Ira Yellen to Present at MIT Enterprise Forum

Posted on 11. Mar, 2016 by in angel investing, business development, connecticut, entrepreneurs, Health Information, innovation, interactive

The MIT Enterprise Forum of CT presents: Anthology of a Startup: Successes, Challenges, and Lessons Learned Thursday, March 24th | 5:00 – 8:00 | New Haven Lawn Club | 193 Whitney Avenue, New Haven Registration & Networking 5:00-5:30 | 5:30-8:00 Program. For tickets or additional info, visit mitforumct.org  Featured Speaker: Ira Yellen, Founder and President of […]

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Reason Startups Succeed

Posted on 10. Jun, 2015 by in angel investing, Blog, entrepreneurs, innovation, mentoring

I listened to a short Ted Talk by a serial innovator and entrepreneur Bill Gross called The Single Biggest Reason Startups Succeed. According to TED, “Bill Gross has founded a lot of startups, and incubated many others — and he got curious about why some succeeded and others failed. So he gathered data from hundreds […]

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Waterloo Canada: Most successful innovation eco-system in North America

Posted on 08. Mar, 2013 by in angel investing, Blog, business development, economic development, entrepreneurs, innovation

Over 100 of Connecticut’s entrepreneurs, hub teams, investors, state officials attended a thought provoking event March 4 in New Haven. Iain Klugman, CEO and President of Communitech, has been instrumental in developing one of the world’s most successful startup ecosystems, in Waterloo, Ontario. Over the last few years alone, Communitech has helped companies raise more than […]

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Article on our New Venture: HomecareMatchKiosk.com

Posted on 03. Dec, 2012 by in angel investing, Blog, business development, entrepreneurs, Health, Health Information, innovation, public relations

Hartford Business Journal article on our new business for home care. Read on.

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Why Being a Mentor and an Entrepreneur is a Giving and Getting Experience

Posted on 24. Aug, 2012 by in angel investing, Blog, business development, community, entrepreneurs, Health Information, innovation, Recent Company News, technology

Lessons Learned Over the past five years, I have been mentoring dozens of start-up (companies in Connecticut in conjunction with Yale Entrepreneurial Institute, Connecticut Technology Council, and Connecticut Innovations. This summer, I also have the privilege of being a judge and a mentor at 2012 MassChallenge (MassChallenge.org) in Boston. It is one of the premier accelerator programs […]

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The future of mobile investing

Posted on 19. Apr, 2011 by in angel investing, Blog, entrepreneurs, innovation, interactive, Recent Company News, technology

At the annual conference of the Angel Capital Association Annual Summit (April 4-6) in Cambridge, MA, experts in the field of angel and venture capital funding, and entrepreneurs and investors were sharing trends and investment ideas. One of the interesting sessions was in the  business to enterprise mobile,  aka location marketing. The session explored the future […]

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Partnering to Build Investment Grade Companies

Posted on 08. Jul, 2009 by in angel investing, Blog, economic development, entrepreneurs

Together with several of our colleagues in Connecticut’s investment community, we’ve formed a new venture, g6 Associates. g6 Associates invests in early stage and mature companies who have reached an inflection point, where they are considering any number of major initiatives, such as acquisition, divestiture, mergers, strategic plans and business plans. Our team includes experts […]

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Angel Investors Seeding Connecticut

Posted on 05. Feb, 2008 by in angel investing, connecticut, innovation

The Famous Unknowns Jump Start New Ventures Without Fanfare Without many of the incentives (for example: no tax credits for individual investors) offered by other states, Connecticut angel investors are contributing capital, time and culture to early stage companies. This is a real eye-opener for anyone who is accustomed to steady cadence of mature companies […]

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