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Fairfield County Five sees signs of success in efforts to draw...

The multi-municipality marketing group's Sept. 13 event in midtown Manhattan has resulted in a number of tech firms looking to tour the area with an eye toward relocation.

Medical device manufacturer Convexity Scientific happy to call Fairfield home

The proximity of life science investors in the area, many of whom are now on the company’s board, was a factor in setting up shop in Fairfield. Company leaders planned on being in the town from its 2014 inception, said CEO James Daniels at its 418 Meadow St. office. “We’re within walking distance to the train, which gives us better access to talent north to New Haven and south to New York City,” Daniels said. “That’s a huge plus.”

Student wins award for invention

Seem Alattas has invented an advanced bike helmet and, in so doing, won $12,000 at the CT Next Entrepreneur Innovator Competition.

Women’s Business Development Council of Conn. formally launches microloan program

Applications for WBDC loans of $2,500-50,000 are being accepted now on a rolling basis.

State increasing efforts at nurturing startups and early-stage businesses

Connecticut Innovations (CI), the state’s venture capital firm, is being expanded to help promote new startups and early-stage businesses in the state.

A Q&A with Connecticut Innovations investment director

Connecticut Innovations seeks to finance tech companies in their early stages and beyond.

Funding shortage impacts Connecticut Innovations lending

Connecticut Innovations says its requests for state loans have been rejected in the past five months, resulting in a lack of funds for its lending operation.

UConn Stamford conference targets women entrepreneurs

Connecticut Innovations chief Claire Leonardi calls for more female CEOs, saying "real sustainable change only comes from demonstrated business success."

CTNext awards $54K to Connecticut startups

Five Connecticut-based companies, including Vesselon in Darien, received grants for their innovative ideas.

CI moves forward on $200M bioscience fund

Members were selected and will soon assemble a strategic plan.

CI unveils new chapter, new look

CI investments have doubled in two years.

$5M awarded to entrepreneur support networks

CT NEXT announces winners in first round of funding for entrepreneur support networks.

CI funds Bridgeport oil startup

Company's new technology turns tires to oil.

Grants leverage $4 M in fed funding

New funding program spurs additional investments.

Entrepreneurial ecosystem seeks more ideas

CTNEXT is seeking more ideas on how to assist entrepreneurs and jump start new companies.