As an entrepreneur with a great software idea it can be tough to find someone who knows frond end development. Or maybe the problem is you have more of a do-it-yourself attitude and would prefer to handle everything alone.
If this is you, Independent Software in New Haven is looking to hook you [...]
If you’ve ever thought about building your own startup but didn’t know what to do, Bob Dorf has your answer.
Bob has personally founded seven startups, is an Adjunct Professor teaching a full-semester course on customer development at Columbia Business School and co-authored “The Startup Owners Manual.” In short, he’s qualified.
Last week, Quinnipiac University announced a partnership with the Connecticut Center for Arts and Technology (ConnCAT), to establish the ConnCAT Entrepreneurial Academy. The academy will serve inner city youths by teaching them how to launch their own businesses.
“Helping to spread the word about free enterprise to young, aspiring students at ConnCAT will [...]
The Entrepreneurship Foundation is a non-profit organization in Fairfield that provides moral support to student companies, matches students with mentors and and provides a forum for student entrepreneurs to network, and share leads, customers, and experiences. They offer various contests and programs which you can check out here.
I asked president Mike Roer [...]
In March, I profiled the father and son team of Rajesh and Keshav Patel behind the startup company MeritBooster. MeritBooster is a site that allows youths who want to accomplish or learn something start “projects” so that people can donate to the cause. I caught up with them to see how [...]
The Entrepreneurship Foundation held their Spring Semester Connecticut Collegiate Business Plan Competition today at the New Haven Lawn Club. $13,500 in grants were up for grabs in seven different categories. The contest included 23 finalists from 11 different Connecticut colleges and universities.
The winners were:
Best Personal Business ($5,000): Petal [...]
Stamford’s first annual Startup Weekend was an awesome experience. I was privileged to meet and get to know a ton of smart and fascinating people.
When I sat in on the eventual winner, MyStuDebt, practicing their pitch on Sunday afternoon I was floored by how thorough their idea was. Their web-based platform to [...]
…MyStuDebt, a web-based platform to manage student loans.
I sat in as they practiced their pitch today and it was clear that they were a well-oiled machine. The idea behind MyStuDebt is that it’s built for students and paid for by the schools. Why would schools want to pay for this? It’s simple: schools with [...]
Day 2 of Startup Weekend is all about getting ready for judgment day on Sunday night.
The teams that were formed Friday night spend all day working together and with mentors to improve upon their idea.
I sat in on Gabinja’s team meeting for close to an hour. Gabinja is an [...]
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