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 [...]
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 [...]
NBC Sports opens a Stamford headquarters with almost 600 employees.
Thank you to all who joined us at the SummerTech on the Rooftop Deck - for being an active part of growing entrepreneurship and tech community.
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.
The Hartford Courant Business Section recently posted a slideshow of the 16 Connecticut-based companies that appeared in the Fortune 500 this year.
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 [...]
Mark My Media LLC and Seldera LLC Join CTech Incubator; new associate members to offer SaaS and energy efficiency solutions
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
Eight Connecticut Companies have completed the qualification process for the Angel Investor Tax Credit Program
Cybersecurity is one of our many focus areas. Read this…