Common Wealth Congratulates Sarah Hole!

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It is our honor and privilege to announce that Sarah Hole will be leaving Common Wealth Development, effective July 31, to enjoy her retirement. Over the past 22 years, Sarah has been instrumental in Common Wealth’s success as well as being an integral piece of Madison’s economy as the Facilities Director for Common Wealth’s two business incubators, Madison Enterprise Center …

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CraftOptics featured in Wisconsin State Journal

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CraftOptics, one of Common Wealth’s business incubator tenants at Main Street Industries, was recently featured in the Wisconsin State Journal. Click here to learn more about their prescription glasses with telescopic lenses, especially made for artists and jewelers doing detailed work: http://host.madison.com/wsj/business/craftoptics-sees-big-potential-with-the-quilt-and-sewing-crowd/article_da6f2ab9-c1f0-5812-9ab3-402b3d51cb4d.html

Dan Norton (Filament Games), Sarah Hole (Common Wealth), Dan White (Filament Games)

Recap of Lunch & Learn with Filament Games

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On April 5, 2016, we were fortunate to host our business incubator tenants for a Lunch & Learn at Old Sugar Distillery, one of our incubator tenants. Underground Catering (another incubator tenant) provided a delicious meal of pulled pork and smoked brisket, as well as kale salad, potato salad and brownies. Hinckley Productions hooked us up with a sound system. Kent …

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Congratulations to Virent, Inc. for “40 Hottest Small Companies” award

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Congratulations to one of our business incubator graduates! Virent, Inc. took the top spot in the 2015-2016 “40 Hottest Small Companies” at the Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference (ABLC) in San Francisco. Read more about their award. Congrats again to Virent and to all the current and former businesses that make up our incubator spaces that are doing good in this world!

Mixing jam at Quince & Apple

Quince and Apple moves to Main Street Industries

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“Quince and Apple has been so lucky to be part of the Common Wealth family. Starting our business at the Madison Enterprise Center, we were able to pay very affordable rent and incrementally increase our space in line with our growth. When we graduated from MEC, we were lucky enough to find the perfect space at Main Street Industries and …