Upcoming Programs and Events from the Innovate Network
Events across campus for UW–Madison Startup Week take place on November 11 - 17, 2019. The event is designed to celebrate and illuminate entrepreneurial activities and resources across the UW–Madison campus, and to provide learning and networking opportunities for faculty, staff, and student innovators. The week's programming showcases emerging UW–Madison companies, technologies, and ideas while highlighting the resources and organizations available to foster support for innovators on their journey. The week will feature 20+ events hosted by eight partner organizations in the university’s Innovate Network, and new events are still being added.
- November 19
- Business Tax Basics for Small BusinessNovember 19, 8:30 am, Grainger Hall
This one Day program is your chance to learn about federal and state taxes including payroll, unemployment compensation and sales taxes. You will learn about the pros and cons of different entity types from both the legal and financial aspects.
- November 20
- Distinguished Entrepreneurs LunchSusie Younkle, Program Director for MERLIN MentorsNovember 20, 12:15 pm, 5110 Grainger Hall
Come join us to meet Susie Younkle who coordinates MERLIN Mentors’s 100+ volunteer mentors and supports its many early-stage entrepreneurs. She also helps start and grow businesses with a particular focus on the financial aspects of startups. She currently manages accounting for a few Madison-area small businesses including PythonicAI and the Forward Festival. Susie graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance. Pizza will be served. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
News from the Innovate Network
360 students from 90 higher education institutions in 13 countries have been named University Innovation Fellows. The University Innovation Fellows program empowers students to become agents of change at their schools. Fellows work to ensure that all students gain the attitudes, skills and knowledge required to navigate a complex world and build the future. These […]
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