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Hamden Business Named 'Innovater Of The Month' By Murphy

A Hamden business that builds custom software for startups is U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy’s August Innovator of the Month, he announced Friday.

Checkmate Digital was founded in 2015 by Quinnipiac University alumni Tom Nassr and Matthew Cameron, who have since grown their team to employ 16 people and offer apprenticeships to other workers.

The company designs and builds websites and other software services for businesses in a wide range of fields, from medicine and cybersecurity to fitness and travel.

Clients include North Haven-based genetic testing company My Gene Counsel, whose president and CEO founded the Cancer Genetic Counseling Program at Yale School of Medicine....