Entrepreneurs

Cimphoni is expanding its rapidly-growing technology consulting team by welcoming Sania Irwin, PhD, as Chief Innovation Officer. In this role, she is responsible for establishing business solutions focused on the Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data & Analytics, and Cognitive Systems. Previously, Dr. Irwin served in...

Our greatest fear is uncertainty. We will do anything to avoid it, including lying to ourselves and trying to pretend that we can work around it by creating certainty through decisions that are based on the illusion of probability. On any given day we are all...

The latest report from the Kauffman Foundation reaffirms what most people already know: Wisconsin as a whole is not a hub for starting and growing a business. The key words there are “as a whole,” because while parts of Wisconsin are desperately short on startups and...

Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft… and now, Yahoo.The onetime leader of all things Internet is just the latest large tech company to enter the bot and messaging fray. Today, Yahoo unveiled three bots for the Kik platform: @yahoonews; @yahooweather; and @MonkeyPets, a virtual emoji-loving companion....

Social Capital and American Express Ventures backed Simplee, a startup that aims to facilitate medical bill payments, in its latest $20 million funding round. Simplee says it works with over 900 hospitals and physicians and helps process “over $1 billion in annual payments” in the U.S....