Economy

Some cities and regions are dying because they have not provided the right infrastructure platform to attract and maintain new corporate endeavors, according to columnist James Carlini. That infrastructure not only includes roads, bridges, and rail, but also broadband connectivity....

Madison's East Washington Avenue corridor often is referred to as front door to the city, but the area also has the potential to accelerate information technology development in the downtown area. Thanks to the buzz generated by the presence of Google and Microsoft, the avenue...

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will ask the state for a total of $20 million over the next two budget cycles to drive its research agenda, according to a published report. The university, which is attempting to transfer more of its research into the regional economy,...

Madison, Wis. — The University Research Park is expanding on Madison's east side, into a 6,000 square feet of a large industrial building that will be renovated and made available for startup companies sometime next year....

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....

Appleton, Wis. - Fabrication Laboratories, or Fab Labs, are an exercise in global technology sharing spun out of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Wisconsin technical college is putting an entrepreneurial spin on them. Dozens of inventors are using the lab and taking advantage...