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IP Factory seeks its place in CT R&D

Matt Pilon |

How many commercially viable projects are sitting on the proverbial shelves of Connecticut companies? The IP Factory hopes to find out.

How green is CT business?

The Winter edition of the Connecticut Green Guide delves deep into the sustainable business community's strengths and weakness, ranging from energy efficiency to public transit usage.

CI to replenish programs with $35M bond allocation

The state's Bond Commission, which cancelled several monthly meetings before Election Day, has called a special meeting next week to authorize approximately $267 million in general obligation bond...

Six startups share $54K in CTNext grants

CTNext, the state-backed program to support and develop startups in Connecticut, said it has awarded $54,000 to six companies and entrepreneurs.

Golf pro turns passion into business opportunity

Stan Simpson |

For the past decade, Todd Daigneault immersed himself in almost every facet of golf: playing as a professional; teaching; selling; and his specialty, club making.

IP Factory shuffles leadership

The IP Factory, an East Hartford not-for-profit that helps companies develop and commercialize products, said it has named Chris Kalish as president.

UConn's 'hearty startup' gains attention, funding

Matthew Broderick |

When he enrolled in UConn's biomedical engineering graduate program in 2005, Eric Sirois wasn't thinking about a career in business. But an entrepreneurship class that helped him better understand...

Hartford law firm gets into the startup game

Law firm Cohn Birnbaum & Shea said it has launched its own business accelerator that will offer guidance and legal services to startup companies in exchange for equity stakes.

CT Innovations hits funding gap, delays programs

Matt Pilon |

Connecticut Innovations, the state's quasi-public venture capital and lending arm, has put on hold its key investment and entrepreneurial programs until early next year because it doesn't have the...

Entrepreneurs survey: CT staffing increasing

An annual survey of Connecticut entrepreneurs found 67 percent added full-time staffers in the last six months and 47 percent expect to add more in the coming six months.

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