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Software Scoop: ProRata

In this blog series, we review accounting, HR, and other software we use in our own office and/or on behalf of our clients. Check it out! You might just learn about a great new tool for your own business.   Two things I always talk about when I chat with potential clients for Fine Point
Meet the Fine Point Consulting staff and learn a little bit about what makes them tick. This week: Accounting Manager Allie LaFleur.   Talk a little bit about your background and what drew you to accounting. I earned my Associate’s degree in Business Management from Madison Area Technical College, along with some certificates in Small

Leaders & Influencers: Bill Neill

We’re kicking off 2017 with our interview with Bill Neill, Chief Strategy Officer for the recently launched Carex Consulting Group. Carex provides enterprise staffing solutions for startups to large-size companies specializing in health tech, project management, and information technology.   Tell us a little bit about Carex Consulting Group, what made you decide to launch

Leaders & Influencers: Jeff Glazer

In our final Leaders & Influencers post of the year, we chat with Jeff Glazer, clinical assistant professor with the University of Wisconsin Law School’s Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic, which provides free legal services to nascent entrepreneurs and early stage companies through the work of law students, faculty, and private sector attorneys.  Talk a little

Leaders & Influencers: Maddy Niebauer

In our continuing series on Madison Leaders & Influencers, we chat with Maddy Niebauer, Founder and CEO of vChief, a virtual chief of staff service supporting executives from all industries. Tell us a little bit about your background and what made you decide to start vChief? I was a chief of staff with Teach for America
  “I’m so grateful to [Fine Point Controller] Sarah Motiff and her team for rolling up their sleeves, digging into our complex financial systems and processes, and bringing ‘order out of the chaos.’ Sarah’s quiet confidence, tenacious spirit, and desire to help others has not only been refreshing, but extremely helpful.” – Marc Maillefer, Lead

Fine Point Meet & Greet: Steph Breunig

Meet the newest Fine Point Consulting staff and learn a little bit about what makes them tick. This week: Firm Administrator Steph Breunig. Tell us a little bit about your background and the work you do at Fine Point. My background is actually in English and Education. I worked for a number of years as a Library

Leaders & Influencers: Todd Strother

In this week’s post, we talk with Todd Strother, Senior Technology Consultant with the Center for Technology Commercialization, which offers free consulting and services to help early-stage emerging technology businesses throughout Wisconsin find funding to bring their products to market.    Tell us about the Center for Technology Commercialization (CTC) and how you help early stage
In our continuing series on Madison Leaders & Influencers, we chat with Taralinda Willis, co-founder of Curate, a web scraping platform that combines artificial intelligence and automation technologies to deliver comprehensive answers to business intelligence questions. Tell us a little bit about Curate and what made you decide to found it. Curate was founded when
Continuing our series on Leaders & Influencers, we talk with Nick Lombardino, co-founder of the recently launched Atlas Providers, a free digital marketplace that connects emerging companies with area service providers.  Tell us about Atlas Providers and how it’s changed since its inception. Atlas Providers is a network of local service providers, across a variety of industries,
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