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Romanian Student Leverages Burrill Competition to Accomplish Her Dream

MADISON - The instant Anca Copaescu, then a second-year MBA in the University of Wisconsin's School of Business, heard about the 2001 G. Steven Burrill Technology Business Plan Competition, she knew she wanted to enter. It wasn't just the prospect of winning $10,000 - though the money definitely got her attention. It was the sudden realization that this was a chance to fulfill one of her deepest d......

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Just two weeks before the competition, Copaescu happened upon a magazine article featuring Bob Goodman and Jo Handelsman, UW-Madison plant pathologists, who had recently discovered some new antibiotics in soil samples. Copaescu excitedly e-mailed Goodman. Five minutes later, he emailed her back.

Neither Handelsman nor Goodman was interested in starting a business. Yet t......

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