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LaunchHaven Meets DEMO | Launch Your Product on DEMO’s Global Stage (8/16/2012)


In January, we posed the question “What do you want to launch in 2012?” After months of successful pitches, network building, and an all-out great time, we’re ready to kick LaunchHaven up a notch. This month, LaunchHaven is partnering with Startup America/Startup Connecticut on a special DEMO edition of LaunchHaven. Startup Connecticut is sending one lucky Connecticut startup to a nationwide competition for a ticket to DEMO.

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Entrepreneur Profile: Shana Schneider, FITWEEK


Fitness is an important part of any lifestyle. What most don’t know is that pursuing a fit and healthy lifestyle doesn’t have to be difficult, an inconvenience, or a challenge that you face alone. This month, we feature an interview with entrepreneur Shana Schneider of FitWeek. Her venture is working to connect individuals interested in starting their wellness journey with fitness options in their own city or town. The first FitWeek will be launch in New Haven this Fall, with special events and free demo sessions in everything from Zumba, to Pilates, and even Salsa dancing.

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The Rarest Breed: CS Graduates (Part 1)


Why aren’t the unemployed, and current students, flocking to Computer Science degrees? How do we unlock the economy of the future and get the US public working again?

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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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