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Angel investor urges focus on business development for startups

An angel investor with Wisconsin Investment Partners urges startup founders to prioritize business development expertise as they build out their team. 

Bills to alter QNBV program circulating

Two bills being circulated for co-sponsorship by GOP lawmakers would make changes to the state's Qualified New Business Venture program, which provides...

Blueprint program putting a focus on ideas, market validation

The Young Enterprising Society's Blueprint program is putting a focus on developing ideas and market validation for products being developed by participating...

Federal funding, specialization needed to develop tech hub

For areas of Wisconsin to compete with U.S. innovation powerhouses like Boston and Seattle, experts say a combination of federal support, industry...

Geno.Me lands $400,000 in seed funding from Gateway Capital

A biotech startup called Geno.Me has landed $400,000 in seed funding from Gateway Capital, an early-stage investment firm based in Milwaukee.

Madison mayor discusses affordable housing, clean energy strategy

Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway says providing more affordable housing options will help drive the city's pandemic recovery and address an aspect of...

October home sales down 12.3 percent from October 2020

A total of 8,524 homes were sold in Wisconsin in October, marking a 12.3 percent decrease from October 2020, according to the...

Overdose deaths in Wisconsin up nearly 22 percent over the 12-month period ending in...

The number of drug overdose deaths in Wisconsin reached 1,599 in the 12-month period ending in April, increasing nearly 22 percent over...

Pandemic led to new research applications, collaborations in Wisconsin

While the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted and slowed certain research efforts in the state, it also gave researchers a chance to apply their...

PSC to award Refueling Readiness Grant Program funding

The state Public Service Commission will be awarding up to $215,000 in December through Refueling Readiness Grants. The program...

Sartori Cheese global markets head seeing rising demand

The head of global markets for Sartori Cheese sees great potential for expanding product exports, despite certain trade barriers and distribution issues. 

U.S.-EU agreement on steel and aluminum tariffs expected to reduce prices for manufacturers

Manufacturing groups say the agreement between the United States and European Union to ease tariffs on steel and aluminum will help reduce...

Uncompensated care in Wisconsin up $50 million over prior fiscal year, report shows

Wisconsin hospitals provided $50 million more in uncompensated medical care during fiscal year 2020 than in the prior fiscal year, with the...

UW-Madison student team awarded $250,000 for carbon dioxide removal

A team of UW-Madison students is getting a $250,000 award for carbon dioxide sequestration research through a global competition backed by the...

WisBusiness: the Podcast with John Umhoefer, executive director of the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association

This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: the Podcast” features a conversation with John Umhoefer, executive director of the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association. 

Wisconsin to get billions in federal dollars through infrastructure bill

Wisconsin is expected to receive billions of dollars in federal funding for public transportation, bridge repairs, electric vehicle charging stations, broadband expansion...
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