Distinguished Entrepreneurs Lunch: Alex Kubicek

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Distinguished Entrepreneurs Lunch: Alex Kubicek

February 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Feb. 28, 12:15pm – 1:00pm


Alex Kubicek, Co-Founder and CEO of Understory – A lifelong passion of weather sparked by the devastation of Hurricane Katrina led Alex to receive an MS degree in Atmospheric Science at UW and fueled his ambition to start a company to leverage technology for practical, impactful solutions in climate-vulnerable industries. He has since changed the business model and pivoted to a pioneering insurance company to address the challenges in the P&C insurance sector.

This free event is held in Room 5110 Grainger Hall.

Hosted by: Weinert Center for Entrepreneurship, UW-Madison School of Business

Upcoming lunches

JAN 31 – Distinguished Entrepreneurs Lunch: Toni Sikes
Wednesday January 31, 2024 | 12:15pm–1:00pm

FEB 7 – Distinguished Entrepreneurs Lunch: Aaron Olver
Wednesday February 7, 2024 | 12:15pm–1:00pm

FEB 28 – Distinguished Entrepreneurs Lunch: Alex Kubicek
Wednesday February 28, 2024 | 12:15pm–1:00pm

Hear success stories from local experts
Local entrepreneurs tell their unique stories and share their expertise and knowledge. This casual, fun, and informal environment provides an opportunity to build your network, ask questions and receive advice.

The Weinert Center fosters entrepreneurial thinking for students at all levels across campus, whether undergraduate or graduate, business majors, or students in a nonbusiness program. Cutting-edge technologies, innovative business models, and ever-changing market landscapes determine which firms thrive and which do not. The Weinert Center equips you with entrepreneurial skills to thrive in any business environment. We support teaching, research, and service to bring entrepreneurial thinking to startups and established organizations. Individuals bring a unique outlook and fresh problem-solving perspectives to the marketplace and help make companies agile.


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975 University Ave.
Madison, WI United States
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