Author: WTN News

Brand protection has become a coveted business intelligence service as the Internet continues to expand, which is one reason that NameProtect was an acquisition target of the Delaware-based Corporation Service Co. A vice president in the firm, who cited several synergies between the two companies,...

Yer Biotech Blues columnist Mike Rosen offers greetings from New Delhi, India, where he is traveling as part of the Illinois trade mission to India. The implications of this trade mission, while clearly focused on Illinois, could affect the entire Midwest as a region that...

Venture investors have been accused of speaking a foreign language, but in this Private Placements column, Matt Storms attempts to take some of the mystery out of capital lingo. The Michael Best and Friedrich attorney has produced a capital “glossary” that serves as a resource...

Summary: Now that his second venture has been sold, Brian Wiegand intends to leave his days as a serial entrepreneur behind and focus on growing Jellyfish.com, a Madison-based shopping search engine. Wiegand's second venture, the digital brand management company NameProtect, has been sold to Corporation...

Berbee Information Networks plans to expand in new facilties that would be added to the New Venture Center on the Fitchburg Technology Campus. If plans are approved by the Fitchburg Common Council, Berbee would be the anchor tenant of a new office building and a...

The University of Wisconsin-Madison would like to see more health research follow a continuum from clinical investigation to actual practice, so it has established a new research entity called the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research. The institute, which will partner with the Marshfield Clinic...

The integration of information technology into virtually all aspects of the economy is responsible for much of America's economic growth, and a new study confirms what many economists have been saying for years - that computers provide a big boost to productivity. How big? Three...

The owner of a Milwaukee software business is expanding his company while shrinking his waistline. John Psuik, founder and CEO of Developer One Software, has entered into an agreement with a European mobile phone provider, and has used his own software applications to drop almost...

IT implementation failures that have dogged business and public sector organizations were the result of flawed processes, but a new approach promises to create greater alignment between business and technology, according to columnist Kirk Knoernschild. In this inaugural edition of Aligning IT, he touts the...

A Madison medical technology business has received a $100,000 federal grant to produce a series of new medical products with better adhesive properties than anything now on the market. Nerites Corp. is developing tissue repair products and advanced coatings for implanted medical devices that are...