There is No Stemming These Women’s Tech Chops

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There is No Stemming These Women’s Tech Chops

Connecticut Technology Council Announces the 2017 Women of Innovation® Finalists and Awards Gala. HARTFORD:  The Connecticut Technology Council (CTC)  announced the 50 Women of Innovation finalists for its 2017 Women of Innovation awards program. The finalists  are scientists, researchers, academics, manufacturers, student leaders, drafters, entrepreneurs, and technicians from Connecticut’s business, academic and technology community.  There are eight categories [see below] and the finalists will be [...]

Murphy hopes to re-ignite interest in HALOS

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy, D-Conn., is hoping the third time is the charm for a piece of legislation he is re-introducing to help attract more investors for start-up companies. Source: Murphy hopes to re-ignite interest in HALOS

Connecticut Technology Council Announces the 2017 Women of Innovation® Finalists

Women innovators and leaders to be honored March 29 HARTFORD, CT (Feb 27, 2017) – The Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) is pleased to announce the 50 women who have been selected as Women of Innovation finalists for the 2017 Women of Innovation awards program. The Women of Innovation® program seeks to celebrate and create a growing network of women in the “trenches” of STEM. Finalists [...]

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 [...]