FZE Manufacturing Solutions, LLC named latest Made in Wisconsin® company

WEDC officials present award in North Fond du Lac as part of Manufacturing Month MADISON, WI. OCT. 29, 2019 – As part of Manufacturing Month, officials from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) today welcomed FZE Manufacturing Solutions as the latest company to join WEDC’s Made In Wisconsin® program. “The Made In Wisconsin program is a wonderful way for the many companies that call Wisconsin … Continue reading FZE Manufacturing Solutions, LLC named latest Made in Wisconsin® company

2019 MARKETPLACE Governor’s Awards recognize outstanding businesses

Governor Evers presents awards to top minority-, woman-, and veteran-owned businesses MADISON, WI. Oct.  24, 2019 – Eight Wisconsin businesses received top honors in the 2019 MARKETPLACE Governor’s Awards competition, which recognizes outstanding businesses owned by minorities, women and service-disabled veterans. The awards were presented by Governor Tony Evers and Missy Hughes, secretary and CEO of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), on Thursday, Oct. … Continue reading 2019 MARKETPLACE Governor’s Awards recognize outstanding businesses

Vets Plus Inc. expands operations in Menomonie

New expansion/facility will create 199 jobs, result in $2.5 million capital investment MADISON, WI. OCT. 21, 2019 – Vets Plus Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of animal health and nutrition products, is expanding its pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities and operations in Menomonie—a $2.5 million project expected to create 199 jobs over the next three years. “This decision by Vets Plus to invest here in Wisconsin shows … Continue reading Vets Plus Inc. expands operations in Menomonie

Early Stage Symposium connects young companies with investors

For young companies looking to connect with investors and venture capital looking for Wisconsin’s next big innovation, attending the Wisconsin Technology Council’s is an easy sell. Networking and pitching opportunities abound, as does actionable advice from business and tech leaders who’ve been in their shoes. The eighth annual event is happening Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 6-7, at Madison’s Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center. Pitches … Continue reading Early Stage Symposium connects young companies with investors

WEDC recognized for achievement in economic development

WEDC awarded Excellence in Economic Development Award from German American Chambers of Commerce MADISON, WI. OCT. 11, 2019 – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has been named the recipient of the Excellence in Economic Development Award from the German American Chambers of Commerce (GACC). The GACCs’ German American Business Awards honor excellence in the German-American business community in the fields of innovation, services and … Continue reading WEDC recognized for achievement in economic development

WEDC launches new Wisconsin Supplier Network website

Updates will ease connections for buyers and sellers in Wisconsin and beyond MADISON, WI, OCT. 8, 2019 – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is launching a new website to help connect new and existing businesses in Wisconsin with the buyers, suppliers and service providers they need. The new Wisconsin Supplier Network (WSN), which can be found at wisconsinsuppliernetwork.com, will take the place of the … Continue reading WEDC launches new Wisconsin Supplier Network website

Wisconsin ranks second in the nation for National Science Foundation business grant success rate

Center for Technology Commercialization Business Development Consultant Idella Yamben (left) moderates a discussion with SBIR grant recipients Lisa Dotzler of Semba Biosciences, Inc. (center) and Jean Brittain of Calimetrix (right) at the 2019 Biohealth Summit. Wisconsin ranks second nationally in the success rate of businesses applying for National Science Foundation (NSF) business grants, underscoring the strong support health and life science startups in the state … Continue reading Wisconsin ranks second in the nation for National Science Foundation business grant success rate

Governor Evers and WEDC Secretary and CEO Missy Hughes to meet with economic development leaders in statewide tour

‘Get acquainted’ tour will enable new WEDC chief to meet local, regional leaders in economic development MADISON, WI. OCT. 4, 2019 – Governor Tony Evers and Missy Hughes, secretary and CEO of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) will visit communities across Wisconsin next week in a series of events highlighting the state’s economic development efforts. “I’m excited to join Secretary Hughes as we meet … Continue reading Governor Evers and WEDC Secretary and CEO Missy Hughes to meet with economic development leaders in statewide tour

Company profile: EmOpti

Dr. Edward N. Barthell is CEO of EmOpti, a Wisconsin company that provides innovative technology to health systems to speed up patient flow in acute care facilities, improving staff productivity and expanding facility capacity. He recently took the time to tell us more about the company, how it was founded and its progress so far. Q: How was the idea for Emopti developed and started? … Continue reading Company profile: EmOpti

Investor Profile: WARF Ventures

WARF Ventures works to advance UW-Madison and Morgridge Institute for Research technologies by investing in select startup companies within the UW community. WARF Ventures Fast Facts .fusion-content-boxes-1 .heading .content-box-heading {color:#333333;} .fusion-content-boxes-1 .fusion-content-box-hover .link-area-link-icon-hover .heading .content-box-heading, .fusion-content-boxes-1 .fusion-content-box-hover .link-area-link-icon-hover .heading .heading-link .content-box-heading, .fusion-content-boxes-1 .fusion-content-box-hover .link-area-box-hover .heading .content-box-heading, .fusion-content-boxes-1 .fusion-content-box-hover .link-area-box-hover .heading .heading-link .content-box-heading, .fusion-content-boxes-1 .fusion-content-box-hover .link-area-link-icon-hover.link-area-box .fusion-read-more, .fusion-content-boxes-1 .fusion-content-box-hover .link-area-link-icon-hover.link-area-box .fusion-read-more::after, .fusion-content-boxes-1 .fusion-content-box-hover .link-area-link-icon-hover.link-area-box .fusion-read-more::before, .fusion-content-boxes-1 … Continue reading Investor Profile: WARF Ventures