Entrepreneurship Starts Here


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!

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  • Entrepreneur, ‘Summer Soul’ Zachary Will Continues to Grow Fun-Flannel Shirt Company November 15, 2022
    Zachary ‘Zac’ Will is an avowed summer soul, the kind of guy who complains when the weather dips below 75 degrees and the sun sets at dinner time. But fall is quickly becoming his second-favorite season, because that’s when sales of his distinctive Hawaiian-print men’s flannel shirts skyrocket. The UConn senior, and management and entrepreneurship...  […]
    Claire Hall
  • TIP Startup LambdaVision Brings Promising Microgravity Manufacturing Experiments Back to Earth October 18, 2022
    UConn Today – You may not think of the vast, fascinating expanses of the universe as a manufacturing site. But UConn TIP startup LambdaVision has found success manufacturing their technology in microgravity on the International Space Station (ISS). Read article
    Finch, Shyanne
  • School of Business Honors ‘Entrepreneurs Who are Going to Change the World’ October 6, 2022
    UConn Today – When Jayme Coates ’07 MS, ’10 MBA was about to be discharged from the hospital with her first-born child, she discovered that her breastfed son was malnourished and dehydrated. The experience both terrified and motivated her. On Monday, the startup that she co-founded, Lactation Innovations, won the School of Business’ Wolff New...  […]
    Claire Hall

Upcoming Events

  1. Dec 7 Entrepreneurship & Innovation Policy Research11:00am
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Awards & Recognition

CT Entrepreneur Awards 2020 Community Promoter of the Year
CT Entrepreneur Awards 2019
CT Entrepreneur Awards 2018
Princeton Review Top 50 Undergrad Entrepreneurship Programs of 2020
Princeton Review Top 50 Undergrad Entrepreneurship Programs of 2020
Princeton Review Top 50 Undergrad Entrepreneurship Programs of 2020