Posts by Chris DeMorro

Episode 132: Elevating The Insurance Experience With Aureus Analytics

Customer retention is a major issue for insurance companies, as is insurance fraud, and figuring out how to separate the good customers from the bad is worth billions. That is where Aureus Analytics comes in, using predictive analytics and machine learning to deliver insights to help insurers maximize customer lifetime value while providing a better…

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Episode 131: Driving Innovation Through Community Activation With InsureTech Hartford

Being the insurance capital of the country, it should come as no surprise that Hartford is home to numerous insurance startups. Enter InsureTech Hartford, a community organization founded and run by insurance professionals, bringing this community together and promoting the entrepreneur ecosystem. This episode sponsored by CTNext and Connecticut Innovations CTStartup Podcast · Episode 131:…

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Episode 129: Dining in with Hartford’s Parkville Market

Launching a business – especially a food business – in the middle of a pandemic is a bold move. But that is exactly what the long-anticipated Parkville Market did in 2020, bringing its vision of a food hall to Hartford’s hip Parkville section. Tune in for an exciting look at how this blooming business overcame…

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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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