Bill Moschella (Co-founder of Evariant) joins Startup Grind New Haven on Nov 8

Startup Grind

Bill Moschella (co-founder of Evariant) has led the company since 2008, building a leading healthcare CRM and analytics business.

Bill is a visionary and expert in SaaS, big data, data science & machine learning, marketing automation, and CRM. Bill has received numerous awards throughout his career including the HBJ 40 under 40 as well as North America’s 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs by Goldman Sachs. Bill is a CT native and lives with his wife and 2 children in Avon Ct.

Evariant is recognized as one of the country’s fastest-growing tech companies as a 6-time winner of CT’s Fastest Growing Companies and a recipient of Deloitte’s Tech ‘Fast 500’. Currently, the company recognizes more than 1,000 hospitals and 6 of the top 10 healthcare systems in the US as customers.

The company has raised capital from Lightspeed Venture PartnersGoldman SachsMcKesson VenturesHealth Enterprise Partners, and Salesforce Ventures.

Bill will join us to talk about how he ended up in tech, succeeded, raised capital from top tier investors, and built a world-class company.

Bill Moschella (Co-founder of Evariant)
Bill has built Evariant into a leading healthcare CRM & analytics business. He’s a visionary in SaaS, big data, data science, machine learning, marketing automation & CRM. He has received numerous awards including HBJ 40 under 40 and North America’s 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs by Goldman Sachs. Evariant is a 6x winner of CT’s Fastest Growing Companies & a member of Deloitte’s Tech Fast 500.
Startup Grind is proudly supported by our global partners:

Google for Entrepreneurs


Elm City Innovation Collaborative Evariant


The Grove The Halal Guys

We are a global startup community designed to educate, inspire and connect entrepreneurs. Founded in Silicon Valley, Startup Grind now spans over 250 cities across the world.


Questions or Book an Appointment: (203) 745-5009

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Hey Institute Library Friends Heres Something Cool To Do To Get Your Halloween Started!!

Thursday October 26, 2017 6PM-8:30PM

Night Of The Haunted, Beyond The Paranormal
Presented By Dave Considine From A&E’s “House Of The Haunted”

A full 2 hour audio/visual presentation with subjects including: Psychic Phenomenon, Historic Hauntings, Human Hauntings, Elemental Hauntings etc.

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POKEMOTO Hawaiian Poke is Now Open

99 Audubon Street, New Haven
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AVANT GARDE 10-22 event


We’ve gone down into our basement
& cleared out over
15 YEARS of treasures and relics,
    • Paints and Mediums
    • Brushes and Knives
    • Pencils, Pastels, and Pens
    • Architectural Tools
    • Canvas and Painting Surfaces
    • Easels and Furniture
    • Nick and Chip Framing
    • and so much more!

Come see what you can dig up

for a great deal!

OCTOBER 20, 21, & 22

11AM to 4PM

And don’t forget about our
Monday – Saturday  |  9AM – 7PM
Sunday  |  10AM – 6PM
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Cards & Games · Novelties & Creative Gifts · Journals & Notebooks · Fine Writing Instruments · Decorative Papers · Amazing Custom Framing · Ready-made Frames
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JOB OPENING – Director of Development – Shubert Theatre, New Haven

About Us:
The Shubert Theatre is a 1600 seat performing arts center presenting 150+ performances annually including: Broadway, music, dance, family, community shows and summer outdoor concerts. The Shubert Theatre in New Haven is part of CAPA, a not-for-profit based in Columbus, OH, and the Director of Development will work with the senior management team in New Haven, as well as with the corporate office in Columbus. Direct Reports include the Development Coordinator.

Job Summary – CAPA (Connecticut Association for the Performing Arts) and the Shubert Theatre in New Haven, CT seeks a full-time Director of Development to be responsible for the planning and execution of all sponsorship and philanthropic giving programs related to CAPA’s Connecticut operations. The Director of Development will be a leader in creating strategic approaches to meeting and advancing the Shubert’s $6M annual revenue goal. Growing annual individual giving, major gifts, institutional giving, sponsorship and endowment are central to the position.

As the Shubert approaches its 104th anniversary in 2018, in addition to maintaining its annual revenue goals, the Director will oversee and manage the theatre’s Centennial Campaign to finance Phase II of renovations and capital improvements, as well as endowment goals and objectives outlined in its strategic plan. Additionally this position is responsible for implementing development plans and overseeing fundraising staff responsible for annual giving, grant writing, special events, board development and business relations. This position works closely with the Board of Directors and reports to the Executive Director/Vice President of the Shubert and CAPA CT.

· Prospecting and sales for performance, educational and institutional sponsorship programs, and the execution of sponsorship benefits.
· Plans, oversees, and executes the Annual Appeal, a year-round annual giving program. Responsibilities for Annual Appeal include goal-setting, solicitation plans, board involvement, key calls, materials generation and supporting services such as mailings and tele-funding.
· Plans and executes sales for the Shubert Corporate Club, including prospecting, materials and proposal generation and sales calls.
· Serves as an ambassador for all Development programs, particularly through Advancement activities associated with opening nights and the Shubert Corporate Suite.
· Provides ongoing stewardship to all corporate, foundation and individual donors, from prospecting and initial engagement through follow up and ongoing relations.
· Works with Grant Manager to provide local management of grant proposals and reports for Connecticut operations.
· Plans and manages galas and benefit events.
· Works with Director of Education & Outreach as appropriate on CAPA/Shubert community outreach programs.
· Supervises the budget for the Development Department.
· Serves as an ambassador for CAPA Connecticut/Shubert at community functions, receptions, meetings and performances.
· Works closely with Executive, Operations, Communications, Marketing and Ticket/Box Office departments in planning and coordinating related activities. Development Department responsibilities include development of program benefits, marketing the programs within development publications, maintenance of membership records and renewals.
· With the Vice President and Executive Director, manages the activities of the CAPA Connecticut Board of Directors, including board communications, meeting scheduling and maintenance of the Board minutes.
· Provides management and staffing of the CAPA Connecticut Board Development Committee, including scheduling and staffing meetings, following up with members on committee assignments and providing necessary reports.
· Bachelor’s or Master’s degree preferred or combination of education with equivalent years of work experience
· 6-8 years of proven, hands-on experience managing development efforts generating at least $2M annually and experience in the following areas:
o Working directly with Board committees
o Soliciting and closing major gifts ($10,000+) from individuals and businesses
o Designing and overseeing annual fund campaigns
o Planned giving and capital campaigns
· Proficiency in computers and experience with fund raising databases is required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
· Creative thinking for problem solving, the ability to prioritize urgent or last minute requests, and a willingness to assist when the need arises
· Excellent organizational, written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
· Ability to interface with all levels of management
· Working knowledge of brand sponsorship opportunities

Special Requirements: Candidate must be able to accommodate a flexible schedule requiring some evenings and weekends throughout the year. In addition to a standard background check this position requires a credit check that is satisfactory to management.

To Apply: E-mail cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Salary will be commensurate with experience. CAPA offers a full benefits package that includes subsidized health insurance, paid time off, and a 403(b) plan with employer match. CAPA and the Shubert Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Take the trolley into the woods, if you dare.

Sneakers or boots ONLY. No flip flops, heels, or slippers are permitted. No babes in arms! This is not wheelchair accessible. No crutches are permitted. Photos may be taken in line, but not on the trail.

The trolley will let you off halfway down the tracks. Pass through the concession area where local food trucks serve up some awesome food and drink, then get in line!


Legend has it that somewhere in the woods at the end of the trolley tracks lurk the things that nightmares are made of. This fall a lonely trolley will carry passengers down the tracks to the gate. The choice is yours… enter if you dare!

TICKETS: 2 types of tickets are being offered: General Admission and Express Admission. Haunted Isle tickets are non-refundable. Please read the following carefully.  The Haunted Isle is not recommended for children.  Once tickets are purchased, they can not be refunded so it is very important that you understand all of the details listed below.   

A limited number of Express tickets are sold each night for $20 each. They can be purchased in advance online through the ticket interface below. Print the confirmation form(s) and bring them with you to the museum ticket window to pick up your Express tickets. These are the only tickets which are timed for a specific date. If unsold Express tickets remain for any single night, they will be available for sale at the door for $20 each. Express ticket-holders will go directly into the venue at the Haunted Isle after stepping off the trolley car from the main station building. Signs will indicate where Express ticket holders should go upon getting off the trolley.

General Admission tickets are $12 each. General admission tickets can be purchased through the ticket interface below, or at the ticket window on the night of your visit. For tickets purchased online, print off the confirmation form(s) and bring them with you to the museum ticket window to pick up your Haunted Isle tickets. General Admission tickets purchased online can be used any night the Haunted Isle is open. Tickets purchased at the ticket window can only be used on that specific night. See dates and times at the top of this page.

The Haunted Isle is back this year and better than ever! A visit to the Haunted Isle remains an affordable way to get scared sleepless: Regular admission remains the same at $12 per person and Express admission is also unchanged at $20 per person. PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE HERE or purchase them at the door. Read below for more information.

The details

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The Haunted Isle is rated S “spooky” We do not recommend this attraction for any children under 10 years of age, anyone that is pregnant, has a heart condition, asthma or if you are prone to seizures.  Please use your best judgment when deciding if this event is for you.  We want you to enjoy it.

No smoking, eating, drugs, or alcohol allowed inside the attraction.  We do have food trucks and a concession stand.

No backpacks, large purses, high heel shoes, open toe shoes  or strollers are allowed.  The attraction is a 45 minute walk through the woods and it is dark.  Closed shoes are needed for this event.

No weapons of any kind, we have security personnel onsite which will be there to check guests, in order to secure the safety of our guests and our volunteers.

If you have any disabilities that will prevent you from walking through the trail unassisted, please see our security staff and we can provide a guide to help you through.

The attraction consists of flashing strobe lights, loud noises, fog machines, small places, dark places, actors that jump out at you, props that spring out at you and many other scary things.  The trail is located in the woods and is lit but still very dark with uneven ground.  Do not enter the attraction if you cannot easily make it through this type of terrain.  We will not refund your money if you have to leave.

NO RESERVATIONS REQUIRED for General Admission. The Haunted Isle experience consists of a short trolley car ride (about 5 minutes each way), which will drop you off at the Isle itself, where you will be walking along an unlit trail through the woods where our ghouls, goblins and ghosts will do their best to scare you. Plan to spend at least an hour at the Isle exclusive of time spent waiting in line.

NOTE about cancellations: If the Haunted Isle is forced to close due to inclement weather or another reason, an announcement will be posted on the Shore Line Trolley Museum website homepage at before the start of that evening’s event.


Come hungry! An array of local food trucks serving meals and beverages will be on site during the Haunted Isle this year.

Upcoming Haunted Isle dates:

  • Haunted Isle

    September 29, 30, October 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28, 2017
    Trolleys depart continuously for the Isle from 7:00 – 10:00 PM


    The Haunted Isle

    17 River St, East Haven, Connecticut 06512
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