Media & Marketing

Carissa Ganelli of LightningBuy: From Digital Marketer to Software Platform CEO

Carissa & Greg selfie at IBM

As a savvy digital strategist and marketer, Carissa Ganelli’s clients have included: Merrill Lynch, Kraft, Delta, PriceWaterhouse Coopers, IBM, NASCAR, Tanqueray and Guinness (to name a few). Her previous lives at DIGITAS and other agencies allowed her to generate some serious know-how. Yet, it’s her natural ability to solve problems, build teams, produce results, and slay dragons of all shapes ...

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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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Calling All Creatives: Grove Studios is Now Open!

Grove Studios members Nana Poku and Kwaku Awuah are business partners of 54 Kingdoms (www.54kingdoms.com), clothing products, and Camog, a creative agency.

Kevin (a.k.a., “RevKev”) Ewing is Founder of Grove Studios, now open for coworkers on Orange Street in New Haven in the building of the former space of The Grove coworking space, which is now on Chapel Street. We talked with Kevin to get the story on the exciting launch of Grove Studios and to hear what’s next for the space. ...

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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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