Imagine a company that sells a wireless protection system for boats and recreational vehicles. Think about a firm that sells "off-highway" mapping software for use by hikers, campers and sportsmen. Consider a company that produces a new type of milking system that is healthier for cows, which, in turn, is better for farmers.
If those ideas cry out "Wisconsin......Full article >>>
environmentally friendly products, three related to consumer or business security, and two tied to education.
Short of a plan to build a robotic Brett Favre and keep him in a Green Bay Packers uniform for another 20 years, that's pretty much a slice of Wisconsin.
The contest began in late January with 250-word summaries that served as "elevator pitches," brief descriptions of why......Full article >>>
Real companies are emerging from the Governor's Business Plan Contest, and the ideas in the 2006 version reflect the indigenous spirit of a state that is rediscovering its entrepreneurial roots. Stay tuned for the winners in June: The list may not contain a glamorous "American Idol," but it may include a friend or neighbor with a great idea.