Fifty-one of 326 entries advance to next round in 2013 Gov’s Business Plan Contest

February 28, 2013 Fifty-one entries from 28 communities have advanced to the semi-final round of the 10th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest, contest producers announced Thursday. The contestants were selected from a field of 326 first-round entries by an independent panel of about 70 judges organized through the Wisconsin Technology Council, which is producing […]

Record number of entrants tallied for 2013 Governor’s Business Plan Contest

February 6, 2013 A record number of individuals from communitites across Wisconsin are competing in the 10th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest, organizers announced Wednesday. A total of 326 entries were received from 296 individuals representing 106 communities across the state, including entries from 22 communities that had not previously participated in the contest. […]

Watch Lt. Gov. Kleefisch video on why entrepreneurs should enter Biz Plan Contest

January 7, 2013 Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch encourages Wisconsin entrepreneurs to enter the 10th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest in a two-minute video describing the contest and its results over time.

Ergonomic drive system for wheelchairs wins 2012 Governor’s Business Plan Contest

June 7, 2012 A company that has developed a mechanism to change how wheelchairs are propelled by their users won the grand prize in the 2012 Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest, organizers announced Wednesday. Read more here.

‘Diligent Dozen’ selected to present live June 5th at Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference

May 31, 2012 Twelve entries representing diverse tech-based sectors in Wisconsin’s startup economy will present live to judges in the Governor’s Business Plan Contest during the 10th annual Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference in Milwaukee. Read more here.

From fishing tech to health, Biz Plan Contest finalists capture best of Wisconsin technology

May 7, 2012 Twenty-five entries representing sectors as broad as recreational fishing to software development and innovations in manufacturing are competing in the finalist round of the ninth annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest. Read more here.

Fifty-one of 248 entries advance to next round in Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest

March 6, 2012 Fifty-one entries from about 19 communities have advanced to the semi-final round of the ninth annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest, contest producers announced. The contestants were selected from a field of 248 first-round entries by an independent panel of about 60 judges organized through the Wisconsin Technology Council, which is producing […]

Nearly 250 entries received for this year’s Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest

February 6, 2012 Entrepreneurs from 81 communities across Wisconsin submitted 248 entries in the ninth annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest, contest organizers announced Monday. Read more here.

Diagnostic tests make inroads in market; Stemina was past BPC finalist

January 30, 2012 When thalidomide came to market in the 1950s as a morning sickness treatment, no one imagined the many cases of birth defects that would result from use of the drug. More than 50 years later, a small Madison-based stem cell company is selling a research product that could have prevented what some […]

Watch Lt. Gov. Kleefisch video on why entrepreneurs should enter 2012 Biz Plan Contest

January 18, 2012 Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch encourages Wisconsin entrepreneurs to enter the ninth annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest in a two-minute video describing the contest and its results over time.