Author: WTN News

TomoTherapy has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering that would raise up to $201 million in capital. The Madison-based medical device manufacturer has applied for a listing on the NASDAQ Global Market. ...

Big Pharma has evolved into “Enormous Pharma” thanks to a six-stage deconstruction process of interconnected events, according to Yer Biotech Blues columnist Michael Rosen. Enormous Pharma will likely grow even larger as it is fed by global demographic trends and the need to conquer new...

A manufacturing partner that has helped large and mid-size manufacturers become more lean and mean is now setting its sights on smaller manufacturers that need help implementing growth strategies. Among the possible beneficiaries are information technology, biotechnology, and medical device businesses. ...

Jim Rice, who has led the Information Technology Association of Wisconsin for the past year, is leaving the organization to pursue opportunities in telecommunications. Chairman William C. Mortimore will assume his duties until a permanent replacement is found. ...

Laura Strong has been appointed president and chief operating officer of the Madison biopharmaceutical firm Quintessence Biosciences. She has served as vice president of the company since the year 2000. ...

Just in case the thought never crossed your mind, starting a business can be a taxing proposition, and business taxes are the subject of attorney Joe Boucher's latest edition of Early Stage. In this sixth installment of the Early Stage series, Boucher walks you through...

The state's top economic development organization is none other than the Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership, which was established to help manufacturers become leaner and meaner. WMEP recently received the state's highest economic development award from the Wisconsin Economic Development Association. ...

The prospect of technology firm OneProspect coming to southeastern Wisconsin have improved dramatically now that the Potawatomi Business Development Corp. has purchased the remaining interest in the business. It is the Potawatomi's third investment in a technology firm in the past year. ...

Two Wisconsin firms have filled key executive positions with the same man, biotechnology executive Gregg Fergus. Fergus will join Baird Venture Partners and one of its portfolio companies, Caden Biosciences, which was relocated to Madison as part of $5.8 venture financing deal led by Baird. ...