Connecticut Innovation Summit | Event Recap 2012

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Thursday, November 1st, 2012

The Omni Hotel at Yale, New Haven

See the 75 selected ‘Tech Companies to Watch

Connecticut’s most promising technology innovators displayed their products at the Connecticut Technology Council’s Sixth Annual Awards program for emerging or start up companies in the state and the region who qualified with:

  • an innovative product or service,
  • the potential to grow quickly

The Innovation Summit was presented by CTC, the Crossroads Venture Group, and the Connecticut Innovation Ecosystem. This multi-faceted event celebrated this year’s early stage companies with the best potential for success.

The program included a poster fair featuring the technologies and services of the designated Tech Companies to Watch, an elevator “pitch competition” concluding with the selection of one overall winner, and the awards presentation for the top five companies in each of these Innovation Summit categories:2011_Innovation_Entrepreneurial_Summit

      1. Technology Product or Service
      2. Software Product
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      3. Internet/New Media
      4. Life Sciences
      5. Green Technology





CTC selected 75 companies to participate this year as Tech Companies to Watch, representing an array of technology verticals. Most are recent start-ups, a few are more mature tech companies who have been in business for a few years and have significant revenue. Several of the pre-revenue companies are at concept stage.

The Innovation Summit attracted nearly 400 attendees; entrepreneurs, angels and venture investors, corporate business development executives and technology boosters, while the Tech Companies to Watch had the opportunity to meet with potential investors

2012 Tech Companies to Watch

Company Name City State
Aduro BioTech, Inc. Chelmsford MA
Agrivolution LLC Storrs CT
Amastan LLC Storrs CT
Ancera Branford CT
Applivate New Haven CT
Bad Elf, LLC East Hartford CT
Barcol-Air Ltd. Oxford CT
BIOARRAY Therapeutics Inc. Farmington CT
Biorasis Inc Storrs CT
Blu-Print Automotive Middletown CT
Brain Parade, LLC Stamford CT
Budderfly LLC Shelton CT
Buses2 Greenwich CT
C8 Sciences New Haven CT Danbury CT
Continuity Control New Haven CT
deets, Inc Westport CT
DirectedVision LLC East Hartford CT
Discover Video Wallingford CT
Easymeeting Inc. Mystic CT
eBrevia, LLC Stamford CT
Electric Truck, LLC / Harvest NRG, Inc. Greenwich CT
Emme E2MS Bristol CT
ezEvent LLC South Windsor CT
FreeThink Technologies, Inc. East Lyme CT
Geezeo Tolland CT
goBlue Labs New Haven CT
GoNation Milford CT
Greenleaf Biofuels New Haven CT
Grey Wall Software New Haven CT
Guzool Inc Edison NJ Glastonbury CT
Indigo Streets Guilford CT
InstaRX c/o UConn TIP Groton CT
IQusic New Haven CT
Knee Creations, LLC. Manchester CT
Leveraged Land Tools LLC. Lebanon CT
LiveLobby Westport CT
Lobstagen c/o UCONN TIP Groton CT
Local Yokel Media New Canaan CT
Logic Technology Shelton CT
MEA Mobile New Haven CT
MedAdherence LLC Norwalk CT
MediaCrossing Norwalk CT
Milnaa, Inc Stamford CT
MoxMe! Mansfield Center CT
NextCloud, Inc. Wallingford CT
Nudge Factor LLC Canton CT
Oxford Performance Materials South Windsor CT
Panorama Education New Haven CT
PEL Associates LLC Sionington CT
Phoenix PharmaLabs, Inc. Providence UT
Precipio Diagnostics, LLC New Haven CT
Queralt, Inc. North Haven CT
Relevance Partners, LLC Stamford CT
Revegen New Haven CT
RPM Sustainable Technologies, Inc Guilford CT
SecureRF Corporation Westport CT
Sobrio, LLC Storrs CT
Solar Change Bridgeport CT
Specialized Data Systems, Inc East Haven CT
SURFACExchange Greenwich CT
TCR, Inc. Weston CT
Track180, LLC New Haven CT
Triplefy New Haven CT
Veevop Waterford CT
Vindicet LLC hamden CT
Vizibility Inc. New York NY
VRSim, Inc. East Hartford CT
WHA Entertainment Weston CT
Why Science LLC New Haven CT
YantraNet Branford CT

2012 Presenting Sponsors

Connecticut Center for Advanced Technologies Cantor Colburn
Dickstein & Shapiro First Niagara

2012 Supporting Sponsors

Fiondella, Milone and LaSaracina Connecticut Innovations
EDC New Haven TriNet
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