College Students: Apply Now for 2016 NSI Technology Scholarship

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College Students: Apply Now for 2016 NSI Technology Scholarship

NSI IT Solutions of Naugatuck has announced this year’s scholarship for students in computer science, IT, and related disciplines. Two of Connecticut’s best and brightest students will receive $500 towards education costs for the Fall 2016 semester. The only requirements are to complete an online form and attach proof of admission into a Connecticut-based college or University, with a major in one of the following disciplines: Information Systems Information Technology Computer [...]

Should More Small Businesses Use Accounting Software in the Cloud?

Leap the Pond of Milford, CTC member and software management/business process consulting firm, recently blogged about a Capterra survey polling 500 small businesses for details on accounting software behavior and plans. The report, written by Andrew Marder, shows that while only 39% of small businesses use cloud-based accounting software, the benefits for those who do are clear. “By putting your information in the cloud, you increase the ease of [...]

January Member News Highlights

TierPoint LLC, Waterbury is proceeding to acquire Cosentry, a rapidly growing provider of Cloud, colocation and managed services with 200 employees based in Omaha, NE. The combined locations extend TierPoint’s reach to 24 markets, 38 data centers, and more than 6,000 customers coast-to-coast. The companies share a client-focused culture, providing local support and access to enterprise class IT solutions. Connecticut Computer Service (CCS), Rocky Hill and Southington, announced their merger with Hartford’s [...]

2016 CT Medal of Technology – Call for nominations, due March 11, 2016

In 2016, the Connecticut Medal of Technology, Connecticut’s highest honor to recognize extraordinary technological achievements in fields crucial to Connecticut’s economic competitiveness and social-well-being, will be awarded. This Medal recognizes an individual who has made extraordinary contributions to the development and widespread implementation of technology in one or more of these areas:  process and/or product innovation; technology transfer; advanced manufacturing; and technology management.  The award [...]

CEO Forum 2014 | Recap

      The 2014 Tech CEO Forum was hosted by CTC and CohnReznick LLP at the beautiful and luxurious Madison Beach Hotel; a facility nestled on the rocky shoreline of southern Connecticut just north of Tuxis Island. The venue proved to be serene with rich views of the shoreline and Long Island Sound. Inside, the space was perfect for facilitating conversation, networking, and learning. [...]

CI Invests $1.5 Million in PCC Technology Group, LLC

Connecticut Innovations recently invested $1.5 Million in PCC Technology Group, LLC.  PCC is a Software-as-a-Service company that was founded in 1994. PCC has developed  horizontal public and private cloud platforms that connects  mobile and business social features in a variety of areas. Currently, PCC has deployed their systems in 21 states and globally serving more than 100 million constituents. PCC’s technology has been developed for [...]

Cleantech Open Northeast Accelerator Class of 2014

For Immediate Release Press Contact: Katherine MacDonald, Northeast Regional Director (339) 927-1543, kmacdonald@cleantechopen.org Cleantech Open Northeast Celebrates Unprecedented Regional Diversity in Accelerator Class of 2014 A record number of accelerator applicants yields a diverse group of accelerator participants, with an increasing number of “cleanweb”information and communications companies. Boston, MA — June 9, 2014 — The Northeast Region of Cleantech Open, the world’s oldest and largest competitive cleantech [...]

2014 Girls of Innovation | Recap

The 2014 Girls of Innovation program was our best yet! Close to 40 7th and 8th grade girls made their way to the Connecticut Science Center on the morning of June 7 to experience first hand the benefits of studying and working in STEM related careers. Our volunteers, all women successful in science, technology, engineering and math, were quick to show the young women of [...]

CT Lawmakers team with Google to help local businesses get online

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy and U.S. Congressman Jim Himes have teamed with Google to make services available for Connecticut businesses to get online and utilize technology for their businesses. Read the full article here.

NIH Advocates for Research and Funding at UConn

  While budgets tend to be extremely tight these days, National Institutes of Health leader  Dr. Joan McGowan spoke at the UConn School of Medicine’s annual symposium, hosted by the Group on Women in Medicine and Science, advocating for programs to help students engage and learn as well as more funding for innovation. Read the full article here, by Maureen McGuire.