The CTStartup Podcast

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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Episode 80: Crafting Jewelry for a Cause with Elyse Ryan

By Chris DeMorro | August 2, 2018

Connecticut isn’t exactly known for being business-friendly, and our residents generally aren’t considered the warmest people around. But for Ohio native Elyse Ryan and her company Elyse Ryan Jewelry, Connecticut transformed her small jewelry business into a QVC staple known for helping charities such as Alex’s Lemonade Stand. Tune in as we discuss how Connecticut…

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Episode 79: The Meaning of Mentoring with Eric Knight

By Chris DeMorro | July 24, 2018

Serial entrepreneur, innovator, and inventor Eric Knight has been around the business block more than once, and when he isn’t busy invent, the founder and president of Remarkable Technologies is helping new entrepreneurs young and old find their footing. So what does it take to be both a serial business builder AND a mentor to…

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Episode 78: Baring It All with Lactation Innovations

By Chris DeMorro | July 17, 2018

Since the dawn of time, mothers have breastfed their children without ever knowing exactly how much milk their offspring are actually getting. It’s always been a guessing game at best, and when it comes to one’s kids, most people aren’t comfortable estimating how much nutrition their baby is getting. Enter Brittany Molkenthin, CEO of Lactation…

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About CTStartup

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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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