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CEO shows innovations at conference

CEO shows innovations at conference

Garrett Kluever, Biz and Tech Editor

November 1, 2017


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The University of Wisconsin - Whitewater College Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO) chapter attended the Global Conference and Pitch Competition in Tampa, Florida Oct. 26 - 28. Conference attendees had the opportunity to network with other entrepreneurs, attend presentations, talk with experts and ...

Innovators incite change

Innovators incite change

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

December 7, 2016


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It all starts with an idea. An idea can grow into a business through passion, immeasurable effort and dedication. An array of innovators—a mix of UW-Whitewater students and Whitewater community members—gathered inside the UW-Whitewater Technology Park, 1221 Innovation Dr., on Nov. 30 to “share...

Business org shines at CEO National Conference

November 12, 2014


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Nov. 12, 2014 By Rumasa Noor Since its inception in 2006, UW-Whitewater’s Collegiate Entrepreneurship Organization (CEO) has been participating in the CEO National Conference and almost every year, it brings home several awards, Chief Marketing Officer of CEO Greg Heal said. The student organization...

Senior wins business competition

April 16, 2014


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April 16, 2013 By Rumasa Noor UW-Whitewater organization CEO organized the seventh Annual Warhawk Business Plan Competition on April 9 at the University Center. The competition aimed to give students a platform to present their startup ideas in front of experienced business individuals. CEO...

CEO promotes sustainability

CEO promotes sustainability

April 24, 2013


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  It was in the mid-60s and partly cloudy with a warm spring breeze—perfect weather for the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization to plant their first trees sponsored through its business, Treenewal. Treenewal allows for various students and student organizations to purchase trees to plant...

CEO gives inside look into franchising

CEO gives inside look into franchising

April 3, 2013


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  Toppers Chief Executive Officer Scott Gittrich shares his experiences with student entrepreneurs about becoming and franchisor. Gittrich gave a presentation to the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization on March 13 about how he established the Toppers franchise. Gittrich began his career ...

Entrepreneurial Energy

Entrepreneurial Energy

February 27, 2013


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  “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,...

CEO chapter travels to nationals

November 20, 2012


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It was business as usual for UW-Whitewater’s CEO chapter, which went to its national convention in Chicago from Nov. 1-3. It left with several awards, and one of its members, freshman Haley Cymbalak, received an honorable mention from the judges in the elevator pitch contest. Out of the 1,400...

New Chamber of Commerce targets student businesses

September 19, 2012


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Whitewater Student Government has instated a Chamber of Commerce directed toward student business owners. The idea was first presented to former WSG President Patrick Johnson last school year by the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization. Johnson began to work with CEO on a Chamber of Commerce on...

Dougan describes the business mind

September 19, 2012


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Ask professor and Collegiate Entrepreneur Organization faculty adviser William Dougan to describe the entrepreneurial spirit and he will compare it to architecture and evangelism. Dougan said it compares to architecture in the sense that business is often a design problem consisting of human relationships...

In the know with CEO: Fink reflects on team building

September 12, 2012


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President of the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization, CEO, sophomore Dan Fink, has been a businessman for years. From a chain of lemonade stands in his youth to refurbishing MacBooks in high school with a partner at Mac Bros., Fink has seen his share of successes and failures. Regardless of the...

Entrepreneur org CEO seeking more ‘passionate’ members

February 8, 2012


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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, ...

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