Author Archives: Career Technology

UConn Entrepreneurship Program Celebrates Major Milestone

 – 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

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

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

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

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

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)

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