George Mosher, a Milwaukee businessman and one of Wisconsin’s most prolific startup investors, died on Thursday after a fight with pancreatic cancer. He was 79.
A Boston native, Mosher moved... Read more »
UAS Laboratories, a Wausau, WI-based probiotics maker, has pulled in $21.7 million in new equity financing, according to a document filed with securities regulators. Twelve investors participated in the deal, the... Read more »
[Updated 1/31/19, 12:12 pm CT. See below.] Google is building out a new office near downtown Madison, WI, in an expansion project that will triple the size of its... Read more »
As Jill Enos tries to improve the environment for entrepreneurs in Green Bay, WI, she says she has studied how communities such as Boulder, CO, Kansas City, MO, and Wilmington, NC,... Read more »
[Updated 1/30/19, 7:39 am CT. See below.] It’s time to catch up on some recent headlines from Wisconsin’s innovation community, including the launch of a varsity esports program at... Read more »
[Updated 1/25/19, 10:39 am CT, with comments from CEO.] Cardiologist Jon Keevil’s decision three years ago to hang up his stethoscope and focus full time on his digital health... Read more »
The biggest news of the week from Wisconsin’s high-tech sectors was by far Brookfield-based Fiserv’s (NASDAQ: FISV) massive $22 billion deal to acquire First Data (NYSE: FDC). Meanwhile, here... Read more »
The mega-deals keep on coming. Today, it’s a massive acquisition in financial technology: Fiserv has struck an agreement to acquire First Data in an all-stock transaction valued at $22 billion.
The... Read more »
[Updated 1/22/19, 3:10 pm CT. See below.] When Propeller Health’s founders initially tried to raise funding for their new healthcare technology venture, many of the investors they spoke with... Read more »
It’s time to catch up on notable headlines from Wisconsin’s innovation community:
—Northwestern Mutual, the Milwaukee-based insurance and wealth management services giant, has hired Souheil Badran as chief innovation officer. Badran... Read more »
[Updated 1/8/19, 12:49 pm, with spokesperson comments.] Life sciences companies are keeping construction crews busy in Wisconsin’s state capital.
The latest project comes from Somerset, NJ-based contract research and... Read more »
The prospect of Amazon putting your business in its crosshairs is enough to give any executive some sleepless nights. Wayfair co-founder Steve Conine seems undaunted.
Over the past 17 years,... Read more »
Happy New Year, readers. To kick off 2019, here are some recent headlines from Wisconsin’s innovation community:
—The venture capital arm of Milwaukee-based Robert W. Baird & Co. is trying to... Read more »
It was an eventful year for the artificial intelligence industry.
The sector saw more big venture capital deals and acquisitions, while researchers kept plugging away on technology advances. Meanwhile,... Read more »
With the holidays approaching, it’s time to catch up on some recent headlines from Wisconsin’s innovation community:
—Republican Gov. Scott Walker signed controversial lame-duck legislation that, among other things, limits the... Read more »
Last month, Xconomy asked tech CEOs what $100 million in venture capital can buy. How about $500 million?
Cambridge Mobile Telematics said Wednesday morning it has pulled in half a... Read more »
[Editor’s note: This is part of a series of posts sharing thoughts from technology leaders about 2018 trends and 2019 forecasts.]
Today’s artificial intelligence technologies have demonstrated they’re capable... Read more »
Machine learning startups are trying to establish a deeper presence on Wall Street.
The latest move comes from Aiera (pronounced like “era”), a New York- and Boston-based company that announced today... Read more »
Doctors and other caregivers have a new weapon to combat the opioid epidemic. But it’s not a pharmaceutical drug—it’s a mobile app.
This week, the FDA cleared “reSET-O,” an app developed... Read more »
Election hacking. Information warfare. Adversarial artificial intelligence. All worrisome topics racing through Steve Grobman’s head these days. But the McAfee chief technology officer seems surprisingly upbeat about the prospects of meeting... Read more »