Funding is available on a competitive basis to UConn-affiliated and Connecticut-based companies through many state-funded and private sources. Grants and funding are also available for intellectual property and emerging technology to those in the early stages of forming a business. For a list of funding sources available for idea development, for businesses in the startup phase, and for established businesses, please see below.
All funding is in the form of grants unless otherwise indicated in the Program description.
Funding Potential: Up to $150,000 for pre-seed expenses; requires at least a 50% match from private sources. If match comes from management or founders, the expectation is that funds won't be used for their salaries.
Eligibility: Company in operation for fewer than seven years; developing a technology; nonrecurring revenue from non-grant sources of less than $2,000,000; fewer than 25 employees with 75% or more who work in Connecticut.
Prerequisites: For detailed prerequisite information, visit CT Innovations.
Eligibility: Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible only if associated with faculty proposal. Any UConn or UConn Health investigator with technology that has realistic commercial potential. Basic research projects aren’t eligible.
Prerequisites: None; Existing intellectual property a plus.
Timeline: Letter of Intent due ~9/1, full proposals by invitation due ~10/15, presentations to selection committee ~11/1. Awards are announced mid-November.
Sponsor: Office of the Vice President for Research
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Learn real lessons and concepts about how to "break the rules" of age restrictions in business and life with real examples and lessons.
This event will be held at the Gen Re Auditorium.
Noah Sanborn Friedman has been working in venture capital and startups since he was an undergraduate in college. After his sophomore year and several entrepreneurial ventures, he began working directly with Michael Loeb and the http://Loeb.NYC team to help build and scale the venture portfolio. He is currently the COO of 3x3 Insights, one of Loeb's primary portfolio companies. His background in venture capital at a young age has given him the platform and experience to build high-growth teams and effectively operate disruptive businesses. He's recently begun to speak and lecture on his experiences helping to build and run companies at a young age. He's also an actor, producer and avid triathlete.
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