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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.

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

It was a six month journey for me and my partner Dave Jilk which was at some points exciting, often stressful, and occasionally extremely confusing. I learned that they weren’t in New York, but were in Stamford, Connecticut, which I’d never been to. It started, like many things, completely randomly. I was nervous.

How Women Can Achieve Success In Male Dominated Professions


By Kathy Jensen, Partner at CST Group . I joined CST Group in the summer of 2012 as a Senior Manager, and recently was named partner.

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Get More Done: 18 Tips for Telecommuters

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Catherine Simms, co-founder of Stamford, Connecticut-based pet accessories company Whiner & Diner , also avoids drop-in visitors. "I

How To Start A Startup – For Busy People


Kevin Hale, Founder, Wufoo, and Partner, Y Combinator. Justin Kan, Founder, Twitch, and Partner, Y Combinator. Lecture 6: Growth.

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

David Teten

David Teten, Partner, ff Venture Capital ; Chairman, HBS Alumni Angels of Greater New York. Previously, he was the co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Arrowhawk Capital Partners, an investment company and the Vice President of Strategic Business Development and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Golden Pond Healthcare, Inc.

The National Science Foundation Innovation Corps – What America Does Best

Steve Blank

Principal Investigator: Yu Lei University of Connecticut. 19 of the 21 teams are moving forward in commercializing their technology. He gets it.

Raising Funds to Help People Raise Funds

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million round can close, Bannon needs a signature from Brad Gillespie, a partner at IA Ventures. His first job: getting investors to chip in.

Paid Sick Leave Laws? No Problem, Say Small-Business Owners

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and Connecticut already had sick leave laws. work out of my Newark office for a time," says managing partner Brian Kronick. Only 6.5

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. Corporate Partners. Chris serves as a Certified Strategies Business Coach for Strategies out of Centerbrook, Connecticut. Also Available On. Show Summary. Welcome to Episode 105 of the Profit First Podcast! Our Guest.

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. Corporate Partners. Formed in 2000 October Kitchen in Connecticut's Premier meal delivery service serving central Connecticut. Also Available On. Show Summary. Hint…it’s Marcie Hanhart!

Memo to Mitt: Fix Your LinkedIn Page!

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Halpert, managing partner of Connect2Collaborate in Fairfield, Connecticut, disagreed. Here's their analysis. What is he doing wrong?

'Made in the USA' Gets a Makeover

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CP+B co-founder Alex Bogusky is an investor and partner. Fueled by a renewed enthusiasm for items sourced and produced in the U.S.--and The U.S.

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

The Next Web

Another challenge for startup founders is to sell in a way that feels natural, comfortable and authentic to who they are. Sell to the right companies.

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

The company raised $45 million in venture capital from firms including DCM, Emergence Capital Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners, and built partnerships with AOL Inc., David Cowan of Bessemer Venture Partners has stuck with Mr. Dreymann. Connecticut. Connecticut. Facebook. Twitter. WSJ Live. WSJ Live. Barrons.

Small Agencies Cash In On Obamacare Ad Blitz

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million contract for marketing its insurance exchange--Arkansas Health Connector--to the Little Rock firm Mangan Holcomb Partners earlier this year.

Meet the Start-up Sending Newtown Messages of Hope

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While we spoke--unbeknownst to the three of us on the phone--a tragedy was ravaging the quiet, middle-class town of Newtown, Connecticut.

America’s Farmstand, The Online Farmer’s Market


But the trouble is that they don’t get organized often enough, and even if they do, traveling to find them can be quite a hassle.

America's Coolest College Start-ups 2012

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They hope to open new Connecticut locations this year. Tomorrow's big business may be today's dorm room invention. 1 spot on iTunes. million.

Subway's Fred DeLuca: Nail the Basics, Then Expand

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Forty-nine years ago, at the age of 17, Fred DeLuca used $1,000 of a friend's money to open a sandwich shop in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

Smaller Companies Seek Super Bowl Ad Boost

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The commercial marks the real end to Shatner's 14-years as the Connecticut company's spokesman. Is $3.5 million for 30 seconds of fame worth it?

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.

The Forecast for the Weather Prediction Business: Hot and Crowded

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Right at this very moment, Adam Grossman is working on one of them from his home in rustic Willington, Connecticut. The tech industry has warmed up to weather apps, but predicting the forecast is not an easy business. If I could go the rest of my life without getting caught in the rain, I would. But isn''t predicting the weather, well, hard?

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. Oh, yeah.

It's Not Just Twitter. Why IPOs Are Back

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billion, according to Kathleen Smith, principal at Renaissance Capital in Greenwich, Connecticut. In the first half of 2013, U.S. billion.

Hard Lessons in Modern Lending

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After the financial crisis, banks had to reduce risk. Joe Bliss thought the worst was over. Now, in the summer of 2010, sales were finally back.

Dollar falls on more unwinding of bullish bets after Fed


The market is still positioned long dollars, short euros, so its vulnerable to any kind of correction, said David Gilmore, partner at Foreign Exchange Analytics in Essex, Connecticut, on the unwinding of long-dollar bets. Last week was the dollars worst week against the euro since late 2011. ID:nL5N0W80L7 The euro was last up 1.31

The Rise of the Robotic Workforce

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

At some point, we expect one of our manufacturing partners will find the right application for Baxter," says Daly, "so he can help build himself."

The Commodity-Pricing Trap

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Dear Norm, My partner and I have a business that rents photo booths for weddings, parties, and corporate events. My partner has developed software that uses blue-screen technology to create thousands of different backgrounds for the photos, which adds a whole new level of fun. That would be a big, and potentially fatal, mistake.

Serving Greens for Green: The Little Salad Shop

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Impressed by their ambition and well-developed business plan, Klinger partnered with the students to create The Little Salad Shop.

Can a Smartphone-Based Ultrasound Raise $4 Million?

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Dan Scholnick | general partner | Trinity Ventures | Menlo Park, California. Can Your Phone Do This? Co-Founders: Sailesh Chutani and David M.

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

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A special shout out to Vu Telepresence for partnering with The Council to bring this event to our community of business owners Be innovative!

Your Company's Big Credit Card Problem

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Small businesses are turning to consumer cards because they have more protections than business cards, but there are risks.

Former Papaya King Moves On to Farm Fresh Food

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Dan Horan, CEO of Five Acre Farms, talks about keeping it simple, breaking into a mature market, and the best advice he''s ever received.

Growth & Arrogance vs. The Power of a Customer Centric Culture | Art Papas, Bullhorn | BoS USA 2015

Business of Software Blog

And I picked General Catalyst and Highland Capital Partners. Great partners – they helped me continue to build the business. Vista Equity Partners come along and say we wanna buy the business, we wanna buy out Highland Capital and General Catalyst and we want to give everybody a big payday. Video. Unsubscribe anytime.

Naughty Can Be Nice for These Businesses

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In Connecticut there''s a burgeoning community of new and old businesses catering to the gay community. Believe it. It''s 2014. Need I say more?

Dynamic strategy and the end of competitive advantage. Rita McGrath, Business of Software 2014

Business of Software Blog

So, he partnered with KKR took them private and they are busy now doing the restructuring to get them back up to help again. Yeah, okay.

Silicon Valley Moves to New York

Brad Hargreaves

If you’re living in NYC and working in a hot startup in the area, not so much. Anonymous Sure, and people going to New York fly into EWR and JFK.

HBS Alumni Angels NY new chairman: Jason Klein

David Teten

I will continue to work closely with the group, while continuing to serve as a Partner at ff Venture Capital. 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.