Entrepreneurs

The Innovation Gap is more than just a sad line of promising ideas snuffed out in an arduous journey from concept to market. In this edition of MedTech Futures, columnist Ogan Gurel laments the surmountable but rarely surmounted obstacles that still block the path of...

Management teams charged with building succession plans would be well advised to consider the company's chief information officer as someone that can be groomed for upper management, according to Steve Matheys, former CIO for Schneider National. Matheys, now the transportation firm's top marketing executive, said...

Beyond equity financing, early-stage technology and biotechnology businesses may still have a need for other forms of financing. In this 11th edition of Early Stage, Madison attorney Joe Boucher begins to run through the various business borrowing options....

Researchers studying the pattern of financing for women-owned businesses in the venture capital industry, where women receive only a small fraction of overall investment dollars, have found a similar pattern in the angel capital market. Their findings are consistent with other studies and the anecdotal...

The Enron scandal was symbolic of a wave of corporate malfeasance that shook the American business community and led to legislative fixes like Sarbanes-Oxley. In this edition of Boardroom Perspectives, Edgewood College business professor Denis Collins, who has written a book about the Enron debacle,...

Knowing that current malware solutions aren't going to be self-sustaining, professors at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are involved in a collaboration to help the good guys stay one step ahead in the computer virus Cold War. They have developed new software to combat the “on-the-fly"...

Consistent entrepreneurial growth continues in the United States, but subtle demographic shifts continue to change the face of the American entrepreneur, according to the Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity. Those shifts are occurring in the ethnic make-up of America's entrepreneurs, as Asians, Latinos, and immigrants...

MailFoundry, a Green Bay based anti-spam solution provider, has launched an anti spam appliance that can handle more than 100,000 users and 20 million e-mails per day. The filter is designed to be scalable and combat increasing threats from spam, phishing attacks, and viruses....