3 Day Startup event March 24-26 seeks student entrepreneurs
Another event, Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament, March 26 on campus
February 28, 2017
and graduate students who would like to learn entrepreneurial skills and explore
starting a business can get hands-on training in a special weekend program at
University of Wisconsin-Stout.
UW-Stout’s School of
Management and Discovery Center Fab Lab are hosting a 3 Day Startup program
Friday through Sunday, March 24-26.
deadline is Thursday, March 9. The program, including meals and beverages, is
free. Learn more and apply online.
3 Day Startup is a national program. More than 300 such
programs have been held in the U.S. and internationally, resulting in more than
90 startup companies.
The program is open to students regardless of major field of
study. Approximately 40 people will be chosen to participate. Students with or
without business ideas are welcome.
Participants develop business ideas and models and receive
feedback from professionals and potential investors.
For more information, contact Mary Spaeth, assistant professor
of entrepreneurship, UW-Stout School of Management, 715-232-1243.
Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament
After the 3 Day Startup event ends March 26, UW-Stout will
hold a campus team selection event at 4 p.m. that day for the Wisconsin Big Idea
Tournament, another student entrepreneurship competition. One team from each UW
System campus will be selected to compete in the state WBIT finals Saturday,
April 22, in Madison.
is sponsored by the WiSys Technology Foundation and UW-Extension. The state
winner receives $2,000 and goes on to compete internationally.
For more information contact Randy Hulke, Discovery Center
executive director, at 715-232-5024.