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.

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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.


2014 Event Recap



2014 Innovation Summit Schedule:

9:00am | 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)
11:30 am – 1:30 pm | Lunch
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm | Funding Fair
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm | Awards Program



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

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Event Details

Event Date
Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Event Time
10:00am - 5:00pm

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

Contact Information

Presenting Organizations

  • Angel Investor Forum
  • Crossroads Venture Group
  • CURE

Platinum Sponsors

  • Cantor Colburn LLP
  • Connecticut Innovations

Gold Sponsors

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

Supporting Sponsors

  • Dilworth IP LLC
  • Fiserv, Inc.
  • Frontier Communications
  • HB Live
  • Murtha Cullina LLP
  • STV-DPM Inc.
  • UConn | Innovation
  • UIL Holdings Corporation
  • YEI - Yale Entrepreneurial Institute

Collaborating Organizations

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

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