Success Stories

Jason Maloney of diffr3nt: “Do something local, even if it sounds crazy!”

Jason at the "Meet the Founders," an event at B:Hive Bridgeport as a part of the Startup Roadshow.

Unique, handcrafted smartphone and digital device cases are the specialty of diffr3nt, a startup based in Fairfield, Connecticut and founded by Jason Maloney and Mark Donne, graduates of Fairfield University. We’ve been following their progress for a while. They’ve been faithful supporters of the growing startup community in our state, participating in Startup Weekend and being great cheerleaders for other Connecticut ...

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Movable Media: A Case Study in Startup and Corporate Collaboration

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On November 26, 2012, Pitney Bowes announced that local startup Movable Media had won the first Entrepreneurial Competition sponsored by the Stamford-based, NYSE-traded global technology firm. Movable Media provides brands with a platform that helps them leverage both the content and audience of contributing authors. Since winning the competition, Andrew Boer and the Movable Media team have built a partnership ...

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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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