Entrepreneurs

As part of his tax awareness campaign during the month of April, State Sen. Ted Kanavas is blasting higher phone taxes proposed by Gov. Jim Doyle. The tax increase is part of the proposed 2007-09 state budget. ...

For companies that are hunting for that sometimes elusive angel or venture capital, it all comes down to the term sheet, according to Private Placements columnist Matt Storms. He devotes the latest installment of this capital raising advice column to the finer points of the...

It's difficult to find attorneys in Wisconsin who are willing to comment on the stem cell patents held by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, but WTN has located a couple of patent experts who have some encouraging news from WARF's perspective. Despite a strong challenge...

John Gee, a technology executive with a background in the Bay Area technology industry, is the new president and CEO of the Information Technology Association of Wisconsin. He succeeds William C. Mortimore, who has been serving in an interim capacity....

Embryonic stem cell legislation is back on the Congressional agenda as the Senate debates the merits of the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2007. In a letter to senators, Wisconsin governor Jim Doyle urged passage of the legislation, which has already passed the House...

In today's business climate, companies must understand how technology may evolve when entering into business arrangements with other parties, according to IP Online columnist Deb Wilcox. The recent dispute involving two cultural icons, Apple Computer and Apple Corps, the Beatle's record company, is a case...

Do we really need workers from overseas, or do we need to re-employ those that have lost IT and tech jobs in the last five years?” asks columnist James Carlini. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he talks about the salary-slicing impact of luring H-1B...

There may be fewer and fewer excuses for Wisconsin companies that are not actively pursuing college students for IT jobs. A team of students from Madison Area Technical College fared well in recent cyber defense competitions, showing they are ready to meet the growing need...

The technology industry in Dane County saw its largest single-year job increase in recent years, and its ranks grew to 510 businesses, according to the 2007 Greater Madison Area Directory of High-Tech Companies. The annual directory lists technology businesses in 12 industry clusters, and shows...