Entrepreneur Bill Pastyrnak had an extensive business background, and he and his son had a passion for brewing beer, but without a helping hand, they knew their dream of creating Counter Weight Brewing Co. in Hamden, Conn., wouldn’t come true. Continue Reading
Associate Dean Sulin Ba Among Guests at Hartford Event
Sulin Ba, associate dean of academic and research support at the UConn School of Business, will be among the guests at the 2nd Annual SBDC Day, a celebration of the success and impact of America’s Small Business Development Centers. Continue Reading
My Experience with the Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation (CCEI)
I worked for multinational corporations for 10 years. My career grew from sales to marketing. As a product marketing professional, I have launched 10 products in the last 6 years. However, I can’t stop asking myself, “What else can I do to contribute more to my career? Where is the next step to lead to a meaningful life?” Continue Reading
Ben Grosse, UConn Freshman and Business Owner, to Advise New Werth Institute
It isn’t easy running a $100,000-a-year, innovative, premium-performance earbud company while balancing the demands of academics and college activities, but freshman Ben Grosse doesn’t shy away from a challenge. Continue Reading
On November 1, the Connecticut Small Business Development Center (CTSBDC) and the UConn School of Business addressed a business delegation from China. The delegation, representing 22 of the country’s largest industry sectors, learned about the approaches and services used by CTSBDC to assist the state’s small businesses, as well as the educational programs and resources offered by the business school. Graduate student and former VERGE consultant Guanwei Tao and CTSBDC business advisor Joe Williams were also part of the conversation which took place at the New Haven Chamber of Commerce.
Connecticut Department of Revenue Services – New business owners from around Connecticut attended the Department of Revenue Services (DRS) “Tax Help Day.” The event was a sell-out at the DRS main office new location at 450 Columbus Boulevard in downtown Hartford.
NewsTimes.com – They may be young and small, but collectively they are a force to be reckoned with in the overall economy.
They are startups, and they account for one-third of all small businesses and a large portion of innovation and productivity, according to the Report on Startup Firms, the second in a series of reports based on the 2016 Small Business Credit Survey. Conducted by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and released last week, the report defines startups as small businesses that were five years or younger in 2016 and had full- or part-time employees.
This article first appeared in the UConn Business magazine, Volume 4, Issue 3 (Summer 2014)
The sudden death of her father was a horrible personal tragedy for Dorothy Carlone’01 MBA and her family. But for the 14 dedicated employees at General Machine Co. in Berlin, pain mixed with panic, knowing that the company Walter Grzegorzek founded might not survive without him. Continue Reading
On Friday, September 20, over 300 women entrepreneurs from around Connecticut gathered to attend the sold-out “Connecticut Celebrates Women Entrepreneurs” conference. Hosted by the UConn School of Business at UConn Stamford, the day featured networking opportunities, a business exhibit showcase, and a variety of educational and business-building workshops. Continue Reading