UConn Journalism – Nearly 80 percent of registered voters say the economy is an important issue, according to an August 2020 Pew Research Center study. In the same study, 88% of President Donald Trump’s supporters ranked the economy as “very important,” the most of any of the issues they asked about.
UConn Today – Noah Sobel-Pressman ‘21 (BUS) grew up surrounded by entrepreneurs. “I’m lucky to have a lot of examples in my family of successful entrepreneurs,” says Sobel-Pressman, who is from West Hartford.Continue Reading
Techstars – Too often, entrepreneurs think they need to move to a major startup hub like Silicon Valley or New York for their company to succeed. But smaller cities have a lot to offer startups as well.
UConn Today – Need a ride? Uber or Lyft can help get you where you need to go. Hungry? Grubhub, Doordash, or Postmates can deliver whatever you’re craving. Want to view a rare document in a library across the world? A new app developed by a team of UConn scholars will soon have you covered.
UConn Today – A pair of UConn students and a recent graduate are part of a Boston-based effort that is trying to bring an emergency ventilator to market as quickly as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic. Noah Pacik-Nelson ’20 (ENG) now serves as the lead engineer for The Ventilator Project, an all-volunteer organization.
Business Wire – LambdaVision, an innovative biotech developing a novel treatment to help patients regain sight, along with implementation partner, Space Tango, has been selected by NASA for an award of five million dollars.
Hartford Business Journal – While Gov. Ned Lamont was watching his emergency business loan program max out in two days last week, administration officials were reminding disconsolate companies here that hundreds of billions of dollars in federal aid to small businesses remain to be tapped.
Markets Insider – With the rout in the stock market, investors are looking for things that will bounce back quickly. One obvious place to go looking is in the big data stocks. Coming into 2020, these companies were delivering stellar results.
Hartford Business Journal – With automation and artificial intelligence taking over more of the routine and time-consuming work in the accounting world these days, the role of the professional accountant is slowly shifting from number-cruncher to business advisor.
Hartford Business Journal – On a recent weekday afternoon in February, graduate students from UConn’s business school met with nearly a dozen major employers at the college’s downtown Hartford campus, but there was something unusual about this career fair.