December 17, 2019

Crunchbase News

Scottsdale’s Trainual Lands $6.75M Series A

In the age of the gig economy and remote work, keeping employees in the loop about operating procedures is paramount. That’s why Chris Ronzio created Trainual, what he calls an “insurance policy to collect what your company knows.” [...]

December 17, 2019

Business Wire

Trainual Closes $6.75M Series A Funding Round To Transform Employee Onboarding And Training

Trainual, a leader in the Business Knowledge Transfer market, today announced the company has successfully closed a $6.75M Series A funding round led by 4490 Ventures and MATH Venture Partner. [...]

December 17, 2019

Phoenix Business Journal

Scottsdale Software Startup Raises $6.8M To Make Training Easier For Companies

Trainual was recognized this month by the Business Journal, receiving second place as the Phoenix Area’s Best Places to Work in the micro category. The startup raised $6.8 million in funding to expand its training software platform. [...]

December 13, 2019


How This Wisconsin College Town Cultivated a Quietly Booming Startup Scene

An abundance of tech companies in biotech and health care testify to the city’s vibrant lifestyle and reasonable cost of living. [...]

December 12, 2019


These Fast-Growing Cities Are Affordable, Full of Talent, and Possibly Home to Your Next Startup

Inc.’s Surge Cities list is full of alternatives to big-ticket towns like Boston, San Francisco, Seattle, and Los Angeles. [...]

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


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. [...]