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Analysts: Broader trends lead to state’s ‘temporary’ uptick in layoffs

Mass layoffs in the state so far this year are significantly higher than the past two years, but the increase is largely tied to...

Bankmybiz extends from matchmaking into making loans

Michael Adam doesn’t just lend to small business owners -- he is one. Adam, who spent a decade as a commercial lender, is getting...

Bill would change funding for Business Improvement Districts

The author of a bill to change Business Improvement Districts says some businesses pay too much. But local officials say the bill would slash funding...

BioForward exec: State actions could scare off biotech investment

BioForward's CEO wants Gov. Scott Walker and GOP lawmakers to recognize the impact of the state’s biosciences industry and help it grow. But instead, says...

Dept. of Energy awards millions to two state companies

Two Wisconsin companies have gotten millions of dollars from the U.S. Department of Energy to help develop isotopes used in medical imaging. The two companies...

Exact Sciences CEO still confident about company’s colon cancer test

By Polo Rocha WisBusiness.com Exact Sciences Chairman and CEO Kevin Conroy says it’s unlikely a federal panel will change its mind about a preliminary decision that...

Madison’s ‘Netflix for doctors’ looking to grow its content and its customers

AltusCampus wants to grow its continuing medical education platform — and fast. The Madison startup, which bills itself as a Netflix for health care...

MaryBeth Matzek: Project G.R.I.L.L. heats up interest in manufacturing jobs

This is an excerpt from a column posted at BizOpinion Getting high school students interested in manufacturing careers can be a hard sell. A Sheboygan...

MaryBeth Matzek: R.A. Smith takes to the (unmanned) air to view job sites

This is an excerpt from a column posted at BizOpinion Thanks to an exemption from the FAA, a Brookfield consultant has a new resource --...

MaryBeth Matzek: State start-ups can get a boost from UW-Oshkosh’s InventureXcel

This is an excerpt from a column posted at BizOpinion Wisconsin start-ups looking for help in making the next step have a new resource –...

MaryBeth Matzek: Technology connects consumers and farmers

This is an excerpt from a column posted at BizOpinion Madhavi Krishnan calls herself as a computer scientist who loves food, but she's actually an...

MMAC task force says taxpayer support needed to ‘preserve and protect’ Milwaukee attractions

The Metropolitan Milwaukee Chamber of Commerce is backing a plan that solicits public and legislative support to "implement a new funding model" that might...

Noise-reduction company branches out into nursing efficiency product

Quietyme’s quest to reduce noise in hospitals has led to a new product aimed at cutting down the time nurses spend “running around and...

Report: Almost a quarter of state’s uninsured eligible for ACA tax credits

Approximately 24 percent of the state's 410,000 uninsured are eligible for tax credits in the federal health care marketplace, according to a new Kaiser...

State loan program on the table for WEDC’s new leader

Incoming WEDC secretary and CEO Mark Hogan hopes to work with lawmakers to see whether the state should bring back its loan program. Some of...

Walker, WMC push legislators on transportation funding

Gov. Scott Walker lobbied hard at a business event in Madison to push the Joint Finance Committee to approve more than $200 million in...

WisBusiness: The Show – Aaron Olver, director of University Research Park

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 – Dan Butz, chief scientific officer and co-founder of Isomark

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...

With arena deal sealed, Bucks move on to broader plans

By Samantha Nash WisBusiness.com Milwaukee Bucks President Peter Feigin says the team is entering the next phase of community engagement. Speaking Thursday at the first annual...
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