Food Startups Series: Planet Fuel

Planet Fuel

Planet Fuel is a Fairfield-based social enterprise addressing a problem that parents face everywhere: the lack of healthy, low-sugar, organic drinks on the market for kids. Its line of fruit juices keep kids healthy and happy, with a portion of profits going to conservation efforts.

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Startup Weekend New Haven: Highlights and Winners

Startup Weekend logo

For the third year in a row, Startup Weekend New Haven offered Connecticut’s entrepreneurial community a 54-hour, experiential crash-course in entrepreneurship. A large crop of entrepreneurs – many of them new to Startup Weekend – learned invalauble lessons about the art and process of building a product and founding a company, with some of those companies seemingly ready for growth in the outside world.

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Attention Entrepreneurs: Go Learn to Code, by Mark Lassoff

Mark Lassoff, LearnToProgram.TV

As an entrepreneur programming is part of a basic literacy that you need to be successful. Without basic coding skills, you are too dependent on others to realize your vision. Even if you never reach a level of expertise in which you can program complex software, an understanding of the development process is indispensable.

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Workspace: The Collaborative Work Environment of Southwestern Connecticut


The Whiteboard spent yesterday at the Stamford Innovation Center, where we met with its Founder and Managing Partner, Barry Schwimmer, its Vice President, Peter Propp, and several local startups. We also caught the excellent evening event featuring Brian Cohen, Chairman of New York Angels and the first investor in Pinterest. We’ll post a profile of the SIC and a recap of the ...

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