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“Not only is there not a lot of money out there for women, but not a lot of early stage money,” said Lauren Flanagan, founder and CEO of SCIO Corp., a Michigan financial consulting firm. Flanagan and others are hoping to turn that around. ...

A new report suggests Wisconsin is slowly making progress when it comes to building a technology-based economy, as judged by indicators such as producing patents, investing in private research and development, and creating high-tech jobs. The natural question: Why are we improving?...

Norlight Telecommunications has adopted an unconventional approach to help recruit hard-to-find candidates for their growing number of technical jobs. The Wisconsin-based provider of customized integrated voice and data solutions for businesses has created an external referral bonus program to reward anyone who assists Norlight in...

Every organization wants more innovation – but how to best produce it? Some believe innovation results from creating the right environment to enable inspiration and invention among employees. Innovation is left up to individuals to create in their own unique ways. But few managers are...

Rita Colwell, former director of the National Science Foundation (NSF), will speak on "Water Pollution and Human Health" at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3, in a free public lecture at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Memorial Union....