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EatStreet prospers eight years after idea was cooked up by UW-Madison students

EatStreet, a Madison tech startup that enables online delivery orders at more than 15,000 restaurants in 250-plus cities nationwide, continues to build on an offer that a restaurant can’t refuse. “Our pitch is simple,” says CEO Matt Howard. “We drive incremental orders to your restaurant that you would not have if you weren’t listed on […]

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URP Tenant “GoDX” wins AGA Tech Summit’s Shark Tank Contest

BOSTON – At the 2018 AGA Tech Summit, this year’s Shark Tank line up included an automated system for video capture of endoscopy, a feeding tube that prevents aspiration in intubated patients, a tool to accurately measure polyps captured on colonoscopy, a device that targets gastrointestinal cancers with electrical pulses, and a new method for […]

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StartingBlock takes off

When Chandra Miller Fienen graduated from Monona Grove High School, her parents encouraged her to expand her horizons. She left her hometown, got her undergraduate degree from Macalester College in St. Paul, lived in Japan for two years and then moved to the San Francisco Bay Area, where she earned a law degree from the […]

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Former UW-Madison Chancellor Irving Shain dies at 92

Irving Shain, a chemistry professor and UW–Madison chancellor emeritus who advanced the university’s interests in China and established University Research Park, died peacefully Tuesday, March 6, in Madison after a brief illness. He was 92. Irving Shain at a 1978 commencement ceremony. Photo: Norman Lenburg/UW–Madison Archives Shain joined the UW–Madison faculty in 1952, later chairing […]

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LIVABILITY Names Madison 7th in 100 Best Places To Live

LIVABILITY polls the nation each year to find out what matters most in communities throughout the U.S. Is health care most important, or affordable housing? Which matters more, commute times or climate? They then source the best public and private data available to find the small to mid-sized cities, towns and villages that meet your […]

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50 plans advance to semi-finals in 2018 Gov’s Biz Plan Contest

Fifty entries from 28 communities have advanced to the semi-final round of the 15th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest, contest producers announced. The contestants were selected from a field of about 200 qualified first-round entries by an independent panel of 110 judges organized through the Wisconsin Technology Council and its programs, the Tech Council Innovation Network […]

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WARF launches a new web series featuring opinions from two dozen state leaders on the subject of innovation and the Wisconsin Idea

Article courtesy of WisBusiness.com Contributors include university researchers, teachers, business leaders and entrepreneurs, public officials and investors. Their writings focus on the “crucial interdependence” between innovations pioneered at the UW System and the strength of the state’s economy. “The voices we have collected exemplify the strength, power and diversity of the Wisconsin Idea itself,” said […]

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