Entrepreneurs

CHICAGO—Earlier this summer, we looked at venture capital funding in the U.S. during the first quarter of 2004, which reached about $5 billion in investments in small companies. While promising, this level was lower than the $5.4 billion invested during the fourth quarter of 2003,...

TeraMEDICA Inc., a Wauwatosa-based startup with roots in the Mayo Clinic, offers a solution to a growing problem in the medical industry. TeraMEDICA's software is billed as an enterprise solution that enables instantaneous delivery of digital images, whenever and wherever they are needed, without the...

Scientific research at UW-Madison is being transformed into thriving start-up companies that are playing a key role in the knowledge-based economy. This is the story of one such spin-off, Quintessence Biosciences, and a young graduate student named Laura Strong....

MADISON – Gov. Jim Doyle announced Monday that he has established a new Governor's Small Business Technology Transfer Award. The award will recognize the achievements of small businesses in Wisconsin that have succeeded in taking an idea and developing a business....

Deltanoid Pharmeceuticals, a Madison-based startup founded by University of Wisconsin-Madison medical researcher Hector F. DeLuca, is gaining steam in its attempt to develop a way to rebuild bone. Wednesday, Deltanoid showed up on the Fierce 15, a list of up-and-coming biotech companies published by Fierce...