Posts by Chris DeMorro

Episode 142: Bringing young entrepreneurs together through the Stamford Startup Studio

The Stamford Startup Studio is a two-semester entrepreneurial working co-op experience for undergraduates and eight students will be working together to create technologies & products for the real estate and construction industry. Eric speaks with Tara Watrous about how this unique program is leveraging Connecticut’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. This podcast sponsored by CTNext and Connecticut Innovations.…

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Episode 140: Navigating the Future of Drones with Wave Aerospace

Wave Aerospace is a perfect example of how the state is helping to bring entrepreneurs together in the creation of a startup ecosystem. Tune in as Eric interviews co-founders Mark Strauss and Steve Bofill about how they’re tackling the hardware side of the drone industry from right here in Stamford, CT. Sponsored by CTNext and…

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Episode 139: Taking on Adolescent Mental Health with futuresTHRIVE

In our next eposide of the TIPP series, Eric speaks with Wendy of futuresTHRIVE, an early intervention mental health screening tool for youth. Eric and Wendy discuss the unique challenges of approaching adolescents mental health in a world with so many stigmas still attached. This podcast sponsored by CTNext and CT Innovations. CTStartup Podcast ·…

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Episode 138: TIP Digital’s Expansion Into Stamford Already Taking Flight

UCONN’s TIP Digital program has proven wildly successful helping fledgling entrepreneurs take flight, and it’s recent expansion into Stamford is already sprouting wings of success. Join us for a conversation with the people who make TIP tick, Mostafa Analoui and Margaret Feeney, and how they are working to grow Connecticut’s startup ecosystem in one of…

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Episode 136: Moving Hartford Upward with Upward Labs

For the final episode in our Hartford series we return to Upward Labs, Hartford’s premier coworking space and business cohort. We cover how they survived the pandemic while continuing to help entrepreneurs thrive in Connecticut’s capitol city. This episode sponsored by CTNext and Connecticut Innovations. CTStartup Podcast · Episode 136: Moving Hartford Upward with Upward…

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Episode 135: Talking Insurance in the Insurance Capital

Any podcast on businesses in Connecticut HAS to discuss innovation in insurance, and on this episode, Eric and Ojala kick off a discussion with two of Hartford’s insurance innovators. Join us for a conversation with Cigna, a Hartford insurance staple for decades. This episode sponsored by CTNext and Connecticut Innovations. CTStartup Podcast · Episode 135:…

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Episode 134: Building Repeatability with Author Amos Schwartzfab

This episode is a bit different! Eric takes some time to talk with author and entrepreneur Amos Schwartzfab, who co-authored “Levers: The Framework for Building Repeatability Into Your Business.” Built on decades of experience across hundreds of companies, Levers condenses the essentials of creating a metrics-driven company into five core workshops to help startups recognize…

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