Venture Capital

Who gets diluted by the employee incentive pool? Typically, once an entrepreneur and prospective investor decide they want to make a deal, they negotiate a valuation and work out a variety of other key terms for the investment. One of those terms is usually...

Patti Brennan, a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison described as an authority in the field of health informatics, spoke on the emerging field of home-health information technology at the seventh annual Digital Healthcare Conference 2009 last week. Her talk, “Hi-tech Health@Home: New Center of...

In 2003, when Foundation Capital, a venture capital firm, started looking for new investors for Silver Spring Networks, one of its portfolio of companies, it was rejected by every firm it called. Silver Spring Networks puts network cards in electric meters to more closely track power...

Madison start-up Stemina Biomarker Discovery Inc. has launched its first commercial product, which uses human embryonic stem cells to screen drugs for their likelihood to cause birth defects. The launch comes shortly after President Barack Obama lifted restrictions on stem cell research, opening up opportunities...

As the economy continues to weaken, public CIOs find themselves increasingly involved with economic development. The latest to join this small but influential group of government IT leaders is Colorado CIO Michael Locatis. Last week, Locatis joined Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter on a two-day economic...

I am delighted to launch the Fusion Healthcare Blog http://mikeklein.fusionhealthcare.com as a forum for health information technology buyers, users, integrators,investors and developers. We want you to be part of the discussion This blog will co-exist with WTN Media's Digital Healthcare Conferences. The next event...