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Apartment-finding startup looks to college towns for growth

Madison startup Abodo hopes to make finding an apartment online almost as easy as streaming a movie on Netflix. And it’s not trying to do...

Badger Fund of Funds ready to launch

The Badger Fund of Funds, seeded with $25 million in state money, will start writing checks to promising, early stage companies in late 2016...

CEOs: State biotech industry needs to develop united strategy

Wisconsin's life sciences industry has tremendous potential, but not enough people know that, industry leaders agreed at a panel discussion. The solution, four CEOs...

Democrats propose splitting WEDC in two to improve performance, accountability

Two Democrats are touting a plan to replace the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp., abolishing an agency they said has been "lurching from crisis to...

GrocerKey looking for Woodman’s partnership to boost online grocery offerings

Madison startup GrocerKey is helping shoppers get groceries from Woodman’s massive stores without going through its aisles. And so far, says GrocerKey founder and CEO...

Legislative committees to consider new car-sharing bill

A bill that would help the car-sharing company car2go operate in Wisconsin is getting public hearings today in Senate and Assembly transportation committees. The company...

Lovell looks to boost Marquette research

Marquette University President Michael Lovell says he wants to double research at Marquette over the next five years. Speaking at Thursday’s WIN-Milwaukee meeting, Lovell highlighted...

MaryBeth Matzek: Investors Community Bank going strong after IPO

This is an excerpt from a column posted at BizOpinion Taking a bank public isn't an easy task. Just ask Tim Schneider, chief executive officer...

MaryBeth Matzek: Sheboygan dairy invests in new technology to deal with manure

This is an excerpt from a column posted at BizOpinion Wisconsin is home to a lot of cows and, unfortunately, that means a lot of...

MaryBeth Matzek: The name’s the thing for Appleton airport

This is an excerpt from a column posted at BizOpinion Look at the list of airports in Wisconsin and you'll see a new name on...

MaryBeth Matzek: UW-Oshkosh debuts indoor garden for dining services

This is an excerpt from a column posted at BizOpinion UW-Oshkosh has made a name for itself with its sustainability initiatives, which helped it make...

Minimum markup debate returns to Capitol

A debate is once again brewing at the Capitol over whether the 75-year-old Unfair Sales Act should come to an end. The proposal would repeal...

Troublesome awards in agency’s past, WEDC officials say

Awards from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. that have received media attention wouldn't have been given out under WEDC's current practices, agency officials told...

UW think tank: Wisconsin job growth lags behind national rate

Wisconsin would have about 90,000 more jobs had the state kept up with the national job market growth rate, the Center on Wisconsin Strategy...

Visit from Belgium hooked new angel network director on Wisconsin

When Bram Daelemans was growing up in Belgium, he knew he wanted to spend one of his high school years in the United States...

WEDC official: Look beyond jobs to gauge agency’s effect

By Polo Rocha WisBusiness.com WEDC officials heard calls from Dems last week to end the agency, but a top WEDC leader says they’ve turned the agency...

WHEDA’s Hogan picked as next CEO of WEDC

Gov. Scott Walker today appointed Mark R. Hogan as the next CEO of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. Hogan currently chairs the board of...

WisBusiness: The Show – Rose Oswald Poels, president/CEO of the Wisconsin Bankers Association

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

WisBusiness: The Show – Scott Vander Sanden, president of AT&T in Wisconsin

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