We are Connecticut's venture capital arm and the leading source of financing and ongoing support for innovative, growing companies.

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Matthew McCooe
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Philip Siuta
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Lauren Carmody
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Christopher Baisden
Chief Human Resources Officer
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Kevin Crowley
Senior Managing Director, Investments
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Peter Longo
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Daniel Wagner
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Douglas Roth
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Matthew Storeygard
Senior Managing Director, Investments and Bio Team Director
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Alison Malloy
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Jordan Lue
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Matt Panicali
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Elizabeth Skrabl
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Tamyra Davis
Senior Investment Specialist
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Lisa Day
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Hil Scott
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Drew D’Alelio
Senior Associate, Investments
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Konstantine Drakonakis
Managing Director, Investments
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Malik Okoro
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Lisa Nicoletti
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Vice President Compliance & SSO
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Tracey Tribuzio
Accounting Manager
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Kimberly Wolfe
Director of Information Technology
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Jamie Rinaldi
Manager of Investment Accounting
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Bo Bradstreet
Talent Acquisition Director
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Matthew J. Archuleta
Senior Associate, Investments
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David Bruno
Director, Innovation Lab
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Renee Wasko
Associate, Investments
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Ryan Dings
Venture Partner
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Brian Dowd
Director, Investments
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Marina DeThomas
Talent Acquisition and Human Capital Services
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Kevin Fagan
VP of Finance
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Venture Portfolio

the talent bridge

Back by popular demand, DECD and CTNext are relaunching The Talent Bridge, an opportunity for growing Connecticut companies to secure funding for internships (up to $20,0000 for three internships), allowing us to keep our top-performing talent here in our state.

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tour de connecticut

In 2023, Connecticut Innovations launched its Tour de Connecticut, where they traversed the state on an approximately 200-mile bike ride across back roads and trails. On the inaugural journey, members of the CI team and other special guests met with several companies in the portfolio, supported local businesses and visited Connecticut landmarks along the way. Learn more about the 10 portfolio companies we met with from Mystic to Stamford by checking out our pitstop videos.

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Brain Trust Connections

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More than just Capital

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04.30.24

Connecticut Innovations Invests $12.6 Million in Early-Stage Companies in Q3 FY 2024

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02.22.24

Governor Lamont Announces Launch of Pilot Program at UConn Health Using Innovative Technology to Reduce Carbon Footprint and Deliver Substantial Energy Cost Savings

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02.06.24

Connecticut Innovations Invests $18 Million in Early-Stage Companies in Q2 FY 2024

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11.01.23

Connecticut Innovations Banks $13 Million in Proceeds from Three Company Exits in Q1 FY 2024

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