UIL Holdings Corportation Signs On As Premier Sponsor


We are happy to announce that the UIL Holdings Corporation is a Premier sponsor of Startup Weekend New Haven. Their generous donation demonstrates their dedication to the growth and development of our New Haven startup community. Thanks UIL Holdings Corporation, your donation is helping to make this event possible.

UIL Holdings Corporation is a diversified energy delivery company serving a total of 690,000 electric and natural gas utility customers in 66 communities across two states, with combined total assets of over $4 billion. UIL is the parent company for The United Illuminating Company (UI), Connecticut Natural Gas Corporation (CNG), The Southern Connecticut Gas Company (SCG), and The Berkshire Gas Company (BGC), each more than 100 years old. To find out more about the UIL Holdings Corporation click here.

UIL Holdings believes entrepreneurship will be an engine for new jobs in Connecticut.  The company has made investments to foster the growth of new businesses.  UIL was a founding member in the creation of CTech, a business incubator in New Haven.  When CTech expanded with locations in Farmington and Bridgeport UIL again supported the organization.  UIL has also been a supporter of efforts at Yale University including the Yale Entrepreneurial Society and the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute.  Going forward UIL will continue to look for opportunities to help grow the entrepreneurial community.  UIL Holdings is proud to be a sponsor of Start-Up Weekend New Haven.