Entrepreneurs

Who says Republicans and Democrats can't work together? Well, most people who pay close attention to politics say that, actually, but there are exceptions to the rule. In this edition of Inside Wisconsin, columnist Tom Still offers kudos to the Wisconsin congressional delegation for pulling...

Platypus Technologies of Madison will use a $600,000 federal grant to develop more effective hepatitis screening assays, or tests, for researchers. The life sciences nanotech company now has raised more than $15 million in federal funding, and has begun to commercialize some of the “nano-based”...

A major funding commitment by three outside venture capital funds has placed Madison's OpGen, Inc. in a position to “revolutionize the way microbiology labs work” and address an unmet healthcare need, according to Mason Wells's Trevor D'Souza. The new investors, CHL Medical Partners, Highland Capital...

The prevalence of online banners and text ads have made all but the most annoying online ads nearly transparent to online users, reports Tech/Know columnist Troy Janisch. To stand out from the crowd, he writes that some marketers are turning to a simple, relevant, and...

CDW Berbee, formerly known as Berbee Information Networks, is breaking ground on a new data center and office building that will accommodate the company's growth. In adding 70,000 square feet of new space, the Madison technology-services company, acquired last year by CDW Corp., will seve...

Dan Broderick, late of Broadwell Ventures, has joined the St. Louis-based venture capital firm Prolog Ventures, but he's not characterizing Missouri's gain as Wisconsin's loss. Broderick and Brian Clevinger, founder and managing director of Prolog, both say his connections could still have very beneficial impacts...