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‘Navigating the New Economy’ roundtable discussions

Business leaders and community members have been learning from state and local experts about how they can better navigate the new economy. These community...

Air Wisconsin flight attendants begin process of going on strike

The union representing flight attendants for Air Wisconsin recently voted to begin the process of going on strike, in hopes of obtaining higher pay...

Companies driving down opioid prescriptions while overdoses are on the rise

Madison-area companies are finding ways to drive down the number of opioid prescriptions while overdoses are on the rise statewide. Kiio is a business...

Counties, farmers working together to mitigate phosphorus pollution

The Yahara Watershed Improvement Network kept 40,000 pounds of phosphorus out of the environment last year in partnership with county governments and local farmers....

Cyber Monday puts e-commerce shipping woes in the spotlight

When you hear the phrase Black Friday, what do you visualize? Most likely, it’s the huddled masses waiting for hours on end outside of...

Dane County expected to chip in for affordable housing in Madison

Dane County officials are expected to award over $400,000 for a new affordable housing development on Madison’s east side. “Housing is the ultimate solution...

Elevator Pitch Olympics features life science startups

Several startups that pitched at this week’s Early Stage Symposium are developing new therapies and exploratory health tests. The Madison conference is put on...

Facebook executive talks strategies for stifling fake news

The 2016 election experience helped Facebook employees this election season stifle fake news stories and accounts that spread them. That’s according to Katie Harbath,...

Fewer deer hunting licenses tied to decreased conservation funding

Just ahead of opening weekend for deer gun hunting season in Wisconsin, a new report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum finds the number of...

Five gener8tor startups graduating from Milwaukee program next week

Five startups from the Midwest and Canada in gener8tor’s Milwaukee accelerator program will graduate next week. “This cohort was selected from our largest applicant...

gener8tor expanding to Canada

GrowthChart could be the teacher’s new best friend

Teachers are busy taking care of and teaching children. Quietly stealing time from that core mission is the task of documenting students’ progress during...

Milwaukee startup delivering gasoline directly to vehicles

A Milwaukee entrepreneur is building an early-stage business around a simple concept: delivering gasoline directly to vehicles. Talethea Thompson is owner of PumpFive Fuel...

NeuroPointDX launches new blood test for autism spectrum disorder

A Madison-based diagnostic medicine company called NeuroPointDX has a new blood test for autism spectrum disorder. The test can identify about 30 percent of...

Northern Wisconsin tribes opposed to commercial metallic mining in Oneida County

Several northern Wisconsin tribes have come out against potential commercial mining in Oneida County, less than two weeks before a related referendum will appear...

Providers getting care guidance through help line

The Medical College of Wisconsin’s Periscope Project is helping care providers avoid disastrous outcomes in helping pregnant and recently pregnant patients. Dr. Laura Jacques...

Solar system installed for Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters

A Wisconsin nonprofit religious group called the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters has completed installation of three solar arrays at its facilities in the southwest corner...

Startup teams competing in the Chippewa Valley this week

Six startup teams are competing in the Chippewa Valley this week for cash awards and recognition from the BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation. The nonprofit angel...

Survey finds optimism about financial security despite lack of savings

A new national survey from Madison-based CUNA Mutual Group finds respondents optimistic about their own financial security despite many having little to no financial...

Tribal gaming in Wisconsin has $3.1 billion economic output

A new economic impact study of tribal gaming finds Wisconsin’s industry has a nearly $3.1 billion output. That’s compared to $3.4 billion for Michigan,...

Virtue Solutions aims to improve care for elderly through wearable device

A Madison startup is looking to provide unseen protection for the elderly while delivering information on their vital signs to caregivers. Virtue Solutions has created...

Voters approve 18 marijuana referendums

The state's most populous counties voted in favor of legalizing, regulating and taxing marijuana. Voters in Dane and Milwaukee counties were asked to weigh...

WisBusiness: The Podcast with AkkeNeel Talsma, CEO and founder of Melius Outcomes

This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: The Podcast” is with AkkeNeel Talsma, CEO and founder of Melius Outcomes. This Milwaukee-based startup has a quality improvement...

WisBusiness: The Podcast with Erin Tenderholt, co-founder of Blexx

This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: The Podcast” features Erin Tenderholt, founder of a Madison-based startup called Blexx. Tenderholt has created a new patent-pending technology...

WisBusiness: The Podcast with Sherry Zhang, CEO and founder of GenoPalate

This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: The Podcast” is with Sherry Zhang, CEO and founder of GenoPalate, a Milwaukee company that provides healthy eating guides...

WisBusiness: The Podcast with Wes Schroll, founder and CEO of Fetch Rewards

This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: The Podcast” is with Wes Schroll, founder and CEO of Fetch Rewards. This Madison-based startup has thousands of brands...

WisBusiness: The Show – Andy Walker, partner at Rock River Capital Partners

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