Hartford County

Get It Started at Startup Weekend Central CT, October 2 {Bill Kenney}

Today’s 60-Second-Clip is from {Bill Kenney}, facilitator of the upcoming Startup Weekend Central CT (being held at Wesleyan University in Middletown). A 60-Second-Clip comes from a startup founder, event organizer, or program lead who has something a resource to offer the community. If you have something you’d like to pitch, email us at info [at] indie-soft.com. Is there a problem you’d like to ...

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Raising Capital near Connecticut’s Capitol {Anthony Price}

Today’s 60-Second-Clip is from {Anthony Price}, founder of LootScout. A 60-Second-Clip comes from a startup founder, event organizer, or program lead who has something a resource to offer the community. If you have something you’d like to pitch, email us at info [at] indie-soft.com. Are you raising capital for your small business or venture? Do you need help identifying and understanding your options? ...

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MHA Partners with MassChallenge to Support CT Startups

As part of its recent efforts to support start-up businesses in the greater Hartford region and beyond, the MetroHartford Alliance (MHA) is partnering with MassChallenge, one of the nation’s leading accelerator programs. MHA is encouraging Connecticut startups to apply to MassChallenge’s global accelerator program. Since 2010, MassChallenge has helped start-ups raise over $700 million for the over 600 companies that ...

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Where are all the Cool Tech Companies in Connecticut?

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If you’re wondering where Connecticut’s cool tech companies are, you’re in luck. Through this new visual map created by Chris Russell, the Talent Acquisition Manager of GoEcart based in Bridgeport, you can find them. Chris created this infographic with all the company logos tagged to their location in the state. “I took the Technology Company to Watch list created by the Connecticut ...

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The World Affairs Council of CT Presents Tariq Farid

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Tariq Farid is the Founder and CEO of Edible Arrangements International, a global company based in Connecticut. In this position, he is responsible for setting the global business’s strategic direction across the U.S. and internationally. Mr. Farid began his life in the US at age 11, when his family immigrated from Pakistan. He began his career as an entrepreneur at ...

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reSET To Award Connecticut’s Social Entrepreneurs on October 28th

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Each year, reSET celebrates Connecticut’s top social entrepreneurs with cash prizes and public recognition for their business viability and potential for creating social impact. The 4th Annual “Social Enterprise Awards: Superheroes of Social Enterprise,” is a celebration of Connecticut social entrepreneurs with the most viable, sustainable, market-based solutions for some of our state’s most pressing social problems. Winners of the 2014 ...

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