CCEI INSPIRES A CULTURE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION THROUGHOUT UCONN.
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.
- Grad Student Lexy Vecchio Wins IQ Challenge with Videogame that Mimics PTSD May 12, 2022At 11 years old, Mary “Lexy” Vecchio had a traumatic, life-changing ski accident. She was skiing alone, without a helmet, and hadn’t told her family which trail she would be on. She had a terrible crash, and broke her hip. She was alone in the snow, stranded, frightened, and seriously injured. Her screams for help... […]Claire Hall
- In Memoriam: EBV Director Michael Zacchea April 28, 2022UConn Today – Michael J. Zacchea, a decorated military hero and the founder and director of UConn’s highly successful Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans (EBV), has died at 53. Read articleClaire Hall
- Michelle Cote, Relentless Advocate for Innovation and Hartford, Named A Top Woman in Business April 11, 2022Michelle Cote, a relentless advocate for innovation in Hartford, and an instructor at the Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, will be honored with a Top 25 Women in Business Award by The Hartford Business Journal. Cote is the director of Launc[H], where she leads growth of the city’s innovation ecosystem by convening key partnerships.... […]Claire Hall