Through the Alta CEI at UW Oshkosh, students have access to a variety of resources including educational opportunities, cutting-edge research and applied preparation, mentorship and public recognition.
On Campus Co-Working Spaces:
Seifert Startup Space
The Seifert Startup Space (S3) is a University of Wisconsin Oshkosh initiatives to increase entrepreneurial awareness and collaboration among undergrad students, graduate students, and faculty. In collaboration with the UW Oshkosh College of Business, the Seifert Startup Space is a key resource within the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
The Seifert Startup Space is provided to student members of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation as a co-working space to promote collaboration between student entrepreneurs and spark great ideas that will grow into strong businesses. Located in Sage 2002 (overlooking the lobby) students are invited to use the space as a place to get loud, excited, and inspired.
Resources that are available include the following:
- Whiteboard Wall
- Mac & Windows Computers
- Laser Printer
- 65″ Television
- Conference Camera/Phone
- Entrepreneurial Book Library
Ideally students are tackling challenges and issues with their peers – finding unique and creative ways to distinguish their enterprise.
Student Office Space | Sage 1410
Student office spaces have been provided to CEI members in Sage 1410. Along with common office supplies, this space is designed for students who have envisioned a business and are now in the processes of testing and developing the details of their concept. The office space is a quiet and focused area on campus for students to refine their great ideas.
Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO)
CEO believes that any student, regardless of academic discipline, can launch a business. Through our university chapter, we support and inspire the growth and development of any student that seeks to be entrepreneurial.
Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
The Small Business Development Center at UW Oshkosh helps entrepreneurs succeed at any stage. We offer no-cost, confidential consulting and business education across a wide region, primarily serving Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Marquette, Outagamie, Sheboygan, Waushara and Winnebago counties. Learn more – wisconsinsbdc.org/oshkosh
Local & Statewide Resources:
The list below is just some of the local and statewide resources available to entrepreneurs:
- Start In Wisconsin [NEW]: https://www.startinwi.com
- Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC): https://wedc.org
- WWBIC: https://www.wwbic.com
- gBETA: https://www.gbetastartups.com
Resources for New Entrepreneurs
Starting a new business and not sure where to turn? Here are some great resources that we’ve shared with our students in the past:
- Accounting: foundersguide.com/basic-accounting-for-startups
- Crowdfunding Success Story: flx.bike
- Legal: startuplawyer.com
- Marketing: blog.kissmetrics.com/ultimate-guide-startup-marketing
- Personal Financial Planning: newretirement.com
- Starting a Business: workcomplab.com/starting-a-business
- Startup Library: startupschool.org/library
Dan Brosman, Executive Director
Sage Hall, Room 1410
Megan Hart, Program Manager
Sage Hall, Room 1410