The CTStartup Podcast

Episode 85: Building Connecticut’s First Innovation Campus with District – New Haven

By Chris DeMorro | September 7, 2018

As Connecticut’s startup ecosystem has grown, so has the need for new coworking spaces where founders can learn and grow their companies. District – New Haven is the latest “innovation campus” to open doors in the state, encompassing work and play in a single massive facility that is drawing founders from every corner of Connecticut.…

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Episode 84: Mastering Musicals & Marketing with Ryan and Sam Ratelle of RRR Creative

By Chris DeMorro | August 30, 2018

Startups come in all shapes and sizes, and while each industry poses its own unique set of challenges, founders often face the same issues. That’s true for retail stores, tech companies, and musicals. Yes, musicals. In this episode of CTStartup, Chris and Andrea speak with Ryan and Sam Ratelle of RRR Creative about the difficulties…

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Episode 83: Aiding Adolescents with A Teen Edge

By Chris DeMorro | August 23, 2018

Today’s kids face challenges many of their parents couldn’t have even imagined, and for teenage girls, school can be a particularly negative and difficult experience. Many parents and guidance counselors are ill-equipped to deal with the complexity of social media, self-esteem, and stress. Enter Denise Barats, a Certified Teen Life Coach, former high school sports…

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Episode 82: Making Modern Treasures with Naomi Jewelry

By Chris DeMorro | August 16, 2018

It’s no secret that making anything in America is a costly endeavor, but many people are willing to pay that “Made in America” tax for the right product. After a career in advertising and marketing, Naomi Tussin set out to created a jewelry collection that not only appeals to the aesthetic sense of those “Made…

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Episode 81: How Startups Can Leverage Public Libraries

By Chris DeMorro | August 8, 2018

Once upon a time, public libraries were the cornerstone of many communities, providing easy access to knowledge, and knowledgeable people. They still do too, and increasingly startup founders are turning to their local libraries as resource centers for the first steps in their entrepreneurial journies. Today we take a brief respite from the fast-paced business…

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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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