Inside Wis: Biz Plan Contest finalists reflect market trends, startup teamwork

By Tom Still

MADISON – By the time the annual Governor’s Business Plan Contest boils down to its “Diligent Dozen” live presenters, a result of five months of judging and mentoring, a series of tough cuts throughout the competition has yielded the best of the best.

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‘Diligent Dozen’ selected to present live at June 3 Entrepreneurs’ Conference

MADISON – 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 12th annual Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference in Madison. Read More

State Journal: Finalists in the Biz Plan Contest include some familiar names

April 19, 2014

Tech start-ups may be drawing heaps of attention lately but the top two dozen companies still in the running in the Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Competition represent a wide variety of industries, from Pan Genome Systems’ vaccines for dairy cows to Little Green Pencil’s system for scoring golf outings. Read More

State Journal: Fourteen Madison area companies advance in the BPC

April 18, 2014

Twenty-four companies — including 14 from the Madison area — have made the second cut and are moving forward as finalists in the Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest.

The local finalists offer products and services ranging from condensed, lactose-free milk to biopesticides for farms and water treatment, and from custom game publishing to crowdsourced beer. Read More

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

April 16, 2014

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 11th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest.

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