Innovation Summit

Innovation Summit

Building on the exceptional success of our 2015 Innovation Summit, we’re moving forward with the 2016 Innovation Summit in a similar fashion, focusing on connecting launch and growth companies with funding, co-working opportunities, and professional resources. On the tenth anniversary of the Innovation Summit, we’re making sure the event is bigger, better, and the most business-friendly event CT has ever seen!  Join us for Connecticut’s largest networking event for Launch, Growth and Proven companies, featuring workshops, a Disruptive Technology Pitch, Lunch with an Angel, Company Showcase, and more! Perfect for entrepreneurs, businesses, venture capitalists, angel investors, and members of the public.register

Launch, Growth & Proven Companies: Showcase your Innovation!

Company Showcase slots are limited!  Companies are encouraged to apply immediately!   No fee to apply, upon selection – registration fee of $150 includes an 6′ exhibitor display table, access to workshops, investors, technology companies, and lunch.  Selected companies will be notified on a rolling basis.  Application deadline is October 21, 2016.

Apply to be a showcase company

Congratulations to the 2015 Tech Companies To Watch! And a special thank you to the Innovation Summit sponsors who helped make this exciting event possible.

“… the conference was the best industry networking event I have been to yet in Connecticut. The small tables for the vendors to present at made it really easy to get connected, and the overall venue was really good.”
Eric A Montgomery, Managing Partner, Fairfield Partners


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.

The 2015 Innovation Summit featured:

Funding, Coworking & Resources | Meet funders: angels, VC’s, bankers, lenders, and government programs. Meet co-working spaces; ReSET and Stamford Innovation Center. Meet with other resources; accounting, legal, talent acquisitions and more.
Pitch Fest | Selected Tech Companies To Watch will deliver a three-minute summary of their innovative businesses to a live audience and a panel of judges.
TCTW Expo | An opportunity for entrepreneurs to show off their companies and ideas to potential partners, customers, investors, and talent. Meet the 2015 Companies!
Awards Ceremony | High-growth companies in CT are honored for their remarkable potential.
Lunch with an Angel | Ticket includes lunch with an angel investor for those interested in learning more about what it means to be an Angel. (Not for seeking investment).
Workshops | Workshops will be offered in a variety of focus areas including non-diluted funding, investment stages, talent acquisition and more.
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2015 Media Kit
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Act!vate Brain & Body Inc.Consumer Products / Advanced ManufacturingFarmington, CT
Advanced Business Banking Solutions LLCSoftwareCromwell, CT
Allergy AmuletConsumer Products / Advanced ManufacturingBoston, MA
AlloMek Therapeutics LLCBioscienceFarmington, CT
American Eagle Cycles, Inc.Consumer Products / Advanced ManufacturingWestfield, MA
AmRide LLCConsumer Products / Advanced ManufacturingRocky Hill, CT
AnceraBioscienceBranford, CT
Anchor Science LLCEnergy / Environment / Green TechnologyBranford, CT
ApplivateMedical DevicesNew Haven, CT
Aria Neurosciences, Inc.BioscienceHamden, CT
AWEConsumer Products / Advanced ManufacturingAshford, CT
Avitus OrthopaedicsMedical DevicesFarmington, CT
Azitra, Inc.BioscienceNew Haven, CT
BabyationMedical DevicesBranford, CT
Better Than StockNew Media / Internet / TelecomEast Longmeadow, MA
betweenMDNew Media / Internet / TelecomFarmington, CT
Bioarray Therapeutics, Inc.BioscienceNew Haven, CT
BioGenCell Ltd.BioscienceHod-Hasharon, Israel
BiteSoftwareNew Haven, CT
Body BiolyticsMedical DevicesStonington, CT
BRASH EnginesEnergy / Environment / Green TechnologyBranford, CT
Breach Intelligence, Inc.SoftwareFarmington, CT
Burbio.comNew Media / Internet / TelecomPelham, NY
C8 SciencesSoftwareNew Haven, CT
Cafe LearnNew Media / Internet / TelecomStamford, CT
CareerPath MobileSoftwareNew Milford, CT
Cashpath Financial New Media / Internet / TelecomStamford, CT
Child Custody AnalyticsNew Media / Internet / TelecomTrumbull, CT
CircleLink HealthNew Media / Internet / TelecomStamford, CT
Citiesense LLCSoftwareNew Haven, CT
CivicLiftSoftwareTorrington, CT
Cloud Force Digital MediaNew Media / Internet / TelecomWethersfield, CT
Coral VitaEnergy / Environment / Green TechnologyNew Haven, CT
CaroGen CorporationBioscienceHamden, CT
ContinuitySoftwareNew Haven, CT
Convention Nation Inc.New Media / Internet ? TelecomBurlington, CT
Cosine TechnologiesEnergy / Environment / Green TechnologyHigganum, CT
Covalent Coating Technologies Medical DevicesEast Hartford, CT
DealerTrackrSoftwareNorwalk, CT
Diameter HealthSoftwareFarmington, CT
Discover Video, LLCNew Media / Internet / TelecomWallingford, CT
EDENISMedical DevicesSpringfield, MA
EHR.WorksSoftwareBrooklyn, NY
Electric CompassSoftwareDarien, CT
Enviro Power LLCEnergy / Environment / Green TechnologyMiddletown, CT
EureekaBiSoftwareNew Britain, CT
Exago Inc.SoftwareShelton, CT
Freedible, Inc.New Media / Internet / TelecomDarien, CT
Fresh Farm Aquaponics IncEnergy / Environment / Green TechnologySouth Glastonbury, CT
GemShelfSoftwareStamford, CT
Genius Box Inc.Consumer Products / Advanced ManufacturingShelton, CT
GoECartSoftwareBridgeport, CT
GoEnnounceNew Media / Internet / TelecomBrooklyn, NY
GoNationNew Media / Internet / TelecomMilford, CT
GrovioSoftwareNew Haven, CT
HUMANEnergy / Environment / Green TechnologyCambridge, MA
iNeedHomecareNowNew Media / Internet / TelecomGlastonbury, CT
Inbox HealthSoftwareBridgeport, CT
Intensity Therapeutics, Inc.BioscienceWestport, CT
IQzicNew Media / Internet / TelecomMonroe, CT
KenCast, Inc.SoftwareNorwalk, CT
Kricket.coNew Media / Internet / TelecomHamden, CT
LambdaVisionBioscienceFarmington, CT
LearnToProgram MediaNew Media / Internet / TelecomVernon, CT
LightstatEnergy / Environment / Green TechnologyLightstat, CT
LiquidPiston, Inc.Energy / Environment / Green TechnologyBloomfield, CT
LiveFIT LLCConsumer Products / Advanced ManufacturingPotomac, MD
MEA MobileSoftwareNew Haven, CT
MGS Research Inc., d.b.a. 3D Dosimetry Medical DevicesMadison, CT
Microphase Instruments LLCConsumer Products / Advanced ManufacturingShelton, CT
Milnaa, Inc. New Media / Internet / TelecomSunnyvale, CA
Minds, Inc.New Media / Internet / TelecomWilton, CT
Mirror Books, LLCConsumer Products / Advanced ManufacturingStamford, CT
MMT NeurotechBioscienceRidgefield, CT
Mob Action Games, LLCSoftwareCoventry, CT
MoVi InteractiveSoftwareHamden, CT
Movia RoboticsSoftwareHartford, CT
My Logoes Inc.New Media / Internet / TelecomDarien, CT
NightHub, Inc.New Media / Internet/ TelecomWeston, CT
NovaTract Surgical, IncMedical DevicesMadison, CT
OscilloscapeSoftwareEast Hartford
ParrotMDMedical DevicesWest Hartford, CT
PayverisSoftwareRocky Hill, CT
PEL Associates LLCEnergy / Environment / Green TechnologyGroton, CT
PensionSoft CorporationSoftwareFarmington, CT
Phoenix PharmaLabs, Inc.BioscienceMarlborough, CT
Prophit HealthSoftwareSpringfield, MA
QuadJobsNew Media / Internet / TelecomGreenwich, CT
Queralt, Inc.SoftwareNorth Haven, CT
Reality Crowd TV Media CorporationNew Media / Internet / TelecomNew Britain, CT
RecDeskSoftwareEast Hartford, CT
Redaptive Health Inc.Consumer Products / Advanced ManufacturingNew York, NY
Pioneer Valley RenewablesEnergy / Environment / Green TechnologyAmherst, MA
Revai Health, Inc.Medical DevicesNew Haven, CT
RindleSoftwareNorwalk, CT
RiskMatchSoftwareGreenwich, CT
ROAR Athletic PerformanceConsumer Products / Advanced ManufacturingMilford, CT
RSL Fiber Systems, LLCConsumer Products / Advanced ManufacturingEast Hartford, CT
SavethatnameSoftwareBrooklyn, NY
SecureRF CorporationSoftwareShelton, CT
Sejent CorporationSoftwareCupertino, CA
Shoplandia Inc.New Media / Internet / TelecomStamford, CT
Sound AnalyticsSoftwareNiantic, CT
Specialized Data Systems, Inc.SoftwareEast Haven, CT
Sprout ConnectionsNew Media / Internet / TelecomNorwalk, CT
STASHSoftwareStamford, CT
Sustainable Innovations, LLCEnergy / Environment / Green TechnologyEast Hartford, CT
SwonEnergy / Environment / Green TechnologyHoboken, New Jersey
Tagit Labs, Inc.Consumer Products / Advanced ManufacturingEast Lyme, CT
Tangen Biosciences, Inc.Medical DevicesBranford, CT
TaxCloudNew Media / Internet / TelecomNorwalk, CT
Text EngineNew Media / Internet / TelecomBedminster, NJ
The BullBag LLCConsumer Products / Advanced ManufacturingKillingworth, CT
The Sports Blaze, Inc.New Media / Internet / TelecomBerlin, CT
The Tirex CorporationEnergy / Environment / Green TechnologyWestport, CT
ThriveNew Media / Internet / TelecomStamford, CT
TierionSoftwareHartford, CT
Triple Helix CorporationSoftwareEast Hartford, CT
TotalHousehold Inc.New Media / Internet / TelecomBethel, CT
Yank Technologies, Inc.Consumer Products / Advanced ManufacturingBinghamton, NY
VeritonicSoftwareKillingworth, CT
Vesselon, Inc.Medical DevicesNorwalk, CT
VodaConsumer Products / Advanced ManufacturingStorrs, CT
VoiceGlanceSoftwareNew Haven, CT
Volatility Exchange SoftwareGillette, NJ
Yumi EcoSolutions, Inc.Consumer Products / Advanced ManufacturingNorwalk, CT
WILLOW Workout™ Freeform Exercise; W2Designs, LLCConsumer Products / Advanced ManufacturingSouth Glastonbury, CT
WellinksMedical DevicesNew Haven, CT
WorkBenefitsMeSoftwareBoston, MA
Woven Orthopedic TechnologiesMedical DevicesManchester, CT
WrightGridEnergy / Environment / Green TechnologySomerville, MA
Wymsical LLCSoftwareGreenwich, CT

Event Details

Event Date
Thursday, November 17, 2016

Event Time
9:00am - 3:30pm

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

Contact Information
Cindy Lang


  • Angel Investor Forum
  • Crossroads Venture Group
  • CURE

Platinum Sponsors

  • Cantor Colburn LLP
  • Connecticut Innovations

Gold Sponsors

  • Accelerate UConn
  • Comcast Business
  • Fiondella, Milone & LaSaracina LLP
  • Frontier Communications
  • The Hartford Technology and Life Science Practice

  • Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc.
  • Dilworth IP LLC
  • Fiserv, Inc.
  • HB Live
  • Horizon Technology Finance Corporation
  • MetroHartford Alliance
  • Murtha Cullina LLP
  • Pitney Bowes Inc.
  • STV-DPM Inc.
  • The Nessa Group
  • TriNet
  • UIL Holdings Corporation
  • YEI - Yale Entrepreneurial Institute

Collaborating Organizations

  • CERC - Connecticut Economic Resource Center
  • Connecticut Business Incubator Network (CBIN)

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