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Alexander reflects on eight years heading Madison chamber

Jennifer Alexander, outgoing president of the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce, hopes she will be remembered as someone who made sure the voice of...

CEO survey: State headed in right direction, but hiring plans dip

Wisconsin CEOs say the state is heading the right direction, but taxes, regulations and the economic slowdown continue to hamper growth, according to a...

Company aims to help banks get out of managing foreclosed real estate

By Zach Bohannon For WisBusiness.com One of the unavoidable results of the mortgage crisis is that financial institutions wound up holding a number of...

Company develops website for ‘complete golf game management’

By Ben Schumacher For WisBusiness.com Anyone who has golfed knows it can be one of the most frustrating sports to play. What really frustrated Brian...

Debate over skills gap splits along employer/employee lines

MILWAUKEE -- Employers, workers and the educational system were each cited as contributors to Wisconsin's so-called "skills gap" during a panel discussion Tuesday. Mequon...

Extend Manufacturing introduces adaptable excavator

By Kevin Pechumer For WisBusiness.com Mitch Larson grabs a shovel and begins to dig. The hot, summer sun beats down mercilessly as he struggles to dig...

Forum: Price makes natural gas a top energy option, for now

By Sarah Olson For WisBusiness.com Cheap natural gas is changing the energy market in Wisconsin and across the country. At a forum yesterday organized by UW-Madison's Nelson...

Free Tuesday Trends sample: Economic optimism rising, power supply mixed and health insurance exchange...

Below is an excerpt from the most recent edition of WisBusiness Tuesday Trends. The full version of this weekly look at the state of...

Free Tuesday Trends sample: Mining rising, renewable energy mixed and WPS falling

Below is an excerpt from the most recent edition of WisBusiness Tuesday Trends. The full version of this weekly look at the state of...

Human swallowing difficulties target of Madison-based tech company

By Lenoria Addison For WisBusiness.com Most people take for granted the ability to swallow, a physical function seemingly as basic as breathing. For an estimated 10...

In meeting with Obama, New Glarus Brewing president praises his work on health care

New Glarus Brewing co-founder and President Deb Carey said she praised the president today for his work on health care, urged him to consider...

Innovative technology provides everlasting wedding memories

By Amanda Veum For WisBusiness.com Many women dream of their wedding day from as far back as they can remember, letting nothing stand in their...

Madison company looks to change the way people shop; focuses on eyewear and accessories

By Bailey Quam For WisBusiness.com Iristocracy, a Madison-based company, is looking to transform the sometimes-intimidating and time-consuming process of buying eyeglasses by giving customers a new...

Madison medical device startup takes big step with first patient

Dr. Bradley Glenn wasn't trying to create a better mousetrap, but the concept was (sort of) the same. Glenn, an interventional radiologist working in Green...

Madison-based Doorjam looks to radically change the way homes are bought and sold

By Chris Pom For WisBusiness.com There are ways to screen every kind of product or service before you buy it. Companies offer ratings, reviews, test periods...

Meriter lays off 50 employees

Orion Energy swings to loss

Piiku strives to target advertising to match viewers’ profiles

By Weston Lagerhausen For WisBusiness.com Piiku, a year-old premium advertising channel, is aiming to break the barrier between advertisers and their consumers. With its patent-pending Exchange Value...

President of mining group pushes for broad overhaul of state regulations

Wisconsin Mining Association President Tim Sullivan says if legislators want to pass an iron mining bill next session, they should work off of the...

PSC’s assessment finds economic downturn affecting state energy outlook

The latest Strategic Energy Assessment from the Public Service Commission finds that the recent economic downturn has led to a lower growth in peak...

Rockwell awarded Navy contract

State senators say outlook bright for ‘investment capital’ bill

MADISON -- The chances are good for approval of proposed legislation that would raise roughly $250 million to fund nascent companies, a pair of...

The proverbial ‘fish story’ now begins with social media

By Christine Blau For WisBusiness.com Musky, trout, walleye, sturgeon ... those names are music to the ears of a Wisconsin angler. Every fishing season...

Walker seeks business backing for mining bill

Former Bucyrus CEO Tim Sullivan is scheduled to address the Senate’s Select Committee on Mining today. Sullivan, head of the Wisconsin Mining Association, will...

We The People/Wisconsin: Economy — A small business owner reflects on politics, civility and...

By Bret Gundlach When I was asked to participate in the We The People/Wisconsin 2012 Economy Project, I was excited because I thought it would...

Web-based speech learning system plans to grow business, reach more children

By Jennifer Chung For WisBusiness.com SpeechTails, an online speech and language learning system, is already telling a successful story just two years after it was founded. Launched...

WEDC memo outlines agency’s loan portfolio problems, corrective steps

Two top officials at the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. today said loan-tracking problems at the agency are serious but fixable, adding that the problems...

WisBusiness: Researchers make unexpected discovery for cystic fibrosis treatment

By Briana Prosser For WisBusiness.com MADISON -- Researchers at C5.6 Technologies have recently come across a possible treatment for cystic fibrosis sufferers across the globe,...

WisBusiness: The Show – Doug Nelson, regional president of BMO Harris Bank

Welcome to a new episode of "WisBusiness: The Show," a twice-a-month Web show covering state business news and issues. On this episode, Liz Schrum...

WisBusiness: The Show – Larry Landweber, charter member of the Internet Hall of Fame

Welcome to a new episode of "WisBusiness: The Show," a twice-a-month Web show covering state business news and issues. This episode was filmed on...

WisBusiness: Walker looks to boost small business in next state budget

By Gregg Hoffmann For WisBusiness.com LA CROSSE - Gov. Scott Walker says he hopes the 2013-15 state budget, which his office is developing right now, can...

WisBusiness: Wisconsin company’s new engine is changing the aviation industry

By Tawny Chandler For WisBusiness.com With all the noise about alternative energy technology, a Wisconsin company is going directly to the source of energy efficiency...

WisBusiness: Wisconsin startup could be a game changer at business trade shows

By Hannah LeDuc For WisBusiness.com Business trade shows are excellent opportunities to get products out and connect with other companies, consumers and customers. But they can...

Wisconsin Economic Scorecard: Residents optimistic about state’s direction after election

A special post-election edition of the Wisconsin Economic Scorecard finds that state residents remain optimistic about the overall direction of the state, with 64...
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