Author: Savinelli, Kate

2024 Summer Fellowship Spotlight | WheelPrice

Last week marked the exciting kickoff of CCEI’s Summer Fellowship program, where a dynamic cohort of ten innovative startup teams embarked on their entrepreneurial journeys within our center. In celebration and recognition of these teams, we’ll be spotlighting each venture throughout the summer — offering a glimpse into their unique missions, challenges, and overall progress.   To […]

Accelerate UConn Propelus Cohort Announced

The Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CCEI) is pleased to announce the teams selected to participate in our Accelerate UConn Propelus program, UConn’s National Science Foundation Innovation Corps site.  The following teams received special training and a $3,000 grant to help understand whether and how their technology could create customer value: AnaBio: Ali Lotfi […]

CCEI’s 2023 Holiday Gift Guide

Welcome to the season of giving! As the holidays quickly approach, finding the perfect gift becomes a joyous pursuit, and what better way to spread festive cheer than by supporting innovative startups?  Here you will find our 2023 curated holiday gift guide, showcasing a unique selection of products that not only make for thoughtful presents, […]

Accelerate UConn Fall 2023 Phase 1 Cohort Announced

The Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CCEI) is pleased to announce the teams selected to participate in the 24th cohort of Accelerate UConn, the University’s National Science Foundation I-Corps site. The following teams will receive special training and a $1,000 seed grant to help understand whether and how their technology might create customer value: […]

CCEI’s 2023 GCEC Conference | UT Dallas

This past weekend marked a pivotal moment for the Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CCEI) as we attended and participated in the prestigious 27th annual Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) conference, held at UT Dallas in Texas. With an array of engaging sessions and countless valuable networking opportunities, the conference was a melting […]

Here’s Your 2023 Wolff New Venture Competition Finalists!

The Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation is excited to announce the six startups selected to participate in the eighth annual Wolff New Venture Competition! The Wolff New Venture Competition features live pitches by the top startups coming out of UConn each year. The legwork for the competition begins in the spring, where 10 startups […]

CCEI Impact Report (FY 2022-2023)

We are pleased to unveil the Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation’s highly anticipated Impact Report for the fiscal year 2022-2023. This comprehensive report highlights the remarkable achievements and strides made by CCEI’s entrepreneurial community. As we present this report, we extend our sincerest gratitude to everyone who contributed to the center’s success, including our […]

The 2023 Entrepreneurship Bootcamp For Veterans (EBV) Cohort!

The Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation (CCEI) is proud to present the 16 veterans and military spouses selected to participate in our annual Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans Program (EBV)! Offered in three phases, EBV provides veterans with the skills necessary to successfully launch and grow a new business. Through online coursework, an intense on-campus […]