BRINK The Edge of Risk– All the recent headlines on gender issues have prompted a debate about how gender differences affect ROI and, specifically, whether women drive the same business performance as men.
Recent research has found that a significant determinant is how early women are exposed to entrepreneurial opportunities.
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
Business School Professor Predicts UConn is on Cusp of Powerful Entrepreneurial Growth
David Noble, a professor-in-residence in the management department at the School of Business, has been named the director of the new Peter J. Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at UConn. Continue Reading
UConn Today– On Tuesday, shares in Kodak surged after the company announced plans to launch cryptocurrency called “KodakCoin” to empower photographers and agencies to take greater control in image rights management. Only a few years ago, the 130-year-old company emerged from bankruptcy with a new focus, but its shares had been steadily declining. What does this indicate about cryptocurrency and what does it mean for the long-term financial health of the iconic photography company? David Noble, director of UConn’s Peter J. Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, has the answers.
The Boston Globe– Re “Popping the bitcoin bubble” (Opinion, Jan. 3): As the author correctly states, Pets.com launched at $14 per share, only to collapse a short time later, but is this comparison legitimate?
Stamford Advocate – In the past 15 years working in health care communications, Tory Cenaj has chronicled many of the trends shaping the industry. Her new project focuses on what could be another breakthrough.
Cenaj is the founder and publisher of “Blockchain in Healthcare Today,” an online journal set to debut next month. The launch of the publication reflects her faith in the potential of technology she thinks could transform the health care industry by ushering in more data security and producing major savings.
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.
EDGE Media Network – While only 17.8 percent of participants in college venture competitions are women, according to a new report by Girls with Impact, women win most of the prize money.
The report, “The Entrepreneurship Talent Gap,” released on International Girls Day, underscores the importance of early education and the opportunity for colleges and business leaders to prepare the next generation of female leaders.
Unique Competition Requires Strong Knowledge; Fosters Quick Team Bonding, Personal Growth
The UConn Center for International Business and Education Research (CIBER) held its 14th Annual Case Challenge in October and the event included business case brainstorming, forging new friendships and a day trip to Boston. Continue Reading