Author: WTN News

As is the case with most rankings, California dwarfs most Midwestern states in various measures of nanotechnology activity, but the Midwest is still a player in nanotech, writes columnist Michael Rosen. In this edition of Yer Biotech Blues, Rosen takes measure of the Midwest's role...

The Marshfield Clinic, a central Wisconsin private medical system that spends $25 million per year on research, has officially partnered with the WiSys Technology Foundation for patenting and licensing its discoveries, and collaborating with researchers in the University of Wisconsin System. ...

Sonic Foundry, the Madison-based producer of the rich media product Mediasite, has filed a shelf registration that will allow it to sell up to 12 million shares of common stock to raise up to $42.6 million. Proceeds could be used for a variety of business...

Known more for "R" than "D," the Marshfield Clinic could become the next engine of technology transfer under a new agreement with the WiSys Technology Foundation. As Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still writes, the agreement is not only a watershed moment for the clinic, it...

The Make Mine a $Million campaign has come to Wisconsin, and soon the state's women entrepreneurs will be competing for valuable business related benefits. The program now has become a movement, according to Inacom Information System's Laurie Benson, and it seeks to take one million...

The nuts and bolts of starting a business include choosing a business entity name, which is more involved than it sounds. Fortunately, the Internet provides a way to find out if you have "naming rights" in Wisconsin, according to Early Stage columnist Joe Boucher, and...

American society uses technology in virtually every facet of life, which is one reason why Wisconsin has begun to move away from paper records in the healthcare system. As Lt. Gov. Barbara Lawton explains in this WTN Visions Column, the real impact of our pending...

Financially troubled Merge Healthcare has announced that its reorganization initiative will involve the offshoring of some 150 jobs to its planned software development and support center in India. The company, which has lost $227 million in the aftermath of improper financial reporting, anticipates savings of...

Securitas Technologies, a new start-up company based in Madison, is in the early phases of developing anti-malware systems that target the behavior of viruses, spyware, trojans, and other destructive programs. The company hopes to meet opportunities created by an increasingly sophisticated class of cyber criminals....

Complying with securities laws is a crucial part of raising capital, notes Private Placements columnist Matthew Storms. In previous articles on raising capital, he provided an overview of the capital-raising process, due diligence, and the use of placement agents. This column describes a few common...