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.