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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FEC client featured in The Cape & Plymouth Business News

Posted on 30. Oct, 2013 by in business development, economic development, entrepreneurs, Health Information, Recent Company News

FEC has been involved with our client, Best of Care, to support their growth strategy, which includes their recent acquisition of Boston-based Independence Home Health Care. This move expands their territory into 35 new towns and adds 30 staff members. Read about how this respected father/son team has grown their family-owned home care agency over […]

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Start Up Weekend Hartford Great Success

Posted on 22. Oct, 2013 by in Blog, community, connecticut, entrepreneurs, innovation, mentoring, technology

I was pleased to be an organizer and mentor coordinator this past weekend helping 9 teams and over 60 participants. See this link featuring all http://www.metrohartford.com/newsroom/alliance-news/2013/10/21/startup-weekend-hartford-ottawa-bridges-borders

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Women in the Summit 2013 — Reshma Saujani

Posted on 06. Apr, 2013 by in Blog, community, entrepreneurs, innovation, mentoring, nonprofit, Personal

“Titans of Tech.” Reshma Saujani discussed the non-profit organization she founded, which teaches computer science to girls all over the world. She is the Founder of Girls Who Code, a New York City-based organization that works to educate, empower, and equip teenaged girls with the skills and resources to pursue opportunities in technology and engineering.  

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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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“Home Sweet Home”

Posted on 14. Nov, 2012 by in Blog, entrepreneurs, Health, Health Information, innovation, our philosophy, Personal, Recent Company News

Dear friends and colleagues; My father, who died at 42 of a heart attack, was a wise man. He taught me that by loving ourselves and by cherishing our time on earth, we would be rewarded far beyond our financial and professional success. I learned the hard way that being responsible for yourself and your […]

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MassChallenge Winners That I was Honored to Mentor

Posted on 24. Oct, 2012 by in award, Blog, entrepreneurs, innovation, mentoring, technology

Winners I mentored were selected at yesterday’s MassChallenge Awards event: GRIThttp://goGRIT.org won $115,000 and Nordic Technology http://masschallenge.org/p… won $50,000. Congratulations to them. They did the hard work. I was proud to play a small part in their success.

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StartUp Hartford Weekend was a Great Success

Posted on 26. Sep, 2012 by in Blog, connecticut, entrepreneurs, Health, innovation, technology

Start Up Teams, Mentors, and Organizers In keeping with Connecticut’s “still revolutionary”, Hartford hosted a StartUp Event that focused on healthcare and wellness for people who wanted to experience what being an entrepreneur was like. Over 60 people registered, 25 pitches, and 8 teams were formed. The team members came from far and wide (Connecticut, […]

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