Venture Capital

Applications opened yesterday for presentation times at the Midwest Venture Summit on May 20 in Chicago. The Illinois Venture Capital Association (IVCA) will be selecting only a handful of presenters out of the applicants to present to investors and venture capitalists....

Madison, Wis. — OpGen, a company that makes optical tests capable of quickly finding genetic differences between individuals, has completed the final stage of its $5 million investment round....

Madison, Wis. — State agencies have backed a new organization, the Wisconsin Angel Network, which would connect private investors in early-stage companies with entrepreneurs. The Wisconsin Technology Council, which advises the governor and Legistature on technology, would house the network and be its umbrella organization....

Madison, Wis. — After two days of demostrating Wisconsin's breakthroughs in biotechnology, the Wisconsin Life Sciences and Venture Conference closed last Wednesday with a discussion of what the state must do to attract business. Without capital, they said, the state will not be able to...