State Journal: Final presenters chosen for Governor’s Business Plan Contest

Nearly three-fourths of the young companies chosen for the final round of the Governor’s Business Plan contest are from the Madison area.

‘Diligent Dozen’ selected to present live June 2 at Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference

Finalists representing diverse tech-based sectors in Wisconsin’s startup economy will present live to judges in the Governor’s Business Plan Contest during the 13th annual Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference in Madison.

BizTimes: Milwaukee companies among finalists in Business Plan Contest

Among the 24 finalists in the 12th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest are several Milwaukee-area companies representing a variety of industries. Read the full BizTimes story here.

New features to mark close of BPC at June 2-3 Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference

MADISON – Two new elements will mark the final phases of the 2015 Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest at the 13th annual Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference, to be held June 2-3 at Madison’s Alliant Energy Center.

WisBusiness features 2015 BPC semi-finalists

WisBusiness.com is featuring a number of stories written by students in the UW-Madison Dept. of Life Sciences Communications:   WisBiz: Device to restore balance for stroke victims is getting on its feet WisBusiness: Mother-daughter duo tackle Medicare together with 65 Incorporated WisBusiness: Élevé Technical Innerwear – Revolutionizing the yogi’s underwear WisBusiness: NightOwl Sleeper aims to […]

Milwaukee Courier: Dr. George Koonce to match athletes with jobs

Dr. George Koonce, Vice President for Advancement at Marian University and former linebacker for the Green Bay Packers, has been named a finalist in the 12th annual Wisconsin Governors Business Plan contest for his business initiative, Athlos 360. Koonce and Athlos 360 are the last African-American team left in the competition.

State Journal: Thirteen local entries advance to BPC finalist round

Thirteen of the 24 entries advancing to the finalist round of the 12th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest are from the Madison area.

From software to medical devices to hunting, Biz Plan Contest finalists show state’s tech range

MADISON – Twenty-four entries representing sectors as broad as software, agriculture, water technology, medical devices and innovations in manufacturing are competing in the finalist round of the 12th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest.

BPC semi-finalist featured in Fond du Lac Area Business News & Notes

George Koonce, vice president for advancement at Marian University, is a finalist in the 2015 Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest. He was named as one of 54 entrants that advance to the semifinal round from an original field of 238 entries.

Fifty-four entries advance to next round in 2015 Governor’s Business Plan Contest

Fifty-four entries from 26 communities have advanced to the semi-final round of the 12th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest, contest producers announced Tuesday. The contestants were selected from a field of 238 qualified first-round entries by an independent panel of more than 80 judges organized through the Wisconsin Technology Council and its programs, the […]