Hartford Roadshow Report: Local Entrepreneurs At The Helm

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During our tour of Hartford, as part of the Startup Roadshow effort, The Whiteboard sought out groups and organizations that may or may not be well-known, but can be immensely helpful for startups. We spoke with Julie Daly Meehan and Caitlin Thayer, Executive Director and Program Director of Hartford Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs (HYPE), as well as local entrepreneurs, Steve Yanicke, founder of the ...

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Hartford-Area LearntoProgram’s New Educational Video Channels Are Accelerating Their Success

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Located outside of Hartford, in Vernon, CT, LearnToProgram Media is the brainchild of Mark Lassoff, a lifelong coder and gamer turned entrepreneur, and now international speaker on web, mobile and game development. Mark spent years in the startup world of Austin, TX and, since 2011, has been spending his time turning LearnToProgram from a local startup to a global online business with more ...

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7th Annual Hartford Code Camp a Success

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On Saturday, May 17, over 160 developers and enthusiasts congregated at the New Horizons Training cetner in Bloomfield for the 7th Annual Hartford Code Camp. Sponsored by Microsoft, DBDS Systems, LearnToProgram.TV, Tek Systems, Fit Solutions, O’Reilly, and Logic NP Software, the event was replete with a variety of talks across several key disciplines, ranging across six key areas: development, data, web dev, ...

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Coworking in the Hartford Area Offers Variety and Community

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Tired of working from your couch or kitchen table? Need a professional space for a business meeting? Want to kick around cool ideas with other smart people? These are just a few of the reasons coworking got started, and why the trend is growing all across Connecticut. Coworking helps indie businesses, freelancers and startups recapture the big perks of working in an office ...

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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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