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reSET and Social Enterprise Supporters Celebrate B-Corp Legislation

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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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Connecticut: Where is the Love?

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According to a Gallup poll, more than 50 percent of Connecticut residents would live elsewhere if given the chance. Yet, they're still here. If our Roadshow initiative can make a difference and improve the quality of life in Connecticut, we believe others can do the same.

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Cultivating Technical Talent in Connecticut

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To kick off the Startup Roadshow, we spent the month of April in Stamford, and one theme that arose in discussions with companies bears further discussion: the need for quality technical talent. On the bus trip down to Stamford Tech Meetup, John Bubello, a fellow entrepreneur at The Grove, mentioned a conversation he overheard at NY Tech Day last week ...

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Job Posting: Online Instructors for Programming and Web, Mobile and Game Development

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As part of our mission of advancing entrepreneurship in Connecticut, The Whiteboard frequently publishes job postings from around the statewide startup community. If you’re an entrepreneur, startup, or early-stage company looking for talent of any kind, please contact us at info[at]indie-soft[dot]com. The following job listing was submitted by LearnToProgram. Teach students around the world from home as a part-time instructor for LearnToProgram ...

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Frank Marco and Melinda Agsten of Wiggin & Dana Discuss B Corp Legislation in Connecticut

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Earlier this year, Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy introduced a bill that would grant corporate status to organizations called benefit corporations (or B corporations) in Connecticut. B corporations have publicly declared double bottom lines, pursuing socially or environmentally beneficial missions in addition to profit. Twenty-two states and the District of Columbia have enacted legislation recognizing B corporations, including New York and Massachusetts; ...

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