Entrepreneurs

Calling all entrepreneurs or entrepreneurs-in-the-making! If you have a dream of starting a business someday, especially if it is a potentially high-growth business, new resources are coming on stream that will help you realize your goal. BizStarts Milwaukee, a group I helped found and lead, is launching...

Rachel Dooley quit her high-paying job as an attorney a month ago to launch a jewelry business, and her friends think she is crazy. Her friends may be right, according to statistics showing that small and entrepreneurial businesses are suffering at record rates in the recession....

The mounting annual trillion-dollar risk to businesses from corporate information loss and consumer data leakage gains perspective through the comparable magnitude of the federal stimulus package. The costs, liabilities and risks of lost, stolen, inappropriately accessed and improperly disposed information are astronomical and growing. ...

Promega Corporation, a provider of DNA and RNA Analysis, will plant a tree for each GoTaq Hot Start product purchased through May 31st. This green initiative is designed to compliment the mission of life scientists around the world - to improve the lives of others...

A $2 million contract to provide Mediasite equipment to a university campus under construction in Saudi Arabia is Sonic Foundry’s biggest deal for 2009, chief executive and chairman Rimas Buinevicius told the company’s annual shareholders meeting at Monona Terrace on Thursday. The King Abdullah...

Prepare to enter the doldrums, because it may be the only way to get to recovery. In opening the Fusion 2009 CEO-CIO Symposium Wednesday evening, Gartner Vice President and Distinguished Analyst Jorge Lopez gave more than 100 information technology leaders tips on how to read cloaked...

A few weeks ago, Agenda reader Roland wrote to say that just as Congress was bulking up Small Business Administration lending by passing the stimulus bill, "the SBA cut off the knees of the 7(a) program." The new SBA regulations taking effect March 1 limit the...

On March 2, 2009, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a writ of certiorari in Reed Elsevier, Inc. v. Muchnik This case presents a potentially crucial issue for copyright owners seeking to enforce their rights in court: Must a copyright owner obtain a copyright registration before...

At this time with unemployment rates climbing and incomes being cut, it is more important now than ever that our State Legislature stand on the side of business and do what we can to create new jobs and prevent more businesses from closing their doors,...

Cellectar, a privately held radiopharmaceuticals company that designs and develops products to detect, treat and monitor human cancers, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Company's Investigational New Drug (IND) application for its 131I-CLR1404 drug candidate for testing in...