Hear from the students and staff about the latest news, events, and speakers that impact entrepreneurship.

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Maya Warren

Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Maya Warren

December 22, 2020

For a lifelong dairy aficionado, where else could Dr. Maya Warren have been more at home than the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW)? When Dr. Warren graduated from UW with her Ph.D. in Food Science, she …

Matt Billings

Alumni Spotlight: Matt Billings

December 18, 2020

Ever since earning his MBA in Supply Chain Management from the Wisconsin School of Business in 2013, Matt Billings has been applying his logistics expertise at vaunted tech companies. He began his post-graduate career with …

Curt Frey and Family

Alumni Spotlight: Curt Frey

December 15, 2020

It is striking that out of the global economic upheaval of the last year, one of the most optimistic voices comes from the Senior Manager for Digital Experience & Product at Royal Caribbean, Curt Frey. …

Kay Plantes

Board Member Spotlight: Kay Plantes, Ph.D.

December 15, 2020

Over the last year, Kay Plantes has had to adapt to meet the challenges posed by the black swan pandemic event that defined 2020, like so many of us. While Kay is perfectly comfortable finding …

Joe Boucher

Distinguished Entrepreneurs Lunch Program Offers Students an Important Pipeline to Network

December 14, 2020

The fall semester saw the return of an event that has become a fixture in programming over the years: the Distinguished Entrepreneurs Lunch. While students were no longer able to congregate in a room to …

Joe Boucher

Joe Boucher is Recipient of Wisconsin Law Foundation’s Distinguished Service Award

December 8, 2020

Few Badgers are as embedded in the Wisconsin School of Business as Joe Boucher (JD ’77; MBA ’78; CPA ‘82). Most current students know him as the sponsor of the popular weekly Distinguished Entrepreneurs Lunch …

Hosting the 100-Hour Challenge During Challenging Times

November 23, 2020

On November 12-16, 2020, the StartUp Learning Community hosted its annual 100-Hour Challenge, a signature innovation contest on UW-Madison’s campus. The purpose of the Challenge is to help participants realize that innovation can be sparked by …

Nobbits Teams

Alumni Come Up Big at Early Stage Symposium

November 20, 2020

Earlier this month, promising entrepreneurs from around the Midwest convened virtually at the Wisconsin Technology Council’s Early Stage Symposium (ESS). There an array of exciting young companies came to pitch their ventures to a panel …

Rogers Jeffrey Leo John

Local Startup Spotlight: DataChat with Co-Founder Rogers Jeffrey Leo John

November 12, 2020

DataChat was founded by UW-Madison computer sciences professor Jignesh Patel, a serial entrepreneur for whom the startup is his fourth, and Ph.D. student Rogers Jeffrey Leo John (WAVE ’18 and MEB ’18) back in June …

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