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University of Bridgeport names Chris Hamer director of new Innovation Center

Chris Hamer is founder and CEO of CrowdFlik and recently served as an adjunct professor of entrepreneurship and entrepreneur-in-residence at Fairfield University.

Entrepreneurs Institute at NCC seeks to embolden more with the startup...

"By the time you graduate, you are in a position to launch a business – a practical, fundable, presentable business," said instructor Stephen Mersereau.

Fran Pastore: Five things women entrepreneurs must consider before launching a...

While the opportunities and the rewards of being an entrepreneur are limitless, the stakes of launching any new business, whether it be male- or female-owned, are high.

Massage therapist extends reach to people’s funny bones

Bridgeport-based Lynn Mosher pursues proprietary massage therapy and stand-up comedy.

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.

Incubator to launch at Fairfield U

Commercial developer Kleban Properties L.L.C. and the town of Fairfield are teaming with Fairfield University to develop a new business incubator that is scheduled to launch this fall.

Copper good as gold for Mount Kisco company

Tommie Copper Inc. opens a retail shop in Mount Kisco after racking up impressive first-year sales numbers for its compression apparel.

Co-working ‘phenomenon’ draws startups, larger firms

B:Hive Bridgeport taps into a growing desire among startups and established companies to associate with open work settings and co-working spaces

WEDC teaches those who want to fly solo or start small

Iris Burkat’s corporate history was in finance and travel-related services – “mostly travel” – for the likes of American Express, CitiBank and Merrill-Lynch. The single moment that told her it was time to move on came during “one of those recessions in the ’90s,” she said, and it came with an audience

WCC to offer program for older entrepreneurs

Westchester Community College is offering a program through its Mainstream, The Institute for Mature Adults to help older workers become entrepreneurs.

Couple revamps popular Bronxville wine and liquor store

An enterprising couple adds Topps Wine and Liquor store in Bronxville to their Topps Bakery just next door.

Stamford named startup hub

Stamford – and by extension perhaps, Bridgeport – won a spot on a list of “nine cities you wouldn’t think are hubs for tech startups” run by Entrepreneur Magazine.

Enterprising brothers roll out the rolls

Two brothers from Rye Brook have started a novel marketing business that targets bathroom readers.

Pitney Bowes to host entrepreneur contest forum

Pitney Bowes is holding an Aug. 22 meeting in Stamford to go over its new entrepreneurship contest.