014, 4490 Ventures aims $5-8 million per investment, and their portfolio includes companies such as EatStreet, Abodo, and SwervePay. [...]

November 2, 2019

Forbes

What The Google-Fitbit Deal Means

Alphabet has never successfully sold hardware devices at any level approaching the scale of those two companies. But a key differentiator that Alphabet has over Apple and Samsung is access to a wide array of health and wellness data and [...]