Entrepreneurs

Companies tend to have a good grasp on their tangible property. They know their real estate holdings and understand the value of their products. On the other hand, they tend to overlook the value of their intellectual property. Companies may understand that inventions could generally...

MADISON – After the downfall of so many companies early in the decade, the dot-com industry is once again rearing its head in a resurgence of profit and popularity. With the prolific search engine Google - now valued at an estimated $36 billion - about...

Disintermediation, outsourcing and globalization have changed the buying patterns of companies in many ways. The end user is playing an increasingly important role in the selection process and a clear trend is emerging toward acquiring solutions instead of products or equipment. Because IT departments are...

Madison has long been a home of innovation for entrepreneurs, as its liberal climate and productive economy make it an attractive place for them to place their roots. With over 120 technology companies founded in Madison over the past decade, the city’s potential for growth...

The prophesied “hydrogen economy” has been a little slow in coming, perhaps because hydrogen is hard to produce and harder to store in a non-volatile way. Virent, a Madison-based startup, may have the technology to solve both problems at once....

MILWAUKEE – Wisconsin’s inner-city and minority entrepreneurs face a unique set of challenges, and these obstacles – as well as the resources designed to overcome them – were the topic of a discussion Wednesday at the Entrepreneurs’ Conference in Milwaukee. A panel consisting of State...