Author: WTN News

Researchers studying the pattern of financing for women-owned businesses in the venture capital industry, where women receive only a small fraction of overall investment dollars, have found a similar pattern in the angel capital market. Their findings are consistent with other studies and the anecdotal...

The Enron scandal was symbolic of a wave of corporate malfeasance that shook the American business community and led to legislative fixes like Sarbanes-Oxley. In this edition of Boardroom Perspectives, Edgewood College business professor Denis Collins, who has written a book about the Enron debacle,...

Knowing that current malware solutions aren't going to be self-sustaining, professors at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are involved in a collaboration to help the good guys stay one step ahead in the computer virus Cold War. They have developed new software to combat the “on-the-fly"...

Consistent entrepreneurial growth continues in the United States, but subtle demographic shifts continue to change the face of the American entrepreneur, according to the Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity. Those shifts are occurring in the ethnic make-up of America's entrepreneurs, as Asians, Latinos, and immigrants...

MailFoundry, a Green Bay based anti-spam solution provider, has launched an anti spam appliance that can handle more than 100,000 users and 20 million e-mails per day. The filter is designed to be scalable and combat increasing threats from spam, phishing attacks, and viruses....

Research into brain disease that is being led by principal investigator Jeannette Vasquez Vivar, assistant professor of biophysics at the Medical College of Wisconsin, will be supported by a $377,000 grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke....

Rockwell Automation, a provider of industrial automation control and information solutions, has reached an agreement to acquire Industrial Control Services Group Ltd., a British industrial controls company, for $218 million. The British firm is considered an important strategic fit for Rockwell's process-control and safety-solutions businesses....

With its reach extending farther across the globe, TomoTherapy is opening an international Technical Training Center in Madison. The center will be used to train employees to maintain Hi-Art radiation therapy systems that are sold around the world....