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September 2014 | Social Media & Mobile Tech Recap

September 2014 | Social Media and Mobile Tech from Paige Rasid September’s Second Thursday event, Social Media and Mobile Technology, met in Stamford at the UConn Stamford Campus on September 11th. Over 50 attendees, including early stage companies, service providers, and investors were able to connect on issues and opportunities related to social media and […]

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August 2014 | Summer Networking Party Recap

A huge thank you to Robinson & Cole, Shipman & Goodwin, and Yale University for hosting this year’s Summer Networking Parties. The weather was perfect for all three locations and we are happy that so many members and friends came out to celebrate the near end of a great summer! Those who attended Stamford’s party […]

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July 2014 | Software EdTech Recap

CVG – Education Technology Software – Second Thursday Event – July 2014 from Paige Rasid July’s Second Thursday event, Software and Educational Technology, met in Farmington at the UConn Health Center on July 10th. Just over 60 attendees, including early stage companies, service providers, and investors, made their way to UConn’s academic building. Five pitch […]

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June 2014 | Clean Tech & Advanced Manufacturing Recap

With two featured panels and a facility tour from our hosts at Proton OnSite, June’s Second Thursday event was a highly anticipated one. Attendees arrived early to catch the tour of Proton, network with other attendees, mingle around the poster exhibits, and enjoy fresh fruit, cheese and crackers, and other hors d’oeuvres before the event. […]

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May 2014 | Investments in Financial Services Recap

The Hartford proved to be a beautiful venue for our May Second Thursday event – Investments in Financial Services. Pre-event networking was crowded as the 60+ attendees made their way through the breezeway, past registration, and into the networking lobby. Kicking of the event were four company pitches – SafeRide, New Roads – Data Bank, […]

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April 2014 | Mobile Summit Recap

The first annual Connecticut Mobile Summit, which was hosted by AT&T Connecticut, was a successful gathering of mobile moguls from all over Connecticut. Keynote speaker William Davidson, Senior Vice President at Qualcomm, came from California to speak about the wonderful disruptive nature that is mobile and where he projects the industry will be headed in […]

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March 2014 | Medical Devices Recap

In March, Crossroads Venture Group partnered with CURE to bring Healthcare Medical Devices, a Second Thursday Event, to the North Haven area.  At this event a panel of experts including Margaret Cartiera, Director at Connecticut Innovations, Glenn Gibbons, Senior Director at Covidien, and Bas Nabulsi, Partner at McCarter English, discussed the current topics impacting the […]

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January 2014 | Healthcare IT Recap

We had many things to be excited about on January 9 as we gathered for the first Second Thursday event of the year.  A great panel was convened for the presentation of our first annual Healthcare IT Second Thursday Program at Rensselaer at Hartford. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Hartford Campus has been helping working professionals attain graduate […]

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December 2013 | Holiday Party Recap

Holiday party season is underway and we had a lot to celebrate at the Annual Holiday Party last Thursday, December 5th. We co-hosted the event with the Connecticut Technology Council, Angel Investor Forum, and Inventor’s Association of Connecticut at Fairfield University’s Kelley Center, which was generously provided by the University. We were lucky enough to have the Dean of […]

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Students Impress Judges at Fall Shipman & Goodwin/CCSU Elevator Pitch Competition

Last Monday, 36 students from Central Connecticut State University prepared themselves for the fall Shipman & Goodwin/CCSU Elevator Pitch Competition. An opportunity like this is not taken lightly which explains the crowd of more than 60 students, judges and friends who were eager to hear each pitch. The competition was tight, judges saw everything from […]

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