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When creating a crowdfunding campaign, one of the best things you can do to improve your chances of getting a lot of donors is to write a compelling campaign description. ...
Join the MetroHartford Alliance for Impact Hartford: Innovation Today for Tomorrow. The informative breakfast will celebrate the rebirth of Hartford’s innovation culture. The event will take place Wednesday, June 20 ...
This article by Jessica Mcbride, University of Connecticut, originally appeared in Phys.org April 25, 2018. When Rob McGinnis needed a well-equipped lab for his startup company, his graduate school friend, Jeff ...
reSET revealed the winners of its 2018 Venture Showcase Thursday, May 10 at Dunkin’ Donuts Park. The annual event recognizes the talented entrepreneurs and innovative businesses that have just graduated ...
Where Are They Now? Follow Up with InspireCorps In June 2016, Innovation Destination Hartford spoke with InspireCorps Chief Innovation Officer Allison Holzer about launching a startup and the meaning of “sustainable ...
It’s no simple task to write an effective fundraising email. There are some crucial elements that, if missed, will seriously hamper your success convincing donors. Factors many people might not ...

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