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After success in Wisconsin, gener8tor opening Minneapolis office

gener8tor is expanding its nationally-ranked startup mentoring program into Minneapolis. The accelerator has seen success in its Madison and Milwaukee locations, with its 42...

Exact Sciences’ Conroy praises ‘great news’ as federal panel reverses position

Exact Sciences CEO Kevin Conroy is hailing the “great news” from a federal task force, which reversed its preliminary position on the company’s colon...

Joint Finance approves WEDC $8 million tax credit reallocation

The Legislature's Joint Finance Committee approved with an 11-4 vote WEDC's request to reallocate $8 million in tax credits, moving them from a program...

Dems slam WEDC request to reallocate early stage tax credits

WEDC is looking to reallocate $8 million in early stage tax credits to a program aimed at expanding company locations or bringing in new...

New WARF director praises ‘very strong’ Madison startup ecosystem

Incoming WARF Managing Director Erik Iverson says Madison can’t compare itself to larger tech hubs like Seattle or Austin. Instead, Iverson said, Madison’s “very strong”...

Hyde’s slim life jackets win Governor’s Business Plan Contest

The idea behind Pat Hughes’ slimmer life jacket came when someone drowned at his first triathlon. Hughes, whose company, Hyde, won the Governor’s Business...

Three startup leaders explain why they chose Wisconsin

For Comply365’s Kerry Frank, it was a call from Gov. Scott Walker. Understory’s Alex Kubicek saw a chance to help develop Madison’s growing startup...

Milwaukee area to have its first-ever Startup Week

Startup Milwaukee is looking for organizations in southeastern Wisconsin that will participate in the inaugural Milwaukee Startup Week. The events, to take place the...

Tixora to provide online tickets for Summerfest shuttles

Milwaukee startup Tixora has landed a contract with the Milwaukee County Transit System that will let people buy tickets online for Summerfest shuttles. The...

Wisconsin gets low marks in entrepreneurship index

Wisconsin’s startup culture got another disappointing ranking from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, dropping three spots in its “growth entrepreneurship” index. But the results were...

Mary Turke’s new firm looks to bring gig economy to legal industry

The prominent Madison lawyer Mary Turke isn’t launching the typical law firm. It doesn’t have a big office building, and its lawyers are independent...

My Snow Hero aims for clean sweep in snow removal business

Chad Wilke says he’d pay $1,000 more in taxes if the city would shovel his snow. That’s why the Middleton resident has decided to...

AmebaGone offers alternative to antibiotics for organic fruit growers

UW-Madison spinoff AmebaGone is trying to help organic apple and pear growers by preventing the destruction of their crops. The company, founded in 2014...

Stem cell scientist says industry poised to boom

By Brian E. ClarkTwenty years after UW-Madison scientist Jamie Thomson began work to isolate human embryonic stems, research has advanced so far that the...

Grazin aims to fill needs of ‘locavores’ to connect with farmers

Tim Flores didn’t always have a passion for local food. The once overweight co-founder of Madison-based Grazin changed his ways in 2011, inspired by...
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