Hartford Courant– Momentum is building in Hartford for an influx of new technology companies to shape and strengthen the future of the city’s insurance industry, long a bastion of steady habits and stagnant growth.
If there was any question about how much heart and soul participants put into vying for the UConn Net Impact MBA Sustainability Case Competition victory, it could be measured by the disappointment on the faces of those who didn’t place. Continue Reading
Senior Finance Majors Win CFA Challenge; Proceed to Boston
A team of five undergraduate finance majors won first place in the CFA Institute Research Challenge Hartford, and will advance to the Americas Regional Challenge in Boston from March 19-20. Continue Reading
Hartford Business Journal– Hartford has recently upped its efforts at becoming a hub for insurance technology, and now two of the city’s colleges are working together to craft undergraduate and graduate insurtech curricula.
Hartford Business Journal– Startup innovators Corey Harris Jr. and Rajasekar Narayanan are crediting diversity and authenticity for their team’s recent victory at a digital health hackathon in Hartford.
This year the University of Connecticut was invited to participate in Hackathon, an event hosted by Upward Hartford. Upward Hartford is a new innovation / co-working space located in downtown Hartford open to entrepreneurs looking for a place to create new ideas and other innovative projects.
Hartford Courant– With Hartford on edge about the future of Aetna here, CVS Health Corp. chief executive Larry Merlo traveled to the city in January for high-profile meetings with the governor and the city’s mayor.
Hartford Patch– Locally owned and operated businesses are an important part of the fabric of the Greater Hartford business community. Last evening, movers, shakers and business leaders from across the region gathered at the Hartford Yard Goats Club to celebrate these enterprising companies.