Entrepreneurs

The Department of Commerce has authorized Next Generation Manufacturing grants to help Wisconsin manufacturers improve performance, stimulate growth and respond to new challenges as the economy recovers from the recession. “Wisconsin manufacturers who adopt Next Generation Manufacturing principles can improve their competitiveness, win a greater...

Three very young companies - all from outside Wisconsin - won the Elevator Pitch Olympics in Madison on Wednesday. All three said they would consider moving to the state, said Tom Still, president of the Wisconsin Technology Council, which organized the contest. The event gets its...

The post-industrial evolution of the U.S. economy has aroused multibillion-dollar questions over what kinds of inventions deserve patent protection, and on Monday the Supreme Court joined the muddle over whether new ideas and strategies do. The courts and U.S. law have long held that the inventors...

The BioPharma Management Technologies Division of Wound Management Technologies, Inc., (WNDM) will search for partners to aid in leveraging its existing technology and infrastructure to develop opportunities within the International Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering fields. "Some of the most important developments in biotechnology and medical...

Entrepreneurship programs at UW–Madison are supporting innovative thinking and actions. The Wiscontrepreneur program promotes the creation of new businesses and socially beneficial organizations; the Student Venture Seed Grant Program backs up that encouragement with real money; programs at the Wisconsin School of Business rank among the...

Central Signal, LLC, a Madison-based company, has been awarded a $700,000 SBIR Phase II grant entitled “Cost Effective, Power Efficient, Wireless Sensor Network Based Highway Incident Detection & Warning System” from the United States Department of Transportation. A cost effective, easily deployable system, that could...

WHITEWATER ­ Entrepreneurs from across Wisconsin will have the chance to network and learn valuable information from a diverse group of presenters in new and attractive industries at the state's first conference for young entrepreneurs. The Wisconsin Youth Entrepreneurs Conference will be held at the University...