Month: July 2016

Summer Fellowship Field Trip

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The Summer Fellowship teams took a field trip to visit two UConn Alumni businesses.  Our Entrepreneur-in-Residence and Instructors, Scott Drozd of FCP Euro and Mario Leite of Tea-rrific Ice Cream, opened their doors and shared their business experiences with our teams.

Xcite Women’s Conference September 16, 2016


CCEI is a proud sponsor of Xcite.  Michelle Cote, CCEI’s Managing Director, is the Co-Chair of this exciting conference.

Xcite is an initiative designed to inspire, connect, and support Connecticut’s women in the process of leading the next wave of innovation and entrepreneurship in our state. Hosted by the University of Connecticut, participation will help female innovators: identify key areas of opportunity for innovation and entrepreneurship; develop skills critical to launching and leading innovative and entrepreneurial projects and ventures; connect with peers, resources, and support services in Connecticut’s business community. For more information, please go to