Please urge a student to compete, and considering attending the second annual UW-Green Bay Student Business Idea Competition, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Phoenix Room, University Union, UW-Green Bay. Hear UW-Green Bay students pitch their business ideas in 90 seconds and take questions from the panel of judges. Also, hear from 11-year old Alex Hart-Upendo of www.BuildABowByAlex.com tell his entrepreneurship story. Complimentary food and beverages will be served.
To enter the competition, which is open to all UW-Green Bay students from all majors, email Ryan Kauth (KauthR@uwgb.edu). He can explain how to prepare your 90-second innovative idea to apply by video by 11:59 p.m., Monday, Feb. 19. The top prize is $500 of the total $1,000 in cash given out to the top finalists. In addition, finalists are eligible to attend the European Innovation Academy and be eligible for a scholarship to attend EIA in Portugal (July 13 – August 5, 2018) as well as apply to more pitch competitions in
- Appleton (https://www.foxconnection.org/ on 4/11/18 – top prize $10,000),
- Minneapolis (https://eiexchange.com/e-fest on 4/12-14/18 – top prize $75,000+),
- Madison (http://www.wisys.org/events/bigidea on 4/21/18 – top prize $2,500 + eligibility for up to $52,000 more), and
- Fort Worth TX (http://www.neeley.tcu.edu/vandv/ on 4/6-7/18 – top prize $25,000+)