President Obama Recognizes GEW, Issues Challenge to Help Entrepreneurs

by Mark Marich | Nov. 17, 2015

At the height of Global Entrepreneurship Week, U.S. President Barack Obama issued a broad challenge to help entrepreneurs start and scale new businesses that drive innovation and economic growth.

“This week, […]

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Connecticut Proclaimed Leader In Preparing For Climate Threats

by Hayley Moller | Nov. 18, 2015

Washington, D.C.– A new report released today shows that states across the country are largely unprepared to face the significant and increasing risks posed by changing levels of extreme weather, […]

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SBA Partners With Microsoft, The Refinery, & The Women’s Business Center To Host InnovateHer 2016

Women are in the workforce now more than ever, a number that is close to surpassing that of men. Gender equality is not simply about getting a woman a spot at the metaphorical table. Women […]

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Malloy Tours “Tech Haven”

by Markeshia Ricks | Sept. 18, 2015

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy took a tour Friday of a “young, vibrant and walkable” urban tech hub creating jobs—central New Haven.

Technolutions and Continuity, two Elm City software companies that are […]

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SBA Recognizes SBDC’s 35th Anniversary and Contributions to the Nation’s Small Businesses

by Miguel Ayala | Sept. 10, 2015

WASHINGTON – Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) today commended the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) program, the largest SBA-supported counseling and training network, on its […]

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Filling the Innovation Gap for Women’s Empowerment

by Erin Andrew | Aug. 4, 2015

Did you know that U.S. women create and control a vast and growing amount of wealth? Women control $11.2 trillion, or 39% of our nation’s $28.6 trillion investable assets. Every […]

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Sculpting a Tradition: The Husky Dog Statue

by Abby Mace | July 20, 2015

It’s been 20 years since the Jonathan the Husky statue was unveiled at UConn, but Larry Wasiele still feels immense joy at the sight of recent graduates, orientation groups, and […]

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CNBC’s “The Profit” Seeking To Cast Small Business Owners

Would you like your small business featured on national television? CNBC’s “The Profit” is now casting! On every episode, investor Marcus Lemonis offers struggling small businesses capital investment and expertise in exchange for an ownership […]

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UConn Student to Spend Summer as Budding Entrepreneur

by Brian Zahn | April 19, 2015

MIDDLETOWN >> Anthony LeClair is making preparations to interview candidates for his business. He keeps his marketing materials in a binder and he’s already managing three employees making cold calls […]

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Stamford, Fairfield County Add Up on NerdWallet

By Alexander Soule | May 11, 2015
Numbers don’t lie –but like anything in business and life, it’s the numbers one chooses to tell a story that count.
In NerdWallet’s annual study of the best places in America to […]

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Square Expands ‘Square Cash’ To Business Level Processing

by Chris Crum | March 26, 2015

Square announced the launch of Square Cash for businesses in the U.S. Until now, the product has only been available to individuals.

The company appears to be trying to kill checks, […]

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National Entrepreneurship Program for Women Veterans and Military Spouses Will Be Offered in New England in August

March 17, 2015

Are you a female veteran, active service member, or military spouse/life partner interested in starting or growing your business? Join hundreds of women who have graduated from V-Wise, an entrepreneurship program for women […]

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