Part of our mission at the Connecticut Entrepreneurs Forum is to connect startups with the resources, knowledge, and support they need to maximize their chance of success. Here are a few of the organizations that make up our collaborative ecosystem.

The Angel Investor Forum

The Angel Investor Forum (AIF) was founded in 2004, AIF members invest their time, talent, and money in supporting companies with solid business models and growth potential. By investing together, we provide the capital required ($100k – $2M) with a high return potential.

Connecticut Innovations

Connecticut Innovations is Connecticut’s strategic venture capital arm and the leading source of financing and ongoing support for innovative, growing companies. See who we help, the many ways we can support you, and the partnerships you can forge as your company grows.

CLA Startup Academy

Having a strong focus on your accounting and tax practices is exceedingly important in driving the growth you want to achieve. The CLA Startup Academy is designed to equip you with the basic knowledge you’ll need in this area.

Jess Lynch

Startup founder turned angel & VC investor + recent Boston transplant to CT is starting a 2x/month CT Tech & Startup events SMS newsletter to highlight value-add events for founders, investors, and the startup community. Totally free and you can sign up here to be in the loop on top events throughout the CT startup ecosystem.

Event Materials

June 7, 2023, “Raising Money with Angel Investors” Presentation Slides (.pdf)


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