Connecticut Innovations (CI) announced Jan. 28 a total of $650,000 pre-seed investments in four Fairfield County startups.
“These new investments reflect the strong startup activity taking place in Fairfield County,” said Claire Leonardi, CI CEO, in a press release. “We are excited to support these promising ventures and look forward to seeing an even stronger pipeline of startups in the area as Connecticut’s new Stamford-based business accelerator, which is part of the state’s Innovation Ecosystem, gets underway.”
CI is the state’s quasi-public business funding entity, designed to help entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses in the state.
The following companies will each receive $150,000 or more in the round of funding:
- eBrevia, based in Stamford, a natural language processing technology company
- Norwalk-based MedAdherence L.L.C., a automated health care communication company
- MediaCrossing Inc., a digital media trading and advertising company in Stamford
- Shelton-based NXT-ID Inc., a security application company, currently building an electric wallet