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Shelton Startup Receives $150,000 in Pre-Seed Funding, And so Can You!


Securing funding is a huge achievement for a startup, one that is also tough to pursue. There’s no perfect recipe for creating investment opportunities for your startup, but you can learn from those who are leading the way. This article examines a recent Connecticut Innovation’s funding announcement more closely for a few key lessons that we think could contrubute to your chances of securing capital.

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Grab Bag: Congratulations SW New Haven Winners!


Steve and Dave take a break to celebrate the recent accomplishments of two Startup Weekend New Haven winners.

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Charlotte Creech, C2C

Entrepreneur Profile: Charlotte Creech, Combat2Career


We ask Charlotte Creech of Combat2Career our Eight Questions for Entrepreneurs. Combat2Career was one of the recipients of Connecticut Innovation’s latest round of Pre-Seed funding. Check out Charlotte’s story, and hear her plans for the future of Combat2Career.

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News: Claire Leonardi To Take On CEO Role At Connecticut Innovations


Connecticut Innovations (CI) announced yesterday that it is bringing in a new CEO, Claire Leonardi. At a time when CI just announced an unprecedented level of funding to support new ventures in Connecticut (and attract ventures to Connecticut) and to improve the state’s “entrepreneurial ecosystem,” it’s tempting to try to read meaning into this change in leadership.

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