Entrepreneurs

At a time when the music industry is struggling to find new revenue streams, the pay-for-content digital delivery model of a Madison business is gaining traction. The Madison-based company has announced that royalty payments to music publishers and the songwriters they represent recently passed the...

Establishing a state ranking system for broadband connectivity, columnist James Carlini has made the color green signify not only environmentally friendly status, but broadband rich as well. Under his system, green stands for fiber to the premise and high speed (50Mbps or more) connections,...

There is more than one way to finance a start-up technology or biotechnology company, according to columnist and Madison attorney Joe Boucher. In this 12th edition of Early Stage, he looks at still more alternative forms of business finance, including factoring receivables and sales and...

By restoring additional funding for the Act 255 tax credit program, the Assembly Republican Caucus has set the stage for negotiations in conference committee to resolve its budget differences with the State Senate Democratic Caucus. The forthcoming conference committee negotiations may be the most contentious...

University Research Park has announced that Mentor Corp., a California-based manufacturer of science-based medical products, including its own version of the botulinum toxin used in non-surgical cosmetic treatments, will expand its presence in Madison with the construction of a 37,000-square-foot manufacturing facility at University Research...

Wisconsin has led the way on the progressive income tax, clean government reform, education, and now stem-cell research, but there is one more vital area where the state can lead, according to Lt. Gov. Barbara Lawton. In this guest column, she said the state's commitment...

With only a short explanation provided, Abbott and GE have agreed to terminate their contract for the sale of Abbott's core laboratory and point-of-care diagnostics businesses. Both companies said they were unable to agree on the final terms and conditions of the proposed sale. ...