Jeff joins Xconomy from The Monroe Times, where he covered crime and courts. He has contributed to Isthmus, Madison's alt-weekly newspaper, on topics such as municipal broadband, civic hacking, and data centers. Prior to being bit by the journalism bug, he worked in health IT at Epic.
He graduated from Vanderbilt University with a BA in political science and Spanish. In college he wrote for Vanderbilt View, a magazine covering the school's faculty and staff.
Retiring baby boomers are expected to more than double Medicare and Medicaid costs from 2017 to 2020, according to industry data. That may just be the tip of the iceberg: by... Read more »
The new, independent, healthcare-focused company Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase plan to launch made a big splash when it was first announced in January, but few details have emerged... Read more »
CVS Health said Tuesday that it has expanded its prescription-drug delivery service nationwide. Customers of the Rhode Island-based retail pharmacy giant, which operates about 9,800 stores in the U.S., will be... Read more »
Catch up on news from Wisconsin’s innovation community with these recent headlines:
—Foxconn paid nearly $15 million for an office building in downtown Milwaukee that will serve as the company’s North... Read more »
BetterDoctor, a San Francisco-based startup that has built a national database with information on physicians, dentists, and other practitioners, has been acquired by a Wisconsin software analytics business, the companies... Read more »
A young Wisconsin venture capital firm says it has raised more than $15 million for a fund created under a program partially supported by the state of Wisconsin and aimed at... Read more »
After meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, President Donald Trump wrote in a tweet that “there is no longer a nuclear threat from North Korea” to the U.S.
Other elected... Read more »
30Ventures, one of the newest additions to Wisconsin’s venture capital scene, quietly revealed plans this week to raise up to $15 million for its debut fund, which will back healthcare and... Read more »
[Updated 6/14/18 5:58 p.m. See below.] Fasetto, a Superior, WI-based company that develops solid-state storage drives and cloud-based software for instantly sharing files, on Thursday announced a new... Read more »
Zurex Pharma, a Middleton, WI-based company developing antimicrobial products for preventing infections acquired in hospitals, clinics, and home care settings, says it has raised $9 million in new funding. Zurex says... Read more »
Stay current on news from Wisconsin’s innovation community with these recent headlines:
—Madison-based Fujifilm Cellular Dynamics said it struck an agreement with the University of California, Irvine, under which the... Read more »
NovoMoto, a clean energy startup that sells packages of solar panels, lamps, batteries, and other equipment to rural households in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, was crowned the top... Read more »
Researchers at Exact Sciences and Mayo Clinic said Tuesday they have made progress toward developing a panel of blood-based DNA biomarkers that could help detect the most common form of liver... Read more »
Keep up with news from Wisconsin’s innovation community with these recent headlines:
—Motivo, a New Berlin-based company that sells wheeled, collapsible walkers for people who need help with mobility and balance,... Read more »
American Provenance, a Blue Mounds, WI-based startup that sells handmade deodorants, after-shave, and other grooming products, has raised a $500,000 round of equity funding to help fuel its growth, says... Read more »
Nate Harris had never worked at a tech startup prior to co-founding Ease, a Milwaukee-based technology and service provider that helps businesses find freelancers to help them in areas like... Read more »
[Updated 5/30/18 7:53 a.m. See below.] Since launching in 2010, Propeller Health has kept its focus on developing connected devices and complementary software for patients with respiratory disease.
But... Read more »
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