Entrepreneurs

The Green Bay area will receive one of 10 workforce training grants to be awarded under Gov. Jim Doyle's Emerging Industries Skills Partnership. The state has awarded an $89,000 grant to the Bay Area Workforce Development Board to coordinate training for advanced manufacturing, computer skills,...

Wisconsin added more than 1,600 high-tech jobs last year and ranks in the upper half of states in terms of high-tech employment, but still lags behind most other states in terms of the average high-tech wage. On average, technology workers here earn $61,000, which is...

In 2007, angel investors became more cautious nationally, according to an annual analysis of the angel capital market conducted by the Center for Venture Research. Their caution comes amid volatility in the economy, and as the state of Wisconsin tries to make it more attractive...

The Madison-based TrafficCast, a provider of traffic information, has announced a partnership with GeoMicro, a GPS navigation application developer, to deliver traffic information and forecasts on mobile devices. The partnership was announced from the Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Association's annual Wireless Show in Las Vegas. ...

Inviragen, Inc. will receive a $250,000 Technology Venture Fund loan from the Wisconsin Department of Commerce. The Mount Horeb company, founded in 2003, develops vaccines for emerging infectious diseases. ...

The acquisition of the Expert Nurse Estimation Patient Classification System by the Hartford-based api Software will help the Wisconsin company meet state-imposed requirements for patient-to-staff ratios. api Software, a provider of labor resource management software to healthcare organizations, believes ENEPCS also will help hospitals with...

Women in Bio have recognized Laura Douglass, president and CEO of Oregon, Wisconsin's Next Generation Clinical Research, as a successful entrepreneur in the life-science industry. She was among 83 women, all founders of biotechnology companies, honored at the organization's recent convention in Washington, D.C. ...

Milwaukee is one of the top metro areas in the country to watch for technology growth, according to a study by a public policy professor at George Mason University. Philip Auerswald led the study in 2004 and 2005 that aimed to create a method for...

Columnist Tom Koulopoulos has been immersed in the subject of innovation, especially in corporate settings, for the past several years, but he recently received a wake-up called that challenged his assumptions. In a talk to students at Babson College, he found evidence of an emerging...

In today's constantly changing workplace, one thing remains constant: a younger generation of workers have vastly different expectations and needs. To meet their workplace expectations, and hang onto their skills and talent in the process, IT and other managers will have to think outside the...