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UConn to hold Women’s Entrepreneurs Empowerment Forum

UConn will be holding their Women’s Entrepreneurs Empowerment Forum on Friday, September 18, 2015 from 8:30am to 2:30pm at their Stamford Campus. The conference will bring together women entrepreneurs and provides an opportunity to network with each other, showcase their ventures, and participate in a variety of educational workshops to help take their businesses to the next level. Be […]

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UConn Stamford Unveils Accelerate UConn Program

According to the Stamford Advocate UConn Stamford will unveil its new Accelerate UConn Program on May 21st. The Program is UConn’s latest effort to fuel the entrepreneurial ventures of its students. The National Science Foundation announced earlier this year that it will be providing $300,000 in funding to the program, which will be used to distribute seed capital […]

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Q1 PwC MoneyTree Report – VC Investment Exceeds $10 Billion

According to the PricewaterhouseCoopers MoneyTree Report the first quarter of 2015 was the highest invested since 2000. And with venture capital dollars exceeding $10 billion for the fifth consecutive quarter, venture capitalists are confident 2015 will be a busy and successful funding year. “Although down slightly from the end of last year, the venture ecosystem deployed a healthy […]

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Guidance in Exchange for Equity Stake

“Accelerated Ventures Inc. — Acc-Ven, for short — offers financial guidance and legal services to startups in exchange for equity stakes. Joel Hartstone, president of Stonegate Capital Co., and Cohn Birnbaum Managing Partner Michael Mulpete envision their venture as a model for not only investing in fledgling companies with promising technology but also as a means […]

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Angel Group Valuations Continue Three-Quarter Climb

HALO Report – Quarter two The Halo Report research series highlights angel investment activity and trends in North America. It is a collaborative effort designed to raise awareness of early-stage investment activities by angel investors in groups and provides unique insights previously unavailable to entrepreneurs or early-stage investors. The Quarter Two 2014 Halo Report reveals Angel […]

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Up to $10,000 in Funding for Your Next Project

CT Next wants to fund your idea. Up to $10,000 will be awarded to Connecticut’s most promising startups. Grant money can be used for research and development-related projects including; prototyping, performance testing, compliance testing, IP assessment, product or service development, market research, licensing, and more. Any startup company is eligible but you must be a CTNext […]

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IACT to Host Panel of AIF Angel Investors

The Inventors Association of Connecticut, better known as IACT, will be presenting a panel discussion on angel investing featuring three members of Connecticut’s Angel Investor Forum on Wednesday, February 26th, from 7:00 – 8:30 PM at the DSB Dining Room at Fairfield University.  Click here for more. The discussion, moderated by Mike Roer, President of […]

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Siemens Launches New Venture Capital Fund

Industry of the Future Fund is being launched by The Industry Sector and the Venture Capital Unit of Siemens in order to fund young start-ups with a dynamic vision. This new fund will complement Siemens’ typical venture capital backing that is focused on more mature start-up companies. “As digitization and software are becoming increasingly important […]

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Webinar: JOBS Act Rulemaking – What Entrepreneurs and Startup Supporters Should Know

This is a message from the ACA and GAN to be shared with investment and entrepreneurial community in Connecticut. Join us as Angel Capital Association (ACA) and Global Accelerator Network (GAN) present a Webinar to provide important information on the new and proposed rules on general solicitation for entrepreneurs and members of the startup support community. The SEC’s new […]

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July 2013 | Grow with the Grove Recap

A CVG Second Thursday Event, Grow with the Grove, 7/11/13 Attendees received tours of the state-of-the-art facilities and enjoyed a panel discussion with Konstantine Drakonakis from Launch Capital, Ned Gannon from eBrevia, Derek Koch from Independent Software, Gregg Lallier from Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, and Chris Penner from Connecticut Innovations. Panelists addressed the state of […]

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