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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

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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

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

Donna Yother

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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

Connecticut researchers compare effectiveness of medical pot vs. opioids

St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, based in Hartford, is conducting the first medical marijuana study to be approved by the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection. Results are expected to be published in a year. | Photo by Walter Williams/Crain's Connecticut
January 11, 2017 - 11:27am

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

Craig Snyder

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