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PowerMatch Featured in New London Day Article

Take a look at this article profiling one of our signature events that appeared in the New London Day this past weekend. New London – No pressure: Just three minutes to tell a little something about yourself and see whether you and a potential partner might find a little chemistry together. Only this isn’t a speed-dating service; it’s a new way of business networking called [...]

New Accelerator Program Set To Launch Women-Led Connecticut Business into Scalability

Connecticut will soon be home to a new business accelerator program set to debut later this summer.  Westport’s The Refinery is geared towards rapidly growing and scaling local ventures that have women in leadership roles.  The program will run for six weeks this fall, led by a strong team of experienced mentors and a core team of advisers including founder Janis Collins, an Entrepreneur in [...]

Pfizer Announces Use Of Groton Site To Be A Campus For Bioscience Innovation and Data

Governor Dannel P. Malloy hosted a news conference on Pfizer’s vacant Groton site to announce that the two buildings on site will be put back into productive use as a bio-science innovation center for Connecticut United for Research Excellence and as the new DAS  data center for the State of Connecticut.   Please visit NBC Connecticut’s website for full detail.

IT Firm Datto Expanding In Norwalk And Creating Jobs

Datto, a company located in Norwalk CT, has been given support from the State of Connecticut to become a world class technology vendor and to expand  their in state operations. This means more innovation, more jobs, and better technology coming out of Connecticut. Read more here  in an article by Joe Jenkins of the Daily Voice.

April 14 – Developer Career Fair to Match Programmers and Companies

We face an acute shortage of software developers for growing companies in Connecticut. It seems almost daily we read of another start-up pulling up stakes for greener programming pastures. Part of the problem can be alleviated just by doing a better job of matching the supply of talent we do have with the demand. On the afternoon of April 14 programmers with extra band width, [...]

Comcast Business Announces Entrepreneurial Competition

Comcast Business to Award more than $600,000 in Cash and Services to Tech Savvy Entrepreneurs through Innovations 4 Entrepreneurs Program  National competition will award business owners up to $25,000 cash, services from Comcast Business and consultation from business experts, including Marcus Lemonis and Robert Irvine Philadelphia – March 5, 2014 – Comcast Business and Inc. Magazine today launched “Innovations 4 Entrepreneurs,” a national competition that [...]

Startup Weekend Comes to Storrs

On March 28th, Startup Weekend comes back to Storrs!  Aspiring entrepreneurs, programmers, designers, thinkers, builders, and everyone in between will be gathering at Oak Hall at UConn for a nearly 40 hour marathon of idea forming and business building.  Sound like fun?  Sign up here! Here is how the website describes it: Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who [...]

Entrepreneur Innovation Award – Up to $10,000 in Grants

CTNext, a support network for Connecticut entrepreneurs, is looking to give the state’s most promising startups grants of up to $10,000!  Any Connecticut startup is eligible. Funds can be used toward research and development-related projects including prototyping, performance testing, compliance testing, IP assessment, product or service development, market research, licensing, and more. If you are not currently a member of CTNext you must register before [...]

State Searching For Worthy Bioscience Startups

From the Hartford Courant: FARMINGTON — The first applications for an enormous pot of state money for bioscience companies and tech transfer efforts have begun rolling into Connecticut Innovations, the state’s venture capital fund. The administration aims to distribute $200 million over 10 years in grants for university or non-profit researchers and investments in start-up companies in biomedical engineering, medical devices, pharmaceutical and biotech drug [...]

CCAT Awards Manufacturing Technical Assistance Grants

CCAT presents grants to three start-up ventures to improve fabrication methods and manufacturing processes under Connecticut -funded program. East Hartford, CT – Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT) announced the award of three grants, made possible under the State of Connecticut Manufacturing Technical Assistance Program (MTAP), to start-up Connecticut companies New Ortho Polymers, Inc., SolVilla Energy, Inc., and LambdaVision, Inc. The grants, ranging from [...]