NortheastInnovation.org is the home of the Northeast Community Innovation Corp., a 501(c)(3) non-profit with the charter of helping local communities develop local talent and grow capabilities to support early stage organizations of all types. The Goal: increase economic activity and job growth in the Northeastern United States. NCIC has a particular focus on underserved communities.
Northeast Community Innovation Corp. is run by Barry Schwimmer and Peter Propp, the leadership team from the Stamford Innovation Center. Barry and Peter have several projects underway and are running Northeast Innovation as a way to stay engaged with the Startup Community that was developed at SIC and participate in the growth of startup communities throughout our region.
We had a fabulous time at our first Pitch Positive event. Thanks to all of our partners, including Factory Underground, House of Katia, Fairfield County Food Forum members including MiKana, Nutty Bunny, Nutshell, Winfield Market, The Bites Company. All photos thanks to Nikki Stanek of www.nikkistanek.com
If you live in CT and the NYC region you probably have those moments when you remember the uniquely stimulating lifestyle in this part of the world. We have outstanding food from all over the world, we have great bands, and we have many people who are working on interesting problems and influencing the future.[…]
Local nonprofit organizations will be under the lights at Pitch Positive, a high-energy event that will reward the best 3-minute pitch by the selected nonprofits with cash awards. Northeast Community Innovation Corp, Social Venture Partners, Band Together, House of Katia, Propp Partners and the Fairfield County Food Forum have joined forces to create the event.[…]
NCIC has joined forces with Social Venture Partners CT, Factory Underground, House of Katia, Stamford Innovation and others for a non-profit oriented pitch event that will take place Wednesday, April 18 from 6-8:30 pm. We are calling the event Pitch Positive and we will be hearing pitches from small non-profits, who will tell their story,[…]
Thanks to those of you who were able to join us for our 1st annual #HolidayPitch event. It was a wonderful night and we enjoyed seeing old friends and making new ones. Events like these require the mastering of a bunch of details and more than a little elbow grease. A successful event requires a[…]
We’re excited to partner with the Fairfield County Food Forum for our first “Holiday Pitch” event this coming Wednesday 12/6/17. Thanks also to BevMax, our Beer and Wine sponsor and Audience Choice Award sponsor Bestest. Holiday Pitch is raising funds for the Wall Street Theater and April Jackson’s SWAG aftershool program. To learn more about the[…]
On Tuesday, May 30, Northeast Innovations partnered with Factory Underground, Peaches Southern Pub and Juke Joint, Charlie B productions, Social Venture Partners CT and others to hold an event we called Norwalk Now. Part networking event, part pitch competition, and all fun, the diverse, capacity crowd was in a great[…]