Hartford Business Journal

February 11, 2019

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GREATER HARTFORD'S BUSINESS NEWS WWW.HARTFORDBUSINESS.COM VOLUME 27 • NUMBER 7 $3.00 FEBRUARY 11, 2019 THE LISTS: Largest registered investment advisory firms in Greater Hartford and Notable CT venture capital investments Newsmakers Jim Hennessey, Owner, The Music People. PAGE 3 PAGE 6 Hartford's 'Rocky'? Local business executives are ponying up cash to underwrite a Hartford-based film about Willie Pep's boxing comeback. However, more funding is needed to get the movie off the ground. PAGE 16 People Mover Joe Giulietti was chosen as commissioner of the Department of Transportation to jumpstart Gov. Lamont's ambitious high-speed rail plans. The challenges he faces are many. PAGE 14 Home Bound Focus: Wealth Management Major changes are impacting the state's controversial "death tax." Find out how new estate and gift tax exemption levels will save the state's wealthiest residents big money. PAGE 10 These startup founders, hailing from around the world, participated in the first Stanley+Techstars accelerator program and are now trying to grow their businesses from Hartford. HBJ PHOTO | STEVE LASCHEVER Amid quest to build Silicon Valley-like hub, some Stanley+Techstars startups are eagerly calling Hartford home.

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