‘Diligent Dozen’ selected to present live June 2 at Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference

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 13th annual Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference in Madison. Read More

BizTimes: Milwaukee companies among finalists in Business Plan Contest

Among the 24 finalists in the 12th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest are several Milwaukee-area companies representing a variety of industries. Read the full BizTimes story here.

New features to mark close of BPC at June 2-3 Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference

MADISON – Two new elements will mark the final phases of the 2015 Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest at the 13th annual Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference, to be held June 2-3 at Madison’s Alliant Energy Center. Read More

WisBusiness features 2015 BPC semi-finalists

WisBusiness.com is featuring a number of stories written by students in the UW-Madison Dept. of Life Sciences Communications:


WisBiz: Device to restore balance for stroke victims is getting on its feet

WisBusiness: Mother-daughter duo tackle Medicare together with 65 Incorporated

WisBusiness: Élevé Technical Innerwear – Revolutionizing the yogi’s underwear

WisBusiness: NightOwl Sleeper aims to increase baby safety, decrease parents’ worries

WisBusiness: Ex-Packer develops outlet for athletes beyond the game

More coming soon…

Milwaukee Courier: Dr. George Koonce to match athletes with jobs

Dr. George Koonce, Vice President for Advancement at Marian University and former linebacker for the Green Bay Packers, has been named a finalist in the 12th annual Wisconsin Governors Business Plan contest for his business initiative, Athlos 360. Koonce and Athlos 360 are the last African-American team left in the competition. Read More