Innovation Summit

Innovation Summit

Connecticut’s ultimate gathering of entrepreneurship & growth in the state honoring Tech Companies To Watch  - tech and non-tech startups representing exciting early stage and emerging growth companies. Event includes 100 exhibiting Tech Companies To Watch, 40 pitching companies, and more than 400 attendees.

Applications will be accepted soon – Check back in June 2015

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What to expect at the 2015 Innovation Summit:

Funding Fair | Meet capital sources and entrepreneurial services including angels, VCs, investment bankers, lenders, family offices, government programs, private investors, incubators, and co-working spaces.

Pitch Fest |  Selected Tech Companies To Watch will deliver a three-minute pitch to a live audience and panel of judges.

TCTW Expo | An opportunity for entrepreneurs to show off their companies and ideas to potential partners, customers, investors, and talent.

Awards Ceremony | The next generation of high-growth companies in Connecticut are honored for their remarkable potential in their respective industry categories.

Connecticut’s Largest Tech Networking Event | The Innovation Summit is where innovative, emerging, and disruptive companies, premier service providers, and elite technology leaders meet and celebrate innovation.

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2014 Innovation Summit Schedule:

9:00 am | Registration Opens

9:00 am – 10:00 am | Incubator Showcase

10:00 am – 2:00 pm | Company Expo

10:00 am – 12:00pm | Pitch Fest

10:00 am – 1:00 pm | Mentor Meetings (mentors and TCTW only)

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11:30 am – 1:30 pm | Lunch

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm | Funding Fair

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm | Awards Program

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Looking for the 2014 Innovation Summit Media Kit? Click here.

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Event Details

Event Date
Wednesday, November 10, 2015

Event Time
10:00am - 5:00pm

Event Location
Connecticut Convention Center, 100 Columbus Blvd, Hartford CT 06103

Contact Information
e: events@ct.org

Presenting Organizations

  • Angel Investor Forum
  • Connecticut Technology Council
  • Crossroads Venture Group
  • CURE

Platinum Sponsors

  • Cantor Colburn LLP
  • First Niagara

Gold Sponsors

  • Connecticut Innovations
  • Fiondella, Milone & LaSaracina LLP
  • SBDC - Small Business Development Centers
  • The Hartford Technology and Life Science Practice

Supporting Sponsors

  • Dilworth IP LLC
  • Fiserv, Inc.
  • HB Live
  • Murtha Cullina LLP
  • UConn | Innovation
  • YEI - Yale Entrepreneurial Institute

Collaborating Organizations

  • CERC - Connecticut Economic Resource Center
  • CMEEC - Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative
  • Technology for Connecticut Inc. (TECHCONN)

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