Venture Capital

To cope with this increasing workload at a time of shrinking budgets, legal departments are doing what other areas like sales, finance and human resources did long ago: namely, leveraging technology. Previously they may have relied on service providers offering expensive white-glove service, now they...

Speaking at Metropolitan Archives, a small business in Landover, Maryland, on Wednesday President Barack Obama outlined some of his administrations initiatives that will support more lending to America's small businesses. Among those initiatives is the call to Congress to increase the cap on 7(a)...

The majority of Wisconsin - based technology vendors executives who responded to a recent survey rate Wisconsin's economy as poor or only fair, perceptions about the state's economy amongst those executives shifted positively from the second quarter to the third quarter. The survey did not...

Sajan, a Wisconsin - based on-demand translation technology and services, has announced the formation of Sajan Software, Ltd., a new wholly-owned subsidiary dedicated to advancing cloud-based translation technologies. Sajan selected Dublin, Ireland as the headquarters for Sajan Software based on Ireland's reputation as a business-friendly...

Three Wisconsin companies raised $7.87 million in venture capital during the third quarter, surpassing the total raised in the second quarter as well as in the same period a year ago. Through three quarters, Wisconsin companies have raised $13.87 million, well below the $38.78 million that...

This week I am attending the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2009 for the 12th consecutive year. It is one of the largest and most important annual gatherings of CIOs and senior IT leaders. There are many influential CIO's & senior-level IT executives with ties to Wisconsin including...

The latest figures from the National Science Foundation confirm what many people in Wisconsin already knew: the UW-Madison is one of the nation's leading research universities. The numbers also underscore the fact that academic research and development isn't confined to the labs and research offices...

The University of Wisconsin System was awarded nearly $83 million n stimulus funds, with UW - Madison commanding the majority of that money, receiving $75.5 million for its 236 projects. With more than 800 grant applications submitted from UW - System faculty and staff, Director...

Things are getting better for entrepreneurs, according to data released Tuesday by information services provider Chubby Brain. Venture investment hit a multi-year low in the first quarter of 2009, reaching $5.3 billion in the second quarter and jumping a respectable 14 percent to $6.1 billion in...