UConn School of Business Names Boucher Department of Management and Entrepreneurship

Former state Sen. Antonietta “Toni” Boucher ’02 MBA and her husband, Henry “Bud” Boucher, had a lot to celebrate in 2020. They had just celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, and Bud, a management consultant and entrepreneur, had gotten his dream. greatest career achievement. The couple had always wanted to do charity work and now they … Read more

Why and How Innovators Leave Academia for Industry

Courtesy Getty Images Many researchers have found the transition from academia to industry necessary to realize their therapeutic vision, but this change can be quite the culture shock. Those making the leap should be willing to learn skills like marketing and sales. However, change can be facilitated by focusing on the creative, out-of-the-box thinking learned … Read more

Pitch perfect: how entrepreneurs can impress investors

When launching Sierra Leone-based startup Easy Solar, Alexandre Tourre and his co-founders had to look for funding. “We were going to business plan competitions and going to hackathons,” he recalls. Now, after several successful rounds of funding, securing both debt and equity financing, he says investors still hear one message — how affordable clean energy … Read more

Six entrepreneurial mindsets – Business Daily

Columnists Six entrepreneurial mindsets Tuesday, February 21, 2023 Six entrepreneurial mindsets. ILLUSTRATION | CHRISPUS BARGORETT | NMG I recently attended a webinar hosted by the London Business School where entrepreneurship professor John Mullins presented his “Break the Rules! I got to know Prof Mullins many years ago when he was a consultant to USIU on … Read more

Healium raises funding with $3.6M seed round, adds Mayo Clinic deal

Healium, a virtual and augmented reality biofeedback company, announced Monday one of the largest private equity raises for a woman-owned business in mid-Missouri. The startup, which turns bio-data from any fitness tracker into immersive, reactive media, has also signed a know-how licensing deal with the Mayo Clinic. A “virtual firefly release” using mobile phones was … Read more