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reSET Impact Accelerator

The Impact Accelerator is a 5 month program designed to provide entrepreneurs with access to the knowledge, networks, and resources they need to grow their businesses and their impact. Program focuses on: Connecting businesses to early stage cutomers Connecting businesses to industry specific experts and mentors Providing businesses with coaching along important start-up milestones. Is the Impact Accelerator right for your venture? If you can check [...]

Submit a Listing: Yale Innovation & Entrepreneurship Internship Program

The Yale Innovation and Entrepreneurship Internship Program in partnership between the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute (YEI) and Office of Career Services (OCS) is a pathway designed to connect entrepreneurial firms and startups with qualified and enthusiastic Yale students for a summer internship experience centered around entrepreneurship or intrapreneurship. Program Goal: The goal of the program is to enrich the career opportunities of Yale students, and to [...]

Connecticut Bioscience Innovation Fund Approves $1 Million in Funding for Two Healthcare IT Companies

ROCKY HILL, Conn., Nov. 17, 2015 – Connecticut Innovations (CI), the leading source of financing and ongoing support for Connecticut’s innovative, growing companies, today announced that the Connecticut Bioscience Innovation Fund (CBIF) has approved $1 million in funding to support bioscience innovations during the latest review of project applications. CBIF—a $200 million fund, which will make investments over the next 10 years in the form [...]

Recruiter.com

Miles Jennings, CEO Farmington, CT www.recruiter.com   Recruiter.com is a new online recruiting service with the ultimate goal of helping companies hire great employees, and candidates find jobs that they love. With Recruiter.com-built technologies and cost effective recruitment services, we’re taking the pain out of job search and finding the best talent. Recruiter works with candidates of all kinds and specifically caters to companies looking [...]

Connecticut STEP Grant Program

The program goal of STEP FY ‘15 is to aid companies in expanding their export initiatives and to increase eligible Connecticut companies’ export sales by spurring participation in export opportunities. Eligible activities include trade shows, trade missions, marketing and internationalization, U.S. Department of Commerce services (Gold Key, International Partner Search, International Company Profile), export training opportunities, and export B2B matchmaking. Reimbursements will be made towards [...]

NYC Cleantech Summit

The Northeast Cleantech & Energy Innovation Tour stops in New York City on October 19 and 20 for a two-day NYC Cleantech Summit, which includes targeted networking events for entrepreneurs, the final judging for the annual Cleantech Open Northeast business competition, and a startup showcase and awards ceremony celebrating the region’s top cleantech innovators. When: October 19 | 5:30pm – 10:00pm Where: New York Law School | New York City [...]

2015 Marcum Tech Top 40 Companies

Congratulations to the 2015 Marcum Tech Top 40 Winners! The following list, organized by category, is an inclusive list of this years award winning companies. For more information about each company please click on the appropriate category link.  Advanced Manufacturing: Amphenol Corporation – Wallingford CT APS Technology, Inc. – Wallingford CT Barnes Group Inc. – Bristol CT Dymax Corporation – Torrington CT Harman International – Stamford CT Hexcel Corporation – Stamford CT RBC Bearings Inc. – Oxford [...]

Maximize your CTC Conference Experience

Whether you’re getting ready for next weeks Marcum TT40 event or you’re looking forward to the Innovation Summit, CTC conferences are the perfect place to make valuable connections and gain powerful insights. CTC events are the place for celebration and recognition. A place to make new connections and an opportunity to get a leg-up in the industry. The following are 10 ways to get the most out of your CTC conference! Rekindle. Feeling burnt out? Meeting [...]

Coding in Schools: The Disconnect Between Parents and Educators

As tech companies struggle to find talent that meet computing and engineering needs, the education system is surely not promising that any young coders will soon emerge into working America. According to a nation-wide Gallup Study that surveyed attitudes towards computer science courses in schools, there is a real disconnect between parents and educators when it comes to the value of teaching computer science. According to the survey, 21% [...]

The Business of Bitcoin

According to last year’s Mattermark ranking of top financial startup companies, four of the five top startups revolved around bitcoin. As the bitcoin becomes a more widely accepted tender and more popular among investors, startups like these are creating new ways to keep coins safe and secure.  “Traditional payment methods are sluggish, costly, and insecure compared to bitcoin. This financial technology has the potential to revolutionize [...]