Tag: Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Hunt takes 3D prototype to gBETA

As part of the second ever gBETA Northeast cohort, UW-Green Bay undergraduate Sam Hunt (Mathematics, Education) presented his business PrecisionLAG at the gBETA Northeast Wisconsin “LiveBETA” in Appleton, Thursday night, April 26, 2018. LiveBETA is the final step for each gBETA cohort. During his presentation he revealed his first 3D-printed prototype of his golf swing […]

UW-Green Bay student takes third place in entrepreneur contest

Sam Hunt, a student at UW-Green Bay, took third place in the second annual “The Pitch” contest at Fox Cities Stadium on Wednesday. Hunt competed with his idea of “Precision LAG”, a device the golf player attaches to the grip end of the golf club to help make proper contact with the ball. Fox 11 […]

Two UW-Green Bay entries to compete in Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament

This year, UW-Green Bay landed two student business entries into the annual Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament in Madison on Saturday, April 21, including one of only two at-large submissions. All four colleges at UW-Green Bay are involved in developing the teams, as students competing represent diverse majors across campus including business administration, psychology, engineering and […]

Entrepreneurial news

UW-Green Bay student Sam Hunt (Mathematics) will be presenting what he learned over the past several weeks from the gBETA accelerator on Thurs, April 19, 018 at FVTC’s Bordini Center. He is presenting on his latest endeavor, PrecisionLAG golf swing correction device. Register for free, here, to see him and the other cohort members present. […]

Tell your students about the problem-solving ‘hackathon’ April 21 and The Commons, next fall

UW-Green Bay students Claire Bestul and Hannah Hastings attended The Commons’ Hack-It Bracket on March 3, 2018. Hack-It Bracket is a one-day hackathon in which student teams solve an actual current problem contributed by a real organization that it currently is not able to solve. The next opportunity for UW-Green Bay students to attend a […]

Kauth helping with local start-up for ‘1 Million Cups’

UW-Green Bay lecturer Ryan Kauth (Cofrin School of Business) is helping start a local chaper of “1 Million Cups.” Haven’t heard of it? Hope is that it will become a community that connects entrepreneurs, small business owners and inventors. The Green Bay Press-Gazette has the story. Here is an excerpt: “What can we, as a […]

Mathematics major Sam Hunt wins pitch contest with golf training tool

Business Idea Competition Participants

UW-Green Bay Mathematics major Sam Hunt (center in photo) won UW-Green Bay’s second annual Student Business Idea Contest, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. Students from all majors pitched their innovative idea in 90 seconds for cash, scholarships to a summer entrepreneurship travel course in Portugal and/or the ability to keep pitching this spring for more cash […]

Build a bowtie with Alex, and hear UW-Green Bay pitches

Entrepreneur Alex Hart-Upendo has been featured in GQ, pitched his business on TV, brought Olympic gymnast Lori Hernandez to his school, and has written a book about why he started his business,” reports the Green Bay Press-Gazette. Not bad at all…until you realize he’s only 11 years old! Alex, of social enterprise BuildABowByAlex.com, will be […]

11-year old brings bow ties business to pitch event

Alex Hart-Upendo, of Racine, is an award-winning entrepreneur, author and speaker. He has appeared on major TV shows and is pitching his show to a network. He has built the foundation of a budding fashion and special events business. He will be the keynote speaker at UW-Green Bay’s Student Business Idea Competition on Monday, Feb. 26, […]

Kauth named by ‘Employ Humanity’ as ‘leading educator making an impact’

Cofrin School of Business entrepreneurship lecturer Ryan Kauth was recently named by Employ Humanity as one of “7 Leading Educators Making a Positive Impact.” The announcement describes Kauth as a “super connector” bringing people together and that “hundreds of professionals have been brought together to make positive things happen personally, professionally and in the community […]