Small Business | Crain's Connecticut

Business news covering smaller companies and the industry.

Conn. dairy farmers diversify as number of farms, milk prices drop

The Farmer's Cow, a six-farm milk cooperative formed in 2005, has added to its product lines and offerings including the 2012 summer opening of a restaurant in Mansfield known as The Farmer's Cow Calfe and Creamery. | Courtesy of the The Farmer's Cow LLC

February 15, 2017 - 6:31pm

Forensic accountant uncooks company books

Tiffany Couch, CPA/CFF, CFE, is a Washington-based forensic accountant who has spent the last 12 years operating as a “sleuth with an adding machine.” | Photo courtesy of Tiffany Couch.

February 12, 2017 - 6:16pm

Connecticut bankers expect to go from good to better in 2017

People's and other Connecticut banks fared very well last year despite the low interest-rate environment and slack job market. | Photo of the Hartford skyline by Doug Kerr via Flickr

February 9, 2017 - 3:10pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Christopher W. Porter

About the company:  

Weston reveals its ‘secret’ amid Connecticut’s regional tourism push

The Town of Weston has launched a marketing and branding plan called “The Weston Way.” | Photo by Doug Kerr via Creative Commons
January 30, 2017 - 6:17pm

Women business owners explain special set of challenges

Holly Tachovsky, CEO and co-founder of Austin-based BuildFax, believes that the quality of a company's idea and management team are more important than whether it is run by a woman. | Photo courtesy of BuildFax.

January 26, 2017 - 1:55pm

Healthcare mergers, alliances extend to Connecticut’s fight against cancer

Medical Oncology and Blood Disorders LLP recently joined New Jersey-based Regional Cancer Care Associates. The six Connecticut doctors that comprise MOABD have offices in several locations, including the John A. DeQuattro Cancer Center in Manchester. | Photo by James Mosher/Crain's Connecticut
January 25, 2017 - 11:38pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Michel Boissy

About the company:  

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Donna Yother

About the company:  

Do female-led businesses have more challenges in raising capital?

As a partner & co-founder of Foster City, Calif.-based Scale Venture Partners and the co-chair of the National Venture Capital Association Inclusion & Diversity Task Force, Kate Mitchell believes the venture capital industry needs to get practical about solutions to help women-led businesses connect with investors, and vice versa.|Photo courtesy of Scale Venture Partners.

 
January 16, 2017 - 11:59am

Pages