Tag: Entrepreneurship and Innovation

gBETA has a free accelerator for early-stage companies with local roots

The gBETA free accelerator for early-stage companies with local roots is open for applications for their Fall 2018 Northeast Wisconsin cohort. The program is capped at five teams and requires no fees and no equity. Email Leslie Weissburg at Leslie@gener8tor.com for further details and her upcoming office hours on campus. Participating companies receive: ·  Access […]

Press-Gazette coverage: Northeast Wisconsin Business Plan Contest is back

UW-Green Bay’s Austin E. Cofrin School of Business is a lead sponsor for the Northeast Wisconsin Business Plan Contest. If you have an idea for a great new business or are growing an existing business in Northeast Wisconsin, this contest is for you. Registration closes Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018. Read more.

Northeast Wisconsin Business Plan Contest is back in 2018

Green Bay, Wis. — Do you have an idea for a great new business or are you growing an existing business in Northeast Wisconsin? Are you interested in obtaining business services at no cost to you toward that effort? Currently, there are more than $7,000-and-counting (check back frequently for updated totals!) of in-kind services available from sponsors for the […]

Alumnus Chow Chong’s Kites Over Lake Michigan brings people to Two Rivers

Chow Chong ’83 (Business Administration) started Kites Over Lake Michigan, because of a personal passion to see a kite festival and he figured it would attract more people to Two Rivers. When he first started, 13 years ago, he asked local businesses to help with funding. A local hotel owner helped him with setting the dates, […]

UW-Green Bay student Maria Arunkumar has ‘engaging idea’

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Tying the knot, walking down the aisle, saying “I do”… Whatever you call it, planning the big day is about to get a whole lot easier if UW-Green Bay Business Administration student Maria Arunkumar has something to say about it. The Singapore native and UW-Green Bay sophomore recently won her first  business idea pitching competition […]

Faculty note: Lecturer Ryan Kauth helped promote Children’s Business Fair

UW-Green Bay Lecturer Ryan Kauth (Business Administration) helped Denise McFarlin, a teacher from Green Bay, promote Children’s Business Fair in the Gather on Broadway held during the Wednesday’s Farmers’ Market, dowtown Green Bay, August 22. Kauth also advised the young entrepreneurs at 1 Million Cups, while McFarlin provided the children with materials and advice. Read […]

UW-Green Bay student Sam Hunt named WiSys Innovator of the Year

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Story by UW-Green Bay and WiSys: Following a year of unprecedented innovation and research activity across the UW System, WiSys chose two innovators to receive the Carl E. Gulbrandsen Innovator of the Year award: UW-Green Bay student Sam Hunt and UW-Platteville Assistant Prof. Gokul Gopalakrishnan. They were recognized recently at WSTS Symposium hosted by UW-Parkside […]

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 […]