Traction Workshop: Design Thinking with Brooke Gemmel & Wes Hamrick

Wednesday, September 27 @6:30PM, Virtual (Open To ALL!)


We support students, faculty, and alumni as they are innovating and creating solutions to some of the world's greatest problems. We connect students with opportunities to learn and engage in entrepreneurship, and know that these transformative experiences will be a catalyst to building the future they dreamed of. For alumni, we are here to continue to support their passions and goals no matter where their journey has taken them. While Entrepreneurship. Starts. Here. ... We certainly know it is just one step!

RSS CCEI In The News

  • Conflict and Commerce: A Journey to Support Founders in Ukraine September 20, 2023
    UConn Today – The coffee in Lviv is some of the best that Ryan Coles has ever had. “Better than Seattle,” declares Coles, an assistant professor of management and entrepreneurship in the UConn School of Business’ Boucher Management & Entrepreneurship Department, who has sampled coffee in cities all over the world as he’s pursued his...  […]
    Scott Slater III
  • UConn MBA Student Launching Lingerie Company That Shuns Toxic Chemicals, Appeals to Health-Conscious Consumers September 19, 2023
    UConn Today – Christina Phillips was horrified when she discovered that toxic and dangerous chemicals are used to manufacture women’s bras and underwear. Who would suspect that formaldehyde, pesticides, petroleum, dyes, parabens and “forever chemicals’’ are found in the creation of most popular brands of lingerie? Read article
    Scott Slater III
  • Tech Startup Swipestorm Addresses Quick-Service Restaurants’ Customer-Service Issues September 12, 2023
    UConn Today – As a manager at a Connecticut Chick-fil-A, Nathan Catapano ’24 (CLAS) took pride in his restaurant’s customer service, reputation, and success. If a customer had a less-than-satisfactory experience, Catapano wanted to correct the issue quickly and do everything he could to give them a remarkable dining experience. Read article
    Claire Hall

Upcoming Events

  1. Sep 27 Real Stories of Raising Startup Funding 3:00pm
  2. Sep 27 Angel Investing: Evaluating Early-Stage Startups 5:30pm
  3. Oct 4 The Sustainable Clean Energy Summit: Decarbonizing Society and the Grid 9:00am
  4. Oct 4 Clean Energy Engagement Fair 3:00pm
  5. Oct 9 Accelerate UConn (NSF I-Corps) Application Deadline All Day
  6. Oct 10 Get Seeded Pitch Competition 6:00pm
  7. Oct 12 Research Connections 3:00pm
  8. Oct 17 Wolff New Venture Competition 5:30pm
  9. Oct 23 Experience Innovation Expo 12:00pm
  10. Jan 30 Get Seeded Pitch Competition 6:00pm