The startups at this year’s CCEI Summer Fellowship Finale presented vastly different entrepreneurial ideas, but all were united by a common, altruistic thread.Continue Reading
It is a great thing to be an entrepreneur; it is even better to be an entrepreneur who can make a difference in the world. Continue Reading
Senior Elizabeth Gallucci ’19 already has a long list of achievements on her resume, including working as an undergraduate teaching assistant, volunteering at a startup that serves underprivileged children, and studying in London. Continue Reading
Metro Hartford Alliance– The Alliance’s most recent “Pulse of the Region” radio show is now available online. Learn more about Hartford’s role as a center for innovation and the Alliance’s June 20 “Impact Hartford” breakfast program from our guests: Sabine VanderLinden, CEO, Startupbootcamp InsurTech; Dr. Mark Maybury, Chief Technology Officer, Stanley Black & Decker; and Michelle Cote, Managing Director, Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, University of Connecticut School of Business. Stanley Black & Decker is a Leadership Investor; and University of Connecticut is a Strategic Partner. “Pulse of the Region” is sponsored by Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT) and Oak Hill – Empowering People with Disabilities, both Strategic Partners.
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
This morning, CCEI’s eight “Winter in Israel” students arrived in Tel Aviv to be welcomed by CCEI Managing Director Michelle Cote and adjunct professor and Partner at Hinckley Allen, Daniel Gottfried. These students will spend the next 10 days traveling through Israel and learning from leaders in technology, business, visiting government offices, large high tech enterprises, venture capital investors, technology accelerators, and academic institutions.
As Insurance Industry Grapples with Change, MBA Candidates Could Become Trailblazers
First-year UConn MBA students faced one of their first big hurdles earlier this month when they were presented with a real-life, pressure-filled case competition, made all the more interesting by the presence of a special judge. Continue Reading
The Trinity Reporter – Imagine a Hartford where people are solving big problems and inventing cutting-edge technologies; where residents, students, and visitors meet on sidewalks and in cafés to share ideas; where thriving businesses fill once-empty storefronts; and where art and music events abound.
After Completing CCEI’s Summer Fellowship Program, Students Prepare for Wolff Competition and $15,000 Grand Prize
Ten aspiring UConn entrepreneurs delivered final business model presentations on Aug. 3, marking their completion of the 2017 Summer Fellowship program, sponsored by the Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CCEI). Continue Reading