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Entrepreneurial Energy

February 27, 2013

  “When I was younger, snow days were my favorite, not because I got a day off, but because there was the opportunity to shovel off people’s driveways and make money,” UW-Whitewater senior Andrew Hoeft said. Hoeft has continued his passion for solving problems through young adulthood,...

Gov. Walker visits Innovation Center

February 8, 2013

Gov. Scott Walker was at the Whitewater Innovation Center on Feb. 5, where a UW-Whitewater student and entrepreneur, Andrew Hoeft, was awarded $10,000 in grant money. Walker made the announcement of the partnership between the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. and the City of Whitewater Community...

Student uses experience as bag boy for invention

September 26, 2012

Senior Andrew Hoeft used to wander the aisles of the grocery store he worked at checking for expiring products. Tired of roaming, he decided to simplify the process. Hoeft created Date Check Pro, an expiration management software that helps stores track their products. His creation is essentially...

Entrepreneur org CEO seeking more ‘passionate’ members

February 8, 2012

UW-Whitewater’s Collegiate Entrepreneur Organization chapter is trying to differentiate itself from other campus organizations this semester by searching for “passionate students.” CEO’S Chief Public Relations Officer freshman Dan Fink said many organizations on campus have a large number of members, ...

Two UW-Whitewater students visit the White House

December 7, 2011

Two UW-Whitewater student entrepreneurs experienced last week a chance-of-a-lifetime invitation-only event at the White House. The event, which was sponsored by the national chapter of the Young Entrepreneurs Council, invited only about 100 student entrepreneurs nationwide, with freshman Danie...

Two UW-W student entrepreneurs visit White House event

November 29, 2011

While most UW-Whitewater students began the week with classes, two student entrepreneurs traveled to the White House yesterday. Junior Andrew Hoeft and freshman Daniel Fink attended the invitation-only event focusing on mentorship. Professor William Dougan also attended. Dougan said the national...

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