Posts by Chris DeMorro

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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Episode 118: Be Bolder with The Bolder Company

Dave Menard and Eric Francis sit down with the founders of The Bolder Company. Jenny Drescher and Ellen Ornato first came on CTStartup as Connect and Improv and return in their new form, as The Bolder Company. A fun conversation which highlighted how COVID-19 forced them to focus their energy into the business which they…

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Episode 117: The Full Potential Movement with Nick Wagner

Being an entrepreneur comes in a variety of shapes and sizes, and Nick Wagner highlights how you can be an entrepreneur even with 9-5. Eric Francis sat down with Nick to explore his entrepreneurial journey from his first DJ contract with his high school to selling an aftermarket car parts business to starting a nonprofit.…

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