The CTStartup Podcast

Episode 124: An Unabashed Outlook on Business Life in CT with Mark Lassoff

By Chris DeMorro | April 8, 2021

Few people can tell it like it is when it comes to doing business in Connecticut the way Mark Lassoff can. Founder of Framework Tech Media and longtime web/mobile development instructor, Mark reflects with Eric on the past decade of working in Connecticut, the struggles and triumphs that have marked his career, what the future holds…

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Episode 123: Deciphering the business of ISO ratings with Benjamin Trow of ISO Pro

By Chris DeMorro | March 24, 2021

We have all seen businesses and flyers advertising for ISO ratings – and yet despite it being seemingly everywhere, many businesses don’t actually know when they need ISO certification, and what it’s used for. Enter Benjamin Trow of ISO Pro, who explains in fascinating detail the process and power of proper ISO ratings, and what…

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Episode 122: Variety and Vision with New Haven’s Preview Labs

By Chris DeMorro | March 19, 2021

The gaming world has grown by leaps and bounds, and many entreprenuers have great ideas – but lack the technical skills to implement their vision. That’s when they turn to Bernard François, founder of rapid game prototyping company Preview Labs. Bernard’s journey may have started across the Atlantic, but his entrepreneurial spirit is the sort…

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Episode 121: Finding Your Venn with Jaime Laufer

By Chris DeMorro | March 10, 2021

Hiring an employee is all about humans – yet the hiring process seems to be more and more automated, and less human, all the time. Enter Jamie Laufer and her recruitment firm Venn, which is grounded in the belief that a person’s greatest potential lives at the intersection of their talent and passion. Tune in to…

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Episode 120: Off the field Marketing with Paul Guarino of PG Sports

By Chris DeMorro | March 3, 2021

Startups and businesses can take many different shapes – some are full-time endeavors, others are more like successful side hustles. For Paul Gaurino of PG Sports, the line has definitely blurred as the sports apparel brand has been flourishing into a beast of its own. Tune in for a discussion about sports, startups, and building…

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