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 […]

Top 10 reasons to enter the Biz Plan Contest; Jan. 31 is deadline to enter online

The entry deadline for the 12th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest is 5 p.m. Jan. 31. Don’t miss an opportunity to share in more than $100,000 in cash and in-kind prizes. Get started at www.govsbizplancontest.com! Here are 10 reasons you should enter your business idea: It’s free. Other than the cost of your time, there […]

Diverse mix of judges to screen entries for 2015 Governor’s Biz Plan Contest

MADISON – About 80 judges have volunteered to judge entries in the 2015 Governor’s Business Plan Contest, a field that includes judges from a cross-section of disciplines that help define Wisconsin’s startup culture. Contestants have until 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, 2015, to enter their 250-word business ideas at www.govsbizplancontest.com.

WISC-TV3’s ‘For the Record’ looks at 2015 Biz Plan Contest; reasons to enter

Neil Heinen, of WISC-TV3’s “For the Record,” talks with Tech Council President Tom Still and MobCraft Beer CEO Henry Schwartz about the upcoming 2015 Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest. Schwartz was last year’s Advanced Manufacturing category winner. Watch the show here. For more information on the contest, visit www.govsbizplancontest.com.

Contestants have access to veteran mentors during 2015 Biz Plan Contest

MADISON – Experienced mentors from across Wisconsin will be available to offer advice to contestants during the 12th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest. Initial entries of 250 words are due by 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. There is no cost to enter. Visitwww.govsbizplancontest.com for more information and to get started. At any point during […]

Learn more about the 2015 Biz Plan Contest at Jan. 14 event in Madison

Join us on Wednesday, Jan. 14, to learn more about the 2015 Business Plan Contest from Tom Still, Tech Council president, and Jonathan Fritz, 11-time contest judge, in a relaxed atmosphere at Genna’s Lounge in Madison. This business plan competition provides an opportunity to summarize your ideas on paper, obtain valuable feedback from experienced judges, as […]

BTN LiveBIG: Wisconsin grads bring color to 3-D printing

The 3-D printing industry has a great deal of financial, scientific and technological potential. And a group of former University of Wisconsin students are trying to tap some of that by adding a little color to the finished products. Spectrom won second place in the advanced manufacturing category of the 2014 Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan […]

Inside Wis: BPC offers ‘treps pathway to grow – even if plan changes over time”

By Tom Still MADISON – RevolutionEHR, a Madison-based provider of electronic health records software for eye doctors, employs about 70 people, has grown to $5.5 million in annual revenue and will continue to expand in Wisconsin even after a San Francisco investor bought a majority stake in the company. Vector Surgical is an Oconomowoc producer […]

Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest open for 2015 entries through Jan. 31, 2015

The 12th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest is accepting entries online for the 2015 competition until 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. The contest is designed to encourage entrepreneurs in the seed, startup and early growth stages of high-tech businesses in Wisconsin. The contest links up-and-coming entrepreneurs with a statewide network of community resources, […]