Inside Wisconsin

with Tom Still

October 2018


It’s not just Madison anymore: Wisconsin knows tech

As a study by the nation’s largest computer technology association affirmed this month, Madison is one of the top “tech towns” in the United States. It ranked 14th on a list of 20 cities, mostly much larger metros, released by the Computing Technology Industry Association.

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Improving academic research payoff in Wisconsin requires people, facilities

By some standards, Wisconsin is a leader among the states when it comes to academic research. In other ways, Wisconsin is not a model for how academic R&D should work.

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Reach of angel, venture capital extends beyond portfolio companies

Most people think of venture capital as a big-city sport, with East and West Coast metros standing out as major-league players.

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Wisconsin’s business support systems are helping young companies survive

The nation’s leading foundation for the study of entrepreneurism recently called a timeout on its annual series of reports on small business activity, citing a “new direction in research strategy” that will lead to retooling over the next year.

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Partnerships between universities, private sector working across Wisconsin

There’s nothing surprising about the fact that UW–Milwaukee Chancellor Mark Mone and Marquette University President Mike Lovell might work together. They’re friends, past academic colleagues, and passionate about Milwaukee’s future as a technology hub.

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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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