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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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Avoid Becoming the Next Start-up Roadkill

Brenda Lewis

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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