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Canadian fintech firm wins top VentureClash prize

Matt Pilon |

A Toronto-based financial technology upstart expects to bring jobs to Connecticut by early next year, after winning a $1.5 million equity investment Thursday night in Connecticut Innovations'...

Eight countries represented in CI's $5M VentureClash

Matt Pilon |

The state's quasi-public venture investment arm has delivered on its plans to draw companies from around the world for a $5 million “Shark Tank”-style competition that aims to bring new...

Colleges boost entrepreneurship classes, seminars

John Stearns |

Architectural photographer Heather Conley calls the people at the University of Hartford's Entrepreneurial Center a trusted team in her village of advisers, mentors and supporters.

Continuing and Graduate Education for Professionals and Executives

In today's competitive business world, the need to build and expand job competencies and professional know-how has never been greater.

Entrepreneur ‘pitch’ culture spreads across CT

Matt Pilon |

Glastonbury resident Marien Zanyk walked on stage at a UConn auditorium in Farmington this month and looked out at an audience of more than 60 investors, bankers, attorneys and other supporters of...

Couple aims to build CT’s largest makerspace

Matt Pilon |

An Avon couple hopes to kick Connecticut's burgeoning “makerspace” movement up a few notches, and they may have the funding to do it.

Bioscience deals boost CI's FY16 investment output

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut Innovations (CI) invested $30.9 million in businesses during fiscal year 2016, the organization reported this week, largely in the bioscience arena.

UConn’s startup interns build CT’s STEM-talent pipeline

Matt Pilon |

Earlier this month, scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs looked on as UConn undergraduate and graduate-level students presented what they accomplished as summer interns working at the school's...

Communities compete for CT's innovation places

Q&A talks with Glendowlyn L.H. Thames, director of small business innovation and CTNext, about the inception of innovation places, which aim to create a more vibrant startup culture in Connecticut.

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