SBDC helps Sheboygan start-up

Seeboth Delicatessen is opening this week in Sheboygan, with some start-up help by the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Green Bay. Entrepreneur Gwen Seeboth said the launch of her business represents a dream that she and her husband Jim have shared for years. Real estate site alternatives, business plan development, and financial strategy alternatives […]

SBDC encourages veteran entrepreneurship, teams with Bunker labs for ‘Muster Across Wisconsin’ at Lambeau Field

Bunker Labs is working exclusively with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) to encourage veteran entrepreneurship and spark business ownership. The SBDC at UW-Green Bay will be a featured speaker at the Muster Across Wisconsin event, May 24, 2017 at Lambeau Field. United States veterans have a long history of entrepreneurship. This event will help […]

Plymouth business opens with support from SBDC

The Hub Studio Café, a new coffee shop, art adventure and meeting place, opened in Plymouth, May 12. Business plan development was supported by the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation’s business development department as well as the Small Business Development Center at UW-Green Bay. The Hub features gourmet coffee, pastries, sandwiches, retail and art.

SBDC client named entrepreneur of the year

Small Business Development Center (SBDC) client Samuel Clark was awarded Entrepreneur of the Year before more than 180 young professionals and community business leaders gathered for the 2017 Next Wave Young Professional Awards on Tuesday at The Berkshire in downtown Sheboygan. Clark purchased the business in 2015 after serving as an employee for the company. […]

Two free workshops for student entrepreneurs this week

Know a student entrepreneur? Let them know about two free workshops this week thanks to the in-kind partners of the May 3 “The Pitch” event. Student entrepreneurs will join others from Lawrence University, UW-Oshkosh, and St. Norbert College. -Detonator (www.wearedetonator.com) will be putting on a 90-minute presentation with Q & A “Tell your story in […]

Tara Carr to speak at ‘Muster Across Wisconsin’ May 24

Tara Carr, director of the Small Business Development Center at the UW-Green Bay, will speak about resources to start and grow a small business in the state at “Muster Across Wisconsin” from 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at Lambeau Field. The event is part of a statewide series designed to connect military veterans […]

SBDC has notable week

Last week was National Small Business Week, and two small businesses related to UW-Green Bay and the Cofrin School of Business had highly notable successes: SBDC client Dollhouse Dance Factory of Sheboygan won an international dance championship. Here is an excerpt from the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation, “The SCEDC has had an opportunity to […]

Kristina Pence-Dunow receives Wisconsin Small Business Person of the Year Award

Cofrin School of Business lecturer Ryan Kauth captured screenshots as he watched the live streamed video of Kristina Pence-Dunow receiving the Wisconsin Small Business Person of the Year Award in Washington D.C. last week as part of National Small Business Week. Also, see page 35 of the 2017 National Small Business Week program book (pdf) […]

‘Leading Multiple Generations in the Workplace’ workshop, June 6

The “Leading Multiple Generations in the Workplace” workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at the Advance Business & Manufacturing Center (2701 Larsen Road, Green Bay). Attendees will learn to view differences as a valuable strength, identify barriers of difference, adapt your communication style to a variety of employee needs […]

SBDC offers entrepreneurial training grant for veterans

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Green Bay is offering financial incentives of up to $500 for military veterans. A $500 stipend opportunity is now available for up to 36 veterans and their spouses/children taking Entrepreneurial Training Program (EPT) classes in 2017 with the SBDC. The $500 stipend is in addition to the $750 […]