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Greater Hartford Academy of Math and Science and the Academy of Aerospace and EngineeringKatherine Ayers
Director of Research
Proton OnSiteDr. Cynthia Barnett
Saturday AcademyLisa Braden-Harder
Founder & CEO, North America
Appen Butler Hill, Inc.Meghan Brunaugh
CMO & Co-Founder
C2C, LLC – DBA Combat2CareerTreese Campbell
United Technologies Research C
A state tax credit passed in 2010 and revised last year shows promise of directing money to small startup companies that traditional venture capital firms may avoid as too risky. The state income tax credit is 25 percent of investments as high as $250,000. When passed in 2010, an investment of at least $100,000 was required to be eligible for the tax credit. Last year, the investment threshold was lowered to $25,000 to qualify for the credit. Click Here for the Full Article:
"There is an explosion in entrepreneurship and people want to get in on it," said Matthew Nemerson, president of the Connecticut Technology Council, which started lobbying for a tax credit for angel investors more than five years ago. "The legislation came at the right time to throw fuel on the fire. Because of the $100,000 limit, the fuel [was] a little bit watered down." "Thirty companies have gotten investments since a law took effect 18 months ago allowing investors who p
Dentists to benefit from company’s mobile and Web-based practice management application Connecticut Innovations (CI), the state’s quasi-public authority responsible for technology-based economic development, today announced that it has committed $150,000 in financing to Umbie Health Corporation (Umbie Health) of East Hartford, Conn., through its Pre-Seed Fund. The financing will be used for technology development, beta testing, business development, marketing and other expens
CTC’s Growth Cell Network
XCellR8 Innovation Cell July 2011 Meeting Ms. Mallory Kievman presented to the XCellR8 Innovation Cell. Mallory is a 13 year old from Manchester, CT, and will be an 8th grader at Talcott Mountain Academy in Avon. Mallory is the creator of Hiccupops– lollipops that stop hiccups in seconds by combining a proprietary blend of all-natural ingredients into a specific lollipop form. Mallory developed the idea for her product last summer while researchin
“We are excited to have Liddy as our new leader and the voice of the risk capital community and looking forward to beginning a closer association with CTC” CVG also said it will be entering into an alliance with the Connecticut Technology Council (CTC), a statewide trade association serving the technology community, to manage the Group, create events and develop joint opportunities to improve the environment for technology and entrepreneurship in Connecticut. “We are excited
Conference officials are expecting 1000 attendees, including large companies, federal agencies and national laboratories. Are you going? CTC will be exhibiting at booth #207 – Looking forward to networking with our CT Tech Community! Register online at: www.sbirnational.com
Hartford, Connecticut, April 21-23.
(Pre-conference workshops: April 20. $395 for 3 Days (Includes Meals) until the beginning of April
$495 beginning April 2, 2010 — and at the door.
This event will offer
Following a tour of the Tech Incubator - the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Senator Chris Dodd (D- CT) unveiled his new, comprehensive jobs agenda. It aims to allow businesses to expand and add jobs, access to credit, and put Connecticut’s unemployed workers back to work. .pdf of Chris Dodd's Jobs Agenda
Full Transcript of Chris Dodd's 12/7 remarks
12/7 article by the New Haven Register "While our national economy shows promising signs of turning around, times