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Beekeeper Data officially launches analysis service for businesses

Beekeeper Data, a Madison startup that's developed a simple analytics service for businesses, launched its product as it announced $550,000 in fundraising. The company,...

Cielo chief says entrepreneurs must roll with punches

When the Great Recession hit the U.S. economy in 2008, serial entrepreneur Sue Marks assessed the future, gulped and made big changes at Cielo,...

Exact Sciences changes plans on Madison HQ

Exact Sciences has scrapped its plans to move its headquarters to downtown Madison, instead starting discussions on a plan to expand its facilities at...

Industry group wary of potential for state self-insurance plan

The Wisconsin Association of Health Plans is warning that shifting state workers to a self-insurance plan "is not the right answer for Wisconsin." The...

Jobless rate steady at 4.3 percent as state adds 15,100 private sector jobs

Wisconsin gained 15,100 private sector jobs last month, and its unemployment rate stayed at 4.3 percent, according to DWD. The agency said October’s jobs gain...

Legislators consider lifting state’s nuclear power plant restrictions

A bill that would remove state restrictions on building new nuclear power plants is once again facing debate at the Capitol. The bill would...

MaryBeth Matzek: BrightStar another funding option for start-ups

This is an excerpt from a column posted at BizOpinion The Badger State consistently ranks low on surveys related to angel investing and venture capitalists....

Mentoring program aims to help vets with business startups

Wisconsin vets who are starting businesses will get help with the launch of Bunker Labs @ Wisconsin, a 14-week mentoring program that's spreading to...

Milwaukee Tool planning to add 500 jobs, expand HQ

Milwaukee Electric Tool Company is planning to add 500 more jobs and build a four-story office building in an expansion of its Brookfield headquarters. The...

Nuclear power hearing dominated by speakers looking to lift restrictions

By Chris Thompson WisBusiness.com Not one person during a nearly three-hour public hearing testified against a bill that would lift what amounts to Wisconsin's moratorium...

Out-of-state investors planning to spend more time in Wisconsin

A panel of investors from outside Wisconsin agreed they’ll be spending more time in the state, where they’ve seen increasingly promising companies fueled by...

Radiology conference offers HealthMyne a chance to boost its image

HealthMyne’s co-founders hope their experience helps them make a big splash as they exhibit their product in Chicago this week. The Madison company provides an...

Tixora hopes high-tech approach drives bus-ticketing revolution

The Madison startup Tixora hopes to replace the antiquated system of ordering bus tickets by becoming an "Expedia for buses." The company, says co-founder Aaron...

Walker: ‘Nothing to do with Wisconsin’ in Oscar Mayer decision

Gov. Scott Walker says Oscar Mayer ending its operations in Madison has "nothing to do with Wisconsin." Speaking to reporters Thursday, Walker pointed to a...

Walker: CEO says Oscar Mayer plant had been on chopping block for years

Gov. Scott Walker said the CEO of Kraft Heinz told him company officials had been considering closing the Madison plant for years. Before the...

WEDC leader: Finding late-career candidates might help stem departures from agency

WEDC CEO Mark Hogan says he's hoping to recruit people who, like him, are at the later stage of their careers to work for...

WEDC plans 2016 trade trips to North American neighbors

WEDC officials and state companies will head to Canada and Mexico early next year for trade ventures there, hoping to boost exports to Wisconsin’s...

WisBusiness: The Show – BizStarts Executive Director Jacquin Davidson

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 – Concordia University’s Gretchen Jameson

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