Tag: Mathematics

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 […]

Student Sam Hunt’s idea moves to international competition

UW-Green Bay student entrepreneur Sam Hunt’s The Local Food Experiment has won the state’s Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament (WBIT), sponsored by WiSys. The win earns Sam $2,500 and a trip to compete at the International Business Model Competition in Provo, Utah, May 10-11. At the international competition, Sam will be up against teams from Harvard, […]

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 […]

Hunt and his invention featured in Green Bay Press-Gazette

He’s highlighting URSCA this week, and UW-Green Bay Mathematics student Sam Hunt made the Green Bay Press-Gazette, as well, this week. “The New Zealand native continues to amaze with his winning business ideas. Last year, Hunt was a winner in the UWGB Student Business Idea Contest with a social enterprise startup offering affordable, local and organic […]

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 […]

Sam Hunt wins UW-Green Bay Student Business Idea Contest

UW-Green Bay student entrepreneur Sam Hunt (Mathematics) won the UW-Green Bay Student Business Idea Contest with his latest endeavor, PrecisionLAG, a golf swing correcting device. He is also a cohort member of the current gBETA Northeast Wisconsin free accelerator, sponsored by the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business. The UW-Green Bay community is invited to […]

Busy student Sam Hunt also pitches his food business

Sam Hunt’s The Local Food Experiment LLC made it to the finals of the Wisconsin Force For Positive Change Competition, held recently at Marquette University. More than 150 social enterprises entered, 32 made it to through three rounds of judging to the finals (across six categories), and 10 were awarded prizes of $12,500. While Sam […]

Full STEAM ahead: Microsoft helps bring tech partnerships to women

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Like many young girls, Sallie Petty began to dislike science and math in school. It wasn’t until she left college that she realized that those were the subjects she not only enjoyed, but ones she wanted to use in her career. The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is now part of Women in Technology Wisconsin’s WITonCampus […]