Guest Post: Crossroads Venture Group Convenes Experts to Discuss Advanced Manufacturing in Connecticut


Last Thursday, October 10th, at the UConn Health Center in Farmington, Crossroads Venture Group held its monthly Second Thursday event. Entitled “Manufacturing Value,” the evening brought together investors, entrepreneurs, subject experts, and others, and  featured a panel discussion on increasing the productivity and profitability of production in Connecticut by focusing on new, cutting-edge trends in advanced manufacturing. A representative from Brooklyn-based MakerBot Industries was on hand with a running 3D ...

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Hey Entrepreneurs! Print Your Prototype at MakeHaven


If your startup involves a physical product, there's nothing quite like having a prototype. Unfortunately, getting access to the right machinery, materials, and knowledge can be tough. Not anymore. Learn how a 'makerspace' in downtown New Haven is now equipped to help you get your prototype printed.

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Creating Employment, One Smartphone at A Time


On November 11, 2012, Jason Maloney and Mark Donne of Connecticut-based smartphone case maker diffr3nt joined us for Demo Day at Startup Weekend New Haven 2012. Although they came to help us support the new teams launched over the weekend, we also had a chance to catch up with them on their progress with diffr3nt.

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Grab Bag: Sharing Overload


Simplicity is a beautiful thing. Social media sites are often regarded as the pinnacle of simple communication. However, social media overload can greatly detract from its charms, leaving users frustrated, and worse, overwhelmed. See what we mean here.

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