Tag: Entrepreneurship and Innovation

UW-Green Bay alumni to speak at Small Business Summit on Thursday, Sept. 19

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College is hosting a Small Business Summit on Thursday, Sept. 19 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in its Corporate Conference Center. UW-Green Bay alumni Paul Northway ’90 (Business Administration and Political Science) and Craig Dickman ’82 (Business Administration) will be keynote speakers at the event. The purpose of the Summit is to inform, educate and […]

UW-Green Bay poised for ‘Startup Week’ on Nov. 11 with guest Aaron Kennedy

Please note the date correction. This event is Nov. 11, 2019. UW-Green Bay will kick off Startup Green Bay Week with an event featuring Titletown Tech Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Aaron Kennedy. Kennedy will tell the story of his entrepreneurial journey from founding Noodles & Co. to his role now with Titletown Tech, UW-Green Bay and the UW […]

How ‘The Startup Hub’ looks to boost entrepreneurship in Green Bay

Greater Green Bay dreamers, innovators and entrepreneurs now have access to more startup resources after the recent opening of the “Startup Hub” — a centralized facility offering a wide scope of programming and resources to early stage businesses. …In addition to WTC, the hub is supported by partnerships between the Greater Green Bay Chamber; the […]

UW-Green Bay alumna is CEO of top team at the 2019 European Innovation Academy in Hong Kong

BotAid First Place

Warsaw School of Economics graduate student Paulina Godlewska ’18 (Business Administration) was the CEO of the top team at the 2019 European Innovation Academy in Hong Kong. Her team’s startup, BotAid, helps university students navigate campus resources. The startup uses AI (artificial intelligence). Godlewska is studying global business, finance and governance while working at Accenture […]

Interdisciplinary UW-Green Bay team places second in WiSys Innovation Showcase

PIVOTAL at the WSTS 2019 Innovation Showcase

UW-Green Bay students Carol Brehmer (Human Development and Business Administration) and Ebanie Schmidt ’19 (Design Arts) took second place in the WiSys Innovation Showcase on July 22, 2019 with their innovation “PIVOTAL.” The student competition was held at UW-Stout during WiSys’ annual celebration of research and innovation, known as WSTS. PIVOTAL is a hypoallergenic, easy-to-use […]

Alumnus Charlie Smith tells about his entrepreneurial goals

The Log highlighted alumnus Charlie Smith ’17 (Business Administration) in May, when he received an entrepreneurial award. The Green Bay Press-Gazette featured more about his career path and how UW-Green Bay and lecturer Ryan Kauth influenced him and helped his business, Pilotsmith, Inc., thrive. Here’s a few excerpts. The rest can be found in the […]

UW-Green Bay joins a dozen universities in an international pitch competition

UW-Green Bay has officially joined nearly a dozen universities from around the world as part of the 2020 International Video Pitch Competition (IVP). UW-Green Bay students will join those from such universities as Ohio University, the University of Pecs, Howard University, Swansea University, the College of Wooster, the University of Osijek, the University of Leeds, […]

Manitowoc Campus student business competition featured by ‘Coolest Coast’

The Coolest Coast featured UW-Green Bay Manitowoc campus when it visited the 2019 Manitowoc County High School Business Idea Competition finals on Tuesday, April 16. The Austin E. Cofrin School of Business sponsored this first area competition where several high school students from three of eight Manitowoc County High Schools presented their business ideas in […]

Alumnus Charlie Smith to receive entrepreneurial award

Charlie Smith ’17 (Business Administration) will receive an entrepreneurial award at the Greater Green Bay Chamber’s Business Recognition Luncheon, Tuesday, June 4. As a student in spring 2015, Smith did an independent study with Prof. Lucy Arendt and Ryan Kauth to help with the start of his startup business, Pilotsmith. Pilotsmith, Inc. is a flight […]

Manitowoc County’s Big Dreamers compete to Light Up the Lakeshore

High school students from across Manitowoc County gathered at the UW–Green Bay Manitowoc Campus Theater on Tuesday, May 15, 2019, to compete in the 2019 Light Up the Lakeshore Student Business Idea Competition. Eight students of a total of fourteen entered presented their ideas for new businesses and services to a panel of business leaders, […]