Economy

MADISON – A few years ago, when Brian Kaas attended some of the nation’s leading conferences for venture capitalists, the audience was predominantly investors from stand-alone venture funds. Today, when the managing director of Madison-based CMFG Ventures takes part in such gatherings, the makeup includes many...

Intel, the world’s largest computer chip manufacturer, will invest $7 billion to finish a factory in Arizona, adding 3,000 jobs, the company’s chief executive said on Wednesday after meeting with President Trump at the White House. The completion of the factory, which will complement two other...

As he stood before a crowd at the annual economic forecast luncheon of the Wisconsin Bankers Association, Gov. Scott Walker was upbeat about what 2017 promises for the state. His caveat, however, was all about people. To be specific, Walker wants to ensure there are enough...

The latest round of investment in Midwestern BioAg Inc. caught many eyes simply because of its size: The 33-year-old company has raised $21.3 million to continue a $40-million recapitalization that began in 2014. It also deserved notice because of a phrase used to describe the...

Economy laid flat on the long marble slab in a very large hall, dead from eating the poisoned apple while under the spell of witchcraft. The air in the hall is foggy and still; it reaches high into the rafters of this massive white marble...