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US Mobile at the Center of a Blooming Startup Scene

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Ever wondered about US Mobile’s startup roots? Founder and CEO Ahmed Khattak chose to headquarter US Mobile in Stamford amid a blooming startup scene in Connecticut. US Mobile’s office is located in the Stamford Innovation Center, a hub for innovation and entrepreneurship that offers advisory, resources, facilities and support to select companies.

“We looked around and said, Connecticut is home,” says Khattak, a Yale University graduate who now runs cellphone-service provider US Mobile. “I think it has makings of a great place for tech in general.” According to Dow Jones VentureSource, approximately $400 million was invested in Connecticut startups last year. The area is buzzing with young entrepreneurs hoping to build the next empire.

Read the full story on The Wall Street Journal.

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