Student Jack Tarca may never have created his business, Find the Good Brand clothing company, if it weren’t for the entrepreneurship guidance he received at UConn.
“UConn gave me the confidence to start my own venture and build my clothing brand into a meaningful and impactful business,” said Tarca, a senior majoring in management. “The curriculum has allowed me to see a sustainable future with my business, allowing me to pursue this as a career.”Continue Reading
Three recent UConn alumni are on the verge of releasing their first entrepreneurial venture, a unique card game called Roast Me. The game brings a twist to good-natured comedic gibes among friends, with a gameplay style similar to “adult” card games that have become popular in recent years.Continue Reading
Four UConn students, Caleb Sleeby (Business Management and Digital Marketing), Aakash Balaji (Computer Science and Engineering), Zach Zambuto (Computer Science and Engineering), and Alex Mueller (Computer Science and Engineering), develop a smartphone app called Follow which functions as a digital business card and makes it easier for people to connect across all of their social media accounts.
UConn Today – A group of UConn students who are members of the Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation are taking advantage of this week’s Spring Break to visit a number of companies in the Silicon Valley area.
The excitement surrounding the kickoff of the School of Business’ 8th annual Innovation Quest (iQ) competition was even bigger than last year, when a record-setting number of students participated. Continue Reading
If the State of Connecticut is invested in creating and supporting the next generation of women entrepreneurs, it needs to revise the way we raise, educate, nurture, promote and encourage them, starting in pre-K. Continue Reading
Fox Business – For most CEOs, HR partners and operations directors who have never given much thought to Gen Z, those born between 1995-2010, data from a new report should be their wake-up call: Pay attention to the “innovation Opens a New Window. generation” if you want to drive growth and global competitiveness.
The National Law Review – Ward and Smith attorney Trip Coyne moderated a discussion with three panelists:
David Noble, director of The Peter J. Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation Management at the University of Connecticut and Founder of GunClear.
Stephen Rogers, vice president of blockchain initiatives for supply chain industry platforms at IBM, and
Bob Meeks, a Ward and Smith patent attorney.
They started by explaining what blockchain — the technology that powers cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin as well as a growing number of business applications — is.
Entrepreneur Magazine – While most business and HR leaders probably aren’t yet thinking about Gen Z, the data is a wake-up call for CEOs, HR leaders and venture investors: Pay attention to this “innovation generation” if you want to drive growth and reduce risk.