Author: WTN News

More young people have been bitten by the entrepreneurial bug than we think, but we don't always do enough to give them the tools they need to succeed, according to Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still. Case in point is Kevin Plank, the former University of...

The Milwaukee-based Fiserv has agreed to sell nearly all of its healthcare businesses to UnitedHealthcare for $775 million in cash. The divestiture will increase Fiserv's focus on the financial services industry, and establish UnitedHealthcare in the market for customized benefit services. ...

Three more Wisconsin technology companies have been qualified under the Act 255 angel and venture investment tax credit program. Investors who commit angel or venture capital to either Windlift, LLC, Centrose, LLC, or SymbiontWeb, Inc., will be eligible to receive the tax credits....

The decision by a federal court to enjoin the United States Patent Office from implementing patent application changes has placed the controversy over patent claims back in a status quo position, acccording to attorney Jonathan Fritz. In this WTN Guest Column, Fritz suggests that the...

BioSystem Development has raised $600,000 in a second round of equity financing from Silicon Pastures, Marshfield Investment Partners, Chippewa Valley Investment Partners, and Central Wisconsin Angel Investors. The company also has appointed Craig Hutchison, former president and CEO of Perry Judd's, as its new chief...

Despite an eighth consecutive quarter of clinical revenue growth, Third Wave Technologies reported a wider quarterly loss based on high costs for clinical trials and ongoing patent litigation costs. One hopeful sign continues to be a growing customer base, which now includes more than 200...

The NASDAQ Listing Qualifications Panel has granted Merge Healthcare more time to regain compliance with its financial reporting. The panel has informed the Milwaukee medical software developer that it has until Jan. 29, 2008, to complete restated financial reports or face delisting. ...