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A BUSINESS



LEARN ABOUT
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YOUR SKILLS



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CEI INITATIVES

2020 Wisconsin High School Business Model Competition

UPDATE: Due to circumstances out of our control, the event has been canceled for 2020. We hope to see you in 2021.

Globally recognized and award-winning

UW Oshkosh Alta Resources Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) helps service a growing entrepreneurial environment in the most unlikely of places. From its humble beginnings, today CEI is recognized regionally and globally for its entrepreneurial programming, businesses launched, and seven-figure funding from local supporters. With the support of Alta Resources, the CEI has helped dozens of UW Oshkosh students start their own businesses.

We’re on a mission to inspire, educate and develop entrepreneurial leaders through world-class education, cutting-edge research and applied preparation, mentorship and public recognition.

We do this by offering:

  • Networking and hands-on learning activities
  • Lean startup curriculum-based programs
  • 1-on-1 consulting and mentorship from entrepreneurs
  • Access to office space, funding, in-kind services

CONTACT US

Colleen Merrill, Executive Director
Dan Brosman, Director
  Sage Hall, Room 1614
(920) 424-1826
Schedule an appointment 

  @altacei

BY THE NUMBERS

in revenue generated though grants and private investments

Students involved in CEI Programs

Majors represented in CEI participants

$100,000

in cash and prizes
awarded annually


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