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‘New kids’ on the UW technology transfer block discuss their mission

The University of Wisconsin System’s technology transfer efforts have gotten a major boost in recent weeks, thanks to the addition of four leaders who...

After open enrollment ends, fed official says Obamacare focus will shift to small businesses

MILWAUKEE -- A top federal official said that after the current open enrollment push ends, the administration's next step in implementing the Affordable Care...

Biz groups say minimum wage hike would cost thousands of jobs

Business groups today argued increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 would cost Wisconsin 27,000 jobs and said public support for the move drops once...

Biz leaders urge tax cuts

David Guinther: Bored of directors?

This is an excerpt from a column posted at BizOpinion. Do you look forward to your board meetings? Are they insightful, productive, and inspiring? Or...

Economic Scorecard poll: Voters back more take-home pay, $10.10 minimum wage

While Wisconsin voters endorse the idea of boosting take-home pay, they reject suggestions the state should increase sales taxes in order to eliminate the...

Energy economist speaks at Milwaukee Rotary Club

MILWAUKEE -- A top energy economist said the United States is at a turning point for energy policy given technological advances and increased production...

FDA committee meets to consider Exact Sciences cancer test

An FDA committee is meeting today to discuss an application from Madison-based Exact Sciences to market its colorectal cancer screening test. The Molecular and Clinical...

Free Tuesday Trends sample: Aircraft manufacturers rising, Marinette Marine mixed, home sales 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...

Free Tuesday Trends sample: Green Bay rising, Kenosha casino mixed, Marinette Marine 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...

Jennifer Sereno: Joint summit set to advance economic development, strengthen leadership and diversity

This is an excerpt from a column posted at BizOpinion. Can the Madison region become a national model for transforming racial disparities into economic opportunities?...

Jennifer Sereno: New economy trends promise to shape Wisconsin’s landscape this construction season

This is an excerpt from a column posted at BizOpinion. Spring may be a time for melting snow and potholes in Wisconsin, but more prophetically,...

Jennifer Sereno: Promega Corp.’s commitment to the arts breathes life into the life sciences

This is an excerpt from a column posted at BizOpinion. Promega Corp. has long been recognized as a place where good ideas generate great results....

LaBelle takes over at UW-Madison’s Office of Corporate Relations

Susan LaBelle wasn't seeking a job when she heard about the opening for a new head of the UW-Madison Office of Corporate Relations. But...

Luxury website ‘Pursuitist’ leads founder around the globe

When Christopher Parr moved to Madison nearly two decades ago armed with a master’s degree in writing, his arrival coincided with the emergence of...

Manufacturers urged to bring factory jobs back to U.S.

Several Wisconsin manufacturing CEOs and the editor of a national business magazine blasted the decades-long trend for global companies to move factory jobs overseas...

Regents hear arguments for boosting creativity in higher ed

Representatives from the business sector and the university system talked Thursday about the need to cultivate creativity and flexibility at the post-secondary level. Tom Watson,...

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Help us improve WisBusiness.com by taking a minute to fill out a quick survey about the site. Entrants who submit a completed survey...

Tom Still: Amid debate over Common Core standards, STEM consensus offers lesson

This is an excerpt from a column posted at BizOpinion. Although it's a safe bet most people in Wisconsin know little if anything about the...

Tom Still: Principle of ‘creative destruction’ means churn and learn for Wisconsin economy

This is an excerpt from a column posted at BizOpinion. With 11 stores and more than 1,000 employees spread over three states, American TV &...

Tom Still: Tech-based innovation across America: Wisconsin is far from alone

This is an excerpt from a column posted at BizOpinion. As the Wisconsin Legislature rolls toward a spring wrap-up of its work, economic development items...

Tom Still: Wisconsin and Midwest slowly finding way on to investors’ radar screens

This is an excerpt from a column posted at BizOpinion. Inside the sparkling new offices of Nordic Consulting, a firm that has grown from a...

UpFront: CEO says hospitals focused on better care

Froedtert Health President & CEO Cathy Jacobson says hospitals are dealing with continued uncertainty given the full rollout of the federal health care law...

UpFront: Culver’s CEO suggests multi-tiered minimum wage system

Culver's CEO Craig Culver says a multi-tiered wage system, like the one his company's rolling out in nine corporate locations, is a "great compromise"...

UpFront: Top state official emphasizes importance of March 31 insurance deadline

Time is running out for residents seeking healthcare insurance through the federal exchange, warns state Insurance Commissioner Ted Nickel. "The one thing I couldn't impress...

VETransfer gets international attention for helping vet-led startups

In four years, a reply to a "request for proposal" found in grants.gov has matured into a model that is garnering two Milwaukee entrepreneurs...

Walker touts effort to train students on manufacturing

Gov. Scott Walker was in Green Bay today to see a partnership between educators and manufacturers aimed at boosting the state's manufacturing industry. Bay Link...

WisBusiness: The Show – 4490 Venture Fund’s Greg Robinson

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 – John Biondi, director of UW-Madison’s D2P initiative

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...
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