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“Gig economy” looking up in Wisconsin

With the explosive growth of ride-sharing apps in recent years, and some predicting a steady trend toward more contractor jobs, the “gig economy” appears...

Appleton inventor uses Fab Lab to bring ideas to life

Like many innovators, Brian Davis got the idea for a new product -- and business -- after failing to find what he needed elsewhere. Davis,...

Bon-Ton CEO resigns

Canadian general consul comes to Madison, emphasizes importance of trade

John Cruickshank, Canada’s general consul in the upper midwest, made a trip this week from Chicago to Madison to emphasize the importance of trade...

Cancer drug being repurposed to treat Fragile X Syndrome

Researchers at UW-Madison are trying to repurpose an antitumor drug to treat a common intellectual disability known as Fragile X Syndrome. And Professor Xinyu...

Dane County Board pursuing clean energy financing

The Dane County Board is pursuing a financing model for clean energy projects. PACE -- or property assessed clean energy -- is a program that...

DANEnet pushing for more connectivity, tech education

DANEnet, a nonprofit based in Madison, is bringing more web connectivity and tech education to Dane County. “I’m hoping people will sort of understand...

DFI joins other states in targeting loan servicer

The Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions recently joined other states in issuing cease and desist letters against Ocwen Loan Servicing for alleged violations of...

Finding unemployment solution will take community-wide effort, panel says

To find a sustainable solution to the decades-old issue of high unemployment in inner-city Milwaukee, it will take a community-wide effort to place people...

Funky fresh idea taking off in Milwaukee

A ‘funky fresh’ idea is taking off in Milwaukee with the support of grant money from FedEx. Funky Fresh Spring Rolls was started in...

Goods Unite Us guides online shopping for left-leaning consumers

Goods Unite Us, an online marketplace recently started by former Dane County Board Supervisor Abigail Wuest, is designed to help left-leaning consumers avoid giving...

Healthy Community Kitchen supporting families in Dane County with organic food

Healthy Community Kitchen, a Madison-based nonprofit startup, is trying to bring good food into the homes of those who need it most. The company...

LegalBoard creator secures agreement to expand distribution

Brian Potts, creator of the LegalBoard, has secured an agreement to expand distribution for his specialty product. The Perkins Coie attorney from Madison designed...

Lowlands Group raises money for charity

The Lowlands Group, an operator of cafes in Wisconsin, raised $34,997 for three local charities as part of the opening weekend for its newest...

MadREP summit highlights diversity in the workforce

A recent Madison Region Economic Partnership event highlighted the benefits of diversity in the workforce. Over 500 attendants gathered May 11 at the Monona Terrace...

Marshfield Clinic Health System starting new program to curb drug abuse

A new program from Marshfield Clinic Health System will be launched in September to help people suffering from substance abuse in northern Wisconsin. MCHS...

MATC continuing effort to prepare professionals for biotech industry

Madison Area Technical College is continuing a decades-old effort to churn out workplace-ready professionals to impact the ever-changing field of biotechnology. Also known as...

New bill setting periodic reviews for rules seen as regulatory reform

Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke says his new bill aimed at setting up periodic reviews of administrative rules would help lawmakers avoid the "logistical...

New cranberry research station coming to Jackson County

The Wisconsin Cranberry Research & Education Foundation is buying over 150 acres of land for a new research station in Jackson County. “We are...

Premiere Night showcases gener8tor’s latest group

Five startup companies recently presented their unique business ideas as part of gener8tor’s Premiere Night. Three times a year, the 12-week startup accelerator program...

Some MG&E shareholders pushing for greater focus on clean energy

Some Madison Gas & Electric shareholders are pushing the utility to more aggressively pursue clean energy sources, and recently submitted a resolution requesting a...

Upcoming leadership conference aims to support Madison’s black community

An upcoming leadership conference in Madison aims to support the black community, providing a platform for connecting and sharing personal success stories. This year’s...

WEA Trust preparing to expand reach this summer

WEA Trust, a Madison-based health insurer, is preparing to expand its reach by providing mental health solutions through telemedicine. The company has been around...

WisBusiness: The Podcast with Easy Way to Health’s Renato Romani

This episode of WisBusiness: The Podcast features Renato Romani, founder and CEO of Easy Way to Health, a Madison-based startup that aims to help...

WisBusiness: The Podcast with SimplifDe’s Jeff McAllister

This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: The Podcast” features Jeff McAllister, CEO of SimplifIDe, a tech startup that uses biometrics to improve security. McAllister talks...

WisBusiness: The Podcast with UpStart’s Katie Rice

This episode of “WisBusiness: The Podcast” features Katie Rice, program director for the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation’s UpStart program. She talks about how UpStart...

WisBusiness: The Show – Arjun Sanga of WiSys Technology Foundation

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

WisBusiness: The Show – Steve O’Brien of Noble Applications

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

Wisconsin again ranked low for startups by Kauffman Foundation

Wisconsin has again been ranked at the bottom of the pile for startups in the Kauffman Index of Startup Activity Report. The report evenly...

Wisconsin home sales dropped in April

Wisconsin home sales dropped sharply in April, according to the Wisconsin Realtors Association. The number of sales for April 2017 dropped over 10 percent...

Wisconsin schools recognized for green practices

The U.S. Department of Education is recognizing Wisconsin education systems for minimizing environmental impact, teaching sustainability, and prioritizing health and wellness. Green Ribbon Schools...
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