Connecticut Innovations

Connecticut Innovations Announces Winners of $5 Million Global Venture Challenge | PRWeb | 10/21/2019

… provider, wins top investment of $1.5 million at VentureClash. Each year, the number of impressive and promising innovative young companies participating in VentureClash grows, and this year’s competition was no exception. ROCKY HILL, Conn. Connecticut Innovations (CI), Connecticut’s venture capital arm and leading source of financing and ongoing support for the state’s innovative, growing companies, today announced the winners of the 2019 VentureClash competition, the $5 million global investment challenge …

TryCycle Data Systems Secures $150K Investment from Connecticut Innovations | PRWeb | 10/17/2019

TryCycle Data Systems Secures $150K Investment from Connecticut Innovations Share Article Funding from state venture capital arm will allow company to scale business and create jobs in Connecticut OTTAWA, Ontario TryCycle Data Systems , developer of clinician-focused software systems to address the growing epidemic of substance use, addiction and mental health, today announced that the company has secured a $150,000 pre-seed investment from Connecticut Innovations (CI), the state’s strategic …

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Upward Labs Showcases The Future Of Homes, Spaces and Cities at First Demo Day | PRWeb | 10/11/2019

… smart buildings and aged care, is hosting an interactive demonstration of its inaugural cohort’s technologies on October 22nd, 2019. The announcement was made by Shana Schlossberg, CEO, Upward, in collaboration with Matt McCooe, CEO, Connecticut Innovations (CI) and Mayor Luke Bronin. Upward Labs Demo Day: The Experience invites the public to participate in a live exhibition of the first cohort’s tech solutions in action, allowing attendees to experience a tech …

Hartford insurtechs selected as finalists for 2019 VentureClash | Hartford Business Journal | 9/19/2019

… Cooper Marnus van Heerden, a South Africa native and co-founder of insurance app Pineapple, stands in Nassau Re’s incubator space in downtown Hartford’s Boat Building. By Joe Cooper The state’s venture capital arm, Connecticut Innovations (CI), on Wednesday named two Hartford startups and eight others as finalists for its fourth annual VentureClash pitch competition. Finalists for the $5 million venture challenge hail from the U.S., Canada, Israel and South …

Connecticut Innovations Announces Finalists for 2019 Global Venture Challenge | PRWeb | 9/18/2019

… early-stage companies. The challenge identifies high-potential companies in digital health, fintech, insurtech and industry 4.0 that will receive investments from a $5 million investment award pool. Learn more at http://www.ventureclash.com . About Connecticut Innovations Inc. Connecticut Innovations (CI) is Connecticut’s strategic venture capital arm and is the leading source of financing and ongoing support for innovative, growing companies. CI provides venture capital and strategic guidance for early-stage …

Rallybio Broadens Team Capabilities with Addition of Douglas Sheridan, PhD | Business Wire | 9/12/2019

FARMINGTON, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 12, 2019– Rally bio LLC, a development-stage biotechnology company, today announced that it has broadened its drug development capabilities with the addition of Douglas Sheridan, PhD. Dr. Sheridan, a seasoned R&D leader, has significant drug development experience, including discovery, strategic planning and clinical program management. He will help advance Rally bio’s mission to identify and accelerate the development of transformative breakthrough therapies for …

Pineapple Selected as Innovation Prize Winner for VentureClash | PRWeb | 8/7/2019

… 25,000 in grant funding from Travelers Of the many promising early-stage companies we met as part of the VentureClash process, Pineapple stood out as most deserving of Travelers’ Innovation Prize. ROCKY HILL, Conn. Connecticut Innovations (CI) today announced that Pineapple, a peer-to-peer insurance provider founded in Johannesburg, has been awarded the $25,000 VentureClash Innovation Prize provided by Travelers. The VentureClash Innovation Prize is awarded to VentureClash competitors …

Travelers Selects Pineapple as Innovation Prize Winner for VentureClash | PRWeb | 7/31/2019

… many promising, early-stage companies with which we get to engage as part of the VentureClash process, Pineapple certainly stood out as deserving of the Innovation Prize. ROCKY HILL, Conn. (PRWEB) July 31, 2019 Connecticut Innovations (CI) today announced that Travelers, one of the largest property casualty insurers with major operations in Hartford, has awarded the $25,000 VentureClash Innovation Prize to Pineapple, a peer-to-peer insurance provider founded in …

CIBC Innovation Banking Provides Invixium With US$3.5 Million Growth Capital Financing | Business Wire | 7/30/2019

TORONTO- CIBC Innovation Banking is pleased to announce US$3.5M in debt financing for Invixium, a leading provider of modern biometric solutions for access control and workforce digitalization. The company will use the financing to support its growth plans. Invixium builds internet-ready biometric security solutions utilizing face, finger vein and fingerprint recognition for access control, workforce management and smart building automation. The Invixium solution incorporates data capture devices and …

MENT Named 2019 VentureClash Semifinalist | PRWeb | 7/26/2019

… stage companies. Launched in 2016, VentureClash identifies high-potential companies in digital health, fintech, insurtech and industry 4.0 that compete for investments from a $5 million award pool. Learn more at http://www.ventureclash.com . About Connecticut Innovations Inc. Connecticut Innovations (CI) is Connecticut’s strategic venture capital arm and is the leading source of financing and ongoing support for innovative, growing companies. CI provides venture capital and strategic guidance for early-stage …

Connecticut Innovations Announces 2019 VentureClash Semifinalists | PRWeb | 7/15/2019

… our fourth year of VentureClash, we continue to meet with incredible companies from around the globe that are looking to land and expand in the United States. ROCKY HILL, Conn. (PRWEB) July 15, 2019 Connecticut Innovations (CI), Connecticut’s strategic venture capital arm, today announced the semifinalists for VentureClash, the $5 million global investment challenge. The first round of the VentureClash competition attracted nearly 300 applications from more than 20 countries …

Balance Point Capital Announces its Investment in Budderfly, Inc. | PR Newswire | 7/1/2019

WESTPORT, Conn. , July 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Balance Point Capital (“Balance Point”), in conjunction with its affiliated funds, Balance Point Capital Partners II, L.P., Balance Point Capital Partners III, L.P. and Connecticut Growth Capital, LLC, is pleased to announce its investment in Budderfly, Inc. (“Budderfly” or the “Company”). Continuing with its theme of providing long-term, partnership-oriented capital, Balance Point arranged and led a $55 million financing consisting of both …

Inbox Health Closes $4.4 Million Funding Round to Reinvent Patient Billing and Payments | PRWeb | 6/26/2019

Inbox Health Closes $4.4 Million Funding Round to Reinvent Patient Billing and Payments Share Article Inbox Health, Inc., an innovative digital health and fintech startup that helps medical billing companies better communicate and transact with patients, announced that it has raised $1.87 million from leading venture capital firms and angel investors, closing out their oversubscribed seed round at $4.41M. NEW HAVEN, Conn. (PRWEB) June 26, 2019 Inbox Health will use …

Budderfly Secures $55 Million in Funding to Fuel Rapid Expansion of Successful Energy Efficiency as a Service Offering | The Business Journals | 6/25/2019

New investment led by Balance Point Capital brings total Budderfly funding to $77 million with investments from Edison Partners, Connecticut Innovations and company founder Press Release - updated: Jun 25, 2019 08:00 EDT SHELTON, Conn., June 25, 2019 (Newswire.com) - Budderfly , a leading pioneer in the Energy Efficiency as a Service market, today announced new $55 million in growth equity and project debt funding led by Balance Point Capital with participation by …

Budderfly raises $55 million to cut companies’ energy bills | VentureBeat | 6/25/2019

Booster raises $56 million to deliver fuel directly to cars Budderfly , which aims to bring corporate customers energy savings without out-of-pocket costs, today announced it has raised $55 million in a growth equity and debt funding round led by Balance Point Capital, with participation from Connecticut Innovations. The fresh funds follow a $22 million funding round that included Edison Partners and the state of Connecticut (via the Department …

MedCitizens: StartUPDATES | MedCity News | 6/24/2019

Post a comment / Jun 24, 2019 at 7:30 AM Shares 0 Somatix and Catholic Senior Housing and Health Care Services, Inc. have launched a program to trial SafeBeing, a novel gesture detection remote patient monitoring solution for seniors. Click here to read more. Collaborating with researchers at hospital systems and universities around the country, Neuro Rehab VR is furthering research into the benefits of utilizing virtual reality for physical therapy …

Tangen nets $9M for portable, battery-powered DNA diagnostics | FierceBiotech | 6/20/2019

Tangen Biosciences, which aims to develop cheaper and portable molecular diagnostics used outside of the laboratory, has raised $9 million to kick off its venture funding efforts. Its series A round was led by Connecticut Innovations, the state’s strategic investment arm, alongside VC23, Axiom and Leading Edge Ventures. The proceeds will be put toward moving the company’s TangenDx platform into the clinic in two trials focused on obtaining FDA clearances …

Travelers Offers Insurtech Innovation Prize Through Connecticut Innovations’ Global Venture Challenge - Yahoo Finance | Yahoo News | 6/18/2019

Reblog VentureClash seeks to recruit insurtech companies for Travelers’ $25,000 grant award ROCKY HILL, Conn. , June 17, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ – Connecticut Innovations (CI), Connecticut’s strategic venture capital arm and the leading source of financing and ongoing support for innovative growing companies, today announced that Travelers, the Hartford -based provider of property casualty insurance for auto, home and business, will offer an Innovation Prize to VentureClash competitors developing solutions and pursuing …

Travelers Offers Insurtech Innovation Prize Through Connecticut Innovations’ Global Venture Challenge | PRWeb | 6/17/2019

… companies for Travelers’ $25,000 grant award Travelers is committed to identifying promising companies in the insurtech space, and we’re thrilled to partner with them once again on the Innovation Prize initiative. ROCKY HILL, Conn. Connecticut Innovations (CI), Connecticut’s strategic venture capital arm and the leading source of financing and ongoing support for innovative growing companies, today announced that Travelers, the Hartford-based provider of property casualty insurance for auto, home …

RepliX, an Innovative Cloud Storage Early-Stage Company, Takes Top Slot in VentureClash Tel Aviv | PRWeb | 5/30/2019

… growth companies. The challenge identifies high-potential companies in digital health, fintech, insurtech and industry 4.0 that will receive investments from a $5 million equity-based award pool. Learn more at https://ventureclash.com . About Connecticut Innovations Inc. Connecticut Innovations is Connecticut’s strategic venture capital arm, providing funding and strategic support to early-stage and growth technology companies. In addition to equity investments, CI provides connections to its well-established network …

Digital Health

Connecticut Innovations Announces Winners of $5 Million Global Venture Challenge | PRWeb | 10/21/2019

Connecticut Innovations Announces Winners of $5 Million Global Venture Challenge Share Article Pineapple, a South Africa–based peer-to-peer insurance provider, wins top investment of $1.5 million at VentureClash. Each year, the number of … 5 million global investment challenge for early-stage companies in digital health, fintech, insurtech and industry 4.0. In all, 10 companies representing four countries participated in the finals pitch event, which was held at Yale …

Connecticut Innovations Announces Finalists for 2019 Global Venture Challenge | PRWeb | 9/18/2019

Connecticut Innovations (CI), Connecticut’s strategic venture capital arm, today announced the finalists for VentureClash, the $5 million global venture challenge. The 10 finalists will participate in a live pitch event at Yale University on Thursday … to find market-clearing prices. VentureClash brings together early-stage digital health, insurance technology (insurtech), industry 4.0 and financial technology (fintech) companies from across the globe to compete for investment, mentoring, customer introductions and services …

Patient Engagement

TryCycle Data Systems Secures $150K Investment from Connecticut Innovations | PRWeb | 10/17/2019

TryCycle Data Systems Secures $150K Investment from Connecticut Innovations Share Article Funding from state venture capital arm will allow company to scale business and create jobs in Connecticut OTTAWA, Ontario TryCycle Data Systems , developer of … adopted by clinics and treatment centers across the state, increasing patient engagement, supporting long-term recovery outcomes and saving lives. “Connecticut’s proximity to major cities like Boston and New York, along with the ability to …

Inbox Health Closes $4.4 Million Funding Round to Reinvent Patient Billing and Payments | PRWeb | 6/26/2019

… integration with the billing companies’ ecosystems and enhance the functionality of its market-leading platform. This round was led by Connecticut Innovations, with participation from Metropolis Ventures, I2BF Global Ventures, and StartUp Health, alongside several … who can help us build on our leadership position improving patient engagement for medical billers while lowering their operational expenses,” said Blake Walker, Inbox Health’s Chief Executive Officer. “Inbox Health has demonstrated great traction in …

EDIS

Balance Point Capital Announces its Investment in Budderfly, Inc. | PR Newswire | 7/1/2019

… Edison Partners, Budderfly’s founder and CEO Al Subbloie , the State of Connecticut through the Department of Economic & Community Development (DECD), Connecticut Innovations, and senior management, brings total capital raised to $77 million . Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Shelton CT , Budderfly brings an innovative approach to the emerging Energy Efficiency as a Service market with advanced software, patented energy Internet of Things (IoT) measurement and control devices, and numerous facility …

Budderfly Secures $55 Million in Funding to Fuel Rapid Expansion of Successful Energy Efficiency as a Service Offering | The Business Journals | 6/25/2019

New investment led by Balance Point Capital brings total Budderfly funding to $77 million with investments from Edison Partners, Connecticut Innovations and company founder Press Release - updated: Jun 25, 2019 08:00 EDT SHELTON, Conn., June 25, 2019 (Newswire.com) - Budderfly , a leading pioneer in the Energy Efficiency as a Service market, today announced new $55 million in growth equity and project debt funding led by Balance Point Capital with participation by …

Clinical Data

Health IT Roundup—Microsoft Healthcare nabs ex-Google Cloud executive | FierceHealthcare | 4/11/2019

… put artificial intelligence in the toolboxes of all of its researchers and clinicians. Led by the MGH & BWH Center for Clinical Data Science, the initiative will focus on providing researchers and clinicians with access to … by new investor Optum Ventures. Existing investors Activate Venture Partners, Connecticut Innovations, Excelerate Health Ventures and LRV Health also participated in the round. Founded in 2013 by former Allscripts executives, Diameter Health’s clinical data integration …

Clinical data integration startup secures $9.6M in funding | MedCity News | 4/10/2019

Health IT , Startups Clinical data integration startup secures $9.6M in funding The Series A-1 round included the following investors: Optum Ventures, Activate Venture Partners, Connecticut Innovations, Excelerate Health Ventures and LRV Health. Post a comment / Apr 10, 2019 at 4:23 PM Shares 7 Diameter Health , a startup based in Farmington, Connecticut, has secured $9.6 million in a Series A-1 funding round, according to a press release from the …

Clinical Data Integration

Clinical data integration startup secures $9.6M in funding | MedCity News | 4/10/2019

Health IT , Startups Clinical data integration startup secures $9.6M in funding The Series A-1 round included the following investors: Optum Ventures, Activate Venture Partners, Connecticut Innovations, Excelerate Health Ventures and LRV Health. Post a comment / Apr 10, 2019 at 4:23 PM Shares 7 Diameter Health , a startup based in Farmington, Connecticut, has secured $9.6 million in a Series A-1 funding round, according to a press release from the …

Diameter Health Announces $9.6 Million in Series A-1 Funding Round | Business Wire | 4/9/2019

Diameter Health Announces $9.6 Million in Series A-1 Funding Round 2 hrs ago Save FARMINGTON, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr 9, 2019– Diameter Health , a market leader in clinical data integration, today announced a $9.6 million Series A-1 funding round. The investment is led by new investor Optum Ventures , the independent venture fund of Optum. Optum Ventures joins existing Diameter Health investors Activate Venture Partners , Connecticut Innovations , Excelerate Health …

National Committee for Quality Assurance

Clinical data integration startup secures $9.6M in funding | MedCity News | 4/10/2019

… integration startup secures $9.6M in funding The Series A-1 round included the following investors: Optum Ventures, Activate Venture Partners, Connecticut Innovations, Excelerate Health Ventures and LRV Health. Post a comment / Apr 10, 2019 at … The startup’s technology is certified by the ONC and the National Committee for Quality Assurance. The $9.6 million in funding will be used to fuel Diameter’s growth with more development, cloud delivery and commercial resources …

Diameter Health Announces $9.6 Million in Series A-1 Funding Round | Business Wire | 4/9/2019

Connecticut Innovations , Excelerate Health Ventures and LRV Health . Diameter Health has developed a leading-edge technology that cleanses multisource clinical data with the focus toward actionable insight for health care organizations. The technology is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Healthcare IT (ONC). The new funding will support Diameter Health’s continued growth with additional development, cloud delivery and commercial …

NCQA

Diameter Health Announces $9.6 Million in Series A-1 Funding Round | Business Wire | 4/9/2019

Connecticut Innovations , Excelerate Health Ventures and LRV Health . Diameter Health has developed a leading-edge technology that cleanses multisource clinical data with the focus toward actionable insight for health care organizations. The technology is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Healthcare IT (ONC). The new funding will support Diameter Health’s continued growth with additional development, cloud delivery and commercial …

Diameter Health Raises $9.6M to Expand Clinical Data Integration Platform | HIT Consultant | 4/9/2019

… 9.6 million in Series A funding led by Optum Ventures. Optum Ventures joins existing Diameter Health investors Activate Venture Partners , Connecticut Innovations , Excelerate Health Ventures and LRV Health . Brining Order to Complex Clinical Data Founded … technology is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Healthcare IT (ONC). Milestones/Traction to Date The Series A round, led by Optum Ventures , comes …

Diameter Health

Health IT Roundup—Microsoft Healthcare nabs ex-Google Cloud executive | FierceHealthcare | 4/11/2019

Diameter Health lands $9.6M funding round Health IT company Diameter Health, a provider of clinical data integration solutions, has raised $9.6 million in a series A-1 funding round led by new investor Optum Ventures. Existing investors Activate Venture Partners, Connecticut Innovations, Excelerate Health Ventures and LRV Health also participated in the round. Founded in 2013 by former Allscripts executives, Diameter Health’s clinical data integration technology aggregates, cleanses and normalizes …

Clinical data integration startup secures $9.6M in funding | MedCity News | 4/10/2019

Health IT , Startups Clinical data integration startup secures $9.6M in funding The Series A-1 round included the following investors: Optum Ventures, Activate Venture Partners, Connecticut Innovations, Excelerate Health Ventures and LRV Health. Post a comment / Apr 10, 2019 at 4:23 PM Shares 7 Diameter Health , a startup based in Farmington, Connecticut, has secured $9.6 million in a Series A-1 funding round, according to a press release from the …

Optum

Health IT Roundup—Microsoft Healthcare nabs ex-Google Cloud executive | FierceHealthcare | 4/11/2019

Optum Ventures. Existing investors Activate Venture Partners, Connecticut Innovations, Excelerate Health Ventures and LRV Health also participated in the round. Founded in 2013 by former Allscripts executives, Diameter Health’s clinical data integration technology aggregates, cleanses and normalizes clinical data from electronic health records for clinical and analytics applications. The technology is used by organizations that work with multisource data streams such as health information exchanges, accountable care organizations, health systems …

Clinical data integration startup secures $9.6M in funding | MedCity News | 4/10/2019

Health IT , Startups Clinical data integration startup secures $9.6M in funding The Series A-1 round included the following investors: Optum Ventures, Activate Venture Partners, Connecticut Innovations, Excelerate Health Ventures and LRV Health. Post a comment / Apr 10, 2019 at 4:23 PM Shares 7 Diameter Health , a startup based in Farmington, Connecticut, has secured $9.6 million in a Series A-1 funding round, according to a press release from the …

Excelera

Health IT Roundup—Microsoft Healthcare nabs ex-Google Cloud executive | FierceHealthcare | 4/11/2019

Connecticut Innovations, Excelerate Health Ventures and LRV Health also participated in the round. Founded in 2013 by former Allscripts executives, Diameter Health’s clinical data integration technology aggregates, cleanses and normalizes clinical data from electronic health records for clinical and analytics applications. The technology is used by organizations that work with multisource data streams such as health information exchanges, accountable care organizations, health systems and health plans. The new funding will …

Clinical data integration startup secures $9.6M in funding | MedCity News | 4/10/2019

Health IT , Startups Clinical data integration startup secures $9.6M in funding The Series A-1 round included the following investors: Optum Ventures, Activate Venture Partners, Connecticut Innovations, Excelerate Health Ventures and LRV Health. Post a comment / Apr 10, 2019 at 4:23 PM Shares 7 Diameter Health , a startup based in Farmington, Connecticut, has secured $9.6 million in a Series A-1 funding round, according to a press release from the …

Edison Partners

Balance Point Capital Announces its Investment in Budderfly, Inc. | PR Newswire | 7/1/2019

Edison Partners, Budderfly’s founder and CEO Al Subbloie , the State of Connecticut through the Department of Economic & Community Development (DECD), Connecticut Innovations, and senior management, brings total capital raised to $77 million . Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Shelton CT , Budderfly brings an innovative approach to the emerging Energy Efficiency as a Service market with advanced software, patented energy Internet of Things (IoT) measurement and control devices, and numerous facility …

Budderfly Secures $55 Million in Funding to Fuel Rapid Expansion of Successful Energy Efficiency as a Service Offering | The Business Journals | 6/25/2019

New investment led by Balance Point Capital brings total Budderfly funding to $77 million with investments from Edison Partners, Connecticut Innovations and company founder Press Release - updated: Jun 25, 2019 08:00 EDT SHELTON, Conn., June 25, 2019 (Newswire.com) - Budderfly , a leading pioneer in the Energy Efficiency as a Service market, today announced new $55 million in growth equity and project debt funding led by Balance Point Capital with participation by …

Spring Mountain Capital

IsoPlexis Completes $25 Million Series C Financing | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 5/14/2019

BRANFORD, Conn. , May 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – IsoPlexis, a company focused on advancing single-cell biomarkers to address critical challenges in oncology & beyond, today announced that it had raised $25 million in Series C funding. The round was led by Northpond Ventures and included new strategic investment along with current investors Spring Mountain Capital, Ironwood Capital, North Sound Capital, and Connecticut Innovations. In 2018 IsoPlexis’ novel single-cell immune biomarkers accelerated …

Optum Ventures

Health IT Roundup—Microsoft Healthcare nabs ex-Google Cloud executive | FierceHealthcare | 4/11/2019

Optum Ventures. Existing investors Activate Venture Partners, Connecticut Innovations, Excelerate Health Ventures and LRV Health also participated in the round. Founded in 2013 by former Allscripts executives, Diameter Health’s clinical data integration technology aggregates, cleanses and normalizes clinical data from electronic health records for clinical and analytics applications. The technology is used by organizations that work with multisource data streams such as health information exchanges, accountable care organizations, health systems …

Clinical data integration startup secures $9.6M in funding | MedCity News | 4/10/2019

Health IT , Startups Clinical data integration startup secures $9.6M in funding The Series A-1 round included the following investors: Optum Ventures, Activate Venture Partners, Connecticut Innovations, Excelerate Health Ventures and LRV Health. Post a comment / Apr 10, 2019 at 4:23 PM Shares 7 Diameter Health , a startup based in Farmington, Connecticut, has secured $9.6 million in a Series A-1 funding round, according to a press release from the …

Excelerate Health Ventures

Health IT Roundup—Microsoft Healthcare nabs ex-Google Cloud executive | FierceHealthcare | 4/11/2019

Connecticut Innovations, Excelerate Health Ventures and LRV Health also participated in the round. Founded in 2013 by former Allscripts executives, Diameter Health’s clinical data integration technology aggregates, cleanses and normalizes clinical data from electronic health records for clinical and analytics applications. The technology is used by organizations that work with multisource data streams such as health information exchanges, accountable care organizations, health systems and health plans. The new funding will …

Clinical data integration startup secures $9.6M in funding | MedCity News | 4/10/2019

Health IT , Startups Clinical data integration startup secures $9.6M in funding The Series A-1 round included the following investors: Optum Ventures, Activate Venture Partners, Connecticut Innovations, Excelerate Health Ventures and LRV Health. Post a comment / Apr 10, 2019 at 4:23 PM Shares 7 Diameter Health , a startup based in Farmington, Connecticut, has secured $9.6 million in a Series A-1 funding round, according to a press release from the …

Elm Street Ventures

VentureClash Announces Winners of $5 Million Global Investment Challenge | PR Newswire | 10/24/2017

… Challenge English Share this article The Netherlands’ FRISS takes home top investment award ROCKY HILL, Conn. , Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Connecticut Innovations (CI), the leading source of financing and ongoing support for Connecticut’s innovative, growing … judges included investors and subject-matter experts from 1843 Capital, Elm Street Ventures, Greycroft Partners, The Hartford and Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS). In addition to the company pitches, the VentureClash program also included a …

Greycroft Partners

VentureClash Announces Winners of $5 Million Global Investment Challenge | PR Newswire | 10/24/2017

… Challenge English Share this article The Netherlands’ FRISS takes home top investment award ROCKY HILL, Conn. , Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Connecticut Innovations (CI), the leading source of financing and ongoing support for Connecticut’s innovative, growing … and subject-matter experts from 1843 Capital, Elm Street Ventures, Greycroft Partners, The Hartford and Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS). In addition to the company pitches, the VentureClash program also included a keynote address from …

Greycroft

VentureClash Announces Winners of $5 Million Global Investment Challenge | PR Newswire | 10/24/2017

… Challenge English Share this article The Netherlands’ FRISS takes home top investment award ROCKY HILL, Conn. , Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Connecticut Innovations (CI), the leading source of financing and ongoing support for Connecticut’s innovative, growing … and subject-matter experts from 1843 Capital, Elm Street Ventures, Greycroft Partners, The Hartford and Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS). In addition to the company pitches, the VentureClash program also included a keynote address from …

UConn Health

Shoreline Biome Secures $1M in Equity | PRWeb | 2/13/2018

Farmington-based startup, Shoreline Biome , today announced they have secured $1.1M in equity funding from Connecticut Innovations and independent investors. With this funding, the biotech firm plans to continue development of their novel kits, protocols, and software used to identify and quantify the bacteria in the human microbiome. The company is located at the UConn Technology Incubation Program on the UConn Health campus in Farmington collaborates closely with faculty from …

Eight Connecticut Teams Awarded BioScience Pipeline Grants to Advance Human Health | PRWeb | 1/19/2018

The BioScience Pipeline Program, funded by Connecticut Innovations, recently awarded grants to eight projects from local innovators affiliated with Yale University, the University of Connecticut (UConn), and Quinnipiac University. The BioScience Pipeline program was founded … the development of various medical devices. Corey Acker, PhD, of UConn Health Center, received a BioScience Pipeline award to optimize voltage-sensitive dyes to be used for cardiac safety studies and high-throughput drug screening …

Aetna

Dream Payments Hires Insurance Industry Executive Erin Hatzikostas as Strategic Advisor | PRWeb | 4/23/2019

… veteran, Erin most recently served as President and CEO of PayFlex, a large healthcare financial company and a subsidiary of Aetna. She is now the Founder and CEO of b Authentic inc , a career and … million global venture challenge for early-stage companies run by Connecticut Innovations. Dream Payments is currently one of 10 startups participating in the Hartford InsurTech Hub’s 2019 accelerator program, which culminates with Amplify, the accelerator’s …

VentureClash Announces Finalists for 2017 Global Venture Challenge | PR Newswire | 10/10/2017

Nine companies from around the globe compete for $5 million in investments ROCKY HILL, Conn. , Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Connecticut Innovations (CI), the leading source of financing and ongoing support for Connecticut’s innovative, growing companies … has partnered with the following organizations for this year’s competition: Aetna; Bank of Ireland’s Startlab; Boehringer Ingelheim; Dream Payments; Fiondella, Milone & LaSaracina LLP; General Dynamics Electric Boat; Health Venture; ISG (Information Services Group); Magellan Health …

Matt McCooe

Connecticut Innovations Announces Finalists for 2019 Global Venture Challenge | PRWeb | 9/18/2019

Connecticut Innovations (CI), Connecticut’s strategic venture capital arm, today announced the finalists for VentureClash, the $5 million global venture challenge. The 10 finalists will participate in a live pitch event at Yale University on Thursday … what it’s like to live and work in Connecticut,” said Matt McCooe, CEO of Connecticut Innovations. “We congratulate all our finalists on their success in the competition thus far and look forward to the final …

Pineapple Selected as Innovation Prize Winner for VentureClash | PRWeb | 8/7/2019

… met as part of the VentureClash process, Pineapple stood out as most deserving of Travelers’ Innovation Prize. ROCKY HILL, Conn. Connecticut Innovations (CI) today announced that Pineapple, a peer-to-peer insurance provider founded in … stood out as most deserving of Travelers’ Innovation Prize,” said Matt McCooe, CEO of Connecticut Innovations. “Due to the commitments made by partners like Travelers, Pineapple will have the support and ability to continue to …

Al Subbloie

Balance Point Capital Announces its Investment in Budderfly, Inc. | PR Newswire | 7/1/2019

Al Subbloie , the State of Connecticut through the Department of Economic & Community Development (DECD), Connecticut Innovations, and senior management, brings total capital raised to $77 million . Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Shelton CT , Budderfly brings an innovative approach to the emerging Energy Efficiency as a Service market with advanced software, patented energy Internet of Things (IoT) measurement and control devices, and numerous facility components and upgrades, including LED lighting …

Budderfly Secures $55 Million in Funding to Fuel Rapid Expansion of Successful Energy Efficiency as a Service Offering | The Business Journals | 6/25/2019

New investment led by Balance Point Capital brings total Budderfly funding to $77 million with investments from Edison Partners, Connecticut Innovations and company founder Press Release - updated: Jun 25, 2019 08:00 EDT SHELTON, Conn., June … the past 24 months by Edison Partners, founder and CEO Al Subbloie, Budderfly senior management, the State of Connecticut through the Department of Economic & Community Development, and others, will be used to scale customer project …

Jay Walker

Jay S. Walker, Founder of Priceline, One of the Most Influential Business Leaders in the Digital Age to Deliver Keynote at VentureClash Finals | PRWeb | 5/16/2019

Jay Walker to the VentureClash stage in October. ROCKY HILL, Conn. (PRWEB) May 16, 2019 Connecticut Innovations (CI), Connecticut’s strategic venture capital arm and the leading source of financing and ongoing support for Connecticut’s innovative, growing companies, today announced that Jay S. Walker, Founder of Priceline.com and one of America’s best known entrepreneurs, will be the keynote speaker at the VentureClash finals event, to be held on Thursday, October 17 …

Jay S. Walker, Founder of Priceline, One of the Most Influential Business Leaders in the Digital Age to Deliver Keynote at VentureClash Finals | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 5/16/2019

ROCKY HILL, Conn. , May 16, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ – Connecticut Innovations (CI), Connecticut’s strategic venture capital arm and the leading source of financing and ongoing support for Connecticut’s innovative, growing companies, today announced that Jay S … and industry 4.0. “We are thrilled and honored to welcome Jay Walker to the VentureClash stage in October,” said Matt McCooe , CEO of Connecticut Innovations. “Jay’s enormously successful career as an entrepreneur, inventor and business …

Sean Mackay

IsoPlexis Completes $25 Million Series C Financing | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 5/14/2019

… Northpond Ventures and included new strategic investment along with current investors Spring Mountain Capital, Ironwood Capital, North Sound Capital, and Connecticut Innovations. In 2018 IsoPlexis’ novel single-cell immune biomarkers accelerated insights in the rapidly … product offerings and leadership in the single-cell field,” said Sean Mackay , CEO and co-founder of IsoPlexis. “The more unique and revealing data our customers gather on our systems, the closer we get to …

Eric Rosow

Clinical data integration startup secures $9.6M in funding | MedCity News | 4/10/2019

… integration startup secures $9.6M in funding The Series A-1 round included the following investors: Optum Ventures, Activate Venture Partners, Connecticut Innovations, Excelerate Health Ventures and LRV Health. Post a comment / Apr 10, 2019 at … make this influx a useful and valuable asset,” Diameter CEO Eric Rosow said in a statement. “Our partnership with Optum Ventures will accelerate our ability to meet the industry demand for technology that makes clinical …

Diameter Health Announces $9.6 Million in Series A-1 Funding Round | Business Wire | 4/9/2019

… new investor Optum Ventures , the independent venture fund of Optum. Optum Ventures joins existing Diameter Health investors Activate Venture Partners , Connecticut Innovations , Excelerate Health Ventures and LRV Health . Diameter Health has developed a leading-edge … to make this influx a useful and valuable asset,” said Eric Rosow, CEO of Diameter Health. “Our partnership with Optum Ventures will accelerate our ability to meet the industry demand for technology that makes clinical …

Tim Armstrong

VentureClash Announces Finalists for 2017 Global Venture Challenge | PR Newswire | 10/10/2017

Nine companies from around the globe compete for $5 million in investments ROCKY HILL, Conn. , Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Connecticut Innovations (CI), the leading source of financing and ongoing support for Connecticut’s innovative, growing companies … the Yale School of Management on Friday, October 20, 2017 . Tim Armstrong , CEO of Oath, will be the keynote speaker at the event. This year’s VentureClash finalists are: Bought By Many – A U.K.-based interactive …

VentureClash Announces Finalists For 2017 Global Venture Challenge - TheStreet | 10/10/2017

Nine companies from around the globe compete for $5 million in investments ROCKY HILL, Conn. , Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Connecticut Innovations (CI), the leading source of financing and ongoing support for Connecticut’s innovative, growing companies … the Yale School of Management on Friday, October 20, 2017 . Tim Armstrong , CEO of Oath, will be the keynote speaker at the event. This year’s VentureClash finalists are: Bought By Many - A U.K.-based interactive …