Entrepreneurs

Smart, savvy and very possibly soon-to-be-rich women from across the county will descend on Madison at the end of September in a reality show you won't see on television. Springboard Enterprises, an organization that pairs women-led technology companies with investors, will hold a two day seminar...

For Det Ansinn, server capacity is critical. Last December, his 10-person software company, BrickSimple, released a popular application called Xbox Live Friends. that lets people use their phones to play Xbox games with each other and shows which other players are online. Requests to log...

The University of Wisconsin, Madison, is one of the country's leading centers of public biopharmaceutical research, and the campus has spawned dozens of spinout companies based on University research. Given the right conditions that growth could, over the next five years, support the emergence...

We are living in an era of increased regulation and renewed enforcement efforts, especially for public companies as well as private companies in industries associated with the 2008 meltdown. Governmental regulation and enforcement is typically reactionary in nature rather than proactive. Could you imagine where...

To build a viable, dynamic and sustainable culture of entrepreneurship in Wisconsin, we need to include programs and opportunities for our youth. Stimulating the entrepreneurial fire in our youth helps to position the state for future growth, while creating immediate opportunities for youth to thrive...

The benefits of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program have been measured and reviewed in detail by many organizations, including the National Academy of Sciences. The program is generally credited with significant innovation, resulting in benefits such as patents, jobs and commercialized products. Reauthorization...

"I agree on the one condition it's not going to be a girl power post, ok"? That's what Gali Ross requested when I asked to profile her for TechCrunch. So this isn't going to be a 'girl power' post, but the fact of the matter...

Silicon Valley’s money-making engine is stalled as technology start-ups find it harder to sell themselves or go public. Part of the blame, entrepreneurs and investors say, falls on the big investment banks. Even if a start-up ready to go public attracts the attention of the big...