Hartford County

GoECart Hiring in Sales, Marketing and Engineering for its Ecommerce Software Suite

GoECart is a scaling-up tech startup that was born and raised in a dorm room at the University of Bridgeport by CEO & Founder, Manish Chowdhary. Profitable and privately held, GoECart grew 90% in sales last year alone and their award-winning ecommerce software suite (built in C#/.Net) runs on a full Microsoft stack from the servers to the shopping cart. Business is ...

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Senator Chris Murphy Introduces Bipartisan Jobs Bill to Support Startups, Small Businesses

The following was reposted from the newsroom of Senator Chris Murphy. — Thursday, June 19, 2014 WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) joined U.S. Senators John Thune (R-S.D.), Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), as well as U.S. Congressmen Brad Schneider (D-Ill.) and Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) to introduce legislation that would remove burdensome restrictions from individuals who want to invest in startups. In order for a startup ...

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“Follow Your Passion” Is Terrible Business Advice

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"Follow your passion" may be great advice for artists or lovers but it's horrible advice for entrepreneurs. CT Next Entrepreneur-in-Residence and CEO Bootcamp advisor John Seiffer offers some pragmatic guidance for how great ideas become successful ventures.

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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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