Tag: Entrepreneurship and Innovation

UW-Green Bay alumna presented with first UW-Green Bay Entrepreneurship Program Alumni Award

Ebanie Schmidt ‘19 (Art) was presented with the first UW-Green Bay Entrepreneurship Program Alumni Award when she spoke to the Entrepreneurial Finance class on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. Schmidt spoke about her business, Ebanie & Ivorie LLC, her latest work, her part-time jobs as she builds her business, what she learned in the UW-Green Bay entrepreneurship program, […]

Entrepreneurial Finance students get crowdfunding advice from local start-ups

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Green Bay entrepreneurs Bed Cadman of Voyageurs Sourdough and Sam Brown of Coffee Wizardz recently spoke to members of the UW-Green Bay Entrepreneurial Finance class about their successful crowdfunding campaigns on Kickstarter to help finance the growth of their new businesses. Both entrepreneurs raised money above their goals and used the campaigns to further the marketing of […]

UW-Green Bay alumna Jennifer Nowicki opens pop-up shop, ‘Cultivate Taste’ in Sheboygan, Oct. 1

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University of Wisconsin-Green Bay alumna Jennifer Nowicki ’19 (Business Administration) has been an entrepreneur almost her entire adult life. She has worked in the tea industry for 25 years and is Wisconsin’s only certified tea specialist (Specialty Tea Institute ’09). In addition, she has co-owned a coffeehouse, owned a tearoom in Milwaukee, and has been […]

Vicki Updike, named to ‘Top Women in Cross Channel Retail’ to speak at University, Oct. 8

Vicki Updike, former president of Silver Star Brands (fka Miles Kimball Company) who was named to the Top Women in Cross-Channel Retail by Retail Magazine, is the keynote speaker at WWBIC’s Strong Women Strong Coffee program from 7:30 a.m to 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, in the 1965 Room of the University Union […]

Kauth spends Fridays with Sheboygan South High School

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UW-Green Bay entrepreneurship lecturer Ryan Kauth spent two early Friday mornings in class on Sept. 13 and 20, as the lead coach for Problem Ideation Day & Problem Pitch Day in the INCubatorEDU program, at Sheboygan South High School. Students will continue to spend the school year in this class working on a startup business […]

UW-Green Bay alumni to speak at Small Business Summit on Thursday, Sept. 19

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College is hosting a Small Business Summit on Thursday, Sept. 19 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in its Corporate Conference Center. UW-Green Bay alumni Paul Northway ’90 (Business Administration and Political Science) and Craig Dickman ’82 (Business Administration) will be keynote speakers at the event. The purpose of the Summit is to inform, educate and […]

UW-Green Bay poised for ‘Startup Week’ on Nov. 11 with guest Aaron Kennedy

Please note the date correction. This event is Nov. 11, 2019. UW-Green Bay will kick off Startup Green Bay Week with an event featuring Titletown Tech Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Aaron Kennedy. Kennedy will tell the story of his entrepreneurial journey from founding Noodles & Co. to his role now with Titletown Tech, UW-Green Bay and the UW […]

How ‘The Startup Hub’ looks to boost entrepreneurship in Green Bay

Greater Green Bay dreamers, innovators and entrepreneurs now have access to more startup resources after the recent opening of the “Startup Hub” — a centralized facility offering a wide scope of programming and resources to early stage businesses. …In addition to WTC, the hub is supported by partnerships between the Greater Green Bay Chamber; the […]

UW-Green Bay alumna is CEO of top team at the 2019 European Innovation Academy in Hong Kong

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Warsaw School of Economics graduate student Paulina Godlewska ’18 (Business Administration) was the CEO of the top team at the 2019 European Innovation Academy in Hong Kong. Her team’s startup, BotAid, helps university students navigate campus resources. The startup uses AI (artificial intelligence). Godlewska is studying global business, finance and governance while working at Accenture […]

Interdisciplinary UW-Green Bay team places second in WiSys Innovation Showcase

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UW-Green Bay students Carol Brehmer (Human Development and Business Administration) and Ebanie Schmidt ’19 (Design Arts) took second place in the WiSys Innovation Showcase on July 22, 2019 with their innovation “PIVOTAL.” The student competition was held at UW-Stout during WiSys’ annual celebration of research and innovation, known as WSTS. PIVOTAL is a hypoallergenic, easy-to-use […]