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Baird Venture Partners recently announced the closing of a $170 capital fund that was built with support from Wisconsin entities like Northwestern Mutual and Sentry Insurance. Nevertheless, the company's third fund will feature a national rather than a state or regional investment focus, having already...

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Russ Feingold (D-WI) introduced two pieces of legislation to enhance workforce development in Wisconsin by connecting workers with good jobs as part of his E4 Initiative, an effort to fuel job creation and spur economic development.  Feingold has regularly heard...

Silicon Valley and Northeastern Wisconsin are a half a country apart, but when it comes to their respective risk tolerance, they might as well be on different planets, according to WTN guest columnist Paul A. Jones. In this look at differences in the culture of...

Admiring how British telcos market their network speeds, columnist James Carlini wonders why America doesn't have aggressive network marketing like this. Marketing new network services was never a strong suit of U.S. phone companies, he asserts in this edition of Carlini's Comments, and they could...

Milwaukee, Wis. - PENTA Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise software for the construction industry, announces today that Holloman Corporation has selected PENTA as its new corporate ERP software. Holloman's 1,500 employees operate out of five locations to provide engineering, procurement and construction services...

Madison, Wis. - Gov. Jim Doyle and Kikkoman Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Yuzaburo Mogi today marked the establishment of Kikkoman USA's new research and development laboratory in University Research Park. They were joined by a host of state and local officials, including...

Ottawa, Canada - The world's intellectual property system is broken, stopping lifesaving technologies from reaching the people who need them most in developed and developing countries, according to a report released in Ottawa today by an international coalition of experts. “We found the same stumbling blocks...

With all the drug discoveries being reported around the globe, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is becoming the world's prevailing regulatory authority for the approval of healthcare products, notes columnist Michael Rosen. In this edition of Yer Biotech Blues, Rosen says a truly harmonized...