Commentary

We've been fortunate lately. Despite the various indicators of a slowing economy, one thing that has not seen a downturn is the number of investments made by angels and angel groups here in the Midwest....

Sometimes an event can be revealing; a rude awakening to a reality that replaces a more innocent, but imaginary, world. Google's recent attempt to acquire Yahoo's search engine and search advertising business is such an event...

Product and company acquisitions at premium prices by product- and technology-hungry Big Pharma and Big Device (and even Big Biotech) are fueling the financial coffers of both smaller companies, investors and VCs....

Whether your new business venture is technology oriented or not, there are lots of options available to an early stage company looking for money to fund its operations. This article is a summary of the basics of each type of financing, including some specifically geared...

In 2004, the nation took notice as California and Wisconsin independently announced major investments in stem cell and biotechnology research. Four years later—as a comparison to California, Maryland, Massachusetts and New Jersey shows—Wisconsin clearly has room to realize a better return on its investment....