Entrepreneurship

Fish-food Entrepreneur Wins UConn’s Wolff Startup Competition

October 21, 2020

Student entrepreneur Peter Goggins ’21 (CAHNR) has won the Wolff New Venture Competition, which boosts UConn-connected startup companies.

UConn Student Entrepreneur Asks: Shouldn’t the Fish We Eat Be Fed Healthier Food?

April 13, 2020

A UConn student has started a business aimed at changing the way fish are fed.

UConn Alums Want You to ‘Roast’ Them

December 4, 2019

Three members of UConn’s class of 2019 are about to launch a card game they developed while students on campus.

Program is Fertile Ground for Student Innovation

October 9, 2019

As one of the first students in the new Master’s of Engineering in Global Entrepreneurship program, Emily Yale is tapping a wide range of resources.

Startup That Recycles Toxic Sludge Wins UConn’s Wolff Competition

October 9, 2019

“We envision a day when companies like Ford and Apple are using our materials,” said Nicholas Myers, who co-founded the company with Michael Martin ’17 (ENG) ’19 MS.

Priceline.com Alum Ushers In ‘Month of Discovery’

October 2, 2019

“When you are looking to start a company, you have to be curious about the problem the company will solve and if there is really a need for it,” said Timothy “Scott” Case, ’92 (ENG).

Driving Innovation: Mitchell Hornak ’22

September 20, 2019

At UConn, the sophomore has already won the Innovation Quest (iQ) award for an automated opioid dispenser designed to help prevent patients from overdosing.

Startup Central: Inside UConn’s Technology Incubation Program

August 14, 2019

A photo tour of UConn’s Technology Incubation Program, where the University is helping innovative start-ups launch and succeed.

UConn Helps New Farmers ‘Bridge the Gap’

July 29, 2019

UConn Extension offers a range of innovative programs to help new farmers get established.

Female Student Entrepreneurs Share Tips for Success

May 24, 2019

Aspiring entrepreneurs from Miss Porter’s School came to campus on Wednesday to learn from UConn undergraduate entrepreneurs.

Building a Successful Startup with UConn Support

May 16, 2019

“I was an engineering student, and that program gave me the confidence to know how to run a business,” says Matt Cremins ʼ13 (ENG) ’14 MS, who recently sold the beverage tech company that he began at UConn.