A young entrepreneur works on her laptop, with papers and a tablet computer on the table beside her.

CCEI Research Team Publishes Report on Early-Stage Entrepreneur Needs

University accelerators, that provide coaching, mentoring, and funding, have long measured success by long-term business stability and revenue generation

Leila Daneshmandi and Armin Rad point at images on a computer screen in the Encapsulate lab in Farmington.

The Making of a UConn Startup

How “Encapsulate” co-founders went from the classroom to curing cancer in less than four years

UConn Student Working to ‘Amplify’ Educational Opportunities in Kenya

'One of the key things that I've really learned is to love the problem. Be in love with a problem. Because that's the only way you can understand the solution'

Luyi Sun standing in front of a white board in a lecture hall

SPARKing Invention: Internal Funding Program Celebrates Advancements

A cohort of awardees have formed a supportive community as they bring life-changing technology to the marketplace

Diane Burgess

Pharmacy Researchers License New NSAIDS-Administering Technology

Slow-releasing implants are designed to reduce side effects associated with medications for pain relief of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis

Student Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Pitch Day

The courses are project-based experiential courses for students to learn and train in entrepreneurial concepts such as user-centric innovation, future of work, industry trends, product-market fit, business and revenue models, and startup strategy.

Onyeka Obiocha

Showcase Exhibits Ambition, Impact of Future Climate Venture Studio Companies

From bioplastics to investment portfolios, cohort members demonstrate their commitment to merging climate justice with entrepreneurship

Brianna Regine Walston ’17.

Brianna Regine Walston ’17, Founder of Strategic Communication Agency, Named Young Entrepreneur of the Year

'Either become an entrepreneur or you’ll always wonder what would have happened if you did'

Jake Sherman, the journalist, author, and co-founder of Punchbowl News, speaks with UConn journalism and entrepreneurship students about the future of the press in a moderated discussion held at the Toscano Family Forum on April 11, 2023.

Political Journalist and News Entrepreneur Encourages Students: ‘Be Really Good at One Thing’

'Good journalism matters and it needs to be financially supported to survive. Entrepreneurship is one way that happens'

UConn faculty members walking in the alfalfa field in Jordan

Fish Food and the Foundry: How One UConn Startup Went Global and Others Can, Too

'We’re increasing Connecticut manufacturing and exporting; it's one of those things where the Foundry provided wins all around'