“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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How Women-Led Startups Become Billion Dollar Companies

JanisCollins

Ethics aside, Martha Stewart is an iconic example of a women-led startup who started out from her Connecticut home. Connecticut Entrepreneur-in-Residence Janis Collins shares how the new breed of women-led startups are poised to be the next billion dollar companies.

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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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