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A major funding commitment by three outside venture capital funds has placed Madison's OpGen, Inc. in a position to “revolutionize the way microbiology labs work” and address an unmet healthcare need, according to Mason Wells's Trevor D'Souza. The new investors, CHL Medical Partners, Highland Capital...

The prevalence of online banners and text ads have made all but the most annoying online ads nearly transparent to online users, reports Tech/Know columnist Troy Janisch. To stand out from the crowd, he writes that some marketers are turning to a simple, relevant, and...

CDW Berbee, formerly known as Berbee Information Networks, is breaking ground on a new data center and office building that will accommodate the company's growth. In adding 70,000 square feet of new space, the Madison technology-services company, acquired last year by CDW Corp., will seve...

Dan Broderick, late of Broadwell Ventures, has joined the St. Louis-based venture capital firm Prolog Ventures, but he's not characterizing Missouri's gain as Wisconsin's loss. Broderick and Brian Clevinger, founder and managing director of Prolog, both say his connections could still have very beneficial impacts...

Novocell, Inc., a stem cell engineering company with research operations in San Diego and Athens, Ga., has agreed to provide human embryonic stem cell lines to the National Stem Cell Bank in Madison. The addition of the Novocell lines, which will be distributed to researchers...

With apologies to Mark Twain, rumors of the death of online advertising have been greatly exaggerated, according to Buzz Networks columnist Paul Gibler. Thanks to new and creative ways to drive online advertising, Gibler says it has been resurrected and is well on its way...

Platypus Technologies has been awarded a $2.3 million contract with the Edgewood Chemical and Biological Center in Maryland to advance the development of liquid crystal-based sensors in military and civilian applications. The announcement comes on the heels of the company's newest product launch, a cell...