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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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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Presenting Our New Website At Hartford Courant Event September 9

Posted on 05. Sep, 2012 by in business development, entrepreneurs, Health, overview, Recent Company News, technology, Website

Ira Yellen, president of First Experience Communications, provides marketing, public relations and strategic business counsel for clients who are in the health care, education and technology fields. He recently created HomecareMatchKiosk.com (Live beginning October 1, 2012) in response to the need for consumers to have a transparent referral website which matches their home care needs […]

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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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Mentoring at Start-Up UConn: Many Great Lessons Learned

Posted on 30. Jan, 2012 by in Blog, community, connecticut, entrepreneurs, innovation, Recent Company News, technology

It was great going back to college, that is being a mentor to new ideas at Start Up UConn, a national program that encourages young and energetic entrepreneurs to create a new business model over a period of 54 hours. I had the pleasure of nurturing and coaching teams of entrepreneurs in creating mostly online […]

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Home Health Care Growing Demand

Posted on 16. Aug, 2011 by in Blog, core competencies, core services, Health, Recent Company News, technology

Kaiser Health News has a great article on the status of the home health care industry. This is an area my agency has been involved with for many years. Integrating the health care needs with consumer needs is a daunting endeavor. Consumers have a difficult time trying to understand and find the appropriate professional help […]

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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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Governor Participates in a Dialogue with the CT Tech Council

Posted on 08. Apr, 2011 by in Blog, business development, connecticut, economic development, innovation, technology

Last night, Governor Dannel Malloy of CT engaged in a thoughtful hour and half dialogue with board members of the CT Tech Council (CTC) at the Greenberg Center at Yale. Members represent a diverse cross section of businesses in CT, from small business owners to large corporations i.e., UTC, Comcast. The governor outlined his budget […]

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Top Ten Latest Trends Internet, Social Media & Mobil Phone

Posted on 02. Apr, 2011 by in Blog, interactive, technology

The following charts come from marketingcharts.com from research they have done last month. Hope they are helpful to your overview of the digital world.

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