Economic

CIA World Factbook

Information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities

Connecticut Open Data

Connecticut data sets spanning business, government, education, environment, health, housing, safety, and transportation categories

FedStats

Full range of official statistical information produced by the Federal Government

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Principal Federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy

U.S. Census Bureau

Leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy

UConn CT State Data Center

Socioeconomic data sets for the State of Connecticut and its municipalities (U.S. Census data)

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Legal

FindLaw

Popular site for free legal information and large online attorney directory

Martindale

Large online attorney directory

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Overview of patent and trademark processes as well as searchable databases of patents and trademarks

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Market Research

AnnualReports.com

Free, comprehensive collection of annual reports for investors and managers

Ask Your Target Market

Provides all types and sizes of companies easy and affordable access to professional quality market research

Encyclopedia of American Industries

Comprehensive guide to industries covering 459 manufacturing industries and over 500 non-manufacturing and service industries

Google Analytics

Set of integrated data and marketing analytics products designed for the needs of marketers in the world's largest companies

MarketResearch.com

Offers reports from over 720 top publishers to provide you with instant online access to a database of expert insights on global industries, companies, products, and trends

Melissa.com

Helps you maintain clean and reliable data assets by profiling, standardizing, verifying, matching, and enriching global People Data - name, address, email, phone, and more

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Access to data, reports, forms and other information related to companies, and regulations

ValuationResources.com

Free online guide to business valuation resources, industry information, economic data, and more

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Marketing

American Marketing Association

Curated marketing content from leading publications such as the Journal of Marketing and Marketing News

MailChimp

Features and integrations for sending marketing emails, automated messages, and targeted campaigns

Mplans

Provides tools for helping businesses create marketing and business plans

SurveyGizmo

Survey tools to help collect feedback from customers, prospects, and employees

SurveyMonkey

Survey tools to help collect feedback from customers, prospects, and employees

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Regulatory

Connecticut Economic Resource Center

Information for businesses to start or expand in Connecticut, as well as concierge support for the State’s business recruitment and retention efforts

Connecticut General Assembly

Access to local and state representatives as well as Connecticut statutes

Connecticut Office of Policy and Management

Official source for CT policies, resources, data, RFPs, employment opportunities and more

Electronic Code of Federal Regulations

Editorial compilation of CFR material and Federal Register amendments produced by the National Archives and Records Administration's Office of the Federal Register (OFR) and the Government Publishing Office

Financial Accounting Standards Board

Standards and guidance for financial accounting and reporting

Governmental Accounting Standards Board

Standards and guidance for governmental accounting and reporting

U.S. DLA Small Business

Contains information to inform and educate small businesses about DLA requirements and procurement practices

U.S. Internal Revenue Service

Information on different business types, tax policies and forms, and processes for different stages of business ownership

U.S. Small Business Administration

Resources and tools for small businesses including loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance

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Startup

Connecticut Business Incubator Network

Seven incubator programs operating ten facilities that provide a home to more than 64 start-up businesses

Connecticut Dept. of Revenue Services

Individual and business tax information, as well as startup business process assistance

Connecticut Economic Resource Center

Assistance and information on starting, expanding, or relocating a business in Connecticut

Connecticut Innovations

Assistance with technology companies looking to get off the ground

How to Start an LLC

Step by step guide on how to set up an LLC in Connecticut

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Technology

Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology

Creates and implements bold ideas for applied technologies, IT strategies, energy solutions, STEM education and career development by leading state, regional, and national partnerships

TechSoup

Provides both the digital platforms and in-person experiences that enable people to work together toward a more equitable world. Equips your organization with transformative technology products, knowledge, and services.

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Associations - Industry

Aerospace Components Manufacturers

Nonprofit regional network of independent Connecticut and southwestern Massachusetts based aerospace companies

Connecticut Business and Industry Association

Leading voice for business in the state, representing thousands of member companies, small and large, across a diverse range of industries

Connecticut Insurance and Financial Services

Fosters cooperation and collaboration between business, academia and state government to promote workforce and economic development in CT

Connecticut Maritime Coalition

Nonprofit trade association facilitating the competitiveness of Connecticut's maritime industries, composed of small- and medium-sized businesses

Connecticut Technology Council

Offers industry leaders statewide networking opportunities, and practical ways to build a more competitive and innovative business environment for the State

CURE

Bioscience cluster of Connecticut, serving a diverse community of small and large life and healthcare sciences companies

Metal Manufacturers' Education and Training Alliance

Seeks to improve the competitiveness and productivity of Connecticut's metal manufacturers

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Associations - Government

Connecticut Conference of Municipalities

Shares best practices and objective research to help CT local leaders govern wisely

Connecticut Town Clerks Association

Networking organization dedicated to the promotion and education of its members (town clerks, assistants, and deputies)

Government Finance Officers of Connecticut

Provides information that promotes professionalism and excellence in government financial management by promoting education and networking

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Associations - Nonprofit

The Alliance

Community of CT nonprofits providing news, training, resources and a voice for strategies and public policies that make it possible for nonprofits to thrive

Connecticut Council for Philanthropy

Association of grantmakers committed to promoting and supporting effective philanthropy for the public good.

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