Tag: Entrepreneurship and Innovation

UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus student takes second place at pitch event


UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus student Nathan Bihini placed second at the “Invent Your North” Hatch Event on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. Bihini’s success at the pitch event qualifies him to compete for the $5,000 grand prize in Green Bay on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019 for the Hatch Regional Finale, presented by New North and BrightStar. He […]

UW-Green Bay entrepreneur-in-residence Aaron Kennedy focuses on improving Green Bay entrepreneurship | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Titletown Tech and UW-Green Bay entrepreneur-in-residence Aaron Kennedy wants to “bolster the community’s standing among startups and prepare the next generation of business-starters for the challenges ahead.” More via Aaron Kennedy founded Noodles & Co. and helped launch Lunchables. His next project: Green Bay | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 

UW-Green Bay alumni helped kick off Startup Wisconsin Week

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UW-Green Bay alumni Craig Dickman ’82 (Business Administration) (far left) helped kick off Startup Wisconsin Week. The Urban Hub, powered by the Greater Green Bay Chamber, in collaboration with Headway, kicked off Startup Wisconsin Week on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, with the kickoff of Startup Green Bay at the Urban Hub at 340 N. Broadway, […]

Shark Tank participant and owner of The Oilerie®, Curt Campbell, speaks to a full room


The room was full for The Oilerie® owner Curt Campbell, who appeared both on Shark Tank and on Beyond the Tank. Campbell spoke to the UW-Green Bay’sCollegiate Entrepreneurs Organization (C.E.O.) student organization on campus on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. Like his appearance on Beyond the Tank, Campbell’s talk reflected on how he grew his business […]

Alumni Dickman and Barkley inspire entrepreneurial finance students


UW-Green Bay alumni Craig Dickman and Cordero Barkley gave a talk to and tour to the UW-Green Bay Entrepreneurial Finance Class On Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, despite the snowy commute. The class learned about Titletown Tech’s venture capital fund and what types of businesses they are looking to invest in. Dickman and Barkley are two […]

One of Northeast Wisconsin’s youngest venture capitalists visits campus


One of the youngest serial entrepreneurs in Northeast Wisconsin, Zack Pawlosky, was recently on campus giving a talk to the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization (C.E.O.) student organization. Pawlosky talked about what he’s learned from building the digital marketing firm Candeo Creative, selling his business, and launching venture capital fund Atlene. With that launch, Pawlosky became one […]

UW-Green Bay student, Maria Arunkumar, is a finalist in global pitch competition

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University of Wisconsin-Green Bay student Maria Arunkumar (Business Administration) earned a spot in the Top 8 Finalists in the Idea Generators track at the 2019 Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization Global Pitch Competition in Tampa, Florida with her idea for a better wedding planning experience, the Build-a-Wedding app. Preliminary rounds took place on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, […]

UW-Green Bay alumna presented with first UW-Green Bay Entrepreneurship Program Alumni Award

Ebanie Schmidt ‘19 (Art) was presented with the first UW-Green Bay Entrepreneurship Program Alumni Award when she spoke to the Entrepreneurial Finance class on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. Schmidt spoke about her business, Ebanie & Ivorie LLC, her latest work, her part-time jobs as she builds her business, what she learned in the UW-Green Bay entrepreneurship program, […]

Entrepreneurial Finance students get crowdfunding advice from local start-ups

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Green Bay entrepreneurs Bed Cadman of Voyageurs Sourdough and Sam Brown of Coffee Wizardz recently spoke to members of the UW-Green Bay Entrepreneurial Finance class about their successful crowdfunding campaigns on Kickstarter to help finance the growth of their new businesses. Both entrepreneurs raised money above their goals and used the campaigns to further the marketing of […]

UW-Green Bay alumna Jennifer Nowicki opens pop-up shop, ‘Cultivate Taste’ in Sheboygan, Oct. 1


University of Wisconsin-Green Bay alumna Jennifer Nowicki ’19 (Business Administration) has been an entrepreneur almost her entire adult life. She has worked in the tea industry for 25 years and is Wisconsin’s only certified tea specialist (Specialty Tea Institute ’09). In addition, she has co-owned a coffeehouse, owned a tearoom in Milwaukee, and has been […]