Startups

November 24, 2015

Blue Origin’s Historic Rocket Landing

by Lon Seidman | November 24, 2015 11:04am

Huge accomplishment by Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin - they achieved a successful rocket launch and vertical landing:

March 25, 2015

KwickLook Offers Software Tool to Monitor Youngsters’ Internet Activity

by Luke Foster | March 25, 2015 9:30am

shutterstock (UPDATED) While it can sometimes seem tricky to navigate parenting in the social media era, one online business is making it easier for parents to not only protect their children but also keep them from being the ones who cause others harm.

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January 13, 2015

VoteTocracy Hopes to Bridge Gap Between Voters and Congress

by Luke Foster | January 13, 2015 11:34am

For years, voters who wanted to learn about issues and discuss them with their elected officials in Congress have had to use a somewhat fragmented set of traditional methods.

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December 22, 2014

New Haven App Designer Keeps Youngsters Safe and Appropriate on Mobile Devices

by Luke Foster | December 22, 2014 11:00am

As smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices become more prevalent in children’s lives, New Haven-based Copilot Family is helping adults guide youngsters through their use of these devices.

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October 28, 2014

Social Enterprise Trust Honors Entrepreneurs Who Hope to Change the World

by Luke Foster | October 28, 2014 10:51pm

Rob Kavaler / www.robkavaler.com Entrepreneurs interested in making social changes across the world as well as growing their bottom line are an important part of Connecticut’s economy, and their dedication and hard work should be rewarded.

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September 18, 2014

Hartford Entrepreneur is Crunching Numbers for the Greater Good

by Cara Rosner | September 18, 2014 5:59am

www.blueprintimpact.com Data is vitally important to most nonprofits. It is a key component for seeking grant funds, gives a clear picture of community needs, and informs the strategic decisions agencies make about how to tackle social issues like hunger and homelessness.

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November 16, 2013

Startup’s Founder Hopes to Change Political Discourse With Data

by Meryl Willett | November 16, 2013 1:11pm

EDITOR’S NOTE: On July 1, 2014, we updated this story to reflect the rebranding of SwayWhat.com to SavvyRoo.com. It is essentially the same site and same idea, but with a new title and new logo.

Noah Blumenthal is a self-proclaimed data geek who discovered his passion — “evidence-based decision making” — after attending a meeting of his local Board of Education in Sea Cliff, N.Y. following the Newtown shootings.

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