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MADISON, Wis. The Madison-area technology business community has received a challenge to grow beyond itself.
Mary Walshok, an associate vice chancellor with the University of California at San Diego, thinks the area has limitations that lie not with its resources or industry, but with cultural barriers that encour......Full article >>>
had had started to dry up, shutting down or contracting outside the area after the Vietnam war. Another major source of revenue, conventions and tourism were not up to picking up the slack.
These traditional revenue sources were gradually lowering, but there was a new organic platform coming to light, based on the atmosphere of health and fitness that had drawn many people in. Resourceful......Full article >>>
er spirit that people who moved out west brought with them a desire to make fresh start. This exists as a contrast to Wisconsin, an older, more insular society that doesnt encourage as much innovation.
Small businesses that cluster together are also a factor in Californias success, since they are more nimble in a competitive environment. It also provides employees and investors with more......Full article >>>
here was a cultural divide working against Wisconsin. Its a wealthy community, but it likes to hide its wealth...we have a small network and no-one wants to travel outside the boundaries.
Other attendees found inspiration in Walshoks words, saying she reminded them of just how much potential is really available.
She was living proof that you can start from ground zero and get to ......Full article >>>
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