The Water Council has hired international trade and foreign direct investment (FDI) consultant, Beverley Ferrara, to lead its European outreach. Based in Belfast, Ireland, Ms. Ferrara will assist in the organization’s ongoing European efforts to provide consistent and responsive engagement with existing and potential partners, and will nurture a pipeline of water tech companies with the potential to establish U.S operations. Read More
Caporaso was one of the business representatives who participated as a member of an eight-day global trade venture to India sponsored by Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. in 2016. Read More
Wisconsin is a state in the middle of the U.S. bordered by two of the world’s largest lakes, and Israel is a country that is 60 percent desert. So what were we, the Governor of Wisconsin and the Consul General of Israel to the Midwest, doing together thousands of miles away from our offices? Working on
Where are the latest emerging tech hot spots in the U.S.? They are in Albany, Sacramento, Columbus, Colorado Springs and Madison, which all offer a high concentration of software developers, computer programmers, web developers and other conditions that offer talent-rich alternatives to established tech markets, according to a recent report, ‘Cracking the hardest code: where
In a world where technology keeps getting sharper, faster and more entrenched in all facets of life, some of the sharpest, fastest technology is going to be made at a $10 billion LCD-screen plant to be built in southeast Wisconsin, Foxconn Technology Group Chairman Terry Gou said Thursday in an exclusive interview with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
The consulting firm A.T. Kearney published a study on the appeal of worldwide locations for foreign investors. Germany continued its positive trend, placing second behind only the USA. Read More
Ten South Korean entrepreneurs will soon be participating in an accelerator program—and potentially creating new Milwaukee companies and partnerships—at the Midwest Energy Research Consortium in Milwaukee. Read More
While all of America’s top-ranked tech cities have a highly-skilled and highly-educated workforce, a whole host of other factors could shape which city is best positioned to be the next Silicon Valley. That’s a key takeaway from a new index created by real estate firm Cushman & Wakefield that identifies America’s 25 leading high-tech metro areas in 2016. Madison, Wis. came in at No. 10. Read More