Entrepreneurs

Madison, Wis. -- Pulling an all-nighter has never been so profitable for a team of University of Wisconsin-Madison Business School students who won a venture capital (VC) competition Saturday. Chris Lang, Gail McGuire and Paul Pucci, all MBA students, secured the win from a panel...

Madison, Wis. - The first-prize winner in the Governor's Business Plan Contest will receive $50,000 from the Department of Commerce, according to a recent announcement by Secretary Cory Nettles....

CHICAGO – They’re back. In its forecast of the top 10 entrepreneurial trends for 2004, Red Herring magazine recently proclaimed: “Angel investors are back – funding the small start-ups that will be tomorrow’s giants.” Angels, of course, are an important source of venture financing. ...

Wisconsin technology leaders hit the road
MILWAUKEE - Ask any successful entrepreneur what the #1 priority for a small business is and you will get one answer: SALES. Despite this, sales force structure and management remains probably the most neglected discipline in business school curricula...

APPLETON, WI– Nearly 60 people heard UW-Madison professor Raj Veeramani and Menasha Corp. research and development manager David Matthias stress the importance of innovation in today’s economy at the first meeting of the Wisconsin Innovation Network (WIN) Foundation in northeast Wisconsin....