Sunday, December 15, 2019
Home News

News

<!–

Advertisement

–>

Addiction Solutions Campaign formed by four nonprofits

A national collaborative group has been formed by four nonprofits -- one of which funds anti-drug abuse programs in Wisconsin -- to pursue better...

Airbnb gaining popularity in rural Wisconsin

New numbers from Airbnb shows its home sharing services is gaining popularity in rural Wisconsin. The San Francisco-based company says that in 2016, 43,000 guests...

Anthem will pull out of ‘volatile’ Wisconsin health care exchanges in 2018

Anthem says it’ll pull out of the Healthcare.gov exchanges in Wisconsin next year, saying the uncertain marketplace has made it “increasingly difficult” for insurers...

Anthem, Health Tradition pulling out of exchanges while others plan to stay

Anthem and Health Tradition Health Plan have decided to pull out of the Healthcare.gov individual marketplace in Wisconsin next year, but at least seven...

Arts driving tourism in Wisconsin, report shows

The nonprofit arts industry is pulling tourism dollars into the state, according to a recent report by Americans for the Arts. Arts &...

Bankers opinion of economy up from December

The latest analysis from the Wisconsin Bankers Association shows state bankers are happier now with the state economy than they were at the end...

Breakthrough Fuel invests in Silicon Valley Startup

Breakthrough Fuel, a Green Bay-based company working in transportation energy management, recently made an investment in a Silicon Valley startup. Peloton Technology, of Mountain...

Candidate vaccine for Johne’s Disease developed at UW-Madison

A candidate vaccine for paratuberculosis, a dangerous infection affecting Wisconsin agriculture, has been developed by scientists at UW-Madison. Also known as Johne’s Disease, paratuberculosis...

DNR reviewing new information on CAFO expansion

As concerned groups voice their worries about CAFO expansions around the state, the DNR is reviewing new information on a controversial nutrient management plan...

Early-stage investments on the rise in Wisconsin

Early-stage investments are on the rise in Wisconsin, according to a recent report from the Wisconsin Technology Council. The Wisconsin Portfolio shows that...

Envision Greater Fond du Lac to be led by experienced economic developer

The new Envision Greater Fond du Lac will be led by CEO Cecilia Harry, a certified economic developer with experience in several states. The...

Excess heat recovery legislation passes Assembly with industry support

A bill that would classify excess heat produced by manufacturing processes as a renewable resource recently passed the state Assembly with broad support from...

Fond du Lac County tourism spending most improved in state

For the second year running, Fond du Lac County has had higher increases in tourism spending than any other county in Wisconsin. The...

FVTC boasting some of the best nursing graduation rates in the nation

Fox Valley Technical College is boasting some of the highest graduation rates in the nation for two of its nursing programs. In fall of...

High schoolers learning to craft businesses in De Pere

The Wisconsin Business World summer program started this past weekend at St. Norbert College in De Pere, where high schoolers began work on developing...

Judge rejects Apple’s bid to overturn $234 million WARF patent infringement case

A federal judge in Madison has rejected Apple’s bid to overturn a jury’s finding that it must pay $234 million in damages to the...

Kewaunee County well study reveals problem, leaves stakeholders hopeful for stronger rules

New results from a study on the contamination of private wells in Kewaunee County leaves stakeholders hopeful for stronger rules to protect drinking water....

Madison’s strengths, need for research support emphasized in DC

Last week’s “DC Meets Madison” event was a chance for the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce to emphasize the area’s evolving strengths and petition...

Many businesses missing out on social media potential

Though most savvy businesses now use social media to spread their reach and connect with customers in more intimate ways, many are missing out...

Midwest Economic Index shows Wisconsin leading the region

The latest Midwest Economy Index shows the manufacturing sector contributed more to the region's growth in April than other industry clusters, while Wisconsin led...

Natural gas supporting jobs in Wisconsin

A new study from the American Petroleum Institute shows that in 2015, the natural gas industry supported nearly 75,000 jobs in Wisconsin -- close...

New group will fight for craft brewers’ interests

A new trade group, the Wisconsin Craft Beverage Association, has been formed to fight for the interests of craft beverage producers in the state....

New partnership aims to train 1,000 veterans per year by 2018

A new partnership between Rockwell Automation and ManpowerGroup aims to train 1,000 veterans per year by 2018 for advanced manufacturing jobs. Blake Moret,...

Panther Promoters formed to raise UW-Milwaukee’s profile

The new Panther Promoters has been formed by Milwaukee community and business leaders to “raise the profile” of UW-Milwaukee and boost resources. Supporters are...

SimplifIDe takes second in global integrity solutions challenge

SimplifIDe, a Madison-based startup working in the field of identification security, recently took part in Citibank’s Citi Challenge global finals for integrity solutions. This...

State DOR reaches tax agreement with Airbnb

The state Department of Revenue has reached a tax agreement with Airbnb, which will now collect occupancy taxes from people who use its app...

State investors calling for corporate fund of funds in Wisconsin

Inspired by the success of Michigan’s Renaissance Venture Capital Fund, some state investors are calling for companies to band together and create a comparable...

UW-Madison now allowing drones on campus for research and instruction

A new policy at UW-Madison will now allow drones to be flown on campus for the purposes of research and teaching. The rule...

UW-Madison researchers working to enhance post-surgery healing

UW-Madison researchers are working on a method for enhancing the healing process after surgeries. The method coats stitches with a special material. ...

VR technology changing the architecture industry

Virtual reality technology, like other advancements before it, is causing some fundamental changes in the architecture industry. To explore these changes, the Wisconsin Technology...

Walker pursuing “investment opportunity” in Japan

Gov. Scott Walker is in Japan until Sunday pursuing “a significant foreign direct investment opportunity for our state,” a spokesman said. He’s joining officials from...

WisBusiness: The Podcast with Alan Webber, co-founder of Fast Company magazine – Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’...

This episode of “WisBusiness: The Podcast” features Alan Webber, co-founder of Fast Company magazine and former candidate for Governor of New Mexico. Webber was...

WisBusiness: The Podcast with DaneNET’s Alyssa Kenney

The latest episode of "WisBusiness: The Podcast" features DaneNET Executive Director Alyssa Kenney. Kenney discusses her nonprofit’s work to teach tech to local youth and...

WisBusiness: The Podcast with Healthy Community Kitchen’s Rachel Wilberding

This episode of “WisBusiness: The Podcast” features Rachel Wilberding, executive director of Healthy Community Kitchen. She discusses how the nonprofit helps those in Dane...

WisBusiness: The Podcast with Legalboard inventor Brian Potts

The latest installment of “WisBusiness: The Podcast” features a discussion with Brian Potts, inventor of the Legalboard and an attorney with the Perkins Coie...

WisBusiness: The Podcast with Spencer Smith, social media speaker and consultant

This episode of “WisBusiness: The Podcast” features Spencer Smith, a social media speaker and consultant. He also acts as principal of Cobalt Properties, a...

WisBusiness: The Show – Zach Halmstad, co-founder of Jamf

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

Wisconsin no longer fly-over country, panel says

A slow-but-sure growth in Wisconsin’s investment climate means the state is no longer fly-over country. This was one perspective from a panel of Wisconsin investors...
- Advertisement -