Entrepreneurs

Two Wisconsin companies will present to a gathering of 20,000 industry representatives and investors at the forthcoming 2008 BIO International Convention in San Diego. Invivosciences of Milwaukee and Primorigen Biosciences of McFarland will make formal presentations about their companies during the four-day event, which begins...

Entrepreneurial companies, not firms that operate in long-standing industries, create most new jobs in the economy. That's why it's so important for Wisconsin, which is looking to grow the high-tech jobs of future, to create a robust culture of entrepreneurialism starting in K-12, according to...

Evaluating whether an attorney is needed when licensing software or acquiring hardware is a bit like the triage process used in the medical profession, according to Wisconsin attorney Mark Foley. In this edition of Digital Lex, he offers 10 questions that companies or information technology...

The first-ever First Look Forum, to be held during the 2008 Wisconsin Entrepreneurs' Conference, will introduce promising university innovations to venture capitalists and other investors. The conference, to be held June 9 and 10 at the Hyatt Regency Milwaukee, will feature new innovations from researchers...

Three Wisconsin telecommunications providers have joined forces to form a video company to provide IPTV services to rural areas of Wisconsin and beyond. The companies - Midwest Telnet, Tri-County Telcom, and Wisconsin Indepdendent Network - have formed Midwest Video Solutions to provide the facilities needed...

Whether or not proposed changes to the federal Small Business Innovation Research grant program would help Wisconsin is anyone's guess. But the merits of a provision to allow venture capital-owned entrepreneurial firms to apply for grants continues to generate a great deal of debate, according...

Platypus Technologies of Madison has announced the appointment of Eric Apfelbach, president and CEO of the Madison-based Virent Energy Systems, to its board of directors. Apfelbach, who also founded another Madison company, Alfalight, was appointed for his combination of scientific and business skills and...