Tag: Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Future entrepreneur? Sam Hunt featured in latest UW System News

UW-Green Bay student Sam Hunt is gaining attention at local and international business idea competitions. His idea, The Local Food Experiment, won the Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament (WBIT), which earned him $2,000 and a trip to the International Business Model Competition May 10 through 11 in Provo, Utah. Hunt was a semifinalist, earning him $3,000. Hunt’s other business idea, PrecisionLAG, […]

Students encouraged to enter ‘Light Up the Lakeshore’ business competition

“Light Up the Lakeshore” is a summer evening business idea competition on the beach in Two Rivers. Anyone is eligible to enter with their business idea, and students are highly encouraged to apply. Deadline to enter is Sunday, June 24, 2018. It takes less than 30 minutes to enter the competition.

Interested in creating a startup? Learn about gALPHA!

gALPHA is a free, four-week venture-creation workshop designed to help teams of entrepreneurially minded students and technologists create high-growth startups. gALPHA provides product ideas, mentorship and coaching to teams of students and technologists, and then works with them one-on-one for one month to help them develop an innovative and marketable product or solution. gALPHA is a […]

Hunt finishes as a semi-finalist at International Business Model Competition

UW-Green Bay student entrepreneur Sam Hunt attended the International Business Model Competition (IBMC) last week. His idea, Local Food Experiment, recently won the WiSys Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament, which earned him $2,500 and a trip to the IBMC. Hunt and his team were one of the 20 to move to the IBMC semi-finals, and although […]

Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament results

Four UW-Green Bay students presented their startups at the Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament on Saturday, April 21, at the Discovery Center in Madison. Ten UW campuses were represented. Stability won the top award at UW-Green Bay’s Innovation in Aging competition in February to earn UWGB’s automatic place in the WBIT. The Local Food Experiment earned […]

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 […]