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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

John Seiffer

"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-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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