Entrepreneurs

Filament Games is a small Madison firm that wants to be the developer of the "Citizen Cane" of educational games. But these goals may be thwarted, or at least stifled, company founders Dan White and Dan Norton said, if Wisconsin does away with the one-year-old...

In early April, Adam Wilson posted a status update on the social networking Web site Twitter - just by thinking about it. A University of Wisconsin-Madison biomedical engineering doctoral student, Wilson is among a growing group of researchers worldwide who aim to perfect a...

After hearing rumors that the marketing and communications department that she worked in at the EMD Chemicals Inc. facility in Madison would be relocated to New Jersey, Karren Jeske noticed a job posting made by one of her connections on LinkedIn. Jeske applied for the...

City Dictionary, a Madison Web site that provides a user-guided tour of individual cities' colloquialisms, won the top prize today at the G. Stephen Burrill Business Plan Competition. A record 18 business plans were presented by 30 student entrepreneurs at the 11th annual contest, held...

The G. Steven Burrill Business Plan Competition will be held this Friday. The daylong event, which begins with a talk by Burrill & Co. CEO Steve Burrill at 7:30 a.m., is free and open to the public. The contest offers students a chance to compete...

A Wisconsin-based company focused on stem cell cytogenetics and characterization has secured special state loan and earns highly sought after certification in state’s angel investor tax credit program Cell Line Genetics, LLC, has secured a $250,000 loan through Wisconsin’s Technology Venture Fund program. Additionally,...

The number of filers for first-time unemployment claims fell last week, though they remain at very high levels. Tom Koulopoulos, author of "The Innovation Zone," tells Kelsey Hubbard historical periods of high unemployment proceed periods of extremely high innovation....