$2 million venture debt fund available for high-growth Dane County businesses
MADISON, Wis. Entrepreneurs at emerging companies often face a dilemma as they reach a stage in the firm's development that requires additional capital for growth, but are challenged by either the lack of seed and venture capital, or traditional bank financing requirements. The Madison Develop...
New Dane County airport links to Atlanta announced
Madison, Wis. --Madison's technology community will soon be linked twice daily to 11,000 tech firms that employ 180,000 people; the Dane
County Regional Airport will be adding nonstop morning and evening flights to Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Dec. 1.
"Atlanta is home ...
Local group building Dane County economic development corp. Dane
County could have a regional economic development corporation in place by the end of 2006.
That's if the Collaboration Council, a group of local businesspeople and politicians, can pull together a base of support that crosses the boundaries between municipalities in the county. Their goal i...
Can Dane Co. and Wisconsin learn from Denver?
Madison, Wis. - Dane
County political and economic development leaders have received two good pieces of news. One, the fund-raising campaign of the area Collaboration Council has surpassed the $1 million mark, and two, there now is a booming area that once faced even greater regional challenges t...
Directory shows high-tech growth spurt in Dane Co.
Madison, Wis. The technology industry in Dane
County saw its largest single-year job increase in recent years, and its ranks grew to 510 businesses, according to the 2007 Greater Madison Area Directory of High-Tech Companies published by Madison Gas & Electric Co.
Purchase online The 21...
EntreMed to Present at the New York Society of Security Analysts Industry Conference
...SSA 2008 Biotech and Specialty Pharmaceuticals Industry Conference, to be held at the Conference Facilities at the NYSSA, New York, December 2, 2008. dane
R. Saglio, Chief Financial Officer, will present on behalf of the Company. The presentation is scheduled for 1:35 p.m. (local time) and will be inclu...
EntreMed Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results
... ($18.6 million) or ($0.23) per share for 2007. As of September
30, 2008, EntreMed had cash and short-term investments of approximately $28
R. Saglio, EntreMed Chief Financial Officer, commented, "We have
estimated that the royalty revenue from sales of Thalomid(R) for the 3rd
EntreMed Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results
...by Celgene in the third and
fourth quarters of 2008. As of June 30, 2008, EntreMed had cash and
short-term investments of approximately $36 million.
Saglio, EntreMed Chief Financial Officer, commented on the second
quarter results, "During the second quarter of 2008, we recorded a $2.0
EntreMed Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2007 Financial Results
...are for the three months ended December 31, 2007.
This compares with a net loss of ($5.9 million), or ($0.08) per share for
the fourth quarter 2006.
R. Saglio, EntreMed Chief Financial Officer, commented, "Financial
results for 2007 reflect an increase in both revenue and research and
MGE Sponsors New Business Center for Entrepreneurs
.... T.E.C. stands for Technology, Education and Commerce.
MGE is a utility that generates and distributes electricity to nearly 130,000 customers in dane
County. It purchases and distributes natural gas to more than 126,000 customers in seven south-central and western Wisconsin counties. MGE has served...
Annual Conference Honors Tech Grant Winners
...ork in collaboration with a research institution, provided three awards for a total of $813,898 in funding.
The leading award winners include five dane
County companies that received more than one million dollars in awards during this time period: Mirus Corporation, $4,069,361; Orbital Technologies, $...
Inacoms Youth Apprentice Program Prepares Madison Area Teens for Careers in Technology Fields
... Inacom Information Systems was recently recognized for its pilot project in collaboration with the dane
County Area Youth Apprenticeship Program. Since the beginning of the program in 1992, Inacom has provided information technology training, teaching an...
UW Medical Improves Business Intelligence
... comprehensive systems of health care providers. They serve Wisconsin residents at more than 60 clinical locations throughout the state, 44 of them in dane
County. UW Health Physicians rank among our areas and the country's most respected doctors and are repeatedly recognized for patient satisfaction, as ...
Whos Starting to Profit Online? Nonprofits.
...re savvy about Internet fundraising.
In 2003, the Boys & Girls Club of dane
County and Trek Bicycles created Trek for Kids, an annual bike ride event i...ders.
Lisa Beringer, development director for the Boys & Girls Club of dane
County, said the Clubs first attempt to use the web to collect money was ea...
Wisconsin Economic Summit Aims for a New Lease on Life
...s not work against the other. Theres no doubt that Wisconsin has a number of regional economies the Chippewa Valley, the Fox Valley, Milwaukee Metro, dane
County and Racine-Kenosha, to cite a few prominent examples. Theres also reason to think those regions are doing a better job of working together. But...
UW Journalism School Software Expands Web-Based Research
...d student without much cash."
The software has allowed grad students to extend the reach of their surveys - which in the past were often limited to dane
County - to a global audience. And while the software has expanded horizons for graduate students, it has also helped open a gateway into survey resea...
WTN Interviews: How WARF is Reaching Out to Businesses About Technology Developed in Wisconsin
...ups around the state and it became clear to me that once you get outside of dane
County, that WARF is not very well known to business leaders in Wisconsin. In dane
County we have a very positive image. In Milwaukee, they know us, but they ...
Unwrapping Political Perks for the Holidays
... when scandal and partisanship drives more good people away from politics than it attracts, its reassuring to know that quality office-holders such as dane
County Executive Kathleen Falk, Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker and U.S. Reps. Green, Paul Ryan and Ron Kind are attracted to public service. ...
Madison Development Corp. and CATI form tech transfer partnership
... to offer additional economic development tools in dane
County. "We felt this initiative would complement ... works closely with companies and entrepreneurs in dane
County that might be seeking to donate intellectua...at will result in new jobs creation in Madison and dane
County. To date, MDC has made hundreds of loans to...
Dane County improves law enforcement and community services
... MADISON - dane
County has begun using a network infrastructure de..., said Larry Singer, technical systems manager for dane
He said using terminals saved the count...MetaFrame Presentation Server, will also allow the dane
County Sheriff and local police departments to gat...
CATI: Transforming technology transfer in Wisconsin
...ellectual property (IP) to start-up companies and existing businesses. CATI, in partnership with Madison Development Corp., is bringing the program to dane
County in an effort to spur private industry technology transfer.
Jerry Carlson, of K. A. Jones and Associates, consults with CATI on IP/technology...
Forbes Sr. Editor Kurt Bandenhausen on Forbes ranking of top cities for business
... Madisons #1 ranking applies to all of dane
Editors Note: Madisons ranking of th... 1 city for business and careers extends to all of dane
County. In an interview with Forbes Sr. Editor, Ku...he entire Madison Metro Area" and includes all of dane
WTN: Can you tell us about some of th...
Dane Country high-tech businesses continue to flourish
... MADISON The latest edition of the Madison and dane
County directory of high-technology companies was ...e directory, said there has been a recent trend in dane
County of an increased number of information techn...G&E estimates approximately 450 high-tech firms in dane
County, the directory lists 381 companies, an incr...
Wisconsin technology companies awarded over $24 million in government funding
...3.3 million over 15 months in 2003.
County leads Wisconsin in number of awards and awa...all but one of the top 10 companies are located in dane
County, 14 grants, totaling over $3 million, were ... LLC 847,426 "A number of companies outside the dane
County area were able to appreciate the awards. [I...
Heres one federal program where Wisconsin has gained some hard-earned ground
...technology from lab to market, and for launching new Wisconsin companies from university research.
Here are some highlights of the latest awards:
County is still dominant in federal R&D success, but southeastern Wisconsin is improving. In the 12 months ending Sept. 30, 2003, nine companies from ...
Charter Business powers distance learning
...rter Business has delivered cutting-edge network capacity to distance education networks across the state of Wisconsin. The JEDI (Jefferson, Eastern dane
/Interactive) network and the KSCADE (K-12 Schools/Colleges Alliance for Distance Education) network were installed and maintained by Charter Busine...
One year after the 2003 blackout: Is Wisconsin prepared?
...tion in 2001 poured over $800 million into revising and rebuilding transmission systems across the state, with projects including increased voltage on dane
Country transmission lines, new lines to connect Femrite and Sprecher power stations, and the addition of 17 miles of 138-kilovolt transmission lines ...
Cancer treatment advances as trials show no harm to mice
...sident Ralph Kauten said.
Prior to joining Quintessence in 2002, Kauten held management positions in several start-up biotechnology businesses in dane
County. He co-founded PanVera Corporation in 1992 and managed the company until it was acquired in 2001. Kauten was a key player in the founding and e...
Wisconsin crisis hotline gets Web-based integration
...f geographic location.
Larry Olness, statewide manager for United Way of dane
Countys 211 program, says the installation of the new system offers a great...ch county controls its system independently. For example, the United Way of dane
County manages Madisons 211 services, while the Waukesha Mental Health Asso...
Madison asks for wireless bids; airport, downtown would be first
...lection of local sites could be reached freely, while full internet access would cost a fee.
Wireless access could come to downtown Madison and the dane
County Regional Airport by spring, with the airport being first on the list. Other sites would include the Alliant Energy Center and the Monona Terrac...
Wisconsins tax system must adapt to meet changing technology needs
... companies, with 9 percent interest.
Last year, the state Tax Appeals Commission ruled in favor of Menasha. In October, that ruling was reversed by dane
County Circuit Judge Steven Ebert, who said the Department of Revenue was correct in assessing the sales tax.
Menasha is now expected to ask the Di...
Tech Digest: Commerce, business-plan contest, tech grants, Metavante
...h prizes to the best business plans selected by a panel of judges, need to send them in using the contact information on the contest Web site .
County companies get technology grants
The Department of Commerce will give Excite Optics Corporation in Middleton $43,000 and Alpha Universe, LLC, ...
Madison wi-fi plans move ahead
... fidelity (wi-fi) network covering Madison and the dane
County Regional Airport. The project also has prov...oint review team representing the city of Madison, dane
County and state. No taxpayer dollars will be used...g-term fee.
"From the minute people land at the dane
County Regional Airport, and throughout their trav...
2005 Madison-area tech directory includes more companies, resources
... venture capital networks, and University of Wisconsin research programs in dane
County, as well as an array of other resources.
MG&E provides copies of ...lights the capable resources for high-tech companies. It also maps where in dane
County there are pockets of different types of companies.
Still and Leon...
Madison biotechs get Commerce grants
... Governor Doyle announced Tuesday that two dane
county businesses will receive funding for their technology development projects through the Department of Commerce Technology Assistance Grant prog...
State criticized over BadgerNet 2 execution; some doubt benefits
... state press release said the contract had been signed, even though it hadn't yet.
Jonathan Barry, a former state representative, dane
County executive and University of Wisconsin regent, was one of the critics of Miszewski's plan for BadgerNet 2. Barry is now a partner in Badger Con...
Shawano to build city-wide Wi-Fi broadband wireless network
...lls can lower speeds to a more modest level.
The city of Madison has pursued a similar deal and chose AOL-SkyCable to provide Wi-Fi hotspots at the dane
County Regional Airport and downtown. The vendor will pay a fee for the right to provide service and may charge users.
Read the story on Madison...
Genzyme acquistion of Bone Care approved, significant impact forecast
... Genzyme holding office in the state could also help the industry get more momentum.
"The bottom line is we're hopeful the employee base remains in dane
County, but we're not in despair because we're being recognized and that's a sign that we're having success," Leonhart said.
Expanding Hectorol's di...
MDC "Venture Debt" loans help fund tech firms
...e Debt Fund has more than $1 million still available for tech businesses in dane
County, noted Frank Staniszewski, president of MDC.
Staniszewski said "t...Related Articles:
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Minneapolis company sets sights on southern Wisconsin
The firm has been in contact with government officials at both the state and local level, including Wisconsin Secretary of Commerce Mary Burke, dane
County Executive Kathleen Falk, and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, to discuss potential sites, though Miller said it is too early to make a review of th...