Wisconsin Governor’s Biz Plan Contest open for 2014 entries through Jan. 31, 2014

December 16, 2013 MADISON – The 11th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest is accepting entries online for the 2014 competition until 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, 2014.

Device to speed healing of diabetic foot ulcers wins Gov’s Biz Plan Contest

June 5, 2013 A company that has developed a portable device for treating diabetic foot ulcers won the grand prize in the 2013 Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest, organizers announced Wednesday. NitricGen Inc., a Madison-based firm, designed and patented a shoe box-sized device that produces nitric oxide from room air to treat chronic foot ulcers, […]

‘Diligent Dozen’ selected to present live June 4 at the Wis. ‘Treps Conference

May 23, 2013 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 11th annual Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference in Middleton. Read more here.

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

April 11, 2013 Twenty-one entries representing sectors as broad as software, agriculture, transportation, medical devices and innovations in manufacturing are competing in the finalist round of the 10th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest. Read more here.

Business Plan Contest ‘boot camp’ puts 70 young companies through startup paces

March 12, 2013 More than 70 entrepreneurs from communities across the state took part in the annual “boot camp” sponsored as a part of the 10th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest. Read more here.

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.