When a company ships a truckload of goods across the country, it’s often the case that the truck will return to its city of origin carrying less than a full load. Trucking, which is estimated to be a $720 billion-plus industry... Read more »
In advance of an anticipated Senate hearing on drug prices, President Donald Trump once again denounced drug companies as “getting away with murder.” The first time he did so, using the same phrase just before his inauguration, the markets shuddered.... Read more »
Marsha Mailick, vice chancellor for research and graduate education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will take a temporary leave beginning Jan. 1, 2018, a spokesperson for the university said Monday.
Mailick plans to step aside from her day-to-day duties at... Read more »
Catch up on the latest news from Wisconsin’s innovation community with these recent headlines:
—Delafield-based Montage Talent announced a partnership with Randstad Holding NV, a large human resources company based in the Netherlands that employs thousands of recruiters. Many Randstad... Read more »
In mid-October, eleven college students will be flying to California for an opportunity that would be the envy of any Ivy League MBA candidate—they’ll meet the venture capital firm partners who will personally mentor them throughout the school year.
The students—all... Read more »
Steve Case, venture capitalist, author, and co-founder of AOL, is preparing to hit the road this week on his sixth Rise of the Rest tour, where he travels to emerging innovation hubs in search of investment-worthy tech startups and to highlight... Read more »
Keep up with the latest news from Wisconsin’s innovation community with these recent headlines:
—The fourth annual Wisconsin Innovation Awards, a program that seeks to recognize bright ideas from companies based in the Badger State, were held earlier this week. According... Read more »
Invenra, a Madison, WI-based startup that develops therapeutic antibodies for pharmaceuticals companies and other clients, has raised more than $2.9 million from investors, according to a regulatory filing.
Twenty-five investors participated in the equity funding round, according to the... Read more »
AltspaceVR, one of the forerunners of shared social experiences in virtual reality spaces, has been saved from extinction by Microsoft, which announced Tuesday that it is acquiring the four-year-old company.
The Redwood City, CA-based startup had sounded its own death knell... Read more »
Stay current on news from Wisconsin’s innovation community with these recent headlines:
—Gener8tor announced the six startups chosen to receive investments and mentorship during its latest 12-week accelerator program, which kicked off last month and runs through November. The program is... Read more »
Gener8tor, a Wisconsin-based organization that holds training programs for startups and invests in them, will soon hold its first program in Michigan, if its website is any indication.
gBETA is a series of free, seven-week accelerator programs run by Gener8tor that... Read more »
President Donald Trump, who has had a rocky relationship with tech companies during his short administration so far, announced an education initiative Monday that apparently met with their approval.
In a White House ceremony, Trump directed his education secretary to allocate... Read more »
Founder and CEO of Elucent Medical
National Business Furniture co-founder and a Wisconsin angel investor
Executive director of the Milwaukee Institute
President, Marquette University
Managing partner of HealthX Ventures
Principal of Capital Midwest Fund
Co-founder and CEO of Murfie
President and Chief Operating Officer of Quintessence Biosciences
Medical College of Wisconsin director of research commercialization