Author: WTN News

Even with the sale of new and existing homes on the decline, a Wisconsin-based online mortgage lending service continues to enjoy record sales growth. Mortgagebot of Mequon is profiting from the desire of banks and credit unions nationwide to open Web channels to their clients. ...

Following the dark days of the dotcom bust, it's no accident that Wisconsin's web-based businesses are turning the heads of investors, writes Leading IT columnist Geoff Bastow. The likes of Jellyfish.com, Mortgagebot, and NameProtect.com are raising capital with a cutting-edge approach to business and adherence...

As webcasting capabilities expand, Internet video technology has begun filling the connectivity gap created by the limitations of air travel and traditional communications media. Local companies are joining the rush to make realistic, comprehensive IP video and rich media a more affordable reality....

The saying ”what goes around comes around” comes to mind as the dotcom era buzz phrase, “The War for Talent,” makes a comeback. In this Next Generation article, columnist Tony DiRomualdo critiques a special report on key talent market trends, and debates one of its...

The financially troubled Merge Healthcare reported a $10.8 million loss in the third quarter of 2006, on lower sales of $14 million. The company, which earlier faced delisting from the NASDAQ Stock Market, will hold a Nov. 17 conference call to expand on the details...

Dancing with the Stars might be America's new passion, but dancing with the elephants of big business requires more than Arthur Murray lessons, according to DEMO Letter columnist Chris Shipley. This type of dance can be exhilarating for start-up companies, but first they will have...

The end of a once promising partnership with Pfizer has not dissuaded a Madison biotechnology company from pursuing ways to bring drugs to market faster and more cost effectively. Deltanoid Pharmaceuticals, which was spun out of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is pursuing Phase II funding...

With MatriLab's Kathleen Kelleher on the griddle, future angel and venture capital customers received some welcome insight into how investors evaluate early-stage companies. Their advice and counsel came during the National SBIR-STTR Conference in Milwaukee. ...

Dr. Timothy Flaherty, former chairman of the American Medical Association and deputy surgeon general of the U.S. Air Force, has been appointed to the board of directors of Kyron Clinical Imaging, a brain imaging software producer based in Wauwatosa. Flaherty has Wisconsin ties, including a...