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CT Innovations’ $90K grant to help startups chase R&D dollars

The U.S. Small Business Administration said it has awarded more than $90,000 to the state’s venture capital arm, Connecticut Innovations, to help small tech and science companies compete in the...

CT Innovations makes VC100 list

State investment agency Connecticut Innovations has been named to Entrepreneur's VC100 list.

NASA R&D funds fuel CT firms with work, credibility, revenues

Matt Broderick |

Working alongside one part-time employee at his Glastonbury specialty furnace business, Stephen Bates might seem like a typical small business owner. But Bates' company Thoughtventions Unlimited is...

Malloy cuts red tape for business regulations

Bernat Ivancsics |

Nearly 1,000 pages of obsolete, duplicative, or ineffective state regulations will be eliminated this year as a consequence of a new legislation signed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Wednesday.

The Hartford pledges $16M to entrepreneur nonprofits

The Hartford Financial Services Group said it has committed $16 million over the next five years to invest in small businesses, Communities with Hart.

Green Guide publishes Summer edition

Connecticut's electric vehicle and energy efficiency programs have hit stumbling blocks and ousted CL&P President Jeff Butler has landed a new role. Read all this and more in the Summer 2014 issue of...

MetroHartford Alliance to Mayor: Proposed tax hike undermines city's development efforts

Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra's budget proposal to increase the city's tax rate by 2.3 mills will discourage private sector investment in commercial development and exacerbate “an already...

E. Hartford importer tests wine on-the-go market

Becky Bergman |

Back in 2012, Chris Didden was relaxing on the beach in Cape Cod when his wife asked for a glass wine, presenting a logistics issue. There was no way to chill a bottle, or even open it without a...

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