Entrepreneurs

A Madison venture capital firm focused on the work of next-generation researchers and entrepreneurs has completed fund-raising for its newest early-stage investment fund. Venture Investors, LLC now has a total of $115 million to continue its support of companies that are spinning out of the...

With eDiscovery, the benefits of a written document retention policy and a formal review process are many, according to Michael Best & Friedrich attorney John Flanagan. In this third in a four-part series on e-discovery, a new mandate that companies are struggling with, Flanagan explains...

Everybody wants to hype the latest “discovery” made possible by stem-cell research, but columnist Tom Still states that these revelations must be accompanied by perspective. In this edition of Inside Wisconsin, he notes that stem-cell research offers hope that science will learn more until diagnostics,...

Ever wonder why so many people can't find good-paying jobs in IT and other fields? In this edition of Carlini's Comments, James Carlini charges that some American employers are selling out their country by shutting qualified Americans out of the hiring process in favor of...

After a rather lackluster first quarter, the overall stock market surged back in Q2, and life science stocks continued their torrid pace, according to columnist Michael Rosen. In this edition of Yer Biotech Blues, he chronicles who's hot, who's not so hot, and the prospects...

NanoRite, part business incubator and part innovation center, has opened on the Chippewa Valley Technical College to promote the nanotech research and industry in northwestern Wisconsin. The center, built with funding from the state and federal governments and private donors, will foster collaboration between CVTC,...

Global healthcare organizations are moving to adopt digital mammography devices as increasing numbers of clinical trials demonstrate their benefits. To capture a share of that international market, Merge Healthcare in Milwaukee has released the latest version of its digital mammography workstation in the European market. ...