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Episode 76: The Complications of Coding with Mark Lassoff

By Chris DeMorro | April 24, 2018

In this episode we speak with Mark Lassoff, President and CEO of LearnToProgram. LearnToProgram is a technical learning resource for web, mobile, and game development with over 1,000,000 students worldwide. In this episode, Eric speaks with Mark about the Connecticut ecosystem, how he became an entrepreneur, and what budding startups should hope to create (hint:…

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Episode 75: Talking ROI with Bill Kenney

By Chris DeMorro | April 19, 2018

In the latest episode of the CTStartup Podcast, Eric sits down with Bill Kenney of to discuss measuring success through metrics and what startups should strive to meet. We also dive into a long discussion on the Connecticut ecosystem, where it stands, and how it can get better. You can find this episode for…

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Episode 74: Empowering Puerto Rico With The Startup Societies Foundation

By Chris DeMorro | April 10, 2018

Months after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, the island remains in a state of disrepair, and the government won’t be able to fix it alone. It will take dedication, hard work, and new ideas to rebuild and empower Puerto Rico, which is exactly what the Startup Societies Foundation (SSF) hopes to achieve. In this solo…

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Episode 73: Cryptocurrency and Crowdfunding Round Table

By Chris DeMorro | April 3, 2018

This week we take a bit of a break from interviews for a round table session with Chris, David, and Eric on the topic of equity crowdfunding and the rise of ICOs and cryptocurrency as a means of raising money. Find out which of Dave’s predictions turned out wrong (hint: most of them), how Chris…

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Episode 72: Making Modern Entrepreneurs with Mike Roer

By Chris DeMorro | March 27, 2018

Entrepreneurship has changed dramatically in the last decade, but the fundamentals of building a solid business haven’t. Mike Roer of the Entrepreneurship Foundation has been spending years with his organization helping new business owners carve out a successful niche of their own. We sat down with him to talk about what has changed, what hasn’t,…

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CTStartup was created to bring an insider's perspective to the Connecticut startup ecosystem. We wanted to shine a light on all the interesting and innovative businesses growing in the Constitution State, as well as showcase the many resources and opportunities Connecticut has to offer.

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