Tag: Entrepreneurship and Innovation

UW-Green Bay students want to redefine textbook market

As students at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Wyatt Smet, Garriet Kanis and Zach Zeutzius had an easy time coming up with an idea for the Campus Student Business Idea Contest — an idea that took first place in the contest held a few weeks ago. “When we were asked to come up with an […]

Marinette Campus Student Business Idea Contest winners announced


Environmental science student Madisen Klaver won the $500 first prize at the Spring 2019 Marinette Campus Student Business Idea Contest on Tuesday, April 2, at the Marinette Campus. Klaver’s idea — an industrial hemp-based material, could be used as an alternative for plastic bottles, and would break down completely within a few months. Biomedical engineering […]

How entrepreneurship education and workforce development are linked

This really interesting story ran on wispolitics.com and was written by Ray York, business counselor for the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Green Bay… “Why are entrepreneurship education and workforce development linked?  When entrepreneurship principles are taught, employers get a more adaptable workforce, which is better […]

Business Idea Workshop and Student Business Idea Contest coming to UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus, Tuesday, April 16

Green Bay, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus, will host a Business Idea Workshop and Student Business Idea Contest on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Founders Hall, Room F149. The Business Idea Workshop begins at 6 p.m. and is open to the community. In less than half an […]

Elder-centric debit card concept wins WiSys Innovation in Aging competition at UW-Green Bay

L to R: Sanga, Bares, Lautenschlager, Gallagher-Lepak

The Assist team took first place in UW-Green Bay’s third annual WiSys Innovation in Aging student idea competition on March 1, 2019 with its “Scan Shield” concept of a safe debit card design specifically for the elderly. FIRST PLACE The Assist — made up of UW-Green Bay students Jenna Bares, Emily Lautenschlager, Tommy Mlodzik and […]

Manitowoc Campus to host ‘Thinking of Starting a Business?’ Feb. 19

Do you have a business idea in mind? Attend this no cost session and discover whether becoming an entrepreneur is for you! During this course you will learn how to assess and research your business idea. At the Manitowoc Campus, Tuesday, Feb, 19 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Room F166, 705 Viebahn St. To register, […]

Former UW-Green Bay student is moving business idea in Switzerland, Brazil

The current co-founder and COO of startup W3lcome (www.w3lcome.com), a digital sign in app streamlining secure self-check in, such as at airports and other high-security reception areas, is Lucas Cotta, a former exchange student at UW-Green Bay. He took Bus Adm 481 Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management when he attended UW-Green Bay. While Switzerland is […]

Student Jennifer Nowicki featured in Insight Magazine

UW-Green Bay student Jennifer Nowicki (Business Administration) is featured on page 34 of the January 2019 print edition of Insight magazine discussing her tea expertise and business, Cultivate Taste. Nowicki recently won the Two Rivers Main Street pop-up shop contest with her Cultivate Taste tea store open in November and December in downtown Two Rivers […]

Current student and alumnus named as business contest winners

Congratulations to current UW-Green Bay student Renee DeGrand (Business Administration) who took first place in the 2018 Northeast Wisconsin Business Plan Contest with her business plan for hobbyist e-commerce platform, “Fervid Life.” Jordan Lorenz ’12 (Hmanities) took second with his business plan for a better connector of college student job seekers to small businesses who […]

Faculty note: Lecturer Ryan Kauth featured in WalletHub article

Lecturer Ryan Kauth (Business Administration) was recently featured as an expert in a WalletHub article on business credit cards. “It is a small business owner’s job to always be raising capital. As part of this duty, you want to make sure you protect your personal credit,” he says. Read more.