Author: WTN News

An initial public offering filed by a Wisconsin tech company is a strong sign that Wisconsin is moving up the technological food chain, according to Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still. The IPO filing announced by NimbleGen, which follows one filed by TomoTherapy, is not only...

With a research and development contract worth $1.7 million from the Army Research Laboratory, Alfalight will develop pump modules suitable for pumping high-power, fiber-laser systems for defense and commercial applications. The company's diode lasers are used in global industrial and telecommunications markets. ...

Angel investors play a critical role in the early-stage equity financing of high- growth entrepreneurial companies, and their activity continues to increase, according to an annual study by the Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire. An annual study of angel investing...

During a visit to Milwaukee, Gov. Jim Doyle announced state investment commitments of $12.5 million for the Medical College of Wisconsin, and $3.5 million for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The investments are designed to boost healthcare collaboration and services, and the training of engineers in...

The decision by NimbleGen Systems to file for an initial public offering may primarily be an exit strategy for its investors, but it's also the latest piece of a global sales strategy. Company officials have been mum on recent fund-raising developments, but they have also...

Attorney David Kettner has decided to leave the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation and join the staff of Virent Energy Systems as chief intellectual property counsel. During his career, Kettner has emphasized biotech patent prosecution and intellectual property licensing....