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In Germany, a U.S. beer invasion Almost 65 years after Allied planes flew Western supplies into blockaded Berlin, a new American import is arriving by air: craft beer. The beer is being flown in as part of a new surge of German interest in American brewing, upending a centuries-old relationship in which German beer defined the golden standard for brewing and Americans emulated it. More
Cyprus parliament approves bailout Cyprus' lawmakers approved on Tuesday a multi-billion bailout agreement with international creditors aimed at preventing the crisis-hit country from going bankrupt. More
Baby food shortage in Europe due to China demand Yong-Hee Kim still can't believe that in a prosperous country like Germany, powdered baby formula would ever be rationed and that she would have to scour shops in the German capital to find the right brand for her 13-month-old son. More
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A successful startup co-founder and fundraiser, Lisa Johnson made her mark in biotech and business, often as (literally) the only woman in the room.
Now leading the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp.'s entrepreneurship and innovation efforts, she's still somewhat unusual in a state that — following national trends — sees few female entrepreneurs, and even fewer women investors.
Darden Restaurants' management is locked in a battle with major institutional investor Starboard Value over the company's strategic direction, which has created some volatility but very little net gain for investors. Is it a good time to take a position?
Ask her to explain the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp.’s role with state entrepreneurs and Lisa Johnson can't help sketching it out.
“You would be laughing. A lot of times, like, what I’ll do is, ‘Okayhere we go. I’ll give it to you on a whiteboard,’” jokes the WEDC vice president of entrepreneurship and innovation, when asked to explain the authority's role.
Moments later, she resorts to just that, literally sketching out WEDC's role in Wisconsin's entrepreneurial space.
About 160 participants lined up for the 180: A Reverse Job Fair held April 17 at the Milwaukee Art Museum.
Hosted by the Greater Milwaukee Committee's Innovation in Milwaukee initiative and The Good Jobs startup, the event turned the traditional job fair on its head, bringing big companies to employees, not the other way around.
Harley-Davidson Inc., GE Healthcare, Johnson Controls Inc., We Energies and Experis took the stage, pitching potential employees on why their companies are the best…