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2015 Marcum Tech Top 40 Winners

Eighth Annual Event to Honor State’s 40 Fastest Growing Tech Companies HARTFORD, CT (August  6, 2015) – The Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) and Marcum LLP today announced the 2015 Marcum Tech Top 40  list of the fastest growing technology companies in Connecticut.  Winning companies will be honored at an awards ceremony at the Wallingford Theater on September 24.  Click here to view the complete list [...]

Put Your Business on the Map

CTC wants to help your business get found on the web, that’s why we’ve partnered with Google on their Let’s Put Our Cities on the Map project! People are searching online for businesses like yours every day. Make sure they can find and connect with you by adding your business information to Google Maps. It’s easy and free. Why being online is important: 97% of consumers look [...]

COMCAST – New Hotspots Across Connecticut

Comcast Lights Up New Xfinity WiFi Hotspots Across Connecticut More than 11,000 outdoor and business hotspots now available across the Nutmeg State BERLIN, CT – August 5 – Comcast today announced that it now offers more than 11,000 Xfinity WiFi hotspots throughout Connecticut. Hotspots are located in the state’s high traffic outdoor locations, like shopping destinations, parks and other vibrant areas, and small businesses. Recently deployed outdoor hotspots [...]

High-speed Internet Survey for CT Businesses & Residents

Municipalities in Connecticut are studying options for increasing access to very high speed internet service to their communities, while also reducing costs. UConn, in conjunction with the Connecticut Technology Council and the CTgig Project, is conducting a survey on business & residential internet speed and usage. Your valuable feedback will help us better understand the internet speed, price, and usage in the Connecticut business sector as [...]

Startup Pains – Thoughts From a Successful Entrepreneur

Startup Pains – Thoughts From a Successful Entrepreneur Tips and Advise from Datto CEO and Founder, Austin McChord Austin McChord, CEO and Founder of successful, and growing, data protection company – Datto – is no stranger of the mantra “anything worth doing is hard work.” Being an entrepreneur is a sweaty, risky job, but when it pans out the rewards are abundant. Austin, who is a friend and supporter [...]

Summer Girls & STEM Contest

CWEALF (Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund) is seeking girls to submit their STEM activities for the chance to win a $50 amazon gift card, an exhibition booth at the 2016 Girls & STEM expo, and tickets to the CT Science Center! This contest, formally called G2O (Generating Girls’ Opportunities) is CWEALF’s latest initiative to engage girls, parents and teachers in girls’ educational opportunities. G2O is designed [...]

CCAT Announces $1.67 Million Contract With U.S. Air Force

CCAT and its team of manufacturing experts will conduct research to optimize non-contact quality inspection systems used by the U.S. aerospace supply chain to ensure delivery of perfect parts on time and within budget for the USAF. EAST HARTFORD, Conn.  – The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc. (CCAT) today announced a $1.67 million contract with the U. S. Air Force. The contract, which is being [...]

The 2015 Great Tech Awards

The third annual competition invites high-growth technology companies in the US Northeast looking to expand their innovative business to the UK. Six innovative companies, selected by a panel of prestigious judges and advisors, will win a roundtrip flight to London courtesy of British Airways; five nights accommodation courtesy of Corinthia Hotel London; and valuable professional services from lawyers Fieldfisher, accountants BDO, recruitment agents, Propel Executive, and [...]

Greater Hartford Maker Faire

Save the date for the first ever Greater Hartford Maker Faire! The Maker Faire is a hands-on event for people of all ages interested in creating, making, building, innovating, tinkering, hacking, engineering, learning, designing, or connecting. When: October 3 | 10am – 5pm Where: Tunxis Community College | Farmington Cost: FREE Plus, makers will be showcasing their projects! The following projects will be on display [...]

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 [...]