Helping local communities develop talent and growth


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Big Ideas, Local Communities 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.

  • The Team

    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.

The Team

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Barry Schwimmer

Barry is the Founder and President of NCIC. He also serves as Managing Director of Petros CT Fund which provides expansion capital to Connecticut based businesses.
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Peter Propp

Peter leads strategy, marketing and business development for NCIC.

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