MESSAGE FROM THE CEO: A view on the departure of GE to Boston

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MESSAGE FROM THE CEO: A view on the departure of GE to Boston

While fresh in our minds, I’d like to weigh in on the decision by GE to move its corporate headquarters to Boston.  This not good news for Connecticut, but rather than policy makers pointing fingers at each other and joining in the “blame game”, we should stand back and look at what GE is saying. Let’s take the time to understand what GE is saying [...]

February 2015 Member News Highlights

UConn has been awarded $300K by the National Science Foundation to create its Accelerate UConn program, to be housed in Farmington’s Cell & Genome Sciences building which is being expanded. The award also designates UConn as an I-Corps Site (academic institutions engaging multiple local teams in order to transfer technology to the business world.) Entrepreneurs and innovators with new products developed at UConn will have [...]

Stamford Company Seeks to Monetize Hyperlocal Media Push

The niche of hyperlocal publications became [Dick O’Hare of Local Yokel Media's] focus after stints with DoubleClick, AOL Media Networks and Yahoo Inc. over the years. What he realized, he said, were opportunities to improve how an ad reaches its intended audience.

Connecticut’s 2013 Fortune 500 Comapnies

The Hartford Courant Business Section recently posted a slideshow of the 16 Connecticut-based companies that appeared in the Fortune 500 this year.

Startup Weekend Stamford, March 30 – April 1, 2012

Do you have a great idea for a startup?  Want a chance to work on a new application idea with a high-energy team? Startup Weekend Stamford is an intense 54-hour weekend-long event (March 30-April 1, 2012) which focuses on building a web or mobile application which could form the basis of a credible business. The weekend brings together people with different skill sets — primarily [...]

State of CT – Grants available for employers in Manufacturing, Healthcare, Science Technology Engineering & Math (STEM) and Green related industries

Apply now for $10-50k grants: $280,000 in grant funds from the State of Connecticut for innovative approaches to developing a well-trained workforce. The WorkPlace seeks employers in Manufacturing, Healthcare, Science Technology Engineering & Math (STEM) and Green related industries to apply. Employers must have a company location in one the 20 communities that The WorkPlace, Inc. serves: Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Bridgeport, Darien, Derby, Easton, Fairfield, Greenwich, Monroe, New Canaan, Norwalk, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton, Stamford, Stratford, Trumbull, Weston, Westport, Wilton