Tag: Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Video: UW-Green Bay students working with Sartori in Sheboygan

Sartori Hack-It-Bracket Recap on Vimeo. Can you spot UW-Green Bay students Carol, Victoria, Tomer, Hamza, Jilliana, Misty, and James in this two-minute video? They worked on corporate innovation challenges for Sheboygan County company Sartori with The Commons on Saturday, November 17. Video courtesy of The Commons by BLNK SLATE MEDIA.

UW-Green Bay students partner with Sartori (cheese) to solve real-world problems

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Seven UW-Green Bay students recently spent a Saturday solving real corporate innovation challenges at Jake’s Café in Sheboygan for Sartori, a family owned company in Plymouth “dedicated to making the world’s finest artisan cheese made from premium milk supplied by local Wisconsin farmers.” While several students applied to the program, these students were invited to […]

2018 Northeast Wisconsin Business Plan Contest to take place at UW-Green Bay, the Press-Gazette reports

The 2018 Northeast Wisconsin Business Plan Contest has spent the last two months narrowing business ideas submitted from most corners of Northeast Wisconsin to the three finalists. They will now make their final presentation to judges at 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 at UW-Green Bay. Read more.

Finalists announced in the 2018 Northeast Wisconsin Business Plan Contest

After a preliminary round and a round of judging of their business plans, congratulations are in order for the finalists of the 2018 Northeast Wisconsin Business Plan Contest: Renee DeGrand (Business Administration) of Green Bay with Fervid Life Dean Derksen of Sheboygan with EO Jordan Lorenz ’12  (Humanistic Studies) of Green Bay with JobKaddi These […]

UW-Green Bay student entrepreneurs participate in 1 Million Cups events

UW-Green Bay student entrepreneurs were recently featured at 1 Million Cups events in Green Bay and Appleton. In October, Maria Arunkumar (Business Administration) was chosen to represent the 1 Million Cups Green Bay community at the annual Northeast Wisconsin startup conference — kinnektorCon — an Appleton community gathering on Oct. 24. Arunkumar presented her Build-a-Wedding […]

Sheboygan Campus names winners of entrepreneurial contests

On Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, UW-Green Bay’s first Absurd Innovation Challenge kicked off Startup Wisconsin Week in Green Bay and on Thursday, Nov. 8, UW-Green Bay kicked off Startup Wisconsin Week at the Sheboygan Campus. That campus hosted a Business Idea Workshop, the first UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus Student Business Idea Contest, and Sheboygan’s first […]

Alumna Nowicki is winner of Two Rivers Pop-Up Shop Contest

UW-Green Bay alumna Jennifer Nowicki ’18 (Business Administration) has been named the winner of the Two Rivers Main Street Pop Up Shop contest. She recently posted about it on her blog. Her pop-up tea shop will be located at 1623 Washington St, Two Rivers, from Nov. 5 to Dec. 31, 2018. Nowicki has been featured […]

Business Idea Workshop and Student Business Idea Contest held at UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus, Thursday, Nov. 8

GREEN BAY — As part of Sheboygan’s Startup Wisconsin Week, UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus will be hosting a Business Idea Workshop and Student Business Idea Contest on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Wombat Room. The Business Idea Workshop begins at 4:30 p.m. and is open to the community. […]

gBETA has a free accelerator for early-stage companies with local roots

The gBETA free accelerator for early-stage companies with local roots is open for applications for their Fall 2018 Northeast Wisconsin cohort. The program is capped at five teams and requires no fees and no equity. Email Leslie Weissburg at Leslie@gener8tor.com for further details and her upcoming office hours on campus. Participating companies receive: ·  Access […]