Entrepreneurs

For most technology and life-science companies, intellectual property is a critical business asset, according to attorney and WTN guest columnist Sverre Roang. He asserts that intellectual property can be worth millions if it's handled the right way; unfortunately, that's a big IF, and entrepreneurs must...

Three Wisconsin technology companies, including the newly venture funded Alice.com, have been qualified for investor tax credits under the state's angel investor and venture fund tax credit programs. Joining Alice.com are Idle Free Systems of Watertown and Promentis Pharmaceuticals of Milwaukee. The tax credit programs...

Maneuvering through the nuances of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs can be daunting and overwhelming. In this WTN guest column, Pat Dillon of the Wisconsin Entrepreneurs Network tries to take some of the mystery out of the...

Any time is the perfect time to begin an era of relentless innovation, but in a period of economic uncertainty, innovation can be a truly invaluable asset, according to innovation master Tom Koulopoulos. He will be in Madison Nov. 11 to present his Innovation Master...

Eight prominent investors from Wisconsin and beyond will serve as judges for the Elevator Pitch Olympics during the 2008 Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium in Madison. The investors, which include Venture Investors' John Neis and the Phenomenelle Angels' Jan Eddy, will hear from up to 20...

Madison, Wis. - Charles Hoslet, managing director of the UW-Madison Office of Corporate Relations, will speak about university efforts to build an entrepreneurial culture, off campus as well as on, at the Tuesday, Oct. 28 meeting of the Wisconsin Innovation Network in Madison. The luncheon will...

U.S. Senator Russ Feingold and Republican Congressman Paul Ryan weighed in on the nation's economic and fiscal ills during the Wisconsin Biotechnology and Medical Device Conference in Waukesha. Both officials have made bold proposals that address public policy conerns, including Feingold's E-4 Initiative to boost...