Author: WTN News

Wisconsin investment organizations have led a $2 million round of funding for the Madison-based TrafficCast International, which provides digital traffic data. The round, led by the Phenomenelle Angels Fund of Madison and the NEW Capital Fund of Appleton, will be used to ramp up technology...

Jason Fried is not your typical button-down executive, but he's developed a fairly buttoned-up approach to putting Web-based software services on the market. Fried, the founder of 37signals, offered some insight into his unconventional ways during an interview at the recent Wisconsin Entrepreneurs' Conference in...

Having spent two weeks getting re-acquainted with Windows and Office, columnist Chris Shipley harbors some remorse over not opting for MacBook Pro when choosing a new laptop. In this edition of DEMO Letter, she describes what a notebook consumer goes through with the new Vista/Office...

In its first financial report since becoming a publicly traded company, Madison's TomoTherapy reported surging revenues and a hefty net loss that was due in part to a temporary accounting adjustment. The report does not include $186 million in net proceeds from its recent IPO,...

Cutting taxes always works to stimulate economic growth, according to State Senator Ted Kanavas, and the Wisconsin Act 255 tax credit program is further proof. In this guest column, Kanavas implores the Legislature to keep that lesson in mind as a proposed expansion to the...

The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation has entered into global licensing agreements with Becton Dickinson and Stem Cell Technologies, Inc., allowing them to develop and commercialize growth media and tissue culture services used in embryonic stem cell research. The products are made possible by findings at...

A June 20 Roundtable in Appleton will explore ways that manufacturers in northeastern Wisconsin can increase their capacity to innovate and drive top-line growth. It will be led by Todd Teske, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Briggs & Stratton. ...

Central Signal, LLC, a Madison based company, has been awarded a $350,000 Phase II grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to continue the development of a magnetic sensor that can detect train movements and improve safety at rural railroad crossings. The sensor is...