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Entrepreneurship Hubs reSET and Upward Hartford Collaborate to Grow City’s Startup, Innovation Scene

Hartford Business Journal– ReSET — a staple of the Hartford coworking and business mentoring and accelerator scene for entrepreneurs since it first opened a physical space in 2013 — has had to share the entrepreneurial startup stage since the larger Upward Hartford opened downtown in mid-2017 with a high-profile location and investors.




Wayne Bragg to Retire

Shirley Tarabochia '17 MBA, business owner John DePuma of DePuma Pasta, and Professor Wayne Bragg (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Shirley Tarabochia ’17 MBA, business owner John DePuma of DePuma Pasta, and Professor Wayne Bragg posed for a photo last year. Bragg was instrumental in introducing DePuma to Tarabochia, who helped streamline business practices at the growing pasta company. Bragg, who has been recognized as an outstanding professor seven times, will retire this summer. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Former Sikorsky Exec, EMBA Alumnus Said Grad Students Kept Him On Top of His Game

Wayne Bragg began his corporate career in the mail room at Pratt & Whitney, and retired as Operations Controller at Sikorsky Aircraft. It’s fair to say that during those 35 years, he became a keen observer of business from many different angles. Continue Reading




MBAs Create, Host New Sustainability Case Competition

Franz Oliveira '19 MBA (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Franz Oliveira ’19 MBA (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

If there was any question about how much heart and soul participants put into vying for the UConn Net Impact MBA Sustainability Case Competition victory, it could be measured by the disappointment on the faces of those who didn’t place. Continue Reading


UConn Team Wins First Place

Pictured, from left: Chris Wilkos, CFA (advisor), Vivek Tedla '18, Jack Leyland '18, Bartosz Walas '18, Ana Walas '18, Anthony Mottolese '18 and Leslie White, CFA (industry advisor). (Ana Walas/UConn School of Business)
Pictured, from left: Chris Wilkos, CFA (advisor), Vivek Tedla ’18, Jack Leyland ’18, Bartosz Walas ’18, Ana Walas ’18, Anthony Mottolese ’18 and Leslie White, CFA (industry advisor). (Ana Walas/UConn School of Business)

Senior Finance Majors Win CFA Challenge; Proceed to Boston

A team of five undergraduate finance majors won first place in the CFA Institute Research Challenge Hartford, and will advance to the Americas Regional Challenge in Boston from March 19-20. Continue Reading