Saturday, October 23, 2021

WisBusiness News

Investments in education, employment seen as key to attracting young professionals to Milwaukee

Leaders in Milwaukee say investments in education and employment opportunities will help attract more young professionals.  “I definitely think...

New center for research on psychoactive substances to build on existing momentum

The founding director of the new Transdisciplinary Center for Research in Psychoactive Substances at UW-Madison aims to build on existing momentum in...

WisBusiness: the Podcast with Heather Wentler, executive director and co-founder of Doyenne

This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: the Podcast” is with Heather Wentler, executive director and co-founder of Doyenne.  This nonprofit...

Former ambassadors discuss strategies for boosting international trade

Two former U.S. ambassadors say Wisconsin should leverage cultural, diplomatic and academic ties with other nations in order to strengthen international trade. 

DataChat closes on $25 million funding round

A software company called DataChat has closed on a $25 million funding round following a limited product launch of its data analytics...

Thousands of Wisconsinites on unemployment losing extra federal benefit

Thousands of Wisconsinites on unemployment will lose the extra $300 weekly benefit after the federal unemployment supplement ended over the holiday weekend,...

Marcus Corporation CEO doesn’t expect ‘full recovery’ until 2024

Marcus Corporation President and CEO Greg Marcus says the company is seeing signs of financial resurgence from last year, though he doesn’t...

WisBusiness: the Podcast with Laura Dresser, associate director of COWS

This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: the Podcast” is with Laura Dresser, associate director of COWS, a think tank based at UW-Madison. 

COWS report highlights wage growth over past 40 years

The median wage for workers in Wisconsin increased by just $2.76 per hour over the past 40 years, a report from a...

COWS report highlights pandemic impact on leisure, hospitality jobs

A report from a UW-Madison think tank shows employment in the state's leisure and hospitality industry remains 18.7 percent lower than before...

Chemical recovery boiler bill supported by paper companies, labor groups

Supporters of a bill to limit the frequency of inspections on certain paper mill machinery say the change would provide regulatory certainty...

NorthStar issued $37 million in cooperative funding agreements

NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes has been issued two cooperative funding agreements worth $37 million by federal officials to boost production of a material...

RehabPath connecting people with addiction resources

A startup called RehabPath aims to help more people escape the cycle of addiction.  The Substance Abuse and Mental...

RoddyMedical closes $600,000 investment round

Photography by Mike Miller Images -- RoddyMedical, an early-stage startup based in Wauwatosa, is gearing up to begin production...
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