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Upfront Ventures Raised New $280 Million Fund

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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.

Seth Sternberg – Meebo

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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.

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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. 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.

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.

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

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Connecticut lawmakers Wednesday approved raising the minimum wage to $10.10 I am proud that Connecticut is once again a leader on an issue of national importance ," Malloy said. Under current law, Connecticut''s minimum wage was already scheduled to climb by 30 cents to $9 on Jan.

Connecticut to honor aviator reputed to fly before Wrights

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Connecticut officials who say a hometown aviator beat the Wright brothers in being the first in flight by two years are honoring him in a ceremony BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP)

Court upholds $28M verdict in Connecticut smoker case

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Reynolds in a lawsuit filed by a Connecticut smoker who got cancer HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld a $28 million judgment against cigarette maker R.J.

Connecticut governor urges NC companies to relocate, cites inclusiveness

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Malloy is urging North Carolina businesses to move to Connecticut in response to a new law that critics have called discriminatory HARTFORD, Conn — Gov. Dannel P.

Connecticut court: Law doesn't bar cigarette cancer lawsuits

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that lawsuits against cigarette manufacturers aren't prohibited by an exemption in liability law, bolstering the case of a Connecticut smHARTFORD, Conn. (AP)

Connecticut court to hear appeal in Newtown shooting case

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

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 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP)

East Carolina beats Central Connecticut St. 74-59

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

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 GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP)

Ohio jabs Connecticut in Wright brothers dispute

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio's fight to defend the legacy of the Wright brothers soared forward Tuesday in a unanimous vote to repudiate Connecticut's claim that another aviator beat them as first in flight

Man sentenced for selling stolen jewelry from Connecticut

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

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

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).

Connecticut governor bars state travel to North Carolina

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Connecticut Gov. HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) 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

No. 2 Connecticut women beat East Carolina 89-38

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

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

Connecticut police find 'mobile meth lab,' make arrests

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

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.& VERNON, Conn. (AP)

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

General Electric Acquires 3D Printing Firms for $1.4 Billion

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

Should You Be Concerned About Apple Watch Privacy?

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

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

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Mallory Kievman's hiccup remedy has garnered support from Startup America and the University of Connecticut business school. Briere first met Kievman at the 2011 Connecticut Invention Convention, which was held at the University of Connecticut. These UConn MBA students are!

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!

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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.

Townsquare Media Meets Third Quarter Profit Forecasts

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

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.

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.

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. As you're considering congressional leaders, take note of who never came to their senses with regard to SOPA, the bill that was going to break the internet. For quick reference, if you're in one of these states or districts, please pay extra attention.

Hangry in the school caf: Sharing some food is off the table

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

At lunchtime, in Connecticut schools, they come with an asterisk WALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) AP) — Those lessons about sharing?

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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Man pleads guilty to illegally transporting protected snakes

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — A man who illegally collected endangered snakes and shipped them to his Connecticut home has pleaded guilty to illegally transporting protected wildlife BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP)

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.

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.

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Family gives university in North Carolina $5M for library

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — A Connecticut family is giving a university in North Carolina $5 million to expand its library ELON, N.C. (AP)

Report: Mom set home on fire with tiki oil after killing son

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Authorities say a mother used tiki torch oil to set her home on fire after suffocating her 8-year-old son last year in Connecticut MERIDEN, Conn. (AP)

Book Review: Why We Get Fat

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

Colon cancer is ten times more common in rural Connecticut than in Nigeria. I found Gary Taubes’ Why We Get Fat to be provocative and persuasive. It challenged my long held assumption that the way to lose weight is to eat less and exercise more.

Hearings set for changes to black sea bass fishing

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

OLD LYME, Connecticut (AP) — Interstate fishing managers are holding hearings in East Coast states about a plan to change the rules about one of the Atlantic Ocean's most popular recreational fisheries

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.

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.

The Founding Fathers Were (Mostly) Entrepreneurs

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Oliver Wolcott of Connecticut studied to be a doctor as well, but never practiced, Goodrich wrote, as he''d already inherited a fortune and didn''t need the money. Doctors, lawyers, merchants (and a few ne''er do well heirs) -- meet the self-made men behind the Declaration of Independence.

Sick Leave for Your Employees: Why it Matters

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