Tag: Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Manitowoc Campus to host ‘Thinking of Starting a Business?’ Feb. 19

Do you have a business idea in mind? Attend this no cost session and discover whether becoming an entrepreneur is for you! During this course you will learn how to assess and research your business idea. At the Manitowoc Campus, Tuesday, Feb, 19 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Room F166, 705 Viebahn St. To register, […]

Former UW-Green Bay student is moving business idea in Switzerland, Brazil

The current co-founder and COO of startup W3lcome (www.w3lcome.com), a digital sign in app streamlining secure self-check in, such as at airports and other high-security reception areas, is Lucas Cotta, a former exchange student at UW-Green Bay. He took Bus Adm 481 Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management when he attended UW-Green Bay. While Switzerland is […]

Student Jennifer Nowicki featured in Insight Magazine

UW-Green Bay student Jennifer Nowicki (Business Administration) is featured on page 34 of the January 2019 print edition of Insight magazine discussing her tea expertise and business, Cultivate Taste. Nowicki recently won the Two Rivers Main Street pop-up shop contest with her Cultivate Taste tea store open in November and December in downtown Two Rivers […]

Current student and alumnus named as business contest winners

Congratulations to current UW-Green Bay student Renee DeGrand (Business Administration) who took first place in the 2018 Northeast Wisconsin Business Plan Contest with her business plan for hobbyist e-commerce platform, “Fervid Life.” Jordan Lorenz ’12 (Hmanities) took second with his business plan for a better connector of college student job seekers to small businesses who […]

Faculty note: Lecturer Ryan Kauth featured in WalletHub article

Lecturer Ryan Kauth (Business Administration) was recently featured as an expert in a WalletHub article on business credit cards. “It is a small business owner’s job to always be raising capital. As part of this duty, you want to make sure you protect your personal credit,” he says. Read more.

UW-Green Bay students find success at Demo Day in Milwaukee

Four UW-Green Bay students helped pitch their teams’ ideas at Demo Day in Milwaukee as part of The Commons Fall 2018 cohort, recently. Students applied to the program then spent a weekend plus nine Tuesday nights in Milwaukee working on either a real corporate innovation challenge or on a startup in order to accelerate their […]

Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO) hosts business leader

Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO), Student Finance Association (SFA) and Student Association for Management (SAM) were among several UW-Green Bay student organizations that shared pizza over a talk by Mark Scheffler, CEO of investment advisory firm The Appleton Group and founder of fintech (financial technology) startup clearTREND. clearTREND identifies turning points for the securities in your […]

Students invited to register for the Innovation in Aging Student Idea Competition

Students are invited to register to compete in the 2019 Innovation in Aging Student Idea Competition that will be held on Friday, Mar. 1, 2019. Kickoff meetings will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. Students participating in the competition will have the chance to think creativity in order to solve real-world problems, with teams […]

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 […]