Venture Capital

A “report card” issued in November by a Washington, DC, think tank slammed Wisconsin’s efforts at implementing electronic government initiatives. But projects currently underway in Madison could raise that score, according to the state’s CIO, Matt Miszewski....

MILWAUKEE,WI. –Merge eFilm a healthcare software and services company, today announced it has signed a new $15 million unsecured line of credit agreement with Merchants and Manufacturers BanCorp (MMBC), a Milwaukee-based firm...

As an attorney who works with several technology-based companies, I frequently receive questions about how to obtain outside financing. One source that is often overlooked is government funding through the federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. While I...

Wealthy individuals who make high-risk, potentially high-yield investments to early stage companies typically do Angel financings. Emphasis is placed on enterprises with rapid growth potential. Many angel investors also offer their business expertise by participating in the management, operation, and marketing of...

The truth is that Wisconsin’s real economic decline – not only employment and per capita income growth rates, but critical broader economic trends compared to its neighboring states – began more than 20 years ago....

MADISON, Wis. - It’s not news that Wisconsin trails national averages in venture capital availability, but the hows and whys of it are broken down and detailed in a new report, NorthStar Guide to Growth and Venture Capital published by NorthStar Economics, Inc. The report...

Federal dollars to fuel technology growth and development in Wisconsin MADISON, WI - U.S. Representative Tammy Baldwin and Wisconsin Governor James Doyle have announced that two Wisconsin companies will each receive federal grants of $2 million to further their cutting edge research and product development efforts....