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Hello Hartford! The Startup Roadshow is in the Capitol City

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This month, the Startup Roadshow is in the Hartford region. We’ve been spending our time talking with startup community supporters about the challenges and possibilities here, finding entrepreneurs to profile, talking with the area coworking and incubation spaces and planning our 5/29 Roadshow event at reSET.  For those who know Connecticut well, you can imagine that the Hartford startup community ...

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Stamford Area Coworking Is Diverse and Growing

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Coworking is not new to the startup, freelance or techie world. There are more than 780 in the United States (when there was one in 2005), and the trend is growing in all corners of Connecticut.  Last week, The Whiteboard talked with Katherine Warman Kern of COMRADITY, Karl Heine of SoNo Spaces and Sarah Robinson and Peter Propp of The ...

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Connecticut: Where is the Love?

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According to a Gallup poll, more than 50 percent of Connecticut residents would live elsewhere if given the chance. Yet, they're still here. If our Roadshow initiative can make a difference and improve the quality of life in Connecticut, we believe others can do the same.

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Cultivating Technical Talent in Connecticut

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To kick off the Startup Roadshow, we spent the month of April in Stamford, and one theme that arose in discussions with companies bears further discussion: the need for quality technical talent. On the bus trip down to Stamford Tech Meetup, John Bubello, a fellow entrepreneur at The Grove, mentioned a conversation he overheard at NY Tech Day last week ...

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