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UConn Entrepreneurship Program Celebrates Major Milestone

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 – Jessica McBride – Office of the Vice President for Research

Accelerate UConn, an entrepreneurship program that helps students and faculty commercialize business ideas, reached a major milestone at the end of last year. Launched in 2015, …

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4 Steps to Becoming an Innovator Without Quitting Your Job

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by Dr. Kaihan Krippendorff | November 04, 2019

For the last four years, I have dedicated my career to answering two questions:

Are entrepreneurs society’s innovators or can employees innovate as well?
How can employees unlock their innovative potential at work?

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The Personal Keys to Entrepreneurship

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Coming up with the actual business idea is the easy part of starting your own business. The real challenge of entrepreneurship is the process of building your business – an exhilarating and challenging process that forces you to understand and …

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Student Wrapped up in Farmhouse Crepes

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Things haven’t always gone as expected for economics major and local business owner Tahj-Anthony Jean ’19 (CLAS), but at every fork in the road he’s …

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Driving Innovation: Mitchell Hornak ’22

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Mitchell Hornak, a sophomore mechanical engineering major, discovered the thrill of innovation early from working on cars with his father, also a mechanical engineer, …

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UConn Alums Want You to ‘Roast’ Them

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From left, Kwame “Ato” Eyiah, Ben Morneault and Chris Mueller, members of the Class of 2019 and creators of a new card game called “Roast Me.” (UConn School of Business photo/Nathan Oldham)

 – Claire …

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