A baker’s dozen of finalists is chosen for the Governor’s Business Plan Contest

By Judy Newman, Wisconsin State Journal

BPC_logoFive young companies from the Madison area are among 13 finalists that have made it to the final round of judging for the Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest.

They are:

  • Cellular Logistics, Sun Prairie: A new way to treat heart failure.
  • Cardigan, Madison: A new way for people to exchange contact information.
  • DotCom Therapy, Madison: An online platform to connect patients to a certified speech-language pathologist.
  • ThirdSpace, Madison: Cloud-based software for solving business problems and enhancing office culture.
  • EWPanel, Madison: A nanogenerator for generating electricity from human body movement to be used for wearable products.

The other startup finalists include ideas for delivering cancer drugs; an electronic compass to help firefighters find their way in smoky fires; and a pickup service to transport organic waste to compost piles. Read more …