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Young Entrepreneur Live Competition

When: Thursday, February 24, 2022
Where: Virtual Event
Time: 3:30 PM CST
Watch along as Student entrepreneurs from across Wisconsin pitch their business to a panel of local celebrity judges.

Grand Prize:
$10,000 Scholarship! Viewer’s Choice Award and scholarships & prizes will be awarded to all finalists.

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For more information about this event, please contact  Hannah Pausma  

Meet the Finalists

Congratulations to Wisconsin's Young Entrepreneur Live Competition finalists!

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Alexis Benrud

Menomonie High School - Menomonie, WI Eunoia Co.
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Michael Mounajjed

Middleton High School - Middleton, WI Calceus Mining
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Baxter Salzwedel

Elkhart Lake-Glenbeulah High School - Elkhart Lake, WI The Mad Patcher
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Samantha Osorio, Ayden Fowler and Lillian Goeckermann

Horace Mann High School - North Fond du Lac, WI Commah, LLC

Meet the Judges

We have some of Wisconsin's most successful entrepreneurs joining our event as celebrity judges!

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Craig Culver

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Greg Marcus

The Marcus Corporation
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Austin Ramirez

Husco International
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Brittany Rosales

Rose Mob Hospitality
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Denise Thomas

The Effective Communication Coach

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Thank you Sponsors!

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