Announcing the 2009 class of FastTrack companies

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Announcing the 2009 class of FastTrack companies

Welcome & congratulations to Axxun Inc., Control Station, Inc., Core Informatics LLC, Geezeo, PageFad LLC, Retail Optimization Inc., RemoTv Inc., SeeClickFix, SyferLock Technology Corporation Visit Tech Companies to Watch Blog for the full press release

Act Concerning Technology and Economic Growth – Testimony by Matthew Nemerson

Testimony of Matthew Nemerson, President of the Connecticut Technology CouncilSpeaking on March 3, 2009 to the Commerce CommitteeRaised Bill No. 1067 Distinguished Chairmen and Members of the Committee, I represent a statewide community of over 2,000 technology oriented firms employing over 200,000 individuals whose jobs are related in some way to innovation and technology.  We also work with another 500 smaller firms just starting and [...]

Act establishing credits for angel investors – Testimony by Matthew Nemerson

Testimony of Matthew Nemerson, President of the Connecticut Technology CouncilSpeaking on February 17, 2009 to the Commerce Committee – Raised Bill No. 883 Distinguished Chairmen and Members of the Committee, I represent a statewide community of over 2,500 technology oriented firms employing over 150,000 individuals whose jobs are related in some way to innovation and technology. We also work with another 500 smaller firms just [...]

How Would They Fix It?

Matthew Nemerson was featured in this Connecticut Magazine article in their January 2009 issue “The national recession has reached deep into Connecticut, so we went to 11 busines experts and community leaders to pose the same question: What would you like to see happen in the state to help jump start the economy? We share their ideas to hasten recovery….” Matthew’s segment:The battle for jobs [...]

Obama Names Innovation Team

Read the full article at: http://voices.washingtonpost.com/posttech/2008/11/obama_names_team_to_create_inn.html Lead members of the group, Blair Levin, Sonal Shah and Julius Genachowski, will divide the group into four sub-teams: 1) Innovation and Government 2) Innovation and National Priorities 3) Innovation and Science 4) Innovation and Civil Society. According to the president-elect’s Web site, Obama’s innovation agenda seeks to “leverage technology to grow the economy and create jobs.” In addition, [...]

Innovation Matters & Tech Companies to Watch

CTC has several blogs and online outlets! Here is a collection of recent posts:Innovation Matters  (Matthew Nemerson's Blog) Special for Connecticut Magazine, January 2009 – 12/11/08  – The battle for jobs is not about tax rates, parking lots or more efficient government. It is about Connecticut becoming known as North America’s best location for high potential entrepreneurs.  Start by attracting the special people who are skilled [...]

Smithsonian – New head, Clough, is talking tech

Listening to NPR this morning, there was an interview with new Secretary of the Smithsonian, G. Wayne Clough. Listen to the full interview, click here. I took great interest in it after the tour I took last March with TECNA – the National association of tech councils (Matthew Nemerson, now treasurer, was voted in as President, starting March 2009). Clough mentioned bringing together web experts [...]

Tech Talk for 6-21

If I were to count, there are four CTC members who have achieved Microsoft Gold  Certified status.  Well another has joined the ranks. Microsoft has announced that Forza Technology Solutions attained Gold Certified status in the Microsoft Partner Program with a competency in Network Infrastructure Solutions. While riding my bike a few Sundays ago, I ran into Kevin Bouley, President of Nerac peddling 50 miles [...]

Tech Talk for 6-14

Gualberto Ruano does more than sped time in the lab. He recently was seen marching in the Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade as the parade’s grand marshal. Dr. Ruano, a geneticist, runs Genomas, a Hartford-based biomedical firm that uses DNA to "guide and customize" medical services for people, particularly Hispanics. Ruano, whose company is working closely with Hartford Hospital on health services for Latinos, said [...]