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A Marquette University student-run business program has created a new way to buy local while holiday shopping. Read more



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Milwaukee corporations like Northwestern Mutual and Aurora Health Care are investing in the startup community through venture capital funds and networking events. Read more

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This year’s programming includes more than 50 events led by more than 40 local community groups. Read more

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Milwaukee has made great progress in recent years on seeding high-tech start-up firms. But, while local universities deserve much of the credit for providing the city with the human material, will capital investment follow? Read more

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Each company will invest $5 million, and work in close collaboration in an effort to maximize the opportunities for funding, mentorship and technology development. Read more

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Milwaukee continues to push itself to become a hub for young entrepreneurs and budding business professionals. While the effort is gaining momentum, the end result is anything but guaranteed. Read more

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For the third straight year, the Milwaukee metro area, which also includes Waukesha and West Allis, is ranked 39th, tied for last place with Pittsburg, in the Kauffman Foundation’s annual startup activity rankings. But, while three years in... Read more

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Key players in Milwaukee’s business community and spectatorsalike congregated in the Global Water Center on the morning of Wednesday, Nov.2 for “Building a Stronger Startup Community,” a special edition of the popular1 Million Cups series.. Read more

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Ian Abston is the young president of NEWaukee. Off The Cuff asked him about the organization and its Young Professional Week, April 15-21. Read more

Off the Cuff

Neil Young’s new record Le Noise certainly doesn’t sound like an album produced by studio pioneer Daniel Lanois. Unlike most Lanois productions, it’s raw and stripped down, a distorted, feedback-laden set that emphasizes Young&rsq Read more

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