Author: WTN News

A joint U.S. Department of Agriculture and Department of Energy grant will enable Madison's Virent Energy Systems to partner with an Arkansas firm to increase production of a renewable chemical. Virent's goal is to provide a profitable market for glycerol, a co-product of the biodiesel...

TomoTherapy Inc. has reached a milestone by selling its 100th Hi-Art System to a veterans medical center in Albany, N.Y. The Stratton VA Medical Center will use the system, which applies a targeted dosage of radiation, to treat veterans with prostate cancer, head and neck...

Mirus Bio Corp. has been granted a European patent for its therapeutic gene delivery technique known as "Pathway IV," which could one day help treat muscular dystrophy and Lou Gehrig's disease. The Madison-based biotech company is actively seeking strategic alliances to expand its product pipeline. ...

Kathi Christian wears two hats at the QTI Group, which can place her in some conflicting and complementary situations. As the director of information systems and the CFO of a group of companies with 11 locations, there is a lot of compliance to worry about,...

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...