IDEA Hub Accelerator

The IDEA Hub Accelerator stirs the entrepreneurial spirit of Southwest Wisconsin through action-oriented workshops and connections to an influential community.

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Innovative Solutions Workshop

Join us for this fast-paced 90 minute event focused on innovation that makes a difference. Everyone is welcome and zero experience is required. 


Drinks and snacks provided. two attendees will win a copy of the book, the startup mentor by maia donohue.

February 2nd, 6:00pm

104 Boebel Hall


What We Do

Simply put, we help you launch your startup. Whether you’re kicking an idea around or have paying customers, the IDEA Hub is here to help get your company to the next level. 

1. Idea
Our team will work with you to
develop a business model for your startup. 

2. Community
Startups are the product of great communities. We do everything possible to connect you with people who can bring your idea to life. 

3. Prototype
Our team helps you develop a prototype that delights your customers. 

4. Everything Else!
There is so much that goes into launching a company, and the IDEA Hub Accelerator is here to help you with all of it. 

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Programs at IDEA Hub Accelerator

Support Group
Female Developers

Level Up Accelerator

Transform your research and ideas into a Business in this 5 month program. Conducted in collaboration with VentureHome

Dates & Application coming soon

Your Startup in Ten Minutes

We come to you! This is a one-hour interactive introduction to entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurial Showcase

Be a shark, feel like Mark Cuban, invest your millions

Fall 2021

Where are we ?


IDEA Hub Accelerator Partners




WiSys VentureHome


Platteville Incubator




Center on Rural Innovation


Prosperity Southwest