Thursday, December 12, 2019

WisBusiness News

Startups in gener8tor Accelerator Studio to pitch next month

The graduating cohort of entrepreneurs from gener8tor’s Accelerator Studio program have created startups based on consumer products, software and connected systems. 

Legislature passes bills related to startup funding, oversight

The state Legislature has passed several bills championed by the Wisconsin Technology Council that would change state laws surrounding startup funding and...

LAB audit highlights areas of improvement for Fast Forward program

Nearly a third of the “program successes” who participated in workplace training programs supported by Wisconsin Fast Forward grants didn’t get a...

Report highlights impacts of TIF investments

A new report on the state’s tax incremental financing program finds more than $4 of new tax base is created for every...

Exact Sciences liver cancer test granted breakthrough device designation

A new test for liver cancer being developed by Madison-based Exact Sciences has been granted “breakthrough device” designation by the FDA, promising...

Milwaukee startup ecosystem poised for health care investment growth

Members of Milwaukee’s startup ecosystem see potential for the city to capture more venture capital dollars in the health care sector. 

Milwaukee startup developing pill-based alternative to asthma treatments

A drug discovery startup called Pantherics Incorporated is developing a pill-based alternative to current asthma treatments based on research conducted at UW-Milwaukee. 

State investment landscape restricted by lack of capital, panelists say

Wisconsin's investment landscape is restricted by an overall lack of capital, according to a panel of investors.But they said the higher capital...

Startup innovations seen as key to fixing ‘broken’ health care system

Kristine Seymour, a partner with Michael Best Strategies, says startup innovations could be key to fixing what she sees as a broken...

New wearable ultrasound device could improve patient monitoring

A researcher with the UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health is seeking to improve patient monitoring during anesthesia with a new...

HaloVino founder going into Early Stage Symposium with new sustainability focus

Milwaukee entrepreneur Jessica Bell is going into this year’s Early Stage Symposium with a new focus on sustainability for her startup HaloVino. 

State regulators looking to combat groundwater contamination

State regulators are looking at new ways to combat groundwater contamination in Wisconsin, focusing on nitrates as well as lesser-known PFAS.

Exact Sciences study shows new cancer markers could improve screening test

Recent study results from Exact Sciences show that newly identified markers for colon cancer could improve the company’s Cologuard test. 

Corn and ethanol producers feeling short-changed by proposed fuel standards

Corn growers and ethanol producers in Wisconsin are feeling short-changed after new details from the EPA undercut what they saw as a...

Cockpit Mobile piloting at music festivals

After a quick pivot from a previous venture, Madison entrepreneur Clay Burdelik recently piloted a new software application at several festivals around...
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