HoursOf fulfills a simple but often urgent need – It tells you what stores and restaurants are open, right now. Launched in February, the website is catching on, with over 10,000 visitors a month, including international users. Here, founder Larry Savage talks about his company’s early success and the virtues of DIY entrepreneurship.Read more
A recent relaunch of MakeHaven drew a big group. Among the crowd was New Haven’s Meyor DeStefano. Catalyst Media interviewed him to gather his thoughts on the growing community of innovators in the city, and what opportunities they bring into the state. Check out the video here.Read more
This month, we ask Starling Childs of citiesense our eight questions for entrepreneurs. Citiesense is an interactive management tool and marketplace for real estate development projects that possess strong value-added potential for local governments and communities. Check out his story here.Read more
This week, we met up with Selby Nimrod, a startup community newcomer. Artgogo is a mobile platform that allows artists to share their work with the broader community. Pitching for the first time at last month’s LaunchHaven event, Selby took home first prize, which included a ticket to Startup Weekend Stamford. After taking the first place prize again at SW Stamford, she’s moving forward with her venture. Learn more about Selby and Artgogo here.Read more
Trying to quit smoking? In this post, we review the beta version of a new product which uses a combination of neuroscience, mediation, and technology to help you change your life.
goBlue Labs’ Craving To Quit app is part of “a 21 day smoking cessation program”which clinical research has shown “yielded a 36% quit rate that largely persisted 4 months later (31%).” That’s a significantly better chance of breaking your habit.
Learn more about the product, and how you can become a beta tester.Read more