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. We need someone who can help get our library of entrepreneurship books into the hands of the startup founders and students who rely on them.

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).

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

David Teten

Alternative Assets Connecticut Contributed Articles ff Venture Capital Financial Services Fund Management Hedge Funds and Mutual Funds Investing Management Ray Dalio, Founder of Bridgewater Associates , the world’s largest hedge fund, is a man after my own heart.

How Universities Can Help Students and Alumni Work in the Tech Industry

David Teten

We have evolved into an educational organization, holding investor education events in New Jersey , NY, Florida, Connecticut, Toronto, and San Francisco, as well as many webinars. Career Connecticut Education Jobs Yale“CEO is the new Analyst.”. My former Partner John Frankel of ff Venture Capital observes that 20 years ago, the defining movie of the generation was “Wall Street”. Everyone wanted to work in finance.

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. Susan Balloch, Managing Director, Golden Seeds; formerly Executive Director and Principal, The Blackstone Group.

Broken Hearts and Broken Minds


father mother parenting connecticut shootings gun regulation Israel mental health mental illness Switzerland Whitehouse.govI try not to get too political on my blog, but sometimes an event happens like the killing of 20 six and seven year old kids by a mentally unstable individual, who had access to a semi-automatic gun, that compels me to write something. The stories about their bodies riddled with multiple bullets, make me shudder.

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. “Apogee’s acquisition of CTV is a significant milestone and a proud […] The post Apogee Buys Campus Televideo appeared first on SiliconHills.

Miami panel, June 17, on Angel Investing 101 – Best Practices

David Teten

I periodically present on the fundamentals of angel investing, most recently to the Harvard Business School Alumni Club of Connecticut and the global HBS Alumni Angels Association. The HBS Club of South Florida is hosting me at a panel discussion on “Angel Investing 101 – Best Practices”, Monday, June 17, 2013, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM, at Greenburg Traurig, 333 SE 2nd Avenue, 44th Floor, Miami, FL 331312. Click here to register. The rest of the panel: 1.

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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.

Tips For Running A Bed And Breakfast

Mike Michalowicz

On the most recent episode I was tasked with going into a struggling Bed and Breakfast in Connecticut. MSNBC Your Business To The Rescue. I am so lucky! I have already done a half dozen “biz rescue” shows now. I hosted the pilot show called Bailout!

Upfront Ventures Raised New $280 Million Fund

Both Sides of the Table

You can usually find 2-3 investors per location but it’s not uncommon to see VCs in: Boston, NY, Connecticut, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Chicago, St.

Start Here if You are Looking for Angel Investors

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.

Episode 108 : Rolling In The Dough With Paul Finney and Marcie Hanhart

Mike Michalowicz

Formed in 2000 October Kitchen in Connecticut’s Premier meal delivery service serving central Connecticut. Formed in 2000 October Kitchen in Connecticut's Premier meal delivery service serving central Connecticut. Also Available On. Show Summary. This episode with Paul Finney, we learn on how a food business can be profitable!

New Year’s Data Security Resolutions


In light of the recent tragedy in Connecticut, consider taking a look at the video games your kids are playing.

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). In Connecticut I chose to make the transition from working at a large public accounting firm, to a small privately owned company.

Why Having A BHAG Is Critical To Your Company’s Success


We started franchising and slowly expanded from Fairfield County in Connecticut over to New York. by Josh Cohen, CEO of Junkluggers. A company’s success is driven through goal setting. But not all goal setting is equal. .

Strategy Roundtable: How To Use Twitter For Lead Generation


Also at today's roundtable, Sharon Wood from Ridgefield, Connecticut, presented Stone Creek Entertainment's Karizmac games , a casual gaming company for the female demographic. During this week's roundtable, we followed a slightly different format than our usual five entrepreneur pitches.

Episode 105: From Corporate to Captain with Chris Murphy

Mike Michalowicz

Chris serves as a Certified Strategies Business Coach for Strategies out of Centerbrook, Connecticut. Chris serves as a Certified Strategies Business Coach for Strategies out of Centerbrook, Connecticut. Also Available On. Show Summary. This episode with Chris Murphy, we discuss the process of transitioning from a corporate position (where money is given to you), to starting and building your own business and being profitable while doing it!

An SEO Crash Course For Entrepreneurs


He has over two years of experience in the content marketing industry following a byline at a Connecticut newspaper, and finds motivation in running, music and photography. by Braden Becker. You’ve put time, effort and investment into your startup.

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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.

Yale Born Cheeseboy Poised for Growth

Campus Entrepreneurship

During the summer of 2009 he opened three “Grilled Cheese to Go” booths at state fairs in Connecticut and had lines around the corner. He then found an investor who helped fund the opening of his first restaurant, which he opened at the Connecticut Post Mall in Westfield, Conn.,

America’s Farmstand, The Online Farmer’s Market


“I was raised in the country and had the pleasure of jogging past and interacting with farmstands every morning growing up,” explains Todd Greenfield, founder and president of Stonington, Connecticut-based America’s Farmstand.

Join a conference simulcast near you

Startup Lessons Learned

One of the most important things we do with The Lean Startup Conference is make a livestream of the plenary talks available for free to groups around the world, supporting entrepreneurship communities everywhere. The number of hosts has grown annually, and this year, we have 200+ groups joining us on Monday, December 3. They represent more than 10,000 people total. If you're not attending the conference in person, consider meeting up with one of these groups to watch.

Seth Sternberg – Meebo

Both Sides of the Table

He grew up in Connecticut attended Yale undergrad and worked for IBM after graduation doing M&A, strategy and venture capital. Although both parents are educators, his father a professor and his mother the Commissioner of Education in Connecticut, they did not teach him business.

The National Science Foundation Innovation Corps – What America Does Best

Steve Blank

Principal Investigator: Yu Lei University of Connecticut. We ran the first National Science Foundation Innovation Corps class October to December 2011. 63 scientists and engineers in 21 teams made ~ 2,000 customer calls in 10 weeks , turning laboratory ideas into formidable startups.

When DIY Is A Terrible Idea


For instance, California and Connecticut set the 28 th as their deadline while Maine goes with the 15 th of every month. By Jonathan Barsade, founder and CEO of Exactor.

Fly High

Steve Blank

The Coast Guard Academy opened in New London Connecticut in 1876. Todd Branchflower was one of my Lean LaunchPad students entrepreneurial enough to convince the Air Force send him to Stanford to get his graduate engineering degree.

HBS Alumni Angels NY new chairman: Jason Klein

David Teten

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. I’m happy to announce that Jason E. Klein, CEO of On Grid Ventures , will serve as the new Chairman of Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of Greater NY. I’m shifting to “Chairman Emeritus” (an overly polysyllabic title).

Fly High

Steve Blank

The Coast Guard Academy opened in New London Connecticut in 1876. Todd Branchflower was one of my Lean LaunchPad students entrepreneurial enough to convince the Air Force send him to Stanford to get his graduate engineering degree.

Fail To Plan, Plan To Fail: Designing An Implementation Process


Here’s a sample short term goal: DEF Company’s short term goal #1 is to set a target sales goal of $10,000 for the Connecticut market by August 2016 of our new product “Clean And Restore Metal and Wood Cleaner.” by Lewis Robinson.

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Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Incubators Are Reaching Out To 1M/1M


In the Q&A, Bill Gordon introduced himself as one of the principals of the Stamford Innovation Center, an incubator being formed in Connecticut. After hosting three live roundtables and being on stage for six to seven hours a day last month during my trip to Pune , I almost lost my voice.

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. The Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 was passed to allow most types of employees in California to be eligible for paid sick leave.

The Agony and Ecstasy of Selling My First Company

Feld Thoughts

I 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. I thought it was a great description and encourage every entrepreneur who has never been through the sale of a company to read it. Rereading Alex’s post inspired me to write my first person account of selling my first company.

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Reach Out for a Lost Soul

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Like nearly everyone I’m working through complex emotions related to yesterday’s events in Newton, Connecticut. It’s time to reach out to the lost souls around us. No, this is not a blog about innovation. I would like to share an idea. If it resonates, please pass this along.

How To Start A Startup – For Busy People


If you want to avoid a $500k bill (like that paid by one Connecticut startup) to later move your company to Delaware, incorporate in Delaware from day one. by Andrea Martins, co-founder of GreenSocks.

My Guild Guitar Is Stuff That Works

Duct Tape Marketing

My Guild was one of the last made in this famed plant as the company fell on hard times and only recently resurrected the hand made USA production of the Guild brand D50 and 55 under the watch of Fender Guitars in New Hartford, Connecticut.

1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Ownership Matters


And Bill Gordon, who is working on pulling together the Stamford Innovation Center in Connecticut with Patty Meagher and Ed Petner, emailed me, saying: "We have spent a week going through your curriculum.

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5 Things to Consider When Opening a Car Dealership

Up and Running

These states are Connecticut, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, and New York. Opening a car dealership requires careful planning. Aspiring dealers must take into account the specific legal requirements they will need to comply with to open a dealership in their state.

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

Up and Running

For example, Arizona currently ranks 2nd in the US for eating disorders among youths, and Middletown, Connecticut just cut funding for the student arrests prevention program. Every month over 1 million people visit Bplans.

Invest in Israel Newsletter – June 2012 Edition

VC Cafe

Stanley is headquartered in New Britain, Connecticut, USA. As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor , which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. For the Invest in Israel archive, click here. This month’s trend continues to be acquisitions of Israeli firms by large US corporates.

Crazy Horse Memorial & Visionary Innovation

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Ziolokowski could have stayed in Connecticut and had a posh life as a top east coast sculptor. The classic American vacation might be that drive out west to see Mt. Rushmore. I’ve always yearned to see the famous mountain sculpture.

Piers, Parks and Why White People Suck

This is going to be BIG.

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.". Ok, well, there wasn''t a saying, but there should be. Maybe you''ve heard about " The Battle of Brooklyn Bridge Park."

Transcript of Creating a Brand Name That Sticks

Duct Tape Marketing

And so [Fred Knerr 00:00:22:52], who was one of the founders, went out and he visited Fred Morrison in Connecticut near Yale, and he saw all the kids were calling this thing Frisbee. Transcript of Creating a Brand Name That Sticks written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing.