From The Basement To $1 Billion: Connecticut Man Turns Startup Into State’s First ‘Unicorn’ – Hartford Courant

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From The Basement To $1 Billion: Connecticut Man Turns Startup Into State’s First ‘Unicorn’ – Hartford Courant

CTC Member Datto is Connecticut’s first “unicorn” startup. As Connecticut looks for ways to rev up its anemic economy and foster the next high-tech giants, the billion-dollar Datto Inc. stands out as a home-grown success. Source: From The Basement To $1 Billion: Connecticut Man Turns Startup Into State’s First ‘Unicorn’ – Hartford Courant

November 2016 Newsletter – Giving Thanks

Reasons to Be Thankful! As the year turns towards the holiday season, and as the new Membership Director at CTC, let me say, thank you for a great year. It has truly been a team effort between CTC members, staff and Board Members. My sincere thanks go to… Our Members for caring about our State and the tech industry that will drive its growth. The Connecticut [...]

College Students: Apply Now for 2016 NSI Technology Scholarship

NSI IT Solutions of Naugatuck has announced this year’s scholarship for students in computer science, IT, and related disciplines. Two of Connecticut’s best and brightest students will receive $500 towards education costs for the Fall 2016 semester. The only requirements are to complete an online form and attach proof of admission into a Connecticut-based college or University, with a major in one of the following disciplines: Information Systems Information Technology Computer [...]

Should More Small Businesses Use Accounting Software in the Cloud?

Leap the Pond of Milford, CTC member and software management/business process consulting firm, recently blogged about a Capterra survey polling 500 small businesses for details on accounting software behavior and plans. The report, written by Andrew Marder, shows that while only 39% of small businesses use cloud-based accounting software, the benefits for those who do are clear. “By putting your information in the cloud, you increase the ease of [...]

January Member News Highlights

TierPoint LLC, Waterbury is proceeding to acquire Cosentry, a rapidly growing provider of Cloud, colocation and managed services with 200 employees based in Omaha, NE. The combined locations extend TierPoint’s reach to 24 markets, 38 data centers, and more than 6,000 customers coast-to-coast. The companies share a client-focused culture, providing local support and access to enterprise class IT solutions. Connecticut Computer Service (CCS), Rocky Hill and Southington, announced their merger with Hartford’s [...]

LLM in Intellectual Property Law and Information Governance – New UCONN Degree Program

The University Of Connecticut Board of Trustees voted in December 2015 to approve a new academic degree program at UConn School of Law: an LLM in Intellectual Property Law and Information Governance. It will be the only master of laws program in intellectual property offered in Connecticut, and the only one in New England with a focus on policy and global intellectual property law. More here: [...]

December Member News Highlights

Tangoe, a leading provider of  inventory and expense management business software utilizing voice and data services, mobile devices, cloud software and other “connection-based” services, will move to new and larger headquarters nearby in Orange, CT in early 2017. Tangoe will occupy 80,000 square feet of the new four-story Marsh Hill Road site. The flourishing software company projects 2015 revenue in excess of $220 million. Evariant of Farmington, serving the healthcare provider market [...]

reSET Wins Award from the US Small Business Administration

  reSET’s accelerator (LaunchPad for Impact) was a winner of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) second annual Growth Accelerator Fund Competition; the only Connecticut accelerator to receive the award this year. President Obama made the announcement from the White House’s first-ever Demo Day. The award includes a $50,000 cash prize to help fund the accelerator. LaunchPad offers participants a four month membership to reSET giving them access to [...]

September Member News Highlights

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Cheshire has announced the European Commission’s approval of  Strensiq™, a long-term enzyme replacement therapy that is the first treatment to be approved for treating pediatric-onset hypophosphatasia (HPP), a life-threatening rare disease affecting bone conditions including rickets/osteomalacia, altered calcium and phosphate metabolism, impaired growth and mobility, respiratory compromise and vitamin B6-responsive seizures. Alexion expects to begin serving patients in Germany in October. Regulatory decisions in the U.S. are expected in [...]