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N.Y. landlord expands retail incubator offering to CT

A national open-air shopping center landlord with ownership interests in eight Connecticut retail centers said it's offering a year of free rent and other services to qualified entrepreneurs.

CT Green Guide publishes Fall issue

Find out the backstory behind Connecticut's Utility 2.0 legislation and what the state is doing to encourage more adoption of hydrogen-powered fuel cell cars by reading the Fall 2015 Connecticut...

Hartford startup hits Kickstarter goal

After raising more than 40 percent of its $75,000 fundraising goal in the first two days of its Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign, Hartford wearable safety tech startup Wearsafe Labs announced Monday...

UConn launches new entrepreneurship program

Q&A talks about Accelerate UConn, a new entrepreneurship program at the University of Connecticut, with Michelle Cote, managing director of UConn's Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship &...

CT’s nascent entrepreneurial network slowly evolves

John Stearns |

With three years under its belt, CTNext, the state-backed entrepreneurial network created to encourage more startup activity in Connecticut, has grown to nearly 750 members and doled out $5.1 million...

Safety tech startup raises over $33K

Hartford tech startup Wearsafe has raised more than $33,000 this week on the crowdfunding website Kickstarter.

Sikorsky adds cash prize to entrepreneurial challenge

Stratford helicopter manufacturer Sikorsky said it has added a $25,000 cash prize to its sixth annual entrepreneurial challenge.

CTNext adds new partners

The state-backed entrepreneurial network CTNext said it has signed contracts with five entities that will provide an array of services to startups.

Jacobs focuses on jobs, crime, education to improve economy

John Stearns |

Giselle Jacobs knows hardship. She was a teen mom, has been homeless and battered, lost a son to a genetic disorder, and saw her oldest child jailed.

CT uses patchwork approach to replace aging workforce

Gregory Seay |

As a state in a region that are both the oldest per-capita in the nation, Connecticut would appear the most likely to feature a coordinated plan to speed the transition of its aging...

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