The Blizzard of 2015, which in January inaugurated a series of winter storms across the northeastern US that continue to this day, is estimated by various experts to have cost the economy between $500 million and $1 billion . The loss to airline travelers alone may have been as high as $250 million.
View News Channel 12’s newscast on Veoci here: “Bridgeport snow removal gets high-tech boost” (Updated February 22, 2015 6:17 PM) In January 2013, after living and working in Sao Paulo, Brazil for a year, I came back home to Bridgeport, CT just in time for the Blizzard of 2013, aka Winter Storm Nemo. For my
A lot has been going on here, the latest being Veoci’s participation in Connecticut’s statewide emergency preparedness drill: 44 CT cities and towns are using Veoci. We’ll have more details to share soon, have a look at the latest news items in the meantime: From NPR / WSHU: New Haven tech company gaining attention for
The latest report from Pitchbook, “2014 Annual US VC Valuations & Trends Report” was just published with great news for Connecticut: Connecticut Innovations, the government-sponsored organization for venture investment, broke into the TOP 10 ranks of investors for both the Seed/Angel and Early Stage Investments. Just being in the same league as Andreessen-Horowitz and Google
On Wednesday the 16th of October, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy of Connecticut and the commissioner of the Department of Economic and Community Development, Catherine Smith, met with nine local entrepreneurs with companies in the post-seed stage. The discussion focused on possible ways to improve Connecticut’s track record for creating new jobs (admittedly not the best), and
We were recently cited in the New Haven Register (as Grey Wall Software) with an astounding statistic regarding the amount of snow that accumulated in the City of New Haven, our partner and home town. 816 million pounds of snow on the city’s streets! (And in case you’re curious, the “nuclear physicist at Grey Wall Software”