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  • Great Success: 2018 UWM Innovators Expo

    May 11, 2018
    The third annual 2018 UWM Innovators Expo commenced on May 1st, 2018, bringing over 75 student startup teams, UWM clubs, and local organizations together to present their message to over 150 guests! Hosted jointly by the Lubar Entrepreneurship Center, Lubar School of Business, College of Engineering & Applied Science, and the University Innovation Fellows, guests ...
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  • Mr. Sheldon Lubar, Dedicated Wisconsin Philanthropist and Entrepreneur

    May 8, 2018
    On April 23rd, the Lubar Entrepreneurship Center (LEC) invited Wisconsin philanthropist and entrepreneur, Mr. Sheldon Lubar to an intimate chat with UWM students, including members of the UWM Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO) and the UWM Innovation Fellows, as well as Ideas Challenge Faculty, Dr. Anne Basting and Kim Beckmann. Guests gathered for a unique glance ...
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  • Milwaukee startup innovates the way couples plan and book music for weddings

    March 7, 2018
    Founded by an orchestra conductor-turned-software-developer, Dream City Strings uses algorithms to organize teams of local musicians to play weddings MILWAUKEE, WI – March 5, 2018 – Local Milwaukee startup, Dream City Strings, is gaining attention throughout the Greater Milwaukee area as the go-to resource for booking wedding musicians, having recently won WeddingWire’s 2018 Couple’s Choice Award ...
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  • Local injured speed skater creates ‘hybrid clap skate’ invention

    February 15, 2018
    By: Tom Durian Posted: 7:51 PM, Feb 13, 2018 A local speed skater who missed out on the Olympics because of an injury, is hoping his invention will one day make it to the games instead. Madison native Brent Aussprung created the “hybrid clap skate” after taking engineering classes at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and has now ...
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  • Lubar Entrepreneurship Center hosts information sessions

    January 22, 2018
    You may be noticing some construction outside of UWM’s Kenwood Interdisciplinary Research Complex this month. That’s because the Lubar Entrepreneurship Center (LEC) is beginning preparations for its ground breaking ceremony set for May 2018! Want to learn more about the Lubar Entrepreneurship Center and its unique and innovative programming? Visit one of our free one-hour ...
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  • UWM alum and wife give $2 million toward engineering scholarships and entrepreneurship center

    December 27, 2017
    The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee announced a $2 million gift from a couple who have now given $4 million total to the school — most of it for scholarships for engineering students. As a UWM student, alumnus Avi Shaked had worked to help pay the bills until he received a scholarship that helped him focus on his ...
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  • UWM University Innovation Fellows meetup in Silicon Valley!

    December 12, 2017
    What an experience! Check out UWM students and faculty at this year’s University Innovation Fellows meetup in Silicon Valley. This year’s event brought entrepreneurs from around the country together to engage in design thinking methodology and learn more about startups, entrepreneurship, and networking.  This year, LEC Program Coordinator, Nicole Green, gave a heartfelt speech about her ...
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  • LEC Business Model Canvas Mixer – 11-11-17

    November 28, 2017
    Hosted by the Lubar Entrepreneurship Center (LEC) and MKE Startup Week, UWM’s Business Model Canvas Mixer brought this year’s 2017 Student Startup Challenge (SSC) teams together with local business owners and mentors to discuss their latest startup ideas. Brian Thompson, Director of LEC and President of the UWM Research Foundation (UWMRF), opened the mixer with ...
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  • Pathways High First Student Podcast & Nov. 8th Startup Pitch Day

    November 6, 2017
    The Lubar Entrepreneurship Center and Pathways High have been collaborating over the last several weeks to help students develop major components of entrepreneurship including ideation, creating a value proposition, customer discovery, financing, and pitching as part of Pathways’ Entrepreneurship IMPACT Program. This Wednesday, November 8th from 10:00-11:45am, students will present their business model canvas and ...
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  • LEC’s New Partnership with Gener8tor’s gBETA Program

    November 1, 2017
    FOR MORE INFORMATION Meghan Greco, 1-800-323-7033 mediarelations@northwesternmutual.com New Partnership Launches Accelerator Program for Early Stage Startups to Drive Innovation Northwestern Mutual, Rockwell Automation, Kohl’s, Baird and Milwaukee Institute join to support Milwaukee-based Entrepreneurs MILWAUKEE, November 1, 2017 – Northwestern Mutual, a leading financial security company, announced today a partnership to support early stage startup companies based in Milwaukee. Lead ...
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