What We Do

Our work is organized into three Strategic Initiatives: Talent & Workforce, Growth & Emerging Companies, IT & Infrastructure, plus over-arching Public Policy & Advocacy efforts.

Strategic Initiatives

The Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) is the oldest and only business association expressly serving the needs of enterprises working in technology and innovation. Representing over 275 members and a community of over 6,000 companies with over 200,000 employees, CTC strives to serve its members and the braoder interests of the State of Connecticut as they relate to the growth and success of technology-based development. Our work is essential to the cultivation of tech talent, organizations, and the fostering of an innovation ecosystem here in Connecticut.

CTC works to make Connecticut a vibrant location for innovation and growth by pursuing strategic initiatives designed to bolster Connecticut’s tech-talent pipeline, support companies at every stage of growth and development, and advocate for the best in tech infrastructure development. Working with an active Board of Directors composed of technology and professional services leaders, CTC offers programs and services intended to build a community of innovation and technology operating in a globally competitive environment.

We are building the best environment for CT’s tech ecosystem that we can; today, we hone our focus through three strategic initiatives as well as Public Policy & Advocacy efforts on the state and national levels:

Talent & Workforce

Strengthening Connecticut’s Tech-Talent Pipeline

Talent & Workforce

Growth & Emerging Companies

Ensuring Connecticut’s Startups and Scaleups are Supported at Every Stage

Growth & Emerging Companies

IT & Infrastructure

Supporting & Advocating for the Best in IT Resources and Infrastructure Development in Connecticut

IT & Infrastrucutre

Public Policy & Advocacy

Advocacy Efforts Designed to Develop the Tech Ecosystem in Connecticut

Public Policy & Advocacy

Talent & Workforce

Talent & Workforce covers everything from drawing talent from Connecticut's numerous colleges and universities, to providing on-going professional enhancement programs for human resources professionals working in tech, to celebrating diverse and changing members of Connecticut's tech workforce.

Women of Innovation

Building on the Success of 201...

Nominations for Women of Innovation 2018 Now Open! We were so blown away by our 50 finalists and outstanding winners of the 2017 Women of Innovation® awards that we want to...

Talk of Connecticut Interviews...

Talk of Connecticut Women of Innovation Interview - Jackie Jones of Medtronic Women of Innovation Large Business Innovation & Leadership Award winner Jackie Jones of Medtronic sat down with CTC CEO...

The Connecticut Technology Cou...

HARTFORD, CT (March 29, 2017) - Fifty women from across Connecticut were honored for their innovation and leadership during the thirteenth annual Connecticut Technology Council Women of Innovation® Awards Ceremony on...

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Connecticut Technology Council...

Women innovators and leaders - 2017 Women of Innovation® Finalists - to be honored March 29 HARTFORD, CT (Feb 27, 2017) - The Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) is pleased to announce...

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    Growth & Emerging Companies

    The Growth & Emerging Companies Strategic Initiative is designed to support Connecticut tech companies as they go from germination to market domination. Having cultivated many startup intiativess over the years, CTC is currently emphasizing aiding and advising scaleup organizations and those Connecticut companies that grow at impressive rates.

    Marcum Tech Top 40

    2017 Marcum Tech Top 40 Compan...

    The Connecticut Technology Council & Marcum LLP announce the 2017 Marcum Tech Top 40 companies The Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) and Marcum LLP have established the 2017 Marcum Tech Top 40 companies, an annual recognition the fastest growing technology companies in Connecticut. This year’s group of top-ranked companies will be...

    2017 Marcum Tech Top 40 Companies

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    Tenth Anniversary Event to Honor State’s 40 Fastest Growing Tech Companies HARTFORD, CT (August 16, 2017) - The Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) and Marcum LLP announce the 2017 Marcum Tech Top 40, an annual recognition the fastest growing technology companies in Connecticut. This year’s group of...

    Diameter Health

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    Farmington health tech company Diameter Health has obtained industry credentials that will enable it to continue evaluating quality care measures for CTHealthLink, Connecticut's health information exchange. Source: Farmington's Diameter Health obtains new industry credentials...

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    IT & Infrastructure

    Designed to focus on all things IT and to support the technological, community, and economic infrastructure essential to sustaining and increasing tech economy viability in the state.

    cyber liability and cyber insurance

    Cyber Liability and Cyber Insu...

    IT leaders discuss cyber liability and cyber Insurance A recent Forbes Insights report pegged the cost of cyberattacks to businesses at $400 to $500 billion a year; 46 percent of companies have suffered damage to reputation and brand value as a result of a data breach....

    business resilience

    Business Resilience Cybersecur...

    Business Resilience Cybersecurity Seminar Are your ready if disaster strikes? On June 15, Frontier Communications hosted CTC and members for a Business Resilience Cybersecurity Seminar, covering what a resilient business is, how to transform into one, and how to utilize that resilience should cyber or data disaster...

    Rick Ryan of Pitney Bowes presents at Internet of Things Cybersecurity Seminar Series

    Internet of Things Cybersecuri...

    Internet of Things Cybersecurity Seminar - March 16, 2016 IoT: What Is It? And Why Should I Care? Attendees interested in taking a deep dive into the issues surrounding Internet of Things cybersecurity joined CTC and sponsors datto and Webster Bank at UConn Stamford on March 16,...

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    Public Policy & Advocacy

    We are the unifying voice of the technology ecosystem in Connecticut, advocating for policy that supports business, capital, and employment throughout the State.

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    Can Connecticut keep venture c...

    CTC CEO Bruce Carlson and other friends of CTC chatted with Sujata Srinivasan at Crain's Connecticut on Innovation Places, investing in homegrown startups, and more. Can CT keep venture capital close to home? We already are through investment and support statewide for startups, scaleups, and...

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    Governor Dannel Malloy has signed a bill into law establishing a small business hotline to support interactions between entrepreneurs and the state. Source: New law creates hotline to help small Connecticut businesses...

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    A new law passed by the state legislature without much fanfare could have a major impact on Connecticut's energy industry, providing a potential lifeline to two important, but struggling sectors: fuel cells and waste-to-energy power plants. Source: CT throws a lifeline to fuel cells, waste to...

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