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‘New era’ at Cardiac Science following its acquisition

Cardiac Science Corporation says it will "enter into a new phase of growth" after being acquired by a Los Angeles-based private equity group. The...

AltusCampus offers online alternative to continuing medical education

AltusCampus CEO Daniel Guerra Jr. uses a simple analogy when describing his company, saying it’s “like Netflix for continuing medical education.” “I kind of...

Analysts say Johnson Controls merger could be positive for Wisconsin

Though its headquarters for tax purposes will move to Ireland, analysts say the Johnson Controls, Inc. merger might be good news for Wisconsin --...

Assembly panel backs bill criminalizing defrauding WEDC

An Assembly panel has approved a bill that would make it a crime to provide fraudulent information to WEDC. The bill, which makes that...

Chicago Fed president ‘less optimistic’ about inflation rising

Chicago Fed President and CEO Charles Evans cautions the Fed shouldn’t move too quickly on raising interest rates, citing sluggishly low inflation. The Fed...

Digsite’s ‘virtual focus groups’ help mid-sized companies understand their customers

Digsite Inc.’s “virtual focus groups” uncover the answer to every entrepreneur’s problem -- knowing a company’s audience. And its co-founder and CEO, Monika Wingate,...

Doctor’s startup aims to cut concussions with new Whitcomb Air Helmet

John Whitcomb is working on a new type of football helmet that he says will greatly reduce neck injuries and concussions. The founder of...

Fasetto a big hit at 2016 CES

Superior-based Fasetto has come a long way since an older version of its product got called “the ugliest wearable” at last year’s Consumer Electronics...

FloraSeq LLC looks to improve treatment for rare colon disease

Waukesha startup FloraSeq LLC is trying to improve treatments of a colon infection that’s increasingly hitting younger people. Clostridium difficile colitis is caused by bacteria...

Group Insurance Board takes step toward self-insurance

The Group Insurance Board today took a step toward a self-insurance model by starting the process to seek proposals for such a move. But that...

Journal Media faces shareholder resistance in Gannett merger

The CEO of the nation’s largest newspaper chain says two Journal Media Group shareholders are trying to “bully Gannett” into buying the company for...

Keeping the jobs in Madison after a tech acquisition not a sure thing

Madison tech companies that get acquired don’t need to close up shop if they can convince their buyers there’s more benefits from the acquisition...

Lawmakers consider regional revolving loan funds

A bill to establish regional revolving loan funds managed by WEDC will likely get some tweaks to clarify reporting requirements from companies that get...

Madison’s healthfinch raises $7.5 million to automate physician tasks

The Madison company healthfinch's effort to automate routine tasks for physicians and clinics is getting a boost with a $7.5 million fundraising round. The...

Mass layoffs spike in 2015, jumping over 10,000

Mass layoffs in Wisconsin jumped over 10,000 last year -- much higher than in 2014, according to new DWD data. The spike in mass...

Millennials poised to take over, expert says

Baby Boomers are retiring, Gen Xers are well into raising families and now Millennials -- that huge group of (more or less) 20-somethings --...

Olver looks to ‘foster interaction’ at a more urban URP

Aaron Olver wants University Research Park to look more like a city. That, says URP’s managing director, includes bringing in restaurants, coffee shop and...

Roger Ervin overseeing restructuring for international relief organization

Former state Revenue Secretary Roger Ervin is leading an international organization through a rebranding and restructuring that will bring its headquarters to Madison. Ervin...

Senate panel approves regional revolving loan funds

A Senate committee has approved an amended version of a bill that would set up regional revolving loan funds for economic development groups. WEDC...

ThedaCare, Bellin participating in new Medicare payment experiment

ThedaCare ACO and Bellin Health Partners say they’re thrilled to be among 21 networks nationwide participating in a new Medicare payment model. “This is such...

Tiger Manufacturing gears up

Tixora makes buying bus tickets simple and mobile

What started as a missed rail connection from Chicago to Milwaukee for Aaron Redlich ended in an onerous, 45-minute battle with his mobile phone...

Tyrol Basin’s new manager always watching the weather gauges

Running a ski resort, Josh Faber will tell you, is a lot like being a farmer. Which means he always has his eye on...

UpFront: Biz panel sees mixed 2016

Three state business leaders see reasons to be both bearish and bullish in their 2016 economic outlooks.Austin Ramirez of Husco International told "UpFront with...

Utility officials say shift away from coal will be gradual

A trio of Wisconsin utility officials agreed the state will see a shift from coal as its primary energy source, although that move might...

WisBusiness: The Show – Rowheels co-founder Rimas Buinevicius

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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