Month: August 2018

Wolff New Venture Competition Finalists Announced

The goal of the Summer Fellowship program is to help aspiring entrepreneurs move out of the conceptual stage of venture development, and into the marketplace. The program focuses on accepting high-impact ventures with the potential to solve critical human and environmental issues.   The Summer Fellowship Finale was held on Thursday, August 2nd. The 10 […]

Summer Fellowship Highlight Series: WickAway

UConn School of Engineering graduate Trevor Svec and undergraduate student Philip Gitman are designing self-extinguishing candle accessories, a venture they call WickAway. Not only does their product promote safety, but it can be used with any candle and also is aesthetically pleasing, with stylish designs that will complement any home interior. Entrepreneurial lead Svec states […]