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The Best Job in Stamford Connecticut

Steve Blank

K&S Ranch Publishing has an exciting opening for a Book Traffic Coordinator living near Stamford, Connecticut. If this sounds like a job for you — or a friend or relative living in or near Stamford, Connecticut — send your resume to Terri S. Maybe it’s a position for you or someone you know? Web savvy.

Design Your Company Culture Like The World’s Largest Hedge Fund

David Teten

Bridgewater uses these codified rules for recruiting, training, and most important, managing the firm’s culture. Photo credit:  Prayitno  .

Minimum Wage Hike: Why What Happens in Connecticut May Not Stay in Connecticut

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Under current law, Connecticut''s minimum wage was already scheduled to climb by 30 cents to $9 on Jan. 1, 2015. Democratic Gov. Dannel P.

Connecticut-East Carolina Preview Capsule

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Connecticut (1-5, 0-3 American Athletic Conference) at No. 18 East Carolina (5-1, 2-0), 7 p.m. ESPNU

Connecticut court to hear appeal in Newtown shooting case

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Supreme Court has agreed to hear the appeal of Newtown families whose wrongful death lawsuit against the maker of the rifle used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre was dismissed

Man sentenced for selling stolen jewelry from Connecticut

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A New York man has been sentenced to prison for selling jewelry that was stolen from a home in Connecticut

East Carolina beats Central Connecticut St. 74-59

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Michel-Ofik Nzege did not miss, scoring 18 points to lead East Carolina to a 74-59 victory over Central Connecticut State on Sunday

Connecticut governor bars state travel to North Carolina

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is banning state-funded travel to North Carolina in response to a new law there that he and other critics have called discriminatory to members

October 18, CT: HBS Panel on VC in Connecticut

David Teten

I’ll be a panelist at a HBS Club of Connecticut/HBS Angels  Venture Capital in Connecticut  Panel Discussion and Cocktail Reception on October 18.

Connecticut police find 'mobile meth lab,' make arrests

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

VERNON, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut State Police say they arrested a North Carolina man and a teenage girl after discovering what appeared to be a "mobile meth lab."

No. 2 Connecticut women beat East Carolina 89-38

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Connecticut routed East Carolina 89-38 on Wednesday for its 10th straight win GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Breanna Stewart scored 26 points and No.

General Electric Acquires 3D Printing Firms for $1.4 Billion

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The Connecticut-based conglomerate announced the acquisition of two European 3-D printing companies Tuesday

Charlotte man denies 'bomb' in Connecticut airport scare

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

ENFIELD, Connecticut — A North Carolina man denies telling security agents that he said the word "bomb" while going through security at Bradley International Airport

Should You Be Concerned About Apple Watch Privacy?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The Connecticut Attorney General has questions for Apple about its latest gadget

Would You Work for a 13-Year-Old Entrepreneur?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Mallory Kievman's hiccup remedy has garnered support from Startup America and the University of Connecticut business school.

Townsquare Media Meets Third Quarter Profit Forecasts

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Despite decent numbers, shares of the Connecticut media company have fallen 27 percent in since January 1

Tips For Running A Bed And Breakfast

Mike Michalowicz

which unfortunately never made it to the airwaves. The only way she could make more money was to work more hours.

Where To Find The Most Angels To Fund Your Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

Or does it? Actually numbers and locations are just the beginning. The challenge is to find the right Angel for you, and for your situation. AngelList.

Paid Sick Leave in California: Understanding the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014

Early Growth Financial Services

Unlike a similar law in Connecticut, which requires only companies of more than 50 employees to offer paid sick leave, this law affects even the smallest of startups. This guest post is from Kaspars Upmanis, the founder of CAKE HR. Introduction of the Act The law went into effect as of July 1, 2015.

The Founding Fathers Were (Mostly) Entrepreneurs

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Doctors, lawyers, merchants (and a few ne''er do well heirs) -- meet the self-made men behind the Declaration of Independence. Charles A. Goodrich.

Start Here if You are Looking for Angel Investors

Startup Professionals Musings

Or does it? Actually numbers and locations are just the beginning. The challenge is to find the right Angel for you, and for your situation. AngelList.

Don't re-elect SOPA supporters on Tuesday

Nathan Hurst

As elections draw near, remember that it's not just about the President. We'll vote on a number of Congressional seats too. If you haven't take a second to get a quick read on your senator and representative, do that now. For quick reference, if you're in one of these states or districts, please pay extra attention. Notes. Permalink.

How I Turned My Bicycle into a $4.6 Million Business

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

This year, I''m expanding to Connecticut. It all started with a Trek mountain bike. Chang''s and Pinkberry. senior writer Burt Helm.

Why the 'Internet of Things' Nabbed $1 Billion in VC in 2013

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Investor enthusiasm for smart hardware and gadgets is running high, and the time might be right for you to start a business.

The Agony and Ecstasy of Selling My First Company

Feld Thoughts

learned that they weren’t in New York, but were in Stamford, Connecticut, which I’d never been to. Several years ago, Alex Iskold wrote a great overview of What It Is Like To Sell Your First Company. thought it was a great description and encourage every entrepreneur who has never been through the sale of a company to read it.

Apogee Buys Campus Televideo


Apogee, higher education’s largest provider of residential network services, announced Friday it has purchased Campus Televideo of Stamford, Connecticut. The Austin-based company did not report the financial terms of the deal. Campus Televideo, founded in 1984, will now operate as a division of Apogee. Austin Apogee Campus Televideo

4 Ways to Be a Force for Good

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Like many of you, I am still reeling from the events in Connecticut a few weeks ago. It pays forward, so use your power for good. Here's how: 1.

How Women Can Achieve Success In Male Dominated Professions


However, once I got married, my career path changed, as my husband’s job was transferred back up to Connecticut (where I’m originally from).

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Book Review: Why We Get Fat

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

Colon cancer is ten times more common in rural Connecticut than in Nigeria. Bring your appetite, you’re told—come hungry. How would you do it?

Get More Done: 18 Tips for Telecommuters

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Remote workers weigh in on what helps them amp productivity and stay in touch with the office. Working from home is great on so many levels. Want more?

Feb. 28, Stamford, CT: HBS Event on Angel Investing 101 – Best Practices

David Teten

Angel investing Connecticut HBS Alumni AngelsI hope you can join us 6:30 pm EST, February 28th in Stamford, CT for a HBS Alumni Angels event on Angel Investing 101 – Best Practices. Click here to make a reservation. Speakers: - Bob Dahl, HBS Alumni Angel, formerly head of Global Healthcare for the Carlyle Group. moms). Robert Dahl.

6 Sales Lessons From the Election

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Mitt Romney and Linda McMahon (in the Senate race in Connecticut) both tried to use their CVs as CEOs as their major "product feature."

How to Get Your Employees to Give You Their Billion-Dollar Ideas

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

If people are hoarding their best innovations, you''ll need to change your company''s culture. Is your company innovation-friendly? For some reason.

Why I Started a Business: 5 Unusual Founder Stories

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The financial services company, based in Connecticut, is named after the founder''s son, Michael Kearns, who died of cancer in 2009.

7 Ways Top Performers Train Themselves to Win

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The same habits elite athletes learn on the field can help you become more successful. What separates the true superstars from the middle of the pack?

Entrepreneurs, Don't Just Create Products or Services?Create a Legacy!

Small Business Force

Why do folks flock to a store like Stew Leonard's in Connecticut? My Dad was a builder. But for many entrepreneurs that is not enough.

Sick Leave for Your Employees: Why it Matters

crowdSPRING Blog

San Francisco, for instance, in 2007 passed the first such law and in 2012 Connecticut became the first state requiring such coverage.

Basketball Diaries: Lessons in Leadership From the Final Four

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Now we''re down to the Final Four: Florida, Connecticut, Wisconsin, and Kentucky. It is truly a reflection of leadership and team performance.

Lending Club vs. Prosper

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Whether you are a borrower or an investor, you obviously want to make a choice that augurs well in the long haul, offering you outstanding interest rates. Both Lending Club and Prosper are best in the business and offers excellent value proposition to their members. Lending Club holds an edge over Prosper but only in terms of volumes.

Global Spending on Mobile Advertising To Reach $18 Billion in 2014

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Gartner, which is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, predicts global mobile ad spending will increase to $41.9 billion by 2017.