MarketWatch – The hype that has fueled the skyrocketing prices of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies was on full display this week in San Francisco, where a conference showcasing young companies seeking to catch the crypto wave before it crests offered a perplexing mix of a fantastical future and likely reality.
Hartford Business Journal – Woodbridge businessman Peter J. Werth has pledged $22.5 million to the UConn Foundation, which will include establishing an Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
Hartford Business Journal – For a second straight year, Hartford Business Journal asked its readers to vote on their favorite and most-trusted business-to-business providers across a range of industries to help us determine Greater Hartford’s Best of Business Awards winners.
Hartford Business Journal – (p.30) Best MBA Program: University of Connecticut School of Business
The Daily Campus – University of Connecticut students Ryan Englander, Matthew Lin and Nandan Tumu have started a company, named Vitalyx, that is developing a brand new form of cancer treatment that they call CRISPRX.
Hartford Courant – With a blockbuster deal between the corporate giants looming, the pairing of health insurer Aetna Inc. and pharmacy giant CVS may, at first, seem unlikely, but it is dramatic evidence that both companies see competitive threats on multiple fronts in the health care industry.
The Daily Campus/em> – Hartford ranks seventh in the top 10 American cities for women to start a business, according to a recent Citrix Sharefile study.
The study took into consideration economic and cultural factors such as percentage of businesses in the city owned by women, percentage of women business executives and buying power by local women.
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education – Ugochukwu O. Etudo, a new assistant professor of operations and information management in the School of Business on the Stamford campus of the University of Connecticut, has developed software that can be used to search the internet and the so-called “Dark Web” to identify websites that espouse radical views and violent behavior.
Study International – University business programs are some of the most popular courses of study in the world. And it’s no surprise: business leaders are at the forefront of society, ushering us into the modern world. They create ideas that revolutionise the way we live.
Stamford Advocate – A growing number of economists and public officials think Connecticut’s transportation troubles are contributing to the state’s slow economic recovery.