Entrepreneurs

Complementary product lines and exposure to new clients were the motivation for Eagle Technology of Mequon to acquire the Knoxville, Tenn.-based Equipsoft Corp. Eagle, which operates in a mature industry with more then 300 competitors, is looking to expand its client base beyond asset management. ...

The decline in IT program enrollments across the state is attributed largely to young people being scared away by the dotcom bust, but now that the technology sectors are bouncing back, what is being done to grow the future IT labor force? In this look...

Nerites Corp. is conducting animal tests to validate two new products, and it recently raised an additional $1 million to support its business operations. The money, which was raised from angel investors, brings the company's venture capital base to $3 million. ...

The new products and solutions of 67 companies were on display during the recent DEMOfall 2006 event, raising the bar for the Winter 2007 conference. In this brief edition of DEMO Letter, columnist Chris Shipley points readers to recaps of the event's media coverage, to...

The role of Wisconsin businesses in avian flu preparedness and genetic-based medicine will be among the trends explored at the 2006 Wisconsin Biotechnology and Medical Device Association conference. The annual gathering, which will convene Oct. 12 at the GE Healthcare Institute, will feature addresses by...

NimbleGen Systems, Inc., has improved its ability to sell microarray products to researchers worldwide by obtaining a non-exclusive, worldwide license to a number of patents held by Affymetrix, Inc. Affymetrix, which is based in Santa Clara, Calif., developed the first commercial microarray in 1994. ...

Several companies in Wisconsin's Chippewa Valley have landed over $36 million in new contracts with the Department of Defense, and businesses in southeastern Wisconsin received more than $20 million in the recent defense appropriations bills - much of it for products and technologies that better...

The recent Milwaukee BarCamp was called the "unconference" for a very good reason. With no formal schedule and about as many keynoters as attendees, technology professionals were free to talk about anything tech related, professional or otherwise. The camp was held in the casual setting...

Does your office building have broadband connectivity, security, and other intelligent amenities? If not, it may be technologically out-of-date, even if it has every other modern amenity, according to columnist James Carlini. ...