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

David Teten

But now, the defining movie of today’s twentysomethings is “The Social Network”. Specialized alumni tech networks : Accelerate Yale (which had merged into it YaleFintech and Yale Tech), Yale Science & Engineering Association. It’s a cliche that one of the most important benefits of attending an elite university is the network. NYU just widened the door for more people to benefit from and contribute to their network, at nominal cost. “CEO is the new Analyst.”.

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

David Teten

8:30 Networking. 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.

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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.

Where To Find The Most Angels To Fund Your Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

Although relatively new, AngelList already has featured over 42,000 businesses and provided over 28,000 introductions to potential investors in a format that''s, effectively, a social network for entrepreneurs and Angels. New England Investment Network.

Start Here if You are Looking for Angel Investors

Startup Professionals Musings

The format is more social networking in nature, and they also will soon provide a recruiting portal for crowdfunding with unaccredited investors, now that the US JOBS Act has been passed. New England Investment Network.

Why (and how) you should let your customers do the advertising for you

Duct Tape Marketing

George resides on the Connecticut coast, where he enjoys photography, his family, and starting new businesses. Why (and how) you should let your customers do the advertising for you written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape Marketing. photo credit: DSC_0134 via photopin (license).

New Year’s Data Security Resolutions


by Phillip Alexander, author of “ Home and Small Business Guide to Protecting Your Computer Network, Electronic Assets, and Privacy “ Now that is 2013, here are some New Year’s resolutions to consider, with a data security angle.

Fly High

Steve Blank

The Coast Guard Academy opened in New London Connecticut in 1876. Cyber Warfare has three components: 1) Computer Network Attack (CNA) – shut down an enemies ability to command and control its weapon systems in a war (i.e.

The National Science Foundation Innovation Corps – What America Does Best

Steve Blank

And to help teach these many teams, the NSF will recruit other universities that have engineering entrepreneurship programs to become part of the Innovation Corps network. Principal Investigator: Yu Lei University of Connecticut.

Join a conference simulcast near you

Startup Lessons Learned

Past livestream attendees have reported great conversations and networking. 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.

Seth Sternberg – Meebo

Both Sides of the Table

It became a theme in my keynote at Caltech on the future of social networking. He grew up in Connecticut attended Yale undergrad and worked for IBM after graduation doing M&A, strategy and venture capital.

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


First up, Satya Choppadhandi from Bangalore, India, presented Evolutech Networks, a company that manufactures wireless energy monitoring devices for the smart home.

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. As a result, we launched the Fast Track program, which helps VCs and active investors who are HBSAANY members to syndicate rounds with value-added members of our network. I’ve enjoyed working with our partners at VentureOutNY and Worldwide Investor Network.

The Agony and Ecstasy of Selling My First Company

Feld Thoughts

When we installed a network for a client, we used a company called Allcom (run by two brothers – Jim Galvin and Mike Galvin.) This was before WiFi networks so the cabling jobs, especially in downtown Boston, were never trivial, especially in the older buildings. I learned that they weren’t in New York, but were in Stamford, Connecticut, which I’d never been to.

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Invest in Israel Newsletter – June 2012 Edition

VC Cafe

The two companies have collaborated for a long time, with Facebook using’s technology to help users tag the faces of friends in pictures they upload on the social network with’s Photo Tagger service. Facebook’s acquisition of will enable the social network to embed face recognition software into its photo app. Stanley is headquartered in New Britain, Connecticut, USA.

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


An incubatee with Indian Angel Network, Anirudh Motwani from New Delhi, India, discussed IndiaCollegeSearch , a vertical search engine to address the problem of finding detailed information about various colleges and institutions in India.

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6 ways startups can improve sales lead generation (without selling their soul)

The Next Web

Gregg Schwartz is the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Strategic Sales & Marketing , an industry-founding lead generation firm based in Connecticut.

20 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Names


So now here in CT people will search for we buy houses in connecticut. We chose hub because it is the effective center of an activity, region, or network of all of these places. The idea of exactly what your business is going to usually come first.

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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.

29 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Business


I also realized that having your own business is a great way to gain new networks. Our response has been very favorable and we’ve expanded into Ohio and Connecticut in addition to launching a related site for comparison shopping for residential natural gas.

Transcript of How to Turn Your Product Idea Into a Business

Duct Tape Marketing

Certainly, good networking can lead to good designers, so I think it’s a super important investment and certainly consumers don’t overlook it. It’s made in Connecticut and a very, very successful product thanks to the meeting of those two generations.

Using Negative Keywords To Attract Highly Qualified Customers


Connecticut Cheese Challenge. This is especially important if you’re already advertising with the Bing and/or Yahoo network. It’s said an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

Top Social Media Measurement and Tracking Tools

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

Up and Running

Number one in training and networking, which I guess really boosted their ranking up to number eight there, total. Peter: Number three, New Haven Connecticut.

From Nothing To Something. How To Get There.

I plan to use the internet as my networking base, and friends as my streettalkers. I plan to use the internet as my networking base, and friends as my streettalkers. Startups that are aiming to enterprises would do right raising VC to improve their network and therefore have a greater chance to get customers.

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12 Questions: Meet Pamela Harvey (USA)

crowdSPRING Blog

I also like the work I did (on cS) for a social networking site, where the brand name of the site was a pun on the name of an historical figure. In our 12 Questions blog series, we feature interviews with someone from the crowdSPRING community.

Finding Your Co-Founders

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. I like the mention of IRC, and would recommend Freenode as the best overall tech-oriented network. However, even after graduating, if you remain plugged into your school’s alumni network, the same beenfits and opportunities should eb evailable even after graduating.