News releases from Milwaukee Business Journal
FOR-M awards $10,000 grants to Milwaukee-area startups including WorkAround, CrossKudi
Today 15:50 EDT
Six local startups that have participated in the MKE Tech Hub Coalition's FOR-M incubator program each received $10,000 grants, according to a Thursday announcement.
Rentable, the Madison apartment rental technology company formerly known as Abodo, has raised $22.5 million and plans to double its 90-person team by the end of 2022, according to the company.
Chicken restaurant by Milwaukee Bucks planned in Mequon
August 04, 2021
In July 2020, the Bucks introduced a delivery and pick-up concept called Cream City Cluckery, which sells chicken tenders and house-made sauces.
In its fourth year, Summerfest Tech will include panelists and speakers from the growing local technology and startup ecosystem, as well as leaders from tech-enabled companies with a global presence.
The 44th annual Briggs & Al's Run & Walk will be held virtually for a second consecutive year as a result of the pandemic. The event kicked off Aug. 1 and will run through Sept. 18.
The Glazy Boy, a Grebe's glazed doughnut and pork loin sandwich, is the winner of the eighth annual Sporkies food competition at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Avidity Science expands RFID capabilities with acquisition
August 03, 2021
Avidity Science, a Waterford-based company specializing in lab equipment and water purification systems for scientific research and health care facilities, said Tuesday that it has expanded its radio...
See $2.1 million home with heated outdoor saltwater pool near Menomonee Falls: Open House
August 01, 2021
A nearly 7,000-square-foot home in Colgate that has an outdoor heated saltwater pool is on the market for $2.1 million.
The week in bankruptcies: Urgent Care Physicians Ltd.
July 30, 2021
This week in Milwaukee business bankruptcies include Urgent Care Physicians Ltd.. For the year, Milwaukee has recorded 9 business bankruptcy filings.
Madison startup Veda raises $45M ahead of legislation it expects will grow its customer base
July 29, 2021
Veda Data Solutions Inc., which uses artificial intelligence to automate health care data for providers and insurers, closed a $45 million Series B funding round led by Connecticut-based venture...
Glendale automotive battery maker Clarios postpones IPO
July 29, 2021
Nine days after Glendale-based automotive battery manufacturer Clarios International Inc. started marketing an initial public offering, the company decided to postpone selling stock valued at about...
Novir, washbnb and Octane Coffee among finalists for annual Wisconsin Innovation Awards
July 29, 2021
Covid-19 test maker Novir, short-term rental linen service washbnb, and automated drive-thru Octane Coffee were among the 29 companies and nonprofits selected as finalists for the annual Wisconsin...
Homebase's restaurant and retail clients are in a crunch for the hourly labor this platform helps administer.
Delta Air Lines Inc. said Tuesday it would add more customer service staff and allow easier changes for its least-expensive seats for the rest of the year, which may help alleviate long call-center...
Midwest automotive group enters Wisconsin with purchase of four Milwaukee-area dealerships
July 28, 2021
Midwest-based Zeigler Auto Group announced this week that it will be expanding its presence in the region as it moves into Wisconsin for the first time ever with the purchase of four new dealerships in...
WEC Energy to invest $412M in Illinois wind farm
July 27, 2021
WEC Energy Group Inc. said it agreed to acquire a 90% ownership interest in the Sapphire Sky Wind Energy Center in Illinois with an investment of $412 million.
A look at construction of $45 million housing project at Mount Mary University: Slideshow
July 27, 2021
The $45 million apartment project underway at Mount Mary University will bring together people of nearly every age group to help and learn from each other. Check out the attached slideshow to get an...
The Milwaukee-based North American headquarters for India's Royal Enfield motorcycle company continues to grow its sales and add retail outlets, its parent company Eicher Motors Ltd. reported in its...
Nominate young founders, technologists and innovators for Wisconsin Inno Under 25 awards
July 26, 2021
Wisconsin Inno, a sister publication of the Milwaukee Business Journal, is seeking nominations for young innovators making a difference in the local startup ecosystem. Nominations are due by Aug. 15.
Milwaukee Bucks file to trademark 'Bucks in Six'
July 26, 2021
Though the Milwaukee Bucks had not yet fulfilled the prophecy that dates back almost a decade, the team filed an application to obtain two marks on the eve of Game 6 of the NBA Finals, which the Bucks...
The Summerfest site was bustling with lots of activity and food trucks on July 24 as the first MKE Food Truck Fest drew several hundred people. Check out the attached slideshow to see photos from the...
Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo wanted free Chick-fil-A for life after winning the NBA Championship this week. But now he has another local offer of free food from the Shorewood...
Johnson Controls starts $86M project at Canadian military base to cut greenhouse gases
July 23, 2021
Johnson Controls will partner with a Canadian armed forces base in Ontario on an $86 million project to reduce the base’s greenhouse gas emissions by 33%.
Advancing Milwaukee's new 'cool' image beyond Bucks' NBA championship: MBJ Podcast #118
July 23, 2021
The enthusiasm, diversity and youthfulness of the Deer District crowds during the Milwaukee Bucks playoffs delivered a major boost for Milwaukee’s brand and this week’s Milwaukee Business Journal...
The energy that has united the city through the duration of the Milwaukee Bucks championship run was very much present as now-famous chants “Bucks in Six” and “MIL-WAU-KEE” rang through the streets as...
Fifty years after a first NBA title, families with kids in strollers, young adults with a variety of beverages in hand and Milwaukee Bucks fans young and old standing or in suitable tailgating lawn...
Milwaukee restaurant The Diplomat sets reopening date
July 21, 2021
The 2020-2021 NBA Champion Milwaukee Bucks have set details for the downtown parade Thursday to celebrate their first title in 50 years.
“Bucks in Six” echoed through the streets of downtown Milwaukee as fans from across the state and country lined the street hoping to witness a feat not seen in 50 years; a Milwaukee Bucks NBA...
The Milwaukee Bucks fulfilled the team's rallying cry, "Bucks in Six," claiming its first NBA title in 50 years in Game 6. Check out the attached slideshow to see photos from inside Fiserv Forum of the...