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Nearly 400 local business owners and professionals attended the Better Business Bureau second annual Better Business Summit, which took place Thursday, November 7 at the Red Lion Hotel in Cromwell. “There ...
MetroHartford Alliance President and CEO David Griggs was recently featured in blog by Matt Walker, contributing editor for BadCredit.org, talking about assets of our region. (Read the full article: Recognizing the ...
Many veterans transitioning back into civilian life consider starting a business. Whether they’re pondering a specific concept for a small business or are just toying around with the thought of ...
Milena Erwin, Program Manager of the Women’s Business Center at the University of Hartford’s Entrepreneurial Center (EC-WBC), is committed to helping entrepreneurs and small business owners throughout Connecticut start and ...
According to a recent industry study, 77% of small business founders stated that they are yet to achieve their organization’s goals. And an even higher percentage of 80% stated that ...
Upward Hartford hosted “Upward Labs Demo Day: The Experience” on Tuesday, October 22. The event included an immersive, interactive experience, enabling guests to envision a “smart city that uses technology ...

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  • Dennis Nash, President and Chief Executive Officer , Control Station, Inc.

    “Ambiguity is the hallmark of the startup experience—nothing is clear except the need to push forward.”

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  • Jeff Roux, Owner, Excel Fitness

    “It’s better to be a small fish in a big pond and then expand to a bigger pond. Start small, make sure it works and make sure it’s something you can do and then commit to a bigger thing.”

  • Susan Froshauer, Chief Executive Officer, CURE

    “The CURE Innovation Commons is an ideal setting for entrepreneurs and growing companies who want to test and fund the development of the new ideas that will advance their companies.”

  • Matt Connell, Co-Founder , Yellowbrick.me

    "Life requires that you’re nimble in order to succeed. It’s not necessarily about pivoting; it’s about adapting to change."

  • Mark Borton, Founder , Rising-Tide Health Care, LLC

    “What’s so cool about working in Greater Hartford is that you can be in a capital city—a small capital city—and with the right idea you can get to the right people and really start to get things going.”