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There is more than one way to finance a start-up technology or biotechnology company, according to columnist and Madison attorney Joe Boucher. In this 12th edition of Early Stage, he looks at still more alternative forms of business finance, including factoring receivables and sales and...

By restoring additional funding for the Act 255 tax credit program, the Assembly Republican Caucus has set the stage for negotiations in conference committee to resolve its budget differences with the State Senate Democratic Caucus. The forthcoming conference committee negotiations may be the most contentious...

University Research Park has announced that Mentor Corp., a California-based manufacturer of science-based medical products, including its own version of the botulinum toxin used in non-surgical cosmetic treatments, will expand its presence in Madison with the construction of a 37,000-square-foot manufacturing facility at University Research...

The University of Wisconsin-Madison will not be a finalist for a national disease research facility, according to a report in the Wisconsin State Journal. The university was one of 14 institutions seeking to build the $450 million National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility. ...

Wisconsin has led the way on the progressive income tax, clean government reform, education, and now stem-cell research, but there is one more vital area where the state can lead, according to Lt. Gov. Barbara Lawton. In this guest column, she said the state's commitment...

With only a short explanation provided, Abbott and GE have agreed to terminate their contract for the sale of Abbott's core laboratory and point-of-care diagnostics businesses. Both companies said they were unable to agree on the final terms and conditions of the proposed sale. ...

The newly formed Assembly Speaker's Task Force on Information Technology Failures will meet July 16 for an overview of three troubled information technology projects in the Department of Workforce Development. The Task Force is comprised of public and private sector members. ...

To say that Jeanne Moreno inherited an information technology challenge when she joined Snap-on, Inc., is an understatement. Fortunately for Moreno, vice president and chief information officer for the Kenosha-based automotive tool maker, she was brought to Snap-On by a new, change-minded CEO, and she...