Office of the Vice President for Research

entrepreneurial and vc connections

An active hub of investors, researchers, students, entrepreneur supporters, government agencies and associations, TIP provides support to companies and increases deal-flow for the entire ecosystem. Through our marketing channels, events and involvement with the innovation and entrepreneurship community, we offer an opportunity for entrepreneurs and corporations alike to connect and collaborate.

Entrepreneurial Mentoring

TIP's Entrepreneurs in Residence and Advisors are ready to counsel the TIP companies on company strategy, community resources and paths to funding and customers.  

Innovation & Investment Series Events

TIP hosts an Innovation & Investment Series of events intended to connect entrepreneurs with capital. Stay tuned for our next event being planned for September.  

View upcoming events & sign up for office hours on our events calendar

Past events

October 10, 2017 - Intro to Agent Capital & TIP Company Pitches, An introduction to this new fund out of Boston/ CA.  View Pictures, click here.

August 2, 2017 - TIP Summer Immersion Fellowship, Research DayStudents who participated in the UConn-TIP Summer Fellowship discussed their experiences learning about startups and entrepreneurship at the finale of the 10-week immersion program. - Check out the pictures

June 25, 2017 - TIP Summer Party, An outdoor party with the community invited!  Check out pictures  

May 16, 2017 - Intro to Canaan Partners & TIP Company Pitches, An introduction to Canaan Partners Healthcare Fund.  
Read the recap, click here.