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BCW unveils new initiative for ‘The County of the Future’

The Business Council of Westchester (BCW) announced the launch of its new "Westchester Innovation Network" initiative, the intention of which is to strengthen Westchester County's position as a center for innovation. 

Genevieve Piturro to host inaugural Find Your Purpose career summit in...

The summit, which will take place Oct. 2, will be an intimate conference focused around community and sharing stories, according to host and career consultant Genevieve Piturro.

Going (almost) all-virtual is a reality for Stamford Innovation Week

“We thought it would be crazy, if not a little irresponsible, to not have it take place this year," says the annual event's founder and executive director Jon Winkel.

Suite Talk: Fran Pastore, President and CEO of the Women’s Business...

"Women represent a mere five percent of Fortune 500 CEOs," said Pastore.

SUNY Purchase students learn to swim with the business sharks

In Westchester, at SUNY Purchase, the department of economics brought the real world of business startups to students in its entrepreneurship courses through a competition based on the popular TV program “Shark Tank.”

Omnikal to offer STEM scholarship program for African-American males

Omnikal has teamed with Norwalk Community College to create a scholarship program to encourage African American males to pursue studies in the STEM field.

University of Bridgeport receives $2.3M donation for new Innovation Center

Philanthropists George and Carol Bauer are funding the new four-story, 8,600-square-foot center, which will house the university’s venture programs.

Tale of a racial tragedy inspires a black Bridgeport entrepreneur

If Anderson has any serious disappointment in his work to date, it would be the absence of a stronger sense of community support and networking among black-owned businesses and prospective business owners.

Small business lending could get boost from Trump-era deregulation

Will campaign pledges of financial services deregulation translate into more loans for smaller businesses?

SBA to hold leadership classes

The classes, which will be held in Manhattan and Farmingdale, will focus on developing entrepreneurship skills in small business owners.

Incorporate entrepreneurship and empowerment into education

BY MICHAEL GUBERTI Academic institutions teach students how to absorb information about subjects such as mathematics, science, and literature. This learning regimen enables youths to...

Serial entrepreneur to offer courses

Young adults need greater financial literacy, he says.

The American Dream, still open to immigrant entrepreneurs

Panel focuses on success, rather than challenges of immigrant entrepreneurs.

Businesses to start proving their social worth

Similar to an organic or fair-trade certification, Connecticut businesses can now be certified as a benefit corporation to show the company makes a positive impact on the environment and society.

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