WiSys Entrepreneurship

The On-Ramp to Your Big Idea Starts with WiSys.
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October 2–30, 2023

Earn a resume-boosting Innovative Thinking Badge through participation in a five-week hybrid learning experience. Learn innovation skills and entrepreneurship thinking, regardless of your field. Everyone is qualified to join, even if you don’t have a business idea yet!

New content drops on Canvas every Monday, starting October 2. Live/hybrid workshops hosted every Wednesday from 4:30-6:00 p.m.

Time commitment: Approx. 2.5 hours per week.  

Innovation On-Ramp Sessions have concluded for 2023.

Couldn't Attend the Innovation On-Ramp Sessions? Explore an Alternative Avenue to the Big Idea Tournament.

UW-Stout's Ideation Jam

March 1-3, 2024

Do you have a big idea but can't find the time to commit fully to the WiSys's Innovation On-Ramp? Join us at the UW-Stout Ideation Jam and prepare to pitch at a WiSys Big Idea Tournament pre-qualifying event.

Ideation Jam

Join the Ideation Jam for an entrepreneurial weekend of idea generation, pitch training, and feedback from campus and professional mentors.
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WiSys Big Idea

March 3, 2024 (Pre-qualifying Event)

The WiSys Big Idea Tournament is an entrepreneurship competition open to undergraduate and graduate students attending University of Wisconsin System schools across the state (except UW-Madison). The competition teaches cutting-edge lean startup business development tools, provides business mentorship, and allows participants to compete at a state level for a chance to win seed funding for their idea.

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