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Join Thames River Innovation Partners for Stop #4 on the CVG & CT Tech Tour, Part of Paul Singh’s North American Tech Tour

October 19, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm


CVG‘s Investor, Entrepreneur & Resource Network will be traversing around CT with Paul Singh’s North American Tech Tour and its Investor Syndicate!

Paul is currently serving as an Entrepreneur in Residence with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and DHS/USCIS. He is 1 of the 3 original Founders of 500 Startups, former Managing Director of the DC-based incubator 1776 and Founder of Disruption Corp. (sold to 1776 last year).  In the last 18 months, Paul’s ResultsJunkies North American Tech Tour & its Investor Syndicate have visited over 80 cities and invested in many of the startups they’ve met along the way.

This event is FREE to attend, but registration is required. Visit here to register.

The 4th stop in CVG’s CT Tech Tour will be in Groton at CURE Innovation Commons.  This stop is in collaboration with Ignite, a partnership between The Commons and Spark Makerspace established under the Thames River Innovation Partners grant from CTNext and sponsored by the TRIP collaborative. Ignite is designed to spur new ideas, businesses, and innovative growth in the Thames River region by producing events, sponsoring education, and connecting entrepreneurs into the business development support system.

The 19th will be a full afternoon of networking and learning for CT entrepreneurs with a focus on BUSINESS FORMATION, DEAL FINANCING & COMMUNITY BUILDING.

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm | Office Hours

Rising Entrepreneurs meet 1:1 with Investors, Business Services, Innovation Places, Accelerators, Incubators & Co-Working Places.

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm | CT Startup Podcast 

Come tell your story on a CT Startup Podcast! Recording interviews with Rising & Serial Entrepreneurs, Investors, Innovation Places, Accelerators, Incubators & Co-Working Places.

3:00 pm – 3:45 pm | Knowledge Sharing: Speakers

Accelerate Your Business, Business Formation Mechanics: “Which Structure Makes the Most Sense for Your Startup – Today & in the Future”

Presentation by Paul Hughes and Evan Kipperman from Wiggin and Dana

3:45 pm – 4:30 pm | Knowledge Sharing: Speaker

Accelerate Your Business, Deal Financing Mechanics: “Early Stage Financing – Who, What, Where, Why & How’s”

Presentation by Matthew Monteith from Shipman & Goodwin

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm | Fireside Chat 

Paul Singh on “Ecosystem Building”

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm | Networking & Making New Connections

CURE Innovation Commons ‘Thirsty Thursdays’ Networking and Refreshments


CVG Sponsors

Deal Lead Sponsors:

Fiondella, Milone & LaSaracina, Robinson & Cole, Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, P.C., Webster Bank, Wiggin and Dana

B Round Sponsors:

Connecticut Innovations, Shipman & Goodwin

Venture Capital Sponsors:

Advantage Capital Partners/Ironwood Capital, Angel Investor Forum, Canaan Partners, Enhanced Capital, Launch Capital

Professional Service Firm Sponsors:

Aon Risk Services, Inc., Bernstein Global Wealth Management, CTNext, Fairfield Partners, Executive Search LLC, Pullman & Comley LLC, Vision Search Partners

Collaborative Sponsors:

CURE Innovation Commons, Fairfield University, Quinnipiac University, Stamford Innovation Center, University of Connecticut, Upward Hartford, Workpoint Stamford, Yale University

Additional Event Sponsors


This project was made possible by the support of CTNext


October 19, 2017
1:00 pm - 7:00 pm


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BioCT Innovation Commons
93 Shennecossett Road
Groton, 06340 United States
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