FEC client featured in The Cape & Plymouth Business News

Posted on 30. Oct, 2013 by in business development, economic development, entrepreneurs, Health Information, Recent Company News

FEC has been involved with our client, Best of Care, to support their growth strategy, which includes their recent acquisition of Boston-based Independence Home Health Care. This move expands their territory into 35 new towns and adds 30 staff members. Read about how this respected father/son team has grown their family-owned home care agency over […]

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FEC gives $500 to Glastonbury Student for Logo Design

Posted on 25. Apr, 2013 by in award, Blog, community, connecticut, Education, Portfolio, Recent Company News

  Our new cover photo shows Ira Yellen, president and CEO of First Experience Communications, presenting a check for $500 to Benjamin Combs for designing the winning logo for the planetarium at the Glastonbury-East Hartford Magnet School. Glastonbury school board Chairman Susan Karp is at right. PHOTO: https://www.facebook.com/GlastonburyLIFE

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“Home Sweet Home”

Posted on 14. Nov, 2012 by in Blog, entrepreneurs, Health, Health Information, innovation, our philosophy, Personal, Recent Company News

Dear friends and colleagues; My father, who died at 42 of a heart attack, was a wise man. He taught me that by loving ourselves and by cherishing our time on earth, we would be rewarded far beyond our financial and professional success. I learned the hard way that being responsible for yourself and your […]

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My friend Larry Cohen: A Rememberance

Posted on 29. Aug, 2012 by in Blog, Personal, Recent Company News

We are saddened by the passing of our friend and colleague, Larry. He was a good friend of mine. I was so happy to see him 10 days ago at his home in Sanibel, Florida.  He was busy as ever, preparing for his yearly Hartford Business Journal November event and weekly columns, but looked tired. […]

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Why Being a Mentor and an Entrepreneur is a Giving and Getting Experience

Posted on 24. Aug, 2012 by in angel investing, Blog, business development, community, entrepreneurs, Health Information, innovation, Recent Company News, technology

Lessons Learned Over the past five years, I have been mentoring dozens of start-up (companies in Connecticut in conjunction with Yale Entrepreneurial Institute, Connecticut Technology Council, and Connecticut Innovations. This summer, I also have the privilege of being a judge and a mentor at 2012 MassChallenge (MassChallenge.org) in Boston. It is one of the premier accelerator programs […]

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Mentoring at Start-Up UConn: Many Great Lessons Learned

Posted on 30. Jan, 2012 by in Blog, community, connecticut, entrepreneurs, innovation, Recent Company News, technology

It was great going back to college, that is being a mentor to new ideas at Start Up UConn, a national program that encourages young and energetic entrepreneurs to create a new business model over a period of 54 hours. I had the pleasure of nurturing and coaching teams of entrepreneurs in creating mostly online […]

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I met Steve Jobs when…

Posted on 08. Oct, 2011 by in Blog, innovation, our philosophy, Recent Company News

Since 1985, I have been an evangelist for Steve Jobs and Apple. If it wasn’t for the Macintosh computer, my company probably wouldn’t exist today. When people ask me how did I start my business and why did I name it First Experience Communication, they go hand-in-hand. I named my business in honor and memory of […]

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Home Health Care Growing Demand

Posted on 16. Aug, 2011 by in Blog, core competencies, core services, Health, Recent Company News, technology

Kaiser Health News has a great article on the status of the home health care industry. This is an area my agency has been involved with for many years. Integrating the health care needs with consumer needs is a daunting endeavor. Consumers have a difficult time trying to understand and find the appropriate professional help […]

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The future of mobile investing

Posted on 19. Apr, 2011 by in angel investing, Blog, entrepreneurs, innovation, interactive, Recent Company News, technology

At the annual conference of the Angel Capital Association Annual Summit (April 4-6) in Cambridge, MA, experts in the field of angel and venture capital funding, and entrepreneurs and investors were sharing trends and investment ideas. One of the interesting sessions was in the  business to enterprise mobile,  aka location marketing. The session explored the future […]

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Marketing Workshop to Home Healthcare Agencies Gets High Grades

Posted on 19. Mar, 2011 by in Blog, business development, Health, nonprofit, Portfolio, Recent Company News

Growing Your Home Health Care Business in a Competitive Market Workshop sponsored by the Connecticut Association for Homecare & Hospice a Success Presented by Ira Yellen, President/CEO Twenty-five owners, managers and marketing directors attended this workshop. It focused on the  importance for homecare agencies to embrace the challenges and seize the opportunities that generates more […]

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