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Complying with securities laws is a crucial part of raising capital, notes Private Placements columnist Matthew Storms. In previous articles on raising capital, he provided an overview of the capital-raising process, due diligence, and the use of placement agents. This column describes a few common...

American society uses technology in virtually every facet of life, which is one reason why Wisconsin has begun to move away from paper records in the healthcare system. As Lt. Gov. Barbara Lawton explains in this WTN Visions Column, the real impact of our pending...

Financially troubled Merge Healthcare has announced that its reorganization initiative will involve the offshoring of some 150 jobs to its planned software development and support center in India. The company, which has lost $227 million in the aftermath of improper financial reporting, anticipates savings of...

Securitas Technologies, a new start-up company based in Madison, is in the early phases of developing anti-malware systems that target the behavior of viruses, spyware, trojans, and other destructive programs. The company hopes to meet opportunities created by an increasingly sophisticated class of cyber criminals....

A new government relations venture seeks to provide an additional anchor to companies that occupy space in Wisconsin's emerging technology and life science sectors, and its more mature manufacturing base. The organization, hamilton.gsp, is a collaboration between Wisconsin's own Hamilton Consulting Group and GSP Consulting....

When it comes to stirring technology passions, the subject of "net neutrality" ranks right up there with embryonic stem cell research. But before we entertain ideas to regulate the Internet, guest columnist Jim Rice, president and CEO of the Information Technology Association of Wisconsin, believes...

Madison's Epic Systems Corp. received its first real public relations black eye in recent weeks, but the company is finally responding to criticism of its $3 billion electronic health record installation at Kaiser Foundation Health Plan. Following the complaints of a persistent Kaiser Permanente employee,...

Sonic Foundry Inc., a rich media communications developer headquartered in Madison, generated more than $400,000 in positive cash flow in the fourth quarter and has developed a new IP media search feature after 15 years and $30 million of R&D....

Wisconsin's improving venture capital outlook may have something to do with better early-stage management and a growing number of repeat entrepreneurs, says Milwaukee software executive Greg Meier. The state reported six venture deals worth $28.9 million in the third quarter of 2006, which is nearly...

How realistic is it to incorporate video game learning in public schools during the current back-to-basics era? Judging by the lack of adoption in K-12 curriculums, not very, but that isn't stopping proponents of video game learning from continuing to develop - and promote -...