etouches Acquires Mobile Tech Company TapCrowd

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etouches Acquires Mobile Tech Company TapCrowd

etouches, Inc., the Norwalk-based event management software provider, announces expanded capabilities in mobile apps and marketing data analytics with the acquisition of TapCrowd, an international leader in business event management. Headquartered in Belgium, TapCrowd streamlines event management app publication on devices including iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and cross browser HTML5 hybrid apps, and is a choice provider of marketing mobile automation and event data analytics for top global companies. Said etouches [...]

KnockMedia Wins CT Art Directors Club Award Show

KnockMedia has announced its win at the 40th Annual CT Art Directors Club Awards Show! KnockMedia, a CTC member company and 2014 Tech Company To Watch, is proud to announce that it has won the Gold Award for the category “E-commerce Websites.” KnockMedia is honored to have been chosen as winner for most outstanding design amongst many talented companies. Congratulations again to KnockMedia!

Comcast Increases Speeds for No Additional Cost

COMCAST INCREASES SPEEDS FOR NO ADDITIONAL COST FOR MAJORITY OF ITS XFINITY INTERNET CUSTOMERS FROM NEW ENGLAND THROUGH THE MID-ATLANTIC   Philadelphia, PA – July 7, 2015 – Comcast today announced it is increasing the speed of its popular Blast! tier by almost 50 percent to 150 Mbps (formerly 105 Mbps) and introducing a new Performance Pro speed tier of 75 Mbps. New and existing customers who subscribe to many [...]

Core Informatics to Accelerate Growth – $17.5 Million in Venture Funding

Core Informatics to Accelerate Growth with $17.5 Million Venture Investment Led by Oak HC/FT Funding will enhance Core’s hiring in cloud-based product development and expansion of the Platform for Science Marketplace. Branford and Greenwich, CT – July 7, 2015 – Core Informatics, a developer of data management software used to accelerate scientific innovation, today announced it closed a $17.5 million Series B funding led by Oak [...]

July 2015 Member News Highlights

Core Informatics of Branford, data management software developers, received a $17.5 Million venture investment from Oak HC/FT to add staff for cloud based product development and boost the expansion of its Platform for Science Marketplace. “Drug discovery, diagnostics, and other scientific domains are seeing tremendous transformation, yet the industry lags in supporting software solutions” said Andrew Adams, OAK HC/FT general partner. “Core is closing that gap to…improve patient outcomes and human health…” Josh Geballe, [...]

PCI Wins ARPA-E Funding

STIRLING ENGINE GENERATOR TEAM SELECTED FOR ARPA-E FUNDING FOR EFFICIENT RESIDENTIAL COMBINED HEAT AND POWER GENERATION For Immediate Release: June 25, 2015 – (North Haven, CT) The Free Piston Stirling Engine Based 1 kW generatorTeam led by Sunpower Inc. (Athens, OH) along with its research partners Precision Combustion, Inc. (PCI) and Aerojet Rocketdyne (Arlington, Virginia) has been selected for a $3,500,000 award from the Department of [...]

Alexion Completes Acquisition of Synageva

CHESHIRE, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:ALXN) announced today that it has successfully completed its previously announced acquisition of Synageva BioPharma Corp. (Nasdaq:GEVA), strengthening its global leadership in devastating and rare diseases, and creating the most robust rare disease pipeline in the biotech industry across a range of therapeutic modalities. The transaction was completed through a merger of Synageva with and into a direct, wholly owned [...]

reSET Grand Opening | Fall 2015

Save the Date! Member company reSET has announced the grand opening of their new location – Thursday, September 3. Join us and friends of reSET for hors d’oeuvres and drinks! The open house celebration will be at 1429 Park Street in Hartford! Doors open at 5pm! When: Thursday, September 23 | 5pm Where: 1429 Park Street, Hartford CT

Connecticut Innovations Names New CEO

ROCKY HILL, Conn., June 12, 2015—Connecticut Innovations (CI), the leading source of financing and ongoing support for Connecticut’s innovative, growing companies, today announced the appointment of Matthew McCooe as chief executive officer. McCooe, 47, comes to CI from Chart Venture Partners (CVP), where he was a managing partner and fund manager focusing on investments in communications, green technologies, software and computer vision. Prior to CVP, he [...]

June 2015 Member News Highlights

Connecticut Innovations (CI) will welcome a new CEO in July. Matthew McCooe comes to CI from Chart Venture Partners (CVP), where he was a managing partner specializing in communications, green technologies, software and computer vision investments. Previously, he managed a large portfolio of spinoff companies at Columbia University Science and Technology Ventures (STV) and prior to that, co-founded Eureka Networks, a communications and application software organization that [...]