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Community-oriented startups seeking positive change

A group of community-oriented startups recently pitched their ideas for how to enact positive change as part of the Social Good Summit. Yesterday’s gathering...

Cranberry yield expected to make up most of nation’s harvest

The state’s cranberry production is expected to hit 5.6 million barrels this fall, making up a significant majority of the country’s production of the...

DotCom Therapy bound for California after winning pitch competition

An early-stage tele-health company will join the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce in a California-bound business delegation. Yesterday’s Pressure Chamber took the form of...

Forward Fest event highlights drones, entrepreneurship

A group of enthusiastic kids got the chance try out industry-level drones as part of Madison’s Forward Fest. They also heard about new and interesting...

Foxconn bill receives praise and criticism in public hearing

Representatives of many of the state’s business associations, universities and advocacy groups -- as well as some independent speakers -- recently weighed in on...

Foxconn bill vote may have to wait until mid-August

It could be mid-August before the Legislature votes on legislation providing incentives for Foxconn to build a plant in Wisconsin as lawmakers dive into...

Foxconn deal raises environmental concerns

One critic is worried the environmental rollbacks outlined in the Foxconn bill could set a precedent for other business dealings in the state going...

Foxconn expected to create ‘entirely new opportunities for students’

Foxconn building a high-tech manufacturing plant in southeastern Wisconsin will create “entirely new opportunities for students,” according to Michael Shiels, a dean at Waukesha...

Foxconn tech exhibition showcases diverse products

Waukesha County Technical College’s two-day exhibition of Foxconn technology showcases diverse products offered by the Taiwanese electronics manufacturer and its subsidiaries. Foxconn’s just-announced Wisconsin...

Growing wealth of data leading to better outcomes for cancer patients

As researchers search for novel ways to treat and better understand cancer, a growing wealth of data is making these efforts more successful than...

iMyK9 designed to help dog owners keep their pets safe

Karen Orr, founder and CEO of tech startup PAWS by O-no, seeks funding for iMyK9, a product designed to keep dog owners from leaving...

Insurers on exchange requesting higher premiums for individuals

Wisconsin insurers that participate in Healthcare.gov are requesting double-digit premium increases for individuals for next year, citing a population that's less healthy than expected...

Krones building new training and technology center in Franklin

Krones Inc. will be building a new training and technology center in southeastern Wisconsin with plans to employ 25 new skilled workers. The manufacturing...

MCRI new executive director wants to adopt research more quickly

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute’s new executive director, Amit Acharya, wants to shorten the time it takes for a good idea to go from the...

Meyn seeks to build community, advance research

Stephen Meyn, incoming executive director for the new UW Center for Human Genomics and Precision Medicine, will be wasting no time in preparing for...

PACE financing now available in Brown County

Brown County business owners will now be able to finance their energy upgrades through an economic development program called PACE. The Property Assessed Clean...

Rise in QNBV startup investments shows ‘real strength’ in ecosystem

An increasing amount of investment in QNBV-certified startups shows “real strength for the ecosystem,” according to the WEDC’s Aaron Hagar. Just ask Ashley Prange, founder...

Six health plans no longer insuring state employees next year

Six health plans that currently offer health insurance to state employees will not be doing so next year, according to the Department of Employee...

Study from UW researchers finds little change in lake quality

In the midst of ongoing statewide debates about ties between poor water quality and certain ag practices, a recent study from UW-Madison researchers paints...

Study suggests Zika virus won’t be passed on through saliva

Recently published research from UW-Madison suggests the Zika virus is unlikely to be passed through saliva. This study, published Tuesday in the Nature Communications...

Tech startup CEO says Epic’s App Orchard is huge for standardization

Jon Keevil, CEO of Madison-based IT startup HealthDecision, says Epic’s new App Orchard is “a huge step toward standardization” in the electronic health records...

UW Carbone Cancer Center finds important protein for immunotherapies

Researchers at the UW Carbone Cancer Center have set their sights on a protein biomarker that could help doctors more accurately predict which...

UW Hospital and Clinics ranked among top hospitals in country

The University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics has been ranked among the top hospitals in the country once more by U.S. News & World...

UW System leaders testify in favor of Foxconn project

Leaders of the UW System spoke in favor of the Foxconn project last week, highlighting opportunities and making the case for greater state funding...

Walker defends environmental protections in Foxconn bill

Gov. Scott Walker is defending environmental protections in the Foxconn bill while saying a few weeks for the Legislature to debate the legislation is...

WEDC COO discusses Foxconn impact at WMC Policy Day

Foxconn’s goal is “to do as much Wisconsin business as possible,” according to Tricia Braun, COO for the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. She spoke...

WisBusiness: The Podcast with Brian Sammons of Twisted Path Distillery

This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: The Podcast” features Brian Sammons, founder, owner and distiller at Twisted Path Distillery and president of the Wisconsin Distillers...

WisBusiness: The Podcast with Jenny Wilson Siklos of Singular English

This episode of “WisBusiness: The Podcast” features a discussion at Forward Fest's Social Good Summit with Jenny Wilson Siklos, founder of Singular English, a...

WisBusiness: The Show – Rachel Neill of Carex Consulting Group

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

Wisconsin dentists provide over $730,000 in charitable care

The Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation provided over $730,000 in charitable dental care to state residents in the previous 12 months. The foundation’s Donated Dental Services...
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