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. The third panelist, Douglas Roth , is also heavily involved in the Connecticut venture capital space through Connecticut Innovations (CI).

Where To Find The Most Angels To Fund Your Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

This is an online platform connecting entrepreneurs based in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont, with Angel investors worldwide.

Start Here if You are Looking for Angel Investors

Startup Professionals Musings

Although relatively new, they announced early last year that their community had already grown to more than 500 startups, and 2,500 investors.

Can’t Decide What Business to Start? No Problem, We’ll Tell You

Up and Running

If you’re concerned about demand, talk to community leaders, churches, high schools, and your local Chamber of Commerce. Find out which areas the youth in your community need help with. Every month over 1 million people visit Bplans.

4 Ways to Be a Force for Good

Inc Startups

Like many of you, I am still reeling from the events in Connecticut a few weeks ago. Build a community that cares. Build a community where relationships are formed and people genuinely care about each other.

The road to healing from heartbreak

Escape From Cubicle Nation

As soon as I heard about what happened in Connecticut last Friday, I was sickened and shaking. We never know when we will be the one who does not have the strength to go on, and needs to surrender to the arms of our loved ones and community members.

The Venture Capital Secret: 3 Out of 4 Start-Ups Fail


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29 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Business


Sadly, many people in our society come from communities where they were never, or rarely, touched by their parents, family members, or friends or only experience touch through sex. Don’t forget to join our #IamCEO Community. Each business has a story.

Is This the End of Silicon Valley?

Inc Startups

It was created to "inspire and celebrate entrepreneurs," while helping aspiring business owners make contacts within the venture community. Start-up friendly communities are certainly nurturing for entrepreneurs—they offer access to capital, talent, support, etc.—but

Best 3 Gifts You Can Give

Inc Startups

The horrible events in the quaint and quiet community of Newton, Connecticut last week have been weighing heavy on everyone's mind. Today, we are sending humble notes of encouragement to the families in Connecticut.

'Made in the USA' Gets a Makeover

Inc Startups

Browse a handmade leather satchel ($1,395) from Ghurka in Norwalk, Connecticut, and you'll learn that founder Marley Hodgson employs 35 people and draws his inspiration from antique Nepalese military gear.

Is This Paradise for Entrepreneurs?

Inc Startups

For a Mediterranean island about the size of Connecticut, Cyprus certainly produces an outsize number of graduates. What happens when a flood of highly educated, entrepreneurial young people return from studies abroad to tiny Cyprus? The answer offers a trickle of optimism.

12 Questions: Meet Pamela Harvey (USA)

crowdSPRING Blog

In our 12 Questions blog series, we feature interviews with someone from the crowdSPRING community. For these interviews, we pick people who add value to our community – in the blog, in the forums, in the projects. Plainly – activities that make crowdSPRING a better community.

Meet the Start-up Sending Newtown Messages of Hope

Inc Startups

While we spoke--unbeknownst to the three of us on the phone--a tragedy was ravaging the quiet, middle-class town of Newtown, Connecticut. Few people outside Connecticut have perhaps worked as closely with the Newtown community in as have Seay and his co-founder Caden.

America's Coolest College Start-ups 2012

Inc Startups

From a personalized electric motor bike to pop-up medical clinics to the latest in QR code technology, the 2012 class of our annual college start-ups were founded on the mission to give back to the world’s communities, be on the cutting-edge of innovation, and have fun while doing it.

Why the New Internship Ruling is Bad For College Students

Inc Startups

Companies were willing to take on interns as a sort of community service as well as the ability to get some of grunt work done for free. Think requiring companies to pay interns is a good idea? It''s not. When a U.S.

Hard Lessons in Modern Lending

Inc Startups

The community banks that did the bulk of small-business lending tended to make subjective judgments, relying on personal knowledge of the local economy and the character of the local business owners. After the financial crisis, banks had to reduce risk.

Serving Greens for Green: The Little Salad Shop

Inc Startups

The shop has focused on not only providing quick, affordable, health food, but serving the campus and community as well. Seven of the shop’s 12 employees are Yale students and two are from nearby Southern Connecticut State University.

Event Recap: Bricks and Mortar's Big E-Commerce Opportunity

Inc Startups

Terrence Kellemen of Dynomighty , based in Brooklyn's Dumbo, and New York based Gotham Dream Cars CEO, Noah Lehmann-Haupt shared two amazing success stories with the business owners of the New York-New Jersey-Connecticut community.

Top Social Media Measurement and Tracking Tools


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Naughty Can Be Nice for These Businesses

Inc Startups

In Connecticut there''s a burgeoning community of new and old businesses catering to the gay community. Changing social mores often create opportunities for entrepreneurs, as the once-verboten goes mainstream.

Are Obamacare's SHOP Exchanges Doomed?

Inc Startups

Colorado and Connecticut had each enrolled about 100 small businesses. Due to technical glitches and limited plan options, relatively few small businesses have signed up for health insurance via SHOP exchanges. Obamacare''s SHOP exchanges have certainly had a hard time getting off the ground.

Can a Smartphone-Based Ultrasound Raise $4 Million?

Inc Startups

Myles Greenberg | General partner | CHL Medical Partners |Stamford, Connecticut Security is Critical I'm concerned about security, both on the device and when data is transmitted into the cloud. Can Your Phone Do This?

HBS Alumni Angels NY new chairman: Jason Klein

David Teten

Competitiveness Project , which challenged the HBS alumni community to address America’s declining competitiveness. HBSAANY has evolved into an educational organization, holding investor education events in NY , Florida , New Jersey , Connecticut , and San Francisco , as well as many webinars. As far as we know we’re the only investor group in New York to have cast such a wide net in working with diverse communities. 5) Closer ties to the Harvard community.

Professional Marketplaces - the vc in me. - Typepad

the vc in me

 They go beyond online marketing and order taking into business process outsourcing and sharing best practices among the community.  This is as much about community as it is about shopping for hard to find goods.  The community shares tips with each other on how to market themselves best online. They go beyond online marketing and order taking into business process outsourcing and sharing best practices among the community. the vc in me. Welcome!

He's No Bloomberg, But New York's Next Mayor Is Your Friend

Inc Startups

Naturally, Bloomberg had his misses in the eyes of the business community--among others, the letter grades for restaurant hygiene and citywide bike lanes confounded some owners. He''s not likely to gift-wrap the city''s tax base and ship it off to Connecticut any time soon, for instance.

How Our Startup Got Featured on CNN | Vinicius Vacanti

Vinicius Vacanti

We reached out to him and he explained via email that he had unsubscribed because he lived in Connecticut and didn’t think he would be able to use the New York deals we were recommending.

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Episode 14: Be Your Own Boss, Restaurant Owners, and Friendliest Cities for Businesses | The Bcast

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Basically what I’m trying to do is just paint the picture of what you you need to be successful in such a challenging industry and hopefully by recording these lessons and sharing them with other people we can create this community of support and everyone can learn together.

How We Compete With AOL

Inc Startups

In early 2010, Jane Byrant Quinn and Carll Tucker launched a community-based news website. In early 2010 , journalist Jane Bryant Quinn and her entrepreneur husband, Carll Tucker, launched a community-based news website called The Daily Norwalk in southern Connecticut.

Taxes and Whine in Silicon Valley

Mark Birch

Some of the biggest Wall Street firms received significant tax breaks to stay in downtown NYC after the events of September 11 as well as years previous in order to prevent flight to the surrounding suburbs of New Jersey and Connecticut.

The Nation’s Top Young Entrepreneurs

NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation Blog

Acting since she was five years old, her inspiration for the camp grew after seeing younger children in her community get turned down for starring roles in local performances because of their age. What great young entrepreneurs do you know?

Finding Your Co-Founders


Other cities like New York, Boston, Seattle, LA and Austin TX also have pretty strong startup communities. In my case, I grew up in Connecticut and spent a fair amount of time in New York – all the while trying to start companies, relatively unsuccessfully.

From Nothing To Something. How To Get There.


A good mentor is someone who has been part of the startup community themselves – someone who has a realistic understanding of some of the basic dos and don’ts of starting up.

NFIB and Visa Inc. Announce 2010 “Young Entrepreneur of the Year” Winner

NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation Blog

Our goal is that these scholarships will help young people gain the confidence required to run their own enterprises that create jobs and give back to our communities. Acting since she was five years old, her inspiration for the camp grew after seeing younger children in her community get turned down for starring roles in local performances because of their age. NFIB and Visa Inc. Announce 2010 “Young Entrepreneur of the Year” Winner.

Piers, Parks and Why White People Suck

This is going to be BIG.

The park as it is currently designed is serving the wider community of Brooklyn, not necessarily the people who live right next door who may have, at one time, thought of it as "theirs". If these people don''t like the park and the people that it welcomes, they''re more than welcome to move to Connecticut. There''s a saying. There''s nothing worse than rich white people living in luxury housing in a park than the rich white people living in luxury housing protesting against them.".

Designating Delaware's Court of Chancery as the Exclusive Jurisdiction for Intra-Corporate Disputes

Recent Buzzes - VC Experts, Inc.

Reaction of corporate governance community. It is possible that some members of the corporate governance community might voice concern about perceived governance implications of an exclusive Delaware Court of Chancery forum, presumably based on a forum non conveniens -type argument, focusing on assumed hardship for individual plaintiffs having to bring suit in Delaware. 1986) (Delaware lacked jurisdiction over Virginia corporation with principal place of business in Connecticut). [15].