State Funds Provide for Business Needs in Connecticut

One exciting part to these funds and the buzz they generate are the big names who are involved with it. One of these names and major players within the financial sector is Enhanced Capital based out of New York City. Other players to act within the situation are Ryan Brennan of Advantage Capital and Ironwood Capital which happens to be based out of Louisiana. For Advantage Capital and Ironwood Capital, this financial growth is not exactly their first rodeo. They have investments with Connecticut companies in the past. If everything goes as it has before there should be no problem and plenty of growth and jobs to grow around within the state.

Grainful Receives $3.3 Million in Funding from Investors

A new brand of frozen dinners known as Grainful has just made its way into the market. Their goal is to incorporate healthy oats into their frozen dinners, and make them readily available in a wider span of areas. Recently, CircleUp Funds has trusted them with an investment of $3.3 million. This strategic financing suggested by Advantage Capital and Rand Capital should help them market their innovative new product. Grainful… Read Article →

Three Organizations Where Muslims Can Pay Zakat

Zakat is considered one of the five pillars of the Islamic faith, second only to prayer for those financially able to participate. The payment of Zakat is not considered a charitable donation, it is considered a tax or a tithe. When considering the amount to pay for Zakat the usual is 2.5% of total wealth and income above that which is needed to live a basic life. The Zakat payment… Read Article →

Connecticut Ventures Beacon of Hope

The states’ venture capital is finally seeing the light on the horizon. In the recent years, there have been many different positive developments at in Connecticut. There have been three funds that have come up to support both the small and medium sized companies. These funds will make available around $130 million in capital to these companies. This move will support the companies that are seeking growth in Connecticut. The… Read Article →