Conference to Turn Scientists of Color into PA-Based Entrepreneurs Set for November
The bench2BUSINESS 2008 Conference and Awards Celebration has show of supporters, gains momentum
PITTSBURGH, July 25 /PRNewswire/ -- With the life sciences positioned
to drive Pennsylvania's economic future, finding an advantage amidst global
competition requires finding...
General Patent Corporation Calls New Patent Reform Bill Harmful to Inventors and Entrepreneurs
General Patent CEO Alexander Poltorak, writing in the syndicated "Washington Watch" column, strongly criticized the proposed Patent Reform Act of 2009 saying that "recycling a piece of failed legislation is not the best way to protect American inventors and spur innovation." ...
WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX) CEO Honored among the 2007 China Top 10 Influential Entrepreneurs
SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE:
WX), China's leading provider of pharmaceutical R&D outsourcing services is
proud to announce today that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dr.
Ge Li is named as one of the 2007 China Top 10 Influential Entrepreneurs
Doyles Entrepreneurs and Research week nears
Conferences intended to showcase Wis. startups, biotech
Entrepreneurship, nanotechnology and biomedical engineering will be the subjects of three conferences June 1-4 in Madison and Milwaukee, giving substance to what Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle has declared Entrepreneurs
and Research Week.
Minority and inner-city entrepreneurs face challenges
MILWAUKEE Wisconsins inner-city and minority entrepreneurs
face a unique set of challenges, and these obstacles as well as the resources designed to overcome them were the topic of a discussion Wednesday at the Entrepreneurs
Conference in Milwaukee. A panel consisting of State Secretary of Comme...
Wisconsin entrepreneurs need to self-promote like coastal rivals
The other day I went to a lecture on angel investing. When the lecture was finished, a man in the audience raised his hand. He wanted to know whether the Fox Valley the part of Wisconsin that stretches from Fond du Lac to Green Bay had enough entrepreneurial activity to support a network of ang...
Post-January, tech entrepreneurs have reasons to be depressed
Considering we just escaped January a notoriously depressing month because of the post-holiday letdown and the cold, dark and dank weather thats no surprise. In fact, an English psychologist calculated that January 24 (just one week ago) was the most depressing day of the year.
IBM takes one direction, Milwaukee entrepreneurs the other
Last Thursday was a day of interesting juxtapositions.
I spent the morning with Milwaukee entrepreneurs
at eForum 2005, where one of the hot topics was the shift from selling services to selling products. The thinking was that it's easier to grow per-employee revenue selling products. Later th...
Women entrepreneurs are finding ways to succeed in Wisconsin and beyond
Perhaps its time to declare 2005 as the Year of the Woman Entrepreneur in Wisconsin. Some business-wise women would say its past time.
At last weeks Wisconsin Entrepreneurs
Conference in Milwaukee, most of the headline speakers were successful women with words of advice for everyone on starti...
Brand Bullies- Entrepreneurs draw legal action over common words
MILWAUKEE - When Remy Konitzer was devising a name for his bar and grill concept, he wanted to come up with an original title, so he didn't leave things to chance.
Before the Janesville fixed-base airport operator and entrepreneur applied for a name with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (...
Psychologist - technology entrepreneurs frequently experience hypomania
What, are you crazy?
Theres a question that every technology entrepreneur has heard at least once. Its asked by spouses, families, friends, employees, customers and, yes, investors. When youre operating on technologys bleeding edges and trying to introduce that new-to-the-world and must-have t...
Women entrepreneurs reach for $1M level
Madison, Wis. - Nell Merlino and Laurie Benson may be as different as, well, New York City and Madison, but they share an enriching vision for women entrepreneurs, including those operating in the technology space.
Their vision has dollar signs as far as the eye can see, but the result may be ...
Web-centric entrepreneurs find models that attract investment
M adison, Wis. - Five years removed from the dotcom bubble, when adolescent business models were scorching investors and questioning the value of the online world, new business models that investors find attractive are emerging. The models are both progressive in their cutting-edge approach to...
MGE Sponsors New Business Center for Entrepreneurs
The center will house organizations such as the Small Business Development Center, the Madison Development Corp. and the Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corp. in Milwaukee and will also provide on-site assistance for T.E.C. Incubator Center tenants and other area businesses.
Qurb Gets a Step Up From Second-Time Entrepreneurs
When I first met up with the team at Qurb (pronounced "curb"), I have to admit that I didn't think the world needed another anti-spam product. Not that the spam problem has been fundamentally and finally solved. But with dozens of products and services in the market, it simply seemed an improbable ...
WIN Northeast Wisconsin Chapter Launched for Regions Entrepreneurs
APPLETON, WI Nearly 60 people heard UW-Madison professor Raj Veeramani and Menasha Corp. research and development manager David Matthias stress the importance of innovation in todays economy at the first meeting of the Wisconsin Innovation Network (WIN) Foundation in northeast Wisconsin.
Living in the Unreal World: A Survival Guide for Entrepreneurs
The view from the tower
Spring of 99 was a great time to start companies, and some wonderful businesses came out of the WAVE Program (Weinert Applied Ventures in Entrepreneurship) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, including Marsha McVickers Errand Solutions and Neil Peters-Michauds ...
New Seize the Day award available to Wisconsin entrepreneurs
MADISON - Entrepreneurs
located in Wisconsin will have a shot at a new award for practical innovation at the second annual Wisconsin Entrepreneurs
Conference, which the Wisconsin Technology Council and the Wisconsin Innovation Network will hold June 1 and 2 at the Hyatt Regency in Milwaukee.
New guide offers assistance to UW-Madison entrepreneurs
MADISON - University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty and staff interested in launching technology-based businesses can now access a new resource to help them through the process of taking a good idea to the marketplace.
"A Guide for New Business Ventures at the University of Wisconsin-Madison," is ...
Department of Commerce offers up to $1 million annually to aid tech entrepreneurs
MADISON The state Department of Commerce is asking for proposals to create an entrepreneurial and technology transfer center that would help entrepreneurs
develop and sell technology products.
Non-profit and for-profit companies are welcome to propose plans for the center, which Gov. Jim Do...
A social event for technology entrepreneurs
There is a new high-tech networking event starting in the city of Milwaukee.
Innovation Mondays will bring together researchers, engineers, and entrepreneurs
from Marquette University, the Medical College of Wisconsin and the community at large. The first event takes place on Monday, October ...
Tech Digest: President to honor WARF; plus, Governor's tech-transfer award for entrepreneurs
Madison, Wis. The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation , the patenting and licensing arm of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will be among the recipients of the 2003 National Medal of Technology on March 15 at a White House ceremony. The annual award is conferred by the president and reco...
New Madison VC firm Badger Ventures looks for next big IT entrepreneurs
David Redick knows something about venture capital, having received plenty of it in his time as a telecom entrepreneur.
Now Redick, a longtime denizen of Silicon Valley and recent emigrant to Madison, has jumped to the other side of the aisle with Badger Ventures of Wisconsin , a nascent ventur...
Embracing failure is a necessary step for successful entrepreneurs
WHITEWATER Thomas Edison invented the electric light, the central power station, the phonograph and recorded 1,000 patents, but his effort to extract low-grade iron ore from sand cost him millions of dollars and was dubbed Edisons Folly in the late 1800s.
Steve Jobs was fired by Apple Compu...
Innovation Days will show off potential young entrepreneurs
Madison, Wis. Fifty-two University of Wisconsin undergrads are going to vie for a piece of $26,000 in prizes this Thursday and Friday for creative inventions that could turn into businesses down the line.
The Schoofs Prize for Creativity and Tong Prototype Prize reward students for engineerin...
Tech ideas in state budget will need help from entrepreneurs
Madison, Wis. - Because they live in a world where most ideas actually rise or fall on merit, entrepreneurs
can be a bit nave when it comes to how government works. The debate over the $57.7 billion Wisconsin state budget is a case in point.
As proposed by Gov. Jim Doyle , the two-year budg...
Amicus Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results
...t www.amicustherapeutics.com .
New Enterprise Associates, Inc. (NEA) is a leading venture capital firm focused on helping entrepreneurs
create and build major new enterprises that use technology to improve the way we live, work and play. Since its founding in 1978, the firm has followe...
San Diego Wireless Heavyweight Leap Wireless Supports New Start-up Incubator
... CommNexus Forms Non-Profit to Support Innovative Start-up Companies and entrepreneurs
in Communications and Communications Convergence
... group CommNexus, EvoNexus is designed to create a center of excellence for entrepreneurs
starting companies dealing with communications and communications convergen...
NCIIA Honors Top Collegiate Biomedical Engineering Teams
...Science Foundation and a membership of nearly 200 colleges and universities from all over the United States, the NCIIA engages more than 5,000 student entrepreneurs
each year, leveraging their respective campuses as working laboratories and incubators for businesses and ultimately helping them to bring their conce...
The West Michigan Science & Technology Initiative is Named Statewide Reviewer for Life Science Funding Requests Through New Program
...early-stage capital during the critical stage when entrepreneurs
are developing their businesses to the point of re... micro loan.
"This is a great opportunity for entrepreneurs
and companies across the state, and will help to g... are designed to extend the personal investment of entrepreneurs
during the critical stage when they are developing...
Dendreon Corporation CEO Mitchell H. Gold, M.D. Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year(R) 2009 Award Finalist in the Pacific Northwest
...rnst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year (R) 2009 Award in the Pacific Northwest. According to Ernst & Young LLP, the awards program recognizes entrepreneurs
who demonstrate extraordinary success in the areas of innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. ...
Follica Appoints Drug Development and Dermatology Veteran, William D. Ju, as Chief Executive Officer
...m focused on building long-term relationships with entrepreneurs
and portfolio companies. Currently investing its t...ad investing and active, long-term partnering with entrepreneurs
and management teams, Polaris has helped a number ... human health. PureTech's senior partners include entrepreneurs
and leaders from the top echelon of pharma, biotec...
Providence-Based NABsys, Inc., Announces $4 Million Equity Financing
About Point Judith Capital
Point Judith Capital is a leading early-stage venture capital firm partnering with outstanding entrepreneurs
building world class healthcare, internet, and technology companies. Point Judith Capital has a strategic partnership with Tudor Investment Corporatio...
Lycera Closes $36 Million Series A Financing
...ified venture capital firm focused on building long-term relationships with entrepreneurs
and portfolio companies. Currently investing its tenth fund, InterWest X, a... EDF Ventures
EDF Ventures provides capital and leadership assistance to entrepreneurs
with proprietary technology and a passion for building a company to uniquel...
Marinus Pharmaceuticals Raises $20 Million in Series B Financing
...nology sectors. Sofinnova Ventures' mission is to create value by providing entrepreneurs
with the resources, experience and networks necessary to turn their ideas i... .
About Canaan Partners
Canaan Partners invests in visionary entrepreneurs
and provides them the networks, insights and operational guidance required ...
University of Maryland Announces Finalists for $75K Business Plan Competition
The mission of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) is tri-fold: educate the next generation of technology entrepreneurs; help entrepreneurs
create successful technology-based ventures; and connect Maryland companies with university resources to help them succeed. Founded in 1983, Mtech has...
Allegro Diagnostics Expands Board and Executive Team
...miconductor/equipment, software/services, internet/new media, and life technology companies. Kodiak's partners are successful high-technology business entrepreneurs
who take a hands-on approach to building market leaders. Previous Kodiak investments have included ALIS Corporation, Fluxion Biosciences, and Groove M...
Atritech Completes $30 Million Financing
... million under management, focused on investing in life science and medical technology companies at all stages of development. In addition to helping entrepreneurs
launch companies with seed and early-stage funding, the firm provides growth capital to emerging companies to advance clinical development or for prod...
Merck Serono Launches Strategic Venture Capital Fund
...to interact early on with our organization."
"The creation of a venture capital fund underlines our commitment to be Best Partner for biotech entrepreneurs
and their investors," said Vincent Aurentz, Executive Vice President of Portfolio Development at Merck Serono. "This activity complements our toolkit ...
StartUpHire Launches Comprehensive Search Engine for Jobs at Venture-Backed Companies
...search engine dedicated to recruiting exceptional talent to jobs at venture capital backed companies. This free resource was created by investors and entrepreneurs
who know that finding the right people quickly is both a challenge and top priority at venture stage companies. These are some of the most rewarding ...