Economy

BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation Inc. today announced that it has invested a total of $1 million in five additional companies, Dairyvative Technologies LLC, Shine Medical Technologies Inc., Fetch Rewards Inc., Medical Companion LLC (doing business as mPirik), and Keystone Insights Inc. (doing business as Project Foundry)....

It's hard to find someone who cares more about the economic vibrancy of the Milwaukee area than Tom Schuster, a seasoned corporate executive and turnaround expert who is now the managing general partner for the Wisconsin Super Angel Fund. That doesn't mean Schuster is above expressing...

The U.S. tech industry has been fighting for reform of the country's immigration system for years. On Thursday, President Obama gave the industry what they called welcomed help -- but that's not nearly all they want. Fwd.us,, the immigration reform group spearheaded by Facebook chief executive...

The drive along the U.S. 36 corridor between Denver and Boulder offers stunning views of the mountains that make up Colorado's Front Range, as well as impressive perspectives on the state's economic growth. Technology companies in the life sciences, telecommunications, energy and aerospace have found a...

The Internal Revenue Service has reduced the standard mileage rates that taxpayers can deduct for business use of motor vehicles next year to 50 cents a mile from 55 cents. The rate can be used by people who do not want to keep detailed records of...

What makes a good CIO great? The last few blog posts have sought to answer this question in terms of the characteristics of a great CIO. The characteristics, listed below, provide some guidance on what a great CIO is, but not necessarily how...