Tag: Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Children’s Business Fair, August 22, has new location

The first annual Children’s Business Fair on Wednesday, August 22 from 4 to 7 p.m. has a new location — at Gather on Broadway — 139 N. Broadway, Green Bay. Stop by on your way to or from the Wednesday evening Farmers Market on Broadway. The Children’s Business Fair is a summer project with local […]

UW-Green Bay student determined to make ice fishing safer

UW-Green Bay senior Clare Bestul (Business Administration) was one of the nine young entrepreneurs selected to pitch their ideas at Light Up the Lakeshore business idea contest in Two Rivers on August 2, 2018. Bestul’s idea, a device that helps detect ice thickness and lake depth for ice fishers, didn’t win the contest. However, Bestul […]

Reminder: Stop by Children’s Business Fair at Leicht Park on August 22

Heading to the farmers’ market on Broadway on Wednesday, August 22? Stop by Leicht Park on the way! From 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Leicht Park is hosting Children’s Business Fair, sponsored by UW-Green Bay Cofrin School of Business. The children have been working on their businesses this summer with a local teacher, Denise McFarlin, […]

Young entrepreneurs need your feedback

The 1MillionCups Green Bay community asks you to join them, Wednesday, August 8, 2018, in providing positive and constructive feedback to these young entrepreneurs who have been working with local teacher Denise McFarlin this summer on their businesses. 1MCGB is organized by UW-Green Bay lecturer of entrepreneurship Ryan Kauth, UW-Green Bay alumnus Luke Chambers ’18 […]

UW-Green Bay dominates Two Rivers business idea competition

Sophomore Maria Arunkumar (Business Administration) and senior Sam Hunt (Mathematics) took first and second place, respectively, at the Light Up the Lakeshore Business Idea Competition, recently. Other UW-Green Bay students and alumni participating were Hannah Hastings ’18 (Accounting), Claire Bestul (Business Administration), Renee DeGrand (Business Administration) and Chelsea Georgia (Business Administration). The competition was supported […]

SBDC offers ‘Resolving Organizational Conflict’ workshop

The UW-Green Bay Small Business Development Center is offering the workshop “Resolving Organizational Conflict” as part of its 2018-2019 Supervisory Leadership Certificate program. The workshop is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Advance Bus. & Mfg. Ctr., 2701 Larsen Road, Green Bay. For more information on registration, visit www.uwgb.edu/sbdc, […]

UW-Green Bay student hopes judges say ‘I do’ to wedding app idea

“A student at UW-Green Bay is taking her first step down the aisle on the way to her dream of being an entrepreneur. Maria Arunkumar is competing for a cash prize in the first Light Up the Lakeshore business idea competition in Two River. She gets to pitch her idea to the judges. It’s an […]

Days 7 to 10 at the EIA in Cascais, Portugal

Cofrin School of Business lecturer on Ryan Kauth is keeping the campus community informed about the progress of UW-Green Bay students and recent graduates at the European Innovation Academy. Here’s the latest: Marketing mentors arrived to the European Innovation Academy on Day 7 to help students prep for the Startup Expo, in which the students gave […]

UW-Green Bay student entrepreneur is ready to pitch wedding planning app

“Maria Arunkumar (Business Administration) is getting ready to take her business idea to Two Rivers on Thursday, August 2, 2018 to participate in the first Light Up the Lakeshore Business Idea Competition. She will be competing for a top prize of $1,000 as she goes against a group of other aspiring entrepreneurs; many of them […]