Entrepreneurs

Madison's Third Wave Technologies saw its stock price rise 25 percent the day following its announcement of a successful trial phase for its human papillomavirus (HPV) test. ...

Small businesses have a difficult time keeping pace with the never-ending technological march, especially when they tend not to have large, dedicated information technology staffs. In this look at the small business technology dilemma, WTN spoke to several vendors who work in the small-business space,...

Midwestern life science companies struggle to raise venture capital at the early stages, but one state stands out in developing creative solutions to the problem, according to Yer Biotech Blues columnist Michael Rosen. Citing Act 255 and new proposals to boost angel and venture capital...

Third Wave Technologies has achieved its primary goals in clinical trials for its tests for the human papillomavirus (HPV), which has been linked to cervical cancer in women. The company will submit trial results for HPV high-risk, 16/18 genotyping products to the FDA in April. ...

Merge Healthcare has reached a tentative settlement with defendants in a lawsuit against the Milwaukee-based medical software developer. In addition, the company announced that it has received more than $1 million from its primary insurance carrier to help cover litigation costs. ...

For leadership advice, many business executives are told to read The Art of War by Sun Tzu, but they also should be reading about Patton's approach to operational leadership and management of resources, argues columnist James Carlini. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he says...

Senate obstacles and growing budget deficit notwithstanding, the state's new Commerce secretary believes that legislative leaders support Gov. Jim Doyle's new Accelerate Wisconsin plan. Jack Fischer, who has spent more than 30 years in the private sector, is optimistic that lawmakers understand the importance of...