John Neis of Venture Investors reflects on what has been accomplished in terms of entrepreneurship in Wisconsin, and how far we still have to go to create a truly competitive entrepreneurial economy in Wisconsin.
The 12th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest is accepting entries online for the 2015 competition until 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015.
A range of startups have been selected to pitch their businesses at the Wisconsin Technology Council’s Early Stage Symposium.
WisBusiness.com For Mitchell Gold, cancer is personal. That’s because his mother died from breast cancer when he was 4 and she was just 26. His grandmother also died of the disease at age 31. They both had — along with his sister — a mutation of the tumor suppressor genes known as BRCA that produces […]
Madworks Coworking’s accelerator program on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, announces the second class of companies to begin the program this fall.
BIOforward, the member driven, Wisconsin affiliate of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), PhRMA, and Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) today announced it has hired Laura Bray as its new Chief Executive Officer. For the last decade, Laura has served as the Executive Director of the Menomonee Valley Partners, Inc. She will assume the CEO position […]
Livability’s annual list confirmed what we already knew … Madison is the best place to live in the U.S.
URP is pleased to welcome PSC Biotech to the Park. The California-based company, which specializes in making cancer-fighting drugs, will move into the former Mentor Biologics building and plans to hire over 100 positions. Drug production is slated to begin in 2015.
Madworks Coworking’s accelerator program, “Madworks at Campus” is offering grants of up to $4,000 for early stage startups to participate in a high energy 10-week lean startup class that provides structure and mentoring, helping these new businesses determine their viability in the marketplace.
Aaron Olver, who will take over as head of University Research Park next month, says he’ll be working over the next year on an updated strategic blueprint as URP’s new site gears up for business.