UConn CCEI (Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation) is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year and in that time the Center has helped more than 950 startups. The companies range from medical pioneers to consumer product developers (including onewith) to pollution abatement strategists.
onewith founder, Hayley, was fortunate enough to go through one of CCEI's accelerator programs, Summer Fellowship, in 2020. She cites it as one of the most formative times of her entrepreneurial journey.
“CCEI was instrumental in getting my company launched, but also in getting me to the next step as an entrepreneur,” she said. “They were pivotal in creating and sustaining my business and introducing me to a networking where I met lifelong friends and mentors who’ve given me unwavering support. It’s hard to talk about it without breaking down in tears. I’m so grateful they took a chance on me.”
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