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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.


Wolff New Venture Winners

Wolff New Venture Competition Winners

Two distinguished entrepreneurial teams were the recipients of the 2016 Wolff New Venture Prize on Thursday, September 29th. Congratulations to LamdaVision (Dr. Nicole Wagner, Dr. Jordan Greco, Audrey Gallo, and Molly Zgoda) and Protectiscope (Elizabeth Pouya and Ryan Cordier) for their hard work, commitment, and persistence in continuing to move forward with their business ventures.

2016 Summer Fellowship Concludes

2016 CCEI Summer Fellowship Team

The inaugural launch of the CCEI Summer Fellowship program concluded on August 4, 2016, with presentations from the 10 participating teams, a word of thanks and appreciation to our entrepreneur-in-residences, and the presentation of the first-ever FCP Euro Prize in Entrepreneurship. 27 teams applied to the Summer Fellowship program. 10 teams were selected. These teams represent some of the best entrepreneurs from across the colleges and schools at UConn.  Find out more about the 2016 Summer Fellowship teams.


The 2016 Verge Consulting Group

CCEI's Verge Consulting Group

The inaugural launch of the Verge Consulting Group concluded on August 18th. The Verge Consultants were honored at a Presentation of Learning on September 12th at the Graduate Business Learning Center (GBLC), Downtown Hartford where the consultants provided an overview of their experience with the program to the incoming MBA students, members of the School of Business, CCEI, and Small Business Development Center (SBDC).  Find out more about the 2016 Verge Consultants.