News and Events

  • MassChallenge Info Session – Storrs and Farmington MassChallenge Info Session – Storrs and Farmington
    The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR), in collaboration with the Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, are hosting an opportunity for entrepreneurial faculty, students, and staff to learn about MassChallenge, the most startup-friendly accelerator on the planet. Mass Challenge is the most startup friendly accelerator on the planet. No-equity and not-for-profit. Accelerates […]
  • Two free workshops offered to UConn community – Introduction to Business Model Canvas Two free workshops offered to UConn community – Introduction to Business Model Canvas
    Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation is providing two free workshops, Introduction to the Business Model Canvas, one in Storrs and one in Farmington, for members of the UConn community who are interested in learning about the Business Model Canvas and how to use it with their research. Participants will learn: Why most startups fail […]
  • EBV’s Michael Zacchea’s “The Ragged Edge” coming 4/1/2017. EBV’s Michael Zacchea’s “The Ragged Edge” coming 4/1/2017.
    UConn’s Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans Director, Michael Zacchea, publishes “The Ragged Edge, A US Marine’s Account of Leading the Iraqi Army Fifth Battalion”. … [from Amazon book preview] At a time when the United States debates how deeply to involve itself in Iraq and Syria, Lt. Col. Michael Zacchea, USMC (ret.), holds a unique vantage […]
  • Hartford Kicks Open Its Doors to Innovators Hartford Kicks Open Its Doors to Innovators
    New York Times Square Feet By LISA PREVOST NOV. 15, 2016 Continue reading the main story CCEI’s Michelle Cote is working on this project and was quoted in this New York Times article. “There’s an incredible concentration of institutions that have the capacity to foster start-up activity and second-stage business growth activity,” said Ms. Cote, […]
  • Revamped Wolff New Venture Competition Surprises Audience with Two Medical-Device Champs Revamped Wolff New Venture Competition Surprises Audience with Two Medical-Device Champs
    Posted on School of Business website, October 18, 2016, written by Claire Hall. The late Thomas John Wolff ’56 was an entrepreneur, and UConn School of Business alumnus, who ran five businesses simultaneously. He exemplified values like enthusiasm, mentorship and appreciation. If he were here to witness the revised Wolff New Venture Competition on Sept. […]
  • Accelerate UConn Fall 2016 Winners Announced Accelerate UConn Fall 2016 Winners Announced
    Posted from Office of Vice President for Research news announcement. Dr. Jeff Seemann, UConn/UConn Health Vice President for Research and Dr. Timothy B. Folta, Professor of Management and Faculty Director of the Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, are pleased to announce the teams selected to participate in the Fall cohort of Accelerate UConn, the […]
  • Medframe, LLC (Protectiscope) wins Entrepreneur Innovation Award Medframe, LLC (Protectiscope) wins Entrepreneur Innovation Award
    On September 13, 2016, Medframe, LLC, a UConn entrepreneur founded by Senior Elizabeth Pouya, was awarded a $10,000 Entrepreneur Innovation Award by CTNext for their product Protectiscope.  CTNext is Connecticut’s go-to resource for entrepreneurial support.  The Entrepreneur Innovation Awards (EIA), a competitive pitch event, are designed to help Connecticut’s promising early-stage companies develop their ideas and […]
  • LambdaVision and Protectiscope win Wolff New Venture Competition LambdaVision and Protectiscope win Wolff New Venture Competition
    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. […]
  • Colleges boost entrepreneurship classes, seminars – HBJ 9/26/16 Colleges boost entrepreneurship classes, seminars – HBJ 9/26/16
    Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation and Managing Director, Michelle Cote, are quoted in this article: … [segment] UConn aids startups Michelle Cote, managing director of the Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CCEI) at the UConn School of Business, said it’s a great time to be an aspiring entrepreneur at UConn and statewide based […]
  • CCEI co-sponsors Xcite Conference – Women’s Entrepreneurship & Innovation CCEI co-sponsors Xcite Conference – Women’s Entrepreneurship & Innovation
      The Xcite Conference was held in Stamford on Friday, September 16, 2016 at Crowne Plaza Hotel.  Over 200 entrepreneurial minded women were in attendance. Hosted by UConn School of Business, Connecticut Innovations, and Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, the conference aims to promote and support innovation and entrepreneurship among women in the business […]

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