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73 percent of businesses in WMC survey say public high school grads unprepared for...

About three-fourths of businesses tapped in a recent WMC survey say public high school graduates in the state aren’t prepared to join...

CDFIs aim to counter economic inequality for Wisconsin small businesses

Unconventional lenders have emerged as a force to counter economic inequality within Wisconsin’s small business scene.  For many minority...

Crops continue to struggle as parts of Wisconsin see extreme drought

Farmers in the state continue to grapple with persistent dry conditions as portions of Wisconsin are now experiencing extreme drought. 

Evers nixes top two income tax breaks, signs budget after 51 partial vetoes 

Gov. Tony Evers today vetoed a GOP plan to cut Wisconsin’s top two income tax rates but signed most of the nearly...

Federal lawmakers raising concerns about portable generator regulation change

Federal lawmakers from Wisconsin are raising concerns about a potential regulatory change with implications for engine-driven portable welders.  In...

Former Harley engineer unveils details for new FUELL electric motorcycle

Buell Motorcycles founder and former Harley-Davidson engineer Erik Buell has announced performance details for his new electric FUELL Fllow motorcycle. 

Impacts of updating commercial building code debated in legislative committee

-- Updating Wisconsin's commercial building code to reflect more current international standards and add efficiency requirements could increase or decrease building costs,...

InvivoSciences gearing up for FDA application on heart failure drug

InvivoSciences, a pre-clinical stage biotech firm based in Madison, is gearing up for a potential FDA application for a heart failure drug...

Milwaukee’s gener8tor program announces latest cohort of startups

The Milwaukee chapter of the gener8tor accelerator network has announced its latest cohort of startups, each of which will receive a $100,000...

Tech Council board urges approval of UW engineering building project

The Wisconsin Technology Council’s board of directors is calling on state lawmakers to “fully authorize” a UW-Madison College of Engineering construction project. 

TitletownTech closes second fund totalling $70M

TitletownTech now has $95 million in assets under management after recently closing on a $70 million fund.  The Green...

UW inventors create energy-efficient wireless network system

UW-Madison researchers have created a new wireless network system that dramatically improves energy efficiency.  That’s according to an overview...

Wisconsin small businesses landed over $1B in federal contracts last year

Wisconsin small businesses last year secured more than $1 billion in federal contracts for the second year in a row, according to...

WMC survey finds fewer employers expect to hire in coming months

Hiring expectations among Wisconsin employers have fallen dramatically in the latest Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce survey.  WMC yesterday announced...
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