Category Archives: Technovation

The Lean Startup – What it is, How it was Born

One of our most popular posts to date has been a preview of Eric Ries’ new book,  The Lean Startup.  Our previous article (before the book was released) compared past product developing life cycles to Ries’ “approach to creating continuous … Continue reading

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Finding Friends, Funding and a Future: Great Resources for Your Small Business

It’s always difficult to begin a new business, not only does the act require courage, it requires help, information, and resources. Finding those resources, and knowing how to use them properly is just another item on a growing to-do list. … Continue reading

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The “Lean” Mean Business Machine: How Eric Ries’ Entrepreneurial Philosophy is Making Waves

On September 13th a new book will be released; The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses. It aims to change the way businesses develop their products. Eric Reis, the book’s author, has taken … Continue reading

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Kick Starting Startup Weekend Hartford

Last month, we posted an article called “Startup Weekend: One Businessman’s Dream of Revitalizing Hartford.” The post outlined the appeal of Startup Weekend, and the personal experiences of one participant. For those of you who didn’t read that entry, Startup … Continue reading

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The Cutting Edge Part II: 5 More Awesome Inventions

We recently posted an entry about the cutting edge in technology- not just the cool stuff that is inescapably shouted about in the headlines, but some interesting developments you may not have heard about yet. Here are just a few … Continue reading

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Has the shine already worn off? Assessing Google+ with a Critical Eye

So Google+ is slightly less shiny and new, which means one thing… people have had time to find aspects of the product to complain about. How has Google already managed to offend an optimistic public? A public so hopeful… so … Continue reading

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The Cutting Edge: 5 Awesome New Inventions

Yes, I know everyone’s excited about the release of the next iPhone, and the ascension of the Cloud… but what about other gadgets? How about some other technology that solves real problems, and is impressively cool? Here’s a list of … Continue reading

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This Means War: Google Officially Enters the Battle for Social-Networking Dominance

This has been an eventful week in the world of social networking. Rumor has it that Myspace is going on sale for a pitiful $30 million (after being purchased in 2006 for $580 million), and will experience a heavy wave … Continue reading

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Startup Weekend: One Businessman’s Dream of Revitalizing Hartford

What can you accomplish in one weekend? Could you build a new deck, replant your garden, or explore the contents of a museum? How about taking a fledgling idea and turning it into a company: constructing a business plan, finding … Continue reading

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