Posts Tagged ‘Connecticut’

Episode 106: Making Use of MEWS in Middletown

For this episode of CTStartup, we journey to Middletown for an interview with friends new and old MewsPlus at the Middletown Chamber of Commerce.. No, there aren’t any cats at Middletown Entrepreneur Work Space, but there’s space for business to bloom. We sit down with former guest Tim Laubacher of LaunchEZ, and Jeff Pugliese of the Middlesex…

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Episode 104: The Long Road to MakerspaceCT

We’re doubling up on original content this week with this special episode of CTStartup Podcast. We chat live with one of the founders of Connecticut’s largest makerspace during their final construction kickoff party. Learn about the long road that led them to this point and the latest news on the Makerspace (including the grand opening…

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Episode 101: The Water Cooler of New Haven Tech

Introducing NewHaven.io — The water cooler of the New Haven tech scene The creators’ ultimate goal is to bring a human element to the New Haven tech scene by creating a unified community for the people working within it. They explain to us how the current local tech scene features an expansive catalog of different…

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Episode 100: Looking Back and Looking Forward with CT Startup

We’re celebrating our 100th Episode with an extended cast and an all-new logo! It’s hard to believe we’ve already done 100 episodes of the CT Startup Podcast – we couldn’t have made it this far without your support and we just want to say thanks, and here’s to the next 100 episodes! In this episode…

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Episode 94: Pursuing Progress with Innovation Destination: Hartford

Hartford has been gaining a lot of momentum lately, in part because of the hard work of groups such as Innovation Destination: Hartford (IDH). IDH represents a coalition of entrepreneurs and service professionals dedicated to enhancing the Hartford region’s ability to support startups and second-stage entrepreneurs, and their efforts have not gone unnoticed. The IDH…

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Episode 81: How Startups Can Leverage Public Libraries

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

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 55: Disrupting Healthcare With Blockchain And SimplyVital Health

Bitcoin has soared to new heights in recent weeks, bringing blockchain technology back into focus as a means of disrupting long-held monopolies such as finance. For Katherine Kuzmeskas of SimplyVital Health, blockchain represents a new frontier in the world of healthcare IT. Her company has developed a blockchain ecosystem that simplifies and streamlines healthcare data…

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