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Startups, unicorns and realistic expectations

Ken Cook |

I am a fan of startups and entrepreneurs, having worked with them my entire professional career.

Hartford leaders urge CT to privatize its city realty

Gregory Seay | 3

Hartford leaders are urging the state to bundle and sell to private investors — and lease back from them — its city office and other buildings.

Jepsen to Visa et. al: Improve card security

State Attorney General George Jepsen and eight of his peers from other states sent a letter Monday to major credit-card providers urging them to speed up their move away from outdated magnetic strip...

Hartford brewing hopeful launches Kickstarter campaign

Brewing upstart Hog River Brewing Co., which hopes to open in Hartford next year, launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign Tuesday seeking to raise $20,000.

Tips for building a successful crowdfunding campaign

"A Crowdfunder's Strategy Guide — Build a Better Business by Building Community" by Jamey Stegmaier (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, $19.95).

Small business to lawmakers: Let us lead the way

Andrew Markowski |

In a perfect world, the most recent budget issues confronted by the Malloy administration would have already been addressed in this year's legislative session. Unfortunately, even though...

CT shows jobs growth in ADP survey

Connecticut added 2,900 private sector jobs in October representing 0.2 percent growth from September.

Food market set next to 777 Main apts.

Gregory Seay |

A boutique food market in the shadow of downtown Hartford's high-rise 777 Main St. apartments will open early next year, say both the landlord and the store's owner.

Index: CT small-biz job growth flat in October

Job creation at Connecticut’s small businesses was virtually flat in October, according to an index produced by Intuit Quickbooks using payroll records.

Fast capital: Friend or foe to small business?

Anthony Price |

If fast is the new norm, why should millions of small businesses wait months for a business loan? Banks have always embraced slow and steady as their motto when it comes to lending to small...

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