Entrepreneurs

A coalition of consumer groups, including two that are challenging stem cell patents held by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, have filed legal papers in support of new patent continuation rules. The groups contend the new rules would curtail abusive behavior by patent applicants, but...

Ken Hendricks, who founded and built ABC Supply Co. into a $3 billion annual business, was a shining example of entrepreneurialism and philanthropy in Wisconsin, writes his friend and WTN columnist Tom Still. In this edition of Inside Wisconsin, Still pays homage to Hendricks, who...

TeraMedica's presence in the global market has been solidified with a hardware reseller agreement with Dell, Inc. This partnership, which is being described as a joint solution, will give care providers and patients timely access to digitized patient information - including medical images - across...

In the unlikely event that CIOs thought e-discovery requirements would take some time to shake out, Wisconsin attorney Erik Phelps has some bad news. Not only is the volume of cases picking up dramatically, but case law is pinpointing corporate and management obligations in producing...

Stemina Biomarker Discovery will receive $212,500 as part of a round of stock financing directed by DaneVest Tech Fund I. Stemina Biomarker, co-founded by University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher Gabriela Cezar and former Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation counsel Beth Donley, is commercializing a proprietary metabolomics technology...

The demise of generally accepted accounting principles in the United States in favor of global accounting standards has accelerated and will challenge American businesses in more ways than Sarbanes Oxley, according to columnist and accountant Ron Kral. In this edition of Boardroom Perspectives, Kral advises...

In what is being called a logical next step in the evolution of a Wisconsin medical services software provider, EMSystem of West Allis has acquired the electronic patient care technology of a California company that makes and sells personal health records and other medical software....

Deltanoid Pharmaceuticals, a privately held pharmaceutical development company spun out of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has announced the completion of a $12 million round of financing that will be used to advance therapies for the treatment of renal disease. The money comes from a group...

The University of Wisconsin-Madison has finalized an exclusive license with Enable IPC Corp. to develop and sell ultracapacitor technology. The agreement formalizes a relationship that began with a license option agreement that gave Enable IPC the option to license the ultracapacitor technology, an alternative to...