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Innovative Tech Startups in Eastern CT Mill Towns
Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012
3:00 to 6:00 pm

Smith Library - Johnson Room
Eastern Connecticut State University
Willimantic, CT

For over two hundred years, the people of eastern Connecticut mill towns have produced a cascade of revolutionary technologies and businesses, with global impact.  Today, rather than producing colorful bolts of fabric and thread, eastern Connecticut mill towns are spinning out creative technology innovations and startups.  Come gain insights into their startup successes! 

A panel of Connecticut innovators and entrepreneurs will discuss their strategies, for launching and building successful innovative technology firms in Connecticut mill towns.  Plus, gain "hands-on" insights into valuable professional networking from an expert!  In addition, students from CCSU, ECSU, QVCC and UConn will be competing and seeking your feedback on their creative tech startup ideas and proposals for Connecticut.

What can be gained by attending?

  • Gain critical insights into successful startup strategies.
  • Learn valuable professional network skills and connections.
  • Acquire connections to motivated, creative, highly skilled Connecticut students
  • Enhance and discuss innovative ideas of Connecticut students and others.
  • Initiate effective business plans and collaborations!

Date-Time Logistics:

Date: Thursday, November 15, 2012
Time: 3:00 to 6:00 PM
Location: ECSU Smith Library - Johnson Room
Eastern Road Entrance: 258 High Street
Eastern Connecticut State University
Willimantic CT, 06226

What to do at the Innovative Tech Startup Event?

A panel discussion will kickoff the Innovative Tech Startup in CT Mill Towns event at 3:00 PM, in the Johnson Room of ECSU's Smith Library.  A motivating expert in professional networking will follow, with an exciting engaging live networking session for entrepreneurs and innovators!  During the subsequent reception, entrepreneurs, innovators, and business community members will the opportunity for further networking and viewing and discussing the startup ideas and innovation proposal posters for Connecticut mill towns by Connecticut college and university students scattered throughout the floor.  

Come Attend!

Learn more about successful innovative startup ideas and strategies.  Network with Connecticut innovators, entrepreneurs, business collaborators, and startup supporters and investors.   Scope out the ideas and talents of Connecticut's future creative innovators and entrepreneurs!

Register to attend:

For online registration to attend the CT Innovation's Tech Startups in CT Mill Towns event, please click the following URL:

Questions about registering, call 860-465-5265 or email: busadm1@easternct.edu

For parking and the location of the Smith Library (Building 23), please refer to the map below:

If you have any further questions about the Innovative Tech Startups in CT Mill Towns event, please call (860) 465-5265 or email busadm1@easternct.edu.