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CCEI Helps Students & Faculty Become Successful Entrepreneurs

  • We focus our resources on high-impact ventures that tackle fundamental human and environmental problems.
  • We inspire and support a robust entrepreneurial culture across academic disciplines and throughout our state.
  • We believe that practical experience in entrepreneurship prepares students and faculty to be more successful in their careers. 

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INNOVATION ACCELERATOR

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CCEI’s Timothy Folta – Myths of Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs face many challenges on the road to success. Prior to joining the faculty UConn, CCEI Faculty Director, Dr. Timothy Folta delivered the following TEDx talk on the topic of risk at Purdue University. In it, he advocates for a new definition of the term "entrepreneurship" and new ways of inspiring the best and brightest individuals to become entrepreneurs and ensure a brighter future for all of us.