Posts by Chris DeMorro

Episode 128: Coming full circle with the reSET community

As we continue our Hartford Innovation Places series, we revisit a familiar name in the capitol startup ecosystem – reSET. The home and starting point of many great and innovative companies, reSET has become a hub of entrepreneurship in Hartford. In this episode we interview reSET’s executive directory Sarah Bodley for a look at what…

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Episode 127: Bringing Innovation Places to the Capitol with Launch Hartford

When the Innovation Places project was first announced, it was no surprise that Hartford was selected as one of Connecticut’s designated innovation hubs. Several years later, the Innovation Places project has poured millions into growing the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the state capitol, and we’ve interviewed several companies and organizations that have benefitted from this effort…

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Episode 125: Banking on Legal Weed with Green Check Verified

Recreational weed is big business, even though it remains illegal at the Federal level – which makes working with traditional banks a bit…difficult. But Mike Kennedy of Green Check Verified has stepped in to offer these businesses a better way to bank while minimizing the time, cost, and risk required to maintain compliance. This episode…

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

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

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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