Entrepreneurs

Sharendipity LLC, a Madison start-up that wants to become an online meeting place for kids who want to create their own games, companies that want to make graphics for their Web sites and programmers who want to sell their services or develop software. "Other game-making platforms...

Entrepreneurs never really retire. They move on to their next project. Just ask Linda Remeschatis, 60, a former prosecutor in Madison, Wis., who turned her passion for local food and art into a second career. In 1998, at age 50, Remeschatis left the public sector...

Many technology start-ups think that their businesses are entirely unique. Yet, they face many of the same issues as any business. Indeed, many tech companies are family businesses. So, let's take a look at a few things that tech companies might learn from companies outside...

The annual Ideas to Profits Conference, sponsored by the Wisconsin Innovation Service Center at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, is looking for basement or workshop inventors that wish to create their own business. The conference brings together more than 30 experts on licensing, government funding,...

Inacom Information Systems CEO and Co-founder Laurie Benson was honored recently by the U.S. Small Business Administration as its 2009 National Women in Business Champion winner. She earned the award for her efforts to help women succeed in business. Benson, who has led Inacom for 25...

Eso-Technologies, a Waukesha County startup company that has developed a monitoring device to reduce the risk of heart attacks for people undergoing surgery, won the grand prize in the 2009 Governor’s Business Plan Contest, which was announced Tuesday night at the Wisconsin Entrepreneur's Conference in...

Ben Hobbins didn't win the statewide Governor's Business Plan Contest in 2007, the year IronClad Soft Bait Brands competed with about 280 other entries. But like the patient fisherman he is, Hobbins refined his plan and kept casting his line in the water. In the June...

MADISON - Several events celebrating the accomplishments of women-owned businesses across Wisconsin will take place this month. From award ceremonies to competitions, business women across the state will be recognized and applauded for their achievements. “Women-owned businesses continue to play an important role in Wisconsin’s...