Author: WTN News

Wisconsin has many economic assets, but it still may not be able to compete with the more nimble and more moneyed east and west coasts. In this latest installment of WTN's Visions Series, Baird CEO Paul Purcell recommends nixing intra- and inter-state rivalries as he...

CDW Corp. has reassigned Steven Schuldt, vice president of sales, to handle the merger of Berbee Information Networks Corp. into CDW. In the transaction, which was announced in October, CDW acquired Berbee for $184 million in cash....

ENCAP, a soil technology company based in Green Bay, has won the 2006 Governor's Small Business Technology Transfer Award. The company, whose advanced soil technology is designed to create ideal growing conditions for lawn and garden seeds, beat out two Middleton-based companies - Lucigen Corp....

The promotional aspects of online video have not been lost on the Smirnoff Vodkas and the Nestles (Butterfinger chocolate bars) of the world. These are among the companies that have successfully incorporated online video into their advertising programs. According to Buzz Networks columnist Paul Gibler,...

Monica Doss remembers the early 1980s very well. With $35,000 in the bank and virtually no venture investment in North Carolina, the Council for Economic Development began to reshape the entrepreneurial culture of an entire state, one that now is represented by the famed Research...

A new online company that is seeking to change the way buyers and sellers connect online has received an impressive $5 million in venture capital from two private equity firms. In a move that could provide more momentum to Wisconsin's high-tech sector, Jellyfish.com plans to...

A Wauwatosa-based biotechnology firm developing an instrument for testing new drugs on genetically-engineered heart tissue has been awarded almost $100,000 from the National Institutes of Health. InvivoSciences will use the money to optimize its technology for commercialization in 2007....

A research team led by pediatric hematologist Robert Montgomery has received a five-year, $9.7 million project grant to conduct genetic studies into a hereditary bleeding disorder known as Von Willebrand disease. The grant was issued by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute....

If you're like a lot of technology and life-science executives, you wonder where your next venture round will come from, and who is competing for those same dollars. If you're not familiar with investors, Private Placements columnist Matt Storms suggests you consider intermediaries known as...

TeraMedica Healthcare Technology, a Milwaukee-based medical informatics company, has partnered with the University of California-Davis Cancer Center to install an information manager with oncology-specific electronic medical record technology. As part of the deal, UC-Davis will provide expertise for TeraMedica's Oncology Advisory Board....