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Jacobs focuses on jobs, crime, education to improve economy

John Stearns |

Giselle Jacobs knows hardship. She was a teen mom, has been homeless and battered, lost a son to a genetic disorder, and saw her oldest child jailed.

CT uses patchwork approach to replace aging workforce

Gregory Seay |

As a state in a region that are both the oldest per-capita in the nation, Connecticut would appear the most likely to feature a coordinated plan to speed the transition of its aging...

MetroHartford sends $100K to reSET

In an effort to foster entrepreneurship in Greater Hartford, the MetroHartford Alliance provided $100,000 for reSET to grow its programs in the Parkville section of the city.

Hartford law firm's biz accelerator launching culinary teaching service

Accelerated Ventures, a business accelerator founded last year by Hartford law firm Cohn, Birnbaum & Shea, has announced its first portfolio company.

ESPN's Golic forms cooler company

ESPN broadcaster Mike Golic and his son have formed a company that aims to manufacture and sell a cooler they developed that doubles as a chair, according to Hartford law firm Cantor Colburn, which...

Social entrepreneurship law gains early traction; Hartford seen as hub

Brad Kane |

Since Connecticut created a new law last year allowing for social benefit corporations, adoption of the novel legal status has jumped out to a fast start and the Hartford entrepreneurial community is...

State-backed entrepreneur program awards $44K to startups

Administrators for CTNext said the state-backed program has awarded $10,000 grants to four Connecticut startups, including two in Greater Hartford.

Opinion: Bioscience industry pleads for R&D tax credit preservation

Paul R. Pescatello |

Late one recent afternoon, as budget negotiations were occurring in and around the Connecticut General Assembly, I traveled to Boston for a dinner meeting with a few biopharma colleagues. In equal...

Summer Green Guide publishes

Dive deep into the environmental law enforcement at the Connecticut Attorney General's Office, take a look back at 75 years of garbage at the Hartford Landfill, find out how to create fashionable...

UConn to kick off ‘Accelerate’ program

Backed by $300,000 in National Science Foundation funding, UConn said it will kick off its new tech entrepreneurship program on Tuesday.

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