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Connecticut Main Street Communities Receive 2016 National Main Street Accreditation

June 1, 2016|

Connecticut Main Street Communities Receive 2016 National Main Street Accreditation by Christine Schilke | May 23, 2016 HARTFORD - Four Connecticut communities in the Connecticut Main Street Center network have achieved accreditation for meeting the commercial district [...]

CEDAS Annual Meeting Celebrates Leaders in Statewide Economic Development

December 18, 2015|

CEDAS Annual Meeting Celebrates Leaders in Statewide Economic Development by CEDAS | Dec. 15, 2015 The CEDAS Annual meeting took place on December 9 at Farmington Gardens in Farmington, Connecticut, where more than 80 members [...]

SBA Reopens Disaster Loans Application Filing for Hurricane Sandy

December 4, 2015|

SBA Reopens Disaster Loans Application Filing for Hurricane Sandy The U.S. Small Business Administration is reopening the application process for disaster loans for small businesses and eligible private non-profit organizations in Connecticut that had [...]

Conn.’s Sweetheart Business Deals Decline From Last Year

November 30, 2015|

Catherine Smith, commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development, leads a panel discussion on November 23, 2015 at the Dolan School of Business at Fairfield University in Fairfield, Conn., sponsored by [...]

President Obama Recognizes GEW, Issues Challenge to Help Entrepreneurs

November 20, 2015|

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 [...]

Connecticut Proclaimed Leader In Preparing For Climate Threats

November 20, 2015|

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 [...]

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

November 2, 2015|

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. [...]

Malloy Tours “Tech Haven”

October 2, 2015|

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, [...]

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

September 14, 2015|

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 [...]

Filling the Innovation Gap for Women’s Empowerment

August 10, 2015|

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 [...]

Sculpting a Tradition: The Husky Dog Statue

July 20, 2015|

Sculpting a Tradition: The Husky Dog Statue by Abby Mace | July 20, 2015 President Harry Hartley with Jonathan XI as a puppy next to the bronze Husky dog statue in 1995. It’s [...]

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

July 1, 2015|

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 [...]