Category Archives: Innovators and Entrepreneurs

“Pitch Perfect” Fostering Connecticut’s Entrepreneurs

Welcome to Season 1 of “Pitch Perfect,” a brand new show hosted by Mike Maguire at the University of New Haven in West Haven, Connecticut. Young entrepreneurs from universities all around Connecticut get their chance to pitch their new business ideas in front of a panel of expert judges, get feedback, and battle it out to move on Read more…

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Are You Posting On Multiple Social Media Platforms? SiggPay May Be For You

It’s called SiggPay and it’s being rolled out in March, 2018. The founder behind this social media marketing strategy is Brian Fuller of Trumbull, Connecticut. His idea is to pay you, for your posts on Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram. All of this is centered around helping small businesses in the state. Fuller says a several day Read more…

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Photographer Adrien Broom Creates Magic

A romantic relationship which ended in heartache years back started a whole new whimsical world for Adrien Broom. She picked up a camera and threw herself into building and creating art, and has never looked back. Her work involves fantasy and many times incorporates living animals. She gained notoriety with her “Color” project in which an entire photo Read more…

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Connecticut’s 2017 Small Business Person Of The Year ~ Jovial Foods

Carla Bartolucci is small in stature but huge in the organic and gluten-free worlds. She is Connecticut’s Small Business Person of 2017. She and her Italian-born husband’s business is called Jovial Foods, it’s based in Stonington. Her drive to succeed is spurred by loved ones she and her husband lost, and their eldest daughter, who Read more…

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Repurpose Bowties

Everything old is new again,that’s the idea behind the business that 22-year old Paul Hunter has built. He’s a junior at Regis University in Denver. His company is called “Repurpose Bowties.” He takes discarded pieces of clothing and gives it new life as a bow tie. People started noticing a bow tie he had made from the remnants of Read more…

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Scientific Glassblowing At Yale University

A man from Killingworth, Connecticut has made his living as a scientific glassblower for decades, his work is essential in the support of science. Daryl Smith works closely with scientists and researchers and grad students around the state and elsewhere. His laboratory is in the department of chemistry at Yale University. When any type of scientific glassware Read more…

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An Indoor Farm in Connecticut

Indoor farming is underway in the state of Connecticut thanks to a group of young entrepreneurs. Trifecta Eco Systems Incorporated has just fully filled out its new downtown Meriden aquaponics facility with thousands of plants growing vertically and on flat surfaceS. Their farm is in a massive former ball-bearing plant which has been fully transformed. Spencer Curry, the Read more…

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World Champion Accordionist, Cory Pesaturo

That’s three-time world champion and Guinness World record holder, Cory Pesaturo. You name the genre of music and he can play it on his souped up accordion. In Graz, Austria, in August of 2017, he played for a straight 32 hours and 13 minutes smashing the old accordion playing world record of 31-hours and 25-minutes. The 29-year Read more…

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Chelsea and Tony Northrup, Photographers Extraordinaire

What’s new in the photography gadget world? Connecticut photographers, a husband and wife duo, know first hand what’s out there. Chelsea and Tony Northrop  of Waterford, Connecticut show you a drone and cameras to get you all lined up for your holiday wish list. You’ll find their YouTube channel HERE which has nearly 900-thousand subscribers who love all Read more…

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The “Go To” Resource for Women Owned Businesses In Connecticut

Women’s Business Development Council in Connecticut, is a non-profit celebrating 20-years of helping women-owned business owners get on their feet and stay successful. Women starting small businesses in the state far outweighs men doing the same thing. Fran Pastore founded the Women’s Business Development Council, and over the 2-decades has helped nearly 20-thousand women, guiding them Read more…

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