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Entrepreneurial ecosystem seeks more ideas

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

Intellectual property lawyer to chair CI

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced July 16 that he has appointed Michael Cantor as the new chairman of Connecticut Innovations (CI).

CI announces innovation challenge winners

Connecticut Innovations (CI) recently announced the winners of its Innovation Challenge, which gives small technology companies the opportunity to work with both Connecticut universities and large corporations on technology-related challenges.

UConn grad starts medical device company

Started by a 2011 graduate of the University of Connecticut, Orthozon Technologies L.L.C. is quickly gaining momentum in the medical device field

CI commits $150K to Stamford medical device company

Connecticut Innovations announced this week that it has selected Orthozon Technologies L.L.C., a Stamford-based medical device company, to receive funding in its latest round of pre-seed funding for startups focused on innovations in bioscience and medical devices.

CI Solais investment returns $600,000

An investment into a Stamford light manufacturer, earned the state's quasi-public financing entity $600,000 upon the sale of the company.

State dollars spur move by medical device co. to Trumbull

ZetrOZ L.L.C. was co-founded in 2009 and launched its first portable ultrasound device, UltrOZ, in the spring of 2011 to treat pain in horses and other animals.

CI invests in four Fairfield County startups

Connecticut Innovations announced Jan. 28 a total of $650,000 pre-seed investments in four Fairfield County startups.

Westport mobile tech startup expands to Android

deets Inc., a Westport-based mobile technology developer founded in 2011, announced Jan. 16 that it has expanded its mobile business communications platform to include all Android operating systems.

Connecticut Innovations invests in Monroe tech company

Connecticut Innovations invested $2.16 million in Monroe tech startup Continuity Control in the company's most recent round of fundraising, which closed late last month.

Accelerator launches at Stamford Innovation Center

Lean Launch Ventures, a new startup accelerator based at the Stamford Innovation Center, announced last week it is accepting applications for a spring session.

CI lures Greek energy tech company

A Greek energy technology company will be relocating its Athens, Greece headquarters to East Hartford due to a $1 million investment from Connecticut Innovations.

CI invests in three startups

Connecticut Innovations, the state's quasi-public entrepreneurial funding entity, has invested a total of $450,000 in three local startups including two in Fairfield County.

Malloy addresses state of the state

Outlining a dozen of the state’s different programs and initiatives aimed at job growth, business leaders and state representative met Nov. 20 at Fairfield University to discuss the “State of the State.”

Connecticut Innovations invests in social app developer

Connecticut Innovations recently invested $750,000 in seed money into the web-based technology company deets Inc., based in Westport.