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Life after Oshkosh Corp.

Big state firms explore potential pairings by ‘speed dating’ tech start-ups

WAUKESHA -- Shobhan Thakkar and Kari Douglas of Tascet Inc., a 9-year-old Madison-based tech firm that invented software to protect clients from identity fraud,...

Dunn says he’s committed to Madison market

Robert Dunn, president and managing partner of the Hammes Co., heads a real estate construction and consulting firm involved in numerous hospitals and sports...

Expert pushes clean technology connections

Wisconsin entrepreneurs interested in “cleantech” projects may feel a bit isolated from investors and support, but regional competitions and networking can help. One expert...

Free Tuesday Trends sample: Exact Sciences rising, UW System mixed, entrepreneurship 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: Farmers rising, Oshkosh Corp. fallout mixed, rideshare services 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...

In Bucks sale, $200 million pledged toward new arena

Former U.S. Sen. Herb Kohl pledged to make a compelling case for a public investment in a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks as...

Jadin says Madison region needs to brag more

If the Madison and the surrounding region want to compete with cities like Austin, Boulder, and Seattle, it needs to do a better job...

Jennifer Sereno: Demand for IT skills signals next advance in modern manufacturing

This is an excerpt from a column posted at BizOpinion. Wisconsin has been staking its claim as a center of skilled manufacturing since the 1860s....

Jennifer Sereno: Individual impact shapes new economy

This is an excerpt from a column posted at BizOpinion. Entrepreneurs deserve high praise for putting themselves on the line to start a business. Yet...

Jennifer Sereno: Startup Weekend, Wisconsin Technology Summit, NeXXpo events put good ideas in motion

This is an excerpt from a column posted at BizOpinion. Ever had a great business idea over a cup of coffee or dinner with friends?...

Madison Chamber launches business expo for the next generation

By Brian E. Clark For WisBusiness.com For the past several decades, the Great Madison Chamber of Commerce has run an old-school business exposition each year...

Madison-based international consultant wants ‘stretch targets’ for state economy, education

David Baskerville says Wisconsin needs "stretch targets" in a big way -- and this has nothing to do with Wisconsinites' penchant for fatty foods. It's...

Poll findings stir debate: Is home ownership a good investment?

The latest Wisconsin Economic Scorecard survey illustrates a trend that has some financial advisers at odds with real estate professionals on this key question: is home...

Report: Wisconsin near bottom in entrepreneurial activity

Wisconsin ranks near the bottom of all states in monthly entrepreneurial business creation according to the recently released Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity. The Kauffman...

Tom Still: Dairy innovation alive and well in Wisconsin as industry adapts to change

This is an excerpt from a column posted at BizOpinion. If you don't think technology has been a part of Wisconsin's dairy industry since its...

Top state investment officials receive bonuses in excess of $600,000

Top officials with the state's investment board received bonuses well in excess of $600,000, according to figures released by the board Wednesday. David Villa,...

UpFront: DOT secretary ponders future of road funding

State DOT Secretary Mark Gottlieb says the future could be bumpy for Wisconsin drivers. “If we don’t find some sort of adequate and sustainable system...

UpFront: MMAC president sees ‘challenging path’ to new Bucks arena

Milwaukee Metropolitan Association of Commerce President Tim Sheehy says it will be a "very challenging path" to build a new arena for the Milwaukee...

WEDC Board backs loan program for Oshkosh Corp. suppliers

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. Board has approved a special loan program to help suppliers affected by layoffs at Oshkosh Corp. The company recently...

WisBusiness: The Show – Idle Free Systems CEO Robert Hopton

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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