WisBusiness features 2015 BPC semi-finalists

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Milwaukee Courier: Dr. George Koonce to match athletes with jobs

Dr. George Koonce, Vice President for Advancement at Marian University and former linebacker for the Green Bay Packers, has been named a finalist in the 12th annual Wisconsin Governors Business Plan contest for his business initiative, Athlos 360. Koonce and Athlos 360 are the last African-American team left in the competition.

State Journal: Thirteen local entries advance to BPC finalist round

Thirteen of the 24 entries advancing to the finalist round of the 12th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest are from the Madison area.

From software to medical devices to hunting, Biz Plan Contest finalists show state’s tech range

MADISON – Twenty-four entries representing sectors as broad as software, agriculture, water technology, medical devices and innovations in manufacturing are competing in the finalist round of the 12th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest.

BPC semi-finalist featured in Fond du Lac Area Business News & Notes

George Koonce, vice president for advancement at Marian University, is a finalist in the 2015 Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest. He was named as one of 54 entrants that advance to the semifinal round from an original field of 238 entries.

Fifty-four entries advance to next round in 2015 Governor’s Business Plan Contest

Fifty-four entries from 26 communities have advanced to the semi-final round of the 12th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest, contest producers announced Tuesday. The contestants were selected from a field of 238 qualified first-round entries by an independent panel of more than 80 judges organized through the Wisconsin Technology Council and its programs, the […]

Top 10 reasons to enter the Biz Plan Contest; Jan. 31 is deadline to enter online

The entry deadline for the 12th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest is 5 p.m. Jan. 31. Don’t miss an opportunity to share in more than $100,000 in cash and in-kind prizes. Get started at www.govsbizplancontest.com! Here are 10 reasons you should enter your business idea: It’s free. Other than the cost of your time, there […]

Diverse mix of judges to screen entries for 2015 Governor’s Biz Plan Contest

MADISON – About 80 judges have volunteered to judge entries in the 2015 Governor’s Business Plan Contest, a field that includes judges from a cross-section of disciplines that help define Wisconsin’s startup culture. Contestants have until 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, 2015, to enter their 250-word business ideas at www.govsbizplancontest.com.

WISC-TV3’s ‘For the Record’ looks at 2015 Biz Plan Contest; reasons to enter

Neil Heinen, of WISC-TV3’s “For the Record,” talks with Tech Council President Tom Still and MobCraft Beer CEO Henry Schwartz about the upcoming 2015 Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest. Schwartz was last year’s Advanced Manufacturing category winner. Watch the show here. For more information on the contest, visit www.govsbizplancontest.com.

Contestants have access to veteran mentors during 2015 Biz Plan Contest

MADISON – Experienced mentors from across Wisconsin will be available to offer advice to contestants during the 12th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest. Initial entries of 250 words are due by 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. There is no cost to enter. Visitwww.govsbizplancontest.com for more information and to get started. At any point during […]