Hello Hartford! The Startup Roadshow is in the Capitol City


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


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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reSET and Social Enterprise Supporters Celebrate B-Corp Legislation


Yesterday, was 2+ years of hardwork paying off for social enterprise supporters as Benefit Corporations is now a new law. Connecticut’s statute will be the most comprehensive in the United States, encouraging new businesses and jobs. New corporate structure enables social enterprises to solve social or environmental problems and make a profit. Next week, as a part of the Startup Roadshow coverage of ...

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A Conversation with Peter Propp: “It’s Not Where You Sit, It’s Who You Sit Next To”


Since 2012, the Stamford Innovation Center has seen more than 8,000 visitors. The shared work environment for early stage entrepreneurs is growing in new ways, from its coworking space to its educational program and events.  This week, as a part of the Startup Roadshow tour in Stamford, I Skyped with Peter Propp, SIC’s Chief Marketing Officer. Peter shared a bit ...

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Upcoming Events: Stamford Area and Beyond


Happy Earth Day! What better way to celebrate than to line up your calendar with events that get you away from your desk and out and about? The Whiteboard Startup Roadshow is wrapping up its time in the Stamford area this week and early next. Starting Thursday, May 1, we’re moving on to the Hartford region. Before we leave Stamford, ...

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