Milwaukee businesses

Economy & Business
1:33 pm
Fri January 16, 2015

Business Leaders Take Initiative To Improve LBGT Equality In The Workplace

Does your workplace have a good score in LGBT equality?
Credit Michael Lokner / Flickr

Earlier this week, the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce brought together a diverse group of business leaders to discuss how equality plays out in the workplace.

That’s an issue the Human Rights Campaign has worked on for a long time. One of the leaders of that effort is Deena Fidas, who heads the HRC’s Workplace Equality Program and directs its yearly Corporate Equality Index survey

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Economy & Business
11:15 am
Fri September 19, 2014

Hailing Competition For Your Ride

Peter Burgelis says he makes several hundred dollars a week driving part-time for Lyft.
Credit Ann-Elise Henzl

The city of Milwaukee’s license division is continuing to accept applications from prospective taxi operators. 

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Economy & Business
3:43 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

High Hopes for Seed Accelerator Linking Universities in Southeastern Wisconsin

Alison Bauter covers technology and innovation, among other things, for the Milwaukee Business Journal.
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Two local organizations focused on innovation and the Milwaukee economy are teaming up with nearly two dozen colleges and universities to create a seed accelerator.

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Economy & Business
1:23 pm
Wed August 6, 2014

What Is True Business Innovation?

Alison Bauter is a reporter who covers small business, start-ups, technology, finance, and education for the Milwaukee Business Journal.
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Buzzwords come and go. According to the Global Language Monitor, which tracks English language usage and compiles a yearly list of the top 50 business buzzwords, 2013 was the year of proactive, monetize, transparency, and win-win, among others.  

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Economy & Business
12:55 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Brookfield Company Rides Into a Second Century

One of the vintage sewing machines that Walsh uses to produce its high-end harnesses.
Credit Thea Treiber

You've probably never noticed the low-slung, unassuming building on Calhoun Road in Brookfield.

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Regional
11:51 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Milwaukee's Internationally-Acclaimed Luthier Continues His Craft

Denny Rauen, Riverwest's Luthier, is known nationwide.
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It’s been 30 years since Denny Rauen set up shop, first in the Chicago-area and then in the Milwaukee's Riverwest. Since then, he’s become an internationally-acclaimed luthier.

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