Venture Capital

Wisconsin is 27th in the nation in its friendliness to small business and entrepreneurs, according to the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council, which released its 10th annual rankings last week. ...

At the Olympia Resort on Thursday, several dozen representatives of business, civic, academic and arts groups met Thursday to brainstorm strategies for making Wisconsin a creative, cool place, a place where industries want to locate and where college students want to work....

The 53 Wisconsin companies that won more than a combined $42 million in Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) awards over the last two years will be recognized at an upcoming banquet in Madison....

Three Wisconsin businesses will receive funding for technology development projects from the state Department of Commerce Technology Assistance Grant (TAG) and Technology Venture Fund (TVF) Programs. ...

The Midwest will become the nation's next "biotech hotbed," the leader of a West Coast venture capital firm said Wednesday, pointing to initiatives in Wisconsin and other states in the region....