Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Student Success Story: Isabella Montenegro

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Isabella Montenegro (she/her/hers) earned a Bachelor’s degree in Digital Media and Design, a concentration in Digital Media Strategies for Business, and a minor in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from the School of Fine Arts in December 2019. Since graduation, …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Interim Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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Supporting Black-Owned Businesses: Let’s Extend Beyond the Trend

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Black-owned businesses have historically faced financial challenges, which are rooted in racial discrimination and resource inequity. Today, through increasing social awareness and the call for justice motivated by the Black Lives Matter movement, activism has encouraged the public to support …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Interim Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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Looking for an Internship? Consider TIP Summer Research & Innovation Internships

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Looking for a summer internship and hoping to gain more experience in research or innovation in the field of STEM and/or business? The TIP Innovation Fellows Program might be the perfect opportunity for you. 

The TIP Innovation Fellows Program offers mentored summer …

By Jessica Buller
Jessica Buller Career Consultant Jessica Buller
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Got an IDEA? Imagine, Develop, Engage and Apply!

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Is there a creative endeavor you want to engage in, or an original research project you would like to conduct? Do you have a product you would like to develop, an entrepreneurial venture you want to launch, or a service …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Interim Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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Launch Your Startup with Summer Fellowship

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Do you want to spend your summer working on a business you created? How about receiving a $15,000 award for your business, $5,000 of which you can elect to take as a stipend for the summer?

The Connecticut Center for …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Interim Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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Apply for Traction to Support Your Start-Up Idea!

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The Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation has launched Traction to support UConn affiliated startup ideas as they work to validate the concept. Participants will learn the key elements of the Business Model Canvas (BMC) and the lean startup methodology. …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Interim Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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Thinking About Starting a Business?

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Have you been thinking about starting a business for a while but don’t know where to start? Or maybe you have an idea for an invention, and the thought of turning it into a business is both exciting and terrifying …

By Amelinda Vazquez Rossitto
Amelinda Vazquez Rossitto Associate Director, Programming & Internal Relations Amelinda Vazquez Rossitto
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9 Data Science Communities to Join in 2021

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Data science is a great profession—but it can also be a lonely one. For many newly qualified data scientists, the first few years out of college are a real challenge. Without the camaraderie and friendship provided by your peers, …

By Guest Contributor - Brian Skewes. - Springboard
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UConn Student Building ‘No Bad Days’ Lifestyle Brand

UConn junior Jack Tarca ’22 (BUS), creator of the No Bad Days lifestyle website and clothing line.

UConn junior Jack Tarca ’22 (BUS) was looking to do something positive last April as the COVID-19 pandemic began to take over the lives and minds of people throughout the world.

With that thought, and the entrepreneurial spirit he has …

By Mike Enright
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BUILD UConn Spring Internship Program

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BUILD the UConn you want to see! The Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation is offering an exciting opportunity to create solutions to problems in academia today. The challenge will provide participants with an entrepreneurial “tool belt” and pathway to …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Interim Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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