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Report: Older cos. dominate CT’s mid-market businesses

Middle-market firms in Connecticut share the same youth, on average, as companies nationally. But Connecticut has a higher percentage of firms with long-term sustainability.

CT Chapter of Entrepreneurs’ Organization gives back

The Connecticut Chapter of Entrepreneurs' Organization raised funds to support New Britain nonprofit Button Up Connecticut. EO Connecticut members donated enough money to purchase 29 new...

How one man turned $40 into $6 billion

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It's an All-American story with a hip-hop twist. See how one entrepreneur took $40, his mom's sewing machine, a day job at Red Lobster, and turned it into a $6 billion empire.

For-profit charity offers new way to combat poverty

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Connecticut is blessed with many charitable foundations, the principal activities of which are to make grants to support various charitable objectives.

ReSET expands flagship accelerator program

Matt Pilon |

Hartford-based Social Enterprise Trust, also known as reSET, is thinking bigger as its startup accelerator program enters its fourth year in existence.

5 to Watch in 2016

As we begin a new year Hartford Business Journal has identified five Greater Hartford business, education and nonprofit leaders who will be under the spotlight in 2016 as they...

CT company building fastest production Camaro

A Connecticut company has built the fastest production 2016 Chevrolet Camaro that is now available nationwide through dealers.

Top 10 finalists named for Shark Tank-style event

CTNext, a resource for entrepreneurial support, will host the Entrepreneur Innovation Awards later this month that will award up to $10,000 to entrepreneurs as part of a competitive pitch process.

PhysicanOne Urgent Care opens 12th location

PhysicanOne Urgent Care has opened its 12th Connecticut location. The company specializes in care 365 days a year with extended hours.

State aims to boost minority-owned businesses

Matthew Broderick Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

When Kimalee Williams, CEO of East Hartford property management firm Faith Asset Management LLC, founded her business in 2007, she had a five-year business plan.

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