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Innovators recognized at showcase

May 7, 2014

May 7, 2014 By Rumasa Noor The Innovators’ Showcase is one way for innovators and entrepreneurs to not only be recognized, but inspire students and the community. Spring Innovators’ Showcase took place on May 2 at the Innovation Center in Whitewater. Denise Ehlen, the director of Whitewater...

Businesses find an advertising platform

March 12, 2014

March 12, 2014 By Rumasa Noor Student Chamber of Commerce (SCoC) is an organization that connects students and small businesses in the Whitewater area. It provides a platform for small businesses to advertise on campus. UW-Whitewater is the only school in Wisconsin to have this program within the...

Investing in entrepreneurs

Investing in entrepreneurs

March 13, 2013

Student entrepreneurs could potentially receive mirco-loans through the UW-Whitewater Student Chamber of Commerce. Sophomore Dan Fink, the co-founder of the chamber,  said micro-loans are usually used for the initial costs associated with starting a business, such as inventory, supplies or machinery. ...

CEO chapter travels to nationals

November 20, 2012

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

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...

In the know with CEO: Fink reflects on team building

September 12, 2012

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

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, ...

Freshman starts computer repair business

November 2, 2011

For the local computer business MacBros, Apple inventor and entrepreneur Steve Jobs was more than an inspiration; he was an idol, especially to freshman Dan Fink. The members of MacBros repair and sell Mac computers and devices for reasonable prices, mostly to their college peers. Their slogan is...

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