Nimble Therapeutics spins out of Roche, saving Madison jobs

A new drug discovery and development company is taking root in Madison, and it will prevent more than a dozen skilled scientists here from losing their jobs. Nimble Therapeutics formed in April, spun out of Roche Sequencing Solutions, originally NimbleGen Systems,...

WARF Accelerator – Projects

The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation supports a pipeline of promising projects in an effort to accelerate the public benefits of technologies developed in university laboratories. The following list highlights WARF Accelerator’s projects in medical devices,...

Seed money: Madison has become fertile ground for venture capitalists

Ask venture capitalists why they do what they do, and you’ll hear some different takes. For Ken Johnson, who founded seven different companies before launching Kegonsa Capital Partners in 2004, venture capital — the business of making high-risk investments in startups...

UW Health Launches Accelerator

UW Health is launching Innovation Hub, a business accelerator program that will be led by experienced entrepreneur Thomas “Rock” Mackie, the organization announced recently. According to a release, the hub’s goal is to offer support for creative ideas and projects...

Wisconsin venture capital funding up 90% in 2018

Wisconsin startup investors were very active in 2018, driving a 90 percent increase in venture capital funding from 2017, according to a new report from Pitchbook and the National Venture Capital Association. Read more here: BizTimes