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War vet, turned gym owner guided by faith, health and entrepreneurial spirit

Stan Simpson |

For three months last summer, personal trainer Anthony Oretade put his clients through their paces outdoors at Riverside Park in Hartford. He brought along outdoor mats, kettle bells, ropes, balls...

Edible Arrangements founder’s tech play

Connecticut franchisor Tariq Farid is launching a new Atlanta tech company whose software systems aids other franchise companies and small businesses to meld their sales, operations and marketing...

These ‘angels’ ask a return and a lasting relationship

Gregory Seay |

After more than 30 years as a successful serial entrepreneur, lawyer, financier and turnaround specialist, Joel Hartstone has devised a few time- and money-saving shortcuts to achieving his business...

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...

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