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Gregg Fergus is probably the only professional who has ever flown from Madison to Silicon Valley just to reach the office, but his weekly commute is over. Fergus, who recently was named to the executive teams at Baird Venture Partners and Caden Biosciences, is counted...

The face of small business will likely be radically different in the year 2017, according to a new report by Intuit, the business and financial management software developer. The report envisions a more diversified entrepreneurial class that is comprised of retired Baby Boomers and more...

Big Pharma has evolved into “Enormous Pharma” thanks to a six-stage deconstruction process of interconnected events, according to Yer Biotech Blues columnist Michael Rosen. Enormous Pharma will likely grow even larger as it is fed by global demographic trends and the need to conquer new...

Ushering in a new age, DEMO Letter columnist Chris Shipley recently addressed the DEMO 2007 Conference in California, and once again reminded those in attendance that technology consumers are in charge. Not that they needed much reminding, as nearly 70 new products on display provided...

Avolte Venture Partners, a venture capital fund announced last year, has reached its initial capital-raising goal and is ready to consider Midwestern and Wisconsin investments in life science and information technology. The fund intends to make 10 to 15 investments ranging from $1 million to...

Next Generation columnist Tony DiRomualdo is back after a holiday hiatus, and he is taking note of the latest episode of “CEOs Gone Wild” featuring Bob Nardelli, who was asked to leave Home Depot. A bitter pill to swallow, he writes, but $210 million worth...

Beware of data center companies that don't want to show off their goods, opines columnist James Carlini. If they don't want to open their facilities to prospective customers, it begs the following questions: what are they hiding or what are they missing? Make sure you...

Until there is an effective antidote to spam, and as long as the Internet remains inexpensive to use and difficult to regulate, e-mail abuse and Internet fraud concerns will be commonplace, writes Tech/Know columnist Troy Janisch. To safeguard their reputations, Internet marketers must exercise caution,...