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Early-stage companies can benefit from having an Advisory Board of people who have “been there and done that,” but the trick is using their expertise effectively. In this guest column on building a team of advisors, Michael Best and Friedrich attorney William Robinson shares some...

Bill Payne, an entrepreneur-in-residence for the Kauffman Foundation, came to Wisconsin this week with some entrepreneurial and capital-raising advice. In an interview with WTN and during a talk before the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation's Gilson Series, he advised entrepreneurs to prepare for a gap in...

When it comes to approving drugs in the United States, should safety be the primary endpoint for approval? In this second part of a MedTech Futures column on the FDA approval process, Dr. Ogan Gurel calls for the FDA to refocus its primary mission on...

The company that took home the top prize in the 2006 G. Steven Burrill Technology Business Plan Competition has launched its first identity theft product, and it's designed to provide some peace of mind for millions of credit card holders in the United States. Aristotle...

After tackling a number of technology assignments as interim CIO for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Bruce Maas has had the interim tag removed. Maas' appointment as CIO was made official by university provost Rita Hartung Cheng, who noted technology's role in the university's research growth...

Madison Area Technical College will host a technology experience for girls June 26-28. Forty-five girls in grades six through nine are expected to attend the event, which is sponsored by area technology companies. ...

Dave Wittwer, president and CEO of TDS Telecom, is calling out wireless phone providers for their opposition to a temporary cap on Universal Service Fund payments to them, a measure that was undertaken to relieve financial pressure on the USF. In this guest column, Wittwer...

Madison-based Douglas Stewart Co. has reached a distribution agreement for the U.S. and Canadian markets with Honestech, Inc., a Texas supplier of digital video and Internet Protocol communication and entertainment solutions. Under the agreement, Douglas Stewart will offer Honestech's products to its network of 4,500...

An Australian climate change agency has awarded a Madison energy business with a $275,000 grant to continue development of technologies that limit greenhouse gas emissions. The New South Wales Department of Environment and Climate Change awarded the technology climate action grant to BEST Energies for...