Entrepreneurs

Former State of Wisconsin Investment Board portfolio manager Carrie J. Thome has been named director of investments at the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, where she will manage a $1.8 million investment portfolio. Income and gains from the portfolio are gifted to the University of Wisconsin-Madison...

Trissential, a business improvement and project implementation company on a fast-growth track, has earned a 2007 Wisconsin Small Business Success Award. The award is given annually to eight businesses that have achieved success in adapting to new market conditions, business growth, or overcoming adversity. ...

If Dane County is any indication, the economy may not be that bad after all. An annual survey in Wisconsin's fastest-growing county demonstrates resilience to a possible economic downturn in 2008. This is especially true of the technology sector, which reported strong numbers in terms...

The world of angel investing can teach many business lessons, primarily about the importance of management in overcoming the seemingly insurmountable odds of early-stage ventures, according to columnist and software executive Geoff Bastow. In this edition of Leading IT, Bastow recounts the 10 commandments of...

Nowhere is the need for broadband greater than in rural healthcare, which is why the federal government is trying to help them save lives by using advanced communications to tap the expertise of modern urban medical centers. The latest example is a $1.6 million grant...

Dr. James Thomson of the University of Wisconsin-Madison will speak on “Stem cell research: The Next Chapter" at the Jan. 22 luncheon meeting of the Wisconsin Innovation Network in Madison. A team led by Thomson recently discovered a way to produce embryonic stem cells from...