Accolades & Awards

IDH celebrates achievements and news about award-winning activities throughout Connecticut—from pitch competitions and prize winners to grant recipients and local favorite businesses, making our state a great place to live, play, and start and grow businesses.

CT Lifestyle

Food and drink entrepreneurs and arts and culture organizations are key players in Connecticut’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

CT Legends

From its roots in manufacturing and insurance to its innovative technology corridor, Connecticut is filled with stories about trailblazers.

Entrepreneurial Insights

Connecticut entrepreneurs share about their entrepreneurial experiences—successes, failures, and lessons learned. Your entrepreneurial experience inspires and encourages others.

Higher Education

Connecticut universities and colleges encourage entrepreneurship and innovation.


Organizations are hard at work to make Connecticut a thriving place to live, play, and start and grow businesses.


Read success stories and lessons learns from dozens of startups in many different industries.

Women In Business

Stories and resources for female entrepreneurs, business owners, and startups.