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Madison, Wis. - Gov. Jim Doyle today announced that SAFC, Inc., of Madison will receive $292,500 in Enterprise Development Zone tax credits for its $30 million expansion project in Verona. “Wisconsin continues to be a place that pushes the frontiers of life science and discovery through...

Given the nation's financial crisis, there now is little doubt the American economy is in recession, and entrepreneurs attending the Wisconsin Innovation Service Center's "Ideas to Profits Conference" have been feeling the pinch. The conference was tailored to innovation, but recent events convinced presenters to...

Milwaukee, Wis. - Gregg Tushaus, owner and CEO of Tushaus Computer Services, has been elected to the UWM Foundation Board of Directors. Tushaus graduated from the UWM in 1986 with a Bachelor of Business Administration. After being elected as a Director to the UWM Foundation Board of...

Two new members have been named to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Research Foundation Board of Directors. Jacquelyn Fredrick, president and CEO of the BloodCenter of Wisconsin, and Daniel Bader, president of the Helen Bader Foundation, have joined a board that is helping to link the...

Milwaukee, Wis. - Metavante Technologies, a leading provider of banking and payments technology, and Community Bank Products (CBP) today announced the completion of CBP's conversion to Metavante Corporation's prepaid card processing services. Community Bank Products, a division of Tennessee-based FirstBank, supports network-branded prepaid card programs...

Milwaukee, Wis. - Niceware International, a publisher of barcode and RFID software for healthcare and the automatic identification and data collection (AIDC) industry, is excited to announce the release of LabelClinic(TM) Print Server version 2.5. LabelClinic is an on-demand database and printing software that conforms to...

The debate over “clean” coal technology to address future energy needs continues with a Wisconsin twist, according to columnist Tom Still. In this edition of Inside Wisconsin, Still handicaps the chances of a proposed coal plant in Cassville, which could mix large amounts of locally...

One of the most contentious issues with early-stage companies is who, when it comes time to carve out employee equity incentives, gets diluted by the employee incentive pool? WTN guest columnist Paul Jones says the answer usually is the entrepreneur, who typically suffers all of...