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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 [...]

Keep Your Eye on CTC Board Member Austin McChord

Austin McChord, CTC Board Member and CEO and Founder of member company Datto, Inc. continues to make headlines. The sub 30 year old tech “mastermind,” has giants in the data backup industry scratching their heads – where did this Norwalk-based company come from and what will stand in its way? Check out this segment on Squawk Box – Austin talks a little bit about his [...]

Mining Connecticut’s Patented Tech Gems

East Hartford’s IP Factory is identifying Connecticut’s undeveloped but viable patented technologies with the potential to add jobs and boost the state’s economy, and putting them to work. In a recent Hartford Business Journal article by Matt Pilon, IP Factory’s CEO Chris Kalish confirmed his conviction that Connecticut has a number of patented technologies waiting to be discovered; projects that are often shelved for budgetary reasons, [...]

CTC President & CEO, Bruce Carlson, Ramps up Advocacy Efforts

CT Technology Council President and CEO, Bruce Carlson, shared his experiences in the public and private sector in an interview with Bob Moore at TechVoice. Mr. Carlson discussed how he would utilize his experiences and networks in government and as a business owner to build coalitions that get public policy through the general assembly. His overarching goals are to pull people together around important public policy [...]

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 [...]

Middle School Girls to Focus on STEM Fields at Annual Innovation Event

Connecticut by the Numbers featured the Girls of Innovation event on their website! Here is a sampling: Girls of Innovation “inspires today’s middle school students to consider careers in science and technology-related research, health services and business areas.” During the day, volunteers drawn from the Connecticut Women of Innovation program and CTC membership meet and work with the girls. They talk with the students about [...]

CTC Says Goodbye to Longtime President & CEO Matthew Nemerson

Last night, members of the Connecticut Technology Council gave former President & CEO Matthew Nemerson a warm and sentimental farewell after his ten years of tireless service to the community. Representatives from member companies, the Board of Directors, friends, and family came together at New Haven’s BAR to thank Matthew for his decade of dedication over a few trays of the brick oven pizza that [...]

eBrevia out of Stanford gets recognition and buzz

Winner of our 2013 “Most Promising Software Product of the Year” award, eBrevia gains momentum and recognition in the world of technology. eBrevia has developed smart software for legal firms in particular, that cuts out manual labor and saves time swimming through legal documents. With help of grants and funding from CTNext, the start up plans to add more features to their software before ramping up advertisements. [...]

How Computer Coding in Elementary Schools Could Fuel STEM

John Seiffer was one of 50 business leaders who gathered at The Grove to discuss federal and state rules that encourage angel investors to put funds behind startups. While at The Grove he made the comment that business owners are not actually job creators; “The jobs are created because of demand for whatever the products are. Business owners focus that demand and make jobs around it. [...]