Inside Wisconsin

with Tom Still

May 2016


Entrepreneurs’ Conference will help answer ‘Why Wisconsin?’

In the global competition for economic prosperity, some places are positioned to perform better than others. That’s the natural order of things.

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Stopping the slide: Wisconsin’s higher education system helps economy

It would be a mistake to believe higher education’s financial woes in Wisconsin began the day Gov. Scott Walker took office in 2011.

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Progress of Badger Fund of Funds matches trends in early stage investing

Ken Johnson, the veteran Wisconsin investor who is a partner in the Badger Fund of Funds, has held true to his vision from the start.

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Revisiting some recent topics: Solar energy, WARF, academic R&D, and business plans

Columnists often play recurring melodies. Just following up on a few of my own tunes …

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How Wisconsin fits into the ‘Internet of Things’ is … a big thing

Even the low-end estimate of connected devices in the world by 2020 is a mind-bending number.

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Finding the right energy mix for Wisconsin increasingly involves solar

Here’s a fact that will likely surprise anyone who likes to joke, whine, or fume about the weather in Wisconsin, which includes most of us: The sun shines over the Badger State more than half the time.

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Tom Still is president of the Wisconsin Technology Council. He is the former associate editor of the Wisconsin State Journal.



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