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Two Madison serial entrepreneurs have landed more than $4 million for their latest business venture, and it won't even go live until spring. Brian Wiegand and Mark McGuire, creators of Jellyfish.com, an online shopping and social network, have raised $4.3 million in funding for Alice.com, an...

Today's computer hackers are targeting unsuspecting PC users by silently infecting computers to send spam, perform web attacks, and carry out other crimes, and for the most part anti-malware has not kept up. NovaShield, a Madison-based developer of anti-malware technology, has announced the first commercial...

Perhaps it comes as no surprise that medical technology companies fared well during the 2008 Elevator Pitch Olympics, an annual staple of the Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium. But although medical technology is a Wisconsin strong suit, the winning entrepreneurs still had to convince investors that...

Should companies mention climate change as a risk consideration? Whether they should or not, organizations are increasingly factoring this into their risk assessment process and disclosures, according to columnist and accounting executive Amy Borun. In this edition of Boardroom Perspectives, Borun said New York State...

Now that they have been busted, what will happen to the clever souls that earned their fortunes by inventing and marketing increasingly complex securities to increasingly clueless customers? In this look at the venture capital fallout from the credit crunch, WTN guest columnist Paul Jones...