Burnout is common among entrepreneurs, because, hey, starting a business is hard! So how do you keep your mojo when it feels like you tapped the last of your resilience weeks ago? Your peers share their best advice. “Want to avoid burnout? Learn to say no. Turn away work that doesn’t fit your core services. […]

It seems like you can’t turn on the TV or pass a newsstand these days without hearing the name Marie Kondo. The author of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing is having a moment, probably because tossing things out is so dang satisfying. (Google the TV series Hoarders […]

With investment awards totaling a cool $5 million, it’s not surprising that VentureClash attracts some of the world’s hottest startups to compete on its global stage. Beyond money, though, entrepreneurs may be wondering what else this tiny state, nestled between New York and Boston, has to offer. We sat down with Paul Pescatello, senior counsel […]

Mark Zuckerberg may want to rethink that ubiquitous hoodie. According to a study by Hajo Adam and Adam Galinsky, wearing certain clothes can influence your psychological process. In one experiment, Northwestern University researchers demonstrated that wearing a lab coat, which is associated with “attentiveness and carefulness,” boosted study participants’ selective attention. In another, subjects who […]

We know from investing in myriad companies how much time entrepreneurs put into their pitches. And no wonder—if you can quickly convince us that you’ve got a disruptive, protectable idea, a large, addressable market, a brilliant team and a sound go-to-market strategy, you’re all but guaranteed to secure much-needed funding. But your delivery matters too. […]

We admit it: Pitches are nerve-wracking. You’ve got five minutes to wow investors. Or two. Or maybe even 30 seconds if you happen to find yourself riding in a fast-moving elevator with Daymond John (hey, it could happen). That’s a lot of information to pack into a short amount of time. Here, experts tell us […]

When you’re growing your startup, a shot at a sizable chunk of money is a pretty tempting reason to enter a pitch competition. (Here at VentureClash, our investment awards total $5 million—and the top prize is a cool one-point-five.) But with all the applying, preparing, practicing, and travel involved, are pitch competitions worth your time […]

Digital health is experiencing explosive growth. Innovators and investors alike see the tremendous potential in technologies that can transform the face of healthcare by leveraging data to improve diagnosis, treatment, outcomes and the overall patient experience. In other words, healthcare is an industry ripe for disruption. This topic was the focus of a panel at […]

When you set out to build a successful company, it’s vital to effectively utilize every tool available to increase your odds of success. And if you choose Connecticut to establish or expand your business, the good news is that there are several significant tax incentive programs as well as valuable experts to guide you on […]

International companies seeking to expand their business to the United States must first navigate through the difficult task of immigration. Thankfully, there are attorneys who specialize in the U.S. immigration process, like Dana Bucin, who can provide helpful strategies to simplify the process and smooth the transition. Dana Bucin is an attorney and partner at […]