“ShugaTrak is perfect for parents of children with diabetes,”
Fitzpatrick’s inspiration for ShugaTrak was his wife, Sandra, who has type 1 diabetes. He presented his idea at New Haven’s first Startup Weekend in 2011 and collaborated with others to conceive ShugaTrak and win the competition. Since then, the ShugaTrak app and website have been developed and funding from state programs has been secured.
“Innovation is a driving force in our community, and the benefits accrue not only to
“New Haven continues to be aptly described as Connecticut’s ‘City of Innovation,’ with the success of the New Haven Innovation Ecosystem, known as The Grid, and fast-growing entrepreneurial companies,” said
The Grid, administered by the
Applivate is just one of many startups benefiting from the vast services and resources of CTNEXT—Connecticut’s statewide entrepreneur support network—and Connecticut Innovations, the state’s quasi-public authority that invests in promising technology startups.
“We’ve helped Applivate access state-funded programs such as TechStart, the Small Business Incubator Program (SBIP) grant, and Small Business Express,” said
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