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Business Plan Contest entries reflect market trends — and state’s economic diversity

March 20, 2017

The annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest has always been a canary in a high-tech coal mine, chirping out alerts about the kinds of businesses emerging in the state’s economic sectors. Read More

25 Wisconsin Software Companies to Watch in 2017

March 15, 2017

They say the best ideas happen over a round of beers with friends, so it’s no surprise that Milwaukee and the surrounding areas are becoming a hub for great disruptive ideas. From legal and health software platforms that strive to make the jobs of industry professionals easier, to development companies that build apps and solutions […] Read More

Column: Technology helps drive ‘Holy Trinity’ of Wisconsin economy

March 06, 2017

Agriculture, manufacturing and tourism are the "Holy Trinity" of the Wisconsin economy and may always be so, given the state’s tradition of excellence in all three sectors. Technology increasingly drives each of those sectors, however, and is slowly building an impressive standing of its own in terms of the jobs and value it adds to the Wisconsin economy. Read More

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Milwaukee high-tech company receives $200,000 state technology development loan

March 14, 2017

Scanalytics Inc., a Milwaukee company that has developed proprietary technology to measure real-time customer behavior through intelligent floor sensors, has received a $200,000 loan from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC). Read More

WEDC awards $700,000 in grants to support local efforts to provide seed funding for startups

March 07, 2017

Three economic development organizations have been awarded a total of $700,000 in matching grants from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) to be used to provide seed funding for technology-based startups and early-stage companies. Read More

Madison-based health care IT startup certified as Qualified New Business Venture

February 28, 2017

Madison-based Health eFilings LLC has received Qualified New Business Venture (QNBV) certification from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC). Read More

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