Entrepreneurs

Wisconsin continues to move forward in attracting venture capital, but the pace of progress is still slow, according to a recent venture capital report. Despite a growing tech industry, the state captured less than one percent of total venture dollars invested....

Although the alignment of business and IT is far from ideal, Tom Koulopoulos is encouraged by the improved working relationship between CEOs and CIOs in American business. In this WTN interview, the founder of the Delphi Group, a business consultancy in Boston, also reveals the...

University Research Park in Madison soon will add 50,000 square feet of “accelerator” office space to give start ups more room to grow. The Accelerator 2 facility will be designed for companies that have outgrown their incubator space, but still are not large enough to...

Cancer survivors like famed cyclist Lance Armstrong defy labels, according to guest columnist Ogan Gurel. Amstrong may have entered the cancer field on a bicycle, but Dr. Gurel believes he is joined by thousands who are using their own methods of dooming cancer to a...

In what is being described as a policy change that will promote the work of academic scientists, the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation has agreed to ease licensing requirements for human embryonic stem cell research. WARF, however, is rejecting calls to abandon its stem cell patents. ...

The state of Wisconsin is looking for a new chief information officer now that Matt Miszewski, administrator of the Division of Enterprise Technology, has decided to leave at the end of February to pursue opportunities in the private sector. Miszewski's tenure was marked by controversy...

Another company with Wisconsin ties is part of a major acquisition, but this time the Wisconsin-linked company is the buyer. The London-based GE healthcare, which has a key facility in Waukesha, has purchased the core laboratory diagnostic units of Abbott Laboratories. The acquisition, which is...

Cytochroma, a Canadian biotechnology firm that plans to open a facility in Madison in 2007, has raised $21 million in venture capital to start clinical trials for its vitamin D products. The firm is managed by former employees of Bone Care International who are being...