From energy to health care, Biz Plan Contest captures best of Wisconsin technology

April 6, 2010 Twenty-one entries from 10 communities are competing in the finalist round of the seventh annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest. Read more here.

Fifty-two of 284 entries advance to next round in Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest

February 25, 2010 Fifty-two entries from two-dozen communities have advanced to the semi-final round of the seventh annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest, contest producers announced Thursday. Read more here.

Medical device company wins sixth annual Governor’s Business Plan Contest

June 9, 2009 Eso- Technologies, a start-up company that has developed a monitoring device to reduce the risk of heart attacks for people undergoing surgery, is the Grand Prize winner in the 2009 Governor’s Business Plan Contest. The company has won $50,000 in cash and services. Read more here.

Wisconsin natives hope BPC is path back home

June 8, 2009 Three Wisconsin natives now run their high-tech firm out of Chicago. But if they win the statewide business plan competition, they will be coming home. Read more here.

Business Plan Contest final 12 square-off in Milwaukee

June 4, 2009 A talented line-up of finalists in the sixth annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest will compete for the contest’s top cash and in-kind prizes during the Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference at the Hyatt Regency Milwaukee. Read more here.

Twenty-one finalists advance to Phase 3 of BPC

April 3, 2009 Twenty-one finalists from 14 communities are competing in the finalist round of the sixth annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest, contest producers announced April 3. Read more here.

Fifty of 326 entries advance to next round in BPC

February 25, 2009 Fifty entries from 26 communities have advanced to the semi-final round of the sixth annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest, contest producers announced February 25. Read more here.

Entrepreneurs attend Business Plan Contest boot camp

February 25, 2009 Semi-finalists in the Governor’s Business Plan Contest participated in a boot camp produced by the Wisconsin Technology Council and hosted at Reinhart Boerner van Deuren, S.C.’s Milwaukee offices on February 25. Read more here.

Record number of entries in 2009 Biz Plan Contest

February 5, 2009 From innovative ways to improve business processes to ideas for saving energy, water and lives, the sixth annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest has attracted 326 entries from 287 individuals in 106 different cities, villages and towns. Read more here.

So-Lo Guitar hopes to bring fun back to learning how to play

May 8, 2008 Red, green and yellow notes flew across the television screen as fingers strum to match the rock song’s tempo. When his 14-year-old student saw Milwaukee entrepreneur Brad Rake coming, “his shoulders drooped and he reluctantly put down the guitar controller,” Rake said. Read more here.