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CT ranked 10th worst for small business taxes

Keith Griffin |

A report issued Wednesday says Connecticut is the 10th worst state in the nation when it comes to taxes on small businesses.

CT flunks small-biz survey

Keith Griffin |

A new survey gives Connecticut an “F” and ranked the state dead last for its friendliness to small business in a variety of areas.

CTNext funds free help for 'stage 2' companies

Matt Pilon |

A decade ago, personal chef Paul Finney ran a one-man operation cooking meals in the homes of approximately 30 Greater Hartford clients.

CT's entrepreneurship ranking rises

Keith Griffin |

Connecticut’s ranking among small states for growth entrepreneurship has improved from 2015, according to the latest Kauffman Index, which focuses on U.S. entrepreneurial business growth from...

Advocates aim to broaden benefit corporation law

John Stearns |

A little more than 18 months after Connecticut's benefit corporation law took effect, the state has 67 companies dedicated to making a profit and providing a public benefit, or social good.

Women's life skills, experiences hailed as leadership assets

Gregory Seay |

Women who freely draw on their life and character-building experiences are more likely to be effective business leaders, a top Connecticut bioscience executive says.

UConn's Innovation Partnership Building hits milestone

The $132 million Innovation Partnership Building (IPB) at UConn hit a construction milestone with the symbolic completion of its structural phase.

Boosting CT’s innovation ecosystem smart policy

State lawmakers have taken on much criticism for their handling of state finances, but one area where they deserve credit is some of the economic-development initiatives they passed recently in...

How CT aims to innovate its way into the 'New Economy'

Gregory Seay | 2

State Sen. John Fonfara has crafted a novel economic-development blueprint that aims to reshape and elevate the state's fledgling innovation ecosystem.

Budget invests millions for startups, entrepreneurs

Gregory Seay |

The budget implementer bill passed by the Senate Thursday includes millions of dollars to enhance the ability of CTNext, the state's entrepreneurial development entity, to provide more programming...

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