Hartford County

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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Coworking in the Hartford Area Offers Variety and Community

Axis901 members and the mayor (far right) celebrated their first anniversary at the beginning of May.

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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Avoid Becoming the Next Start-up Roadkill

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Brenda Lewis is Principal of Greenwich, CT-based Transactions Marketing, Inc., which provides strategy, marketing, business development and first round institutional funding for mission critical enterprise mobile systems, software and services. In April, Brenda organized Connecticut’s first ever Mobile Summit for CT NEXT and the Crossroads Ventures Group, recruiting MEA Mobile as sponsor and tapping the Connecticut Technology Council for event support, because she believes.”In three to five years any ...

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TreeSleeve: Turning a Vehicle of Waste into a Vehicle of Good

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Last month, TreeSleeve launched a Kickstarter project to fund its eco-friendly coffee sleeve that supports reforestation around the globe. CEO and Founder Ray Fraser was born in Hartford and has moved back here to explore his entrepreneurial adventures, and save the world.

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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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