Author: WTN News

Business plans are a critical tool in the proper planning and launch of new ventures, and they will be the focal point of the Northeast Wisconsin Business Plan Competition. However, time is running out as entries for the contest are due by 5 p.m. on...

Like many other aspects of personal finance, the decision to sell your business will depend largely on tax implications. As columnist and attorney Joe Boucher explains in this edition of Early Stage, business owners face a choice between selling their ownership interests or selling their...

Technically skilled people can be lone wolves and tend to have no appetite for managing people, let alone setting business strategy as part of upper management. How, then, do the chief information officers that manage them keep them motivated when they advance to that point...

Following the news that scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and in Japan can turn human skin cells into stem cells, the WiCell Research Institute has indicated to the National Institutes of Health that it would like to house and distribute lines created with the...

Two Madison companies have beefed up their management teams with key appointments. Third Wave Technologies has appointed Christopher Burton as senior vice president of sales and marketing, and Parts Now has a new CEO - Bruce Hagen, who held the same position with Conney Safety...

Affymetrix executive Chris Kendrick-Parker will help direct the future of GenTel Biosciences after his appointment to the company's Board of Directors. Kendrick-Parker brings more than 20 years of experience in the life science industry to the GenTel Board, including management of sales and marketing for...

The incentive stock option, commonly called an “ISO,” may carry a litany of requirements, and the dreaded ATM tax can rear its ugly head, but legal columnist Sverre Roang believes this option can be very beneficial for employees of early-stage and technology companies. In this...

A molecular diagnostic assay that simultaneously detects and differentiates several types of influenza in a single specimen has been cleared for marketing by the Food and Drug Administration. The product, developed by the Milwaukee-based Prodesse, is the first cleared infectious disease test to detect as...