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Bruce Carlson of The Connecticut Technology Council — CT Startup

In this week’s episode of the CT Startup Podcast, we speak with Bruce Carlson of the Connecticut Technology Council (CTC), covering topics such as Connecticut’s venture capital ecosystem and the upcoming Innovation Summit on Nov. 17 put on by the CTC in collaboration with AIF, CVG, and CURE …  Listen online Guest on the podcast, Bruce Carlson, is President and CEO of the CTC, and prior [...]

Connecticut Must Press For Best Broadband

Bruce Carlson, CTC President & CEO, in response to the 2/7 Broadband article in Saturday’s Courant, penned this letter the editor: Must Press For Best Broadband Regarding the Feb. 7 Page 1 story “Broadband Lacks Broad Reach: Businesses A Focus Of Debate On Access”: Thanks to the hard work of our broadband providers, Connecticut is an enviably wired state. However, because other states’ IT investments will [...]

Cyber-Security Begins With a Password

Systems Support Group, Inc. (SSGI), CTC member, is a Connecticut-based company providing professional computer support and enterprise-class IT solutions for small and medium-sized businesses. Stories of corporate data breaches and cyber-terrorism can be overwhelming when deciding how to secure your personal and business networks. Recently, SSGI blogged about cyber-security and steps to protect against corporate data breaches. For details, read their blog by Ed Davis, CEO of Systems Support [...]

MESSAGE FROM THE CEO: A view on the departure of GE to Boston

While fresh in our minds, I’d like to weigh in on the decision by GE to move its corporate headquarters to Boston.  This not good news for Connecticut, but rather than policy makers pointing fingers at each other and joining in the “blame game”, we should stand back and look at what GE is saying. Let’s take the time to understand what GE is saying [...]

YEI – Seeking new Program Director

YEI is now looking for a full-time Program Director to create and direct YEI’s entrepreneurial programming, manage the signature annual YEI Summer Fellowship program and expand programmatic offerings throughout the calendar year. This individual will also act as YEI’s primary liaison with other innovation centers on campus, as well as with Yale College and oversee YEI’s graduate and professional school programs. Full description and application are available [...]

2016 CT Medal of Technology – Call for nominations, due March 11, 2016

In 2016, the Connecticut Medal of Technology, Connecticut’s highest honor to recognize extraordinary technological achievements in fields crucial to Connecticut’s economic competitiveness and social-well-being, will be awarded. This Medal recognizes an individual who has made extraordinary contributions to the development and widespread implementation of technology in one or more of these areas:  process and/or product innovation; technology transfer; advanced manufacturing; and technology management.  The award [...]

Manufacturing Innovation Fund Incumbent Worker Training Program

The state Department of Labor is helping state manufacturers by helping to train their workforce on the latest technology. The Manufacturing Innovation Fund Incumbent Worker Training program provides financial assistance to manufacturers for growing innovative and technology-based manufacturing business in Connecticut. The goals of the program are to support companies in their efforts to train their workers in the appropriate skills to meet current and [...]

Member Spotlight: MoonBase 3

Kate Jones – CEO/Managing Partner East Hartford, CT www.moonbase3.com   MoonBase3 offers website design & development and mobile applications. We like to call ourselves a digital studio: we build websites and applications specific to our client’s needs, efficiently and effectively. We have an in-house dev team that is dedicated to website development. The websites we create are not only beautiful and technically sound, but built [...]

Tech Industry Public Policy Agenda has been Drafted – CTC Member Meetings

Presenting the 2016 Public Policy Agenda for the Technology Community Bring your lunch and join CTC directors and members as we gather for networking and a presentation on policy updates & CTC’s 2016 Public Policy Agenda. One of CTC’s goals is to help create an environment in Connecticut where technology businesses can start, thrive and grow. The 2016 legislative session officially begins on February 3 and so CTC’s Public Policy Task Force has [...]