Innovation Destination Hartford

Innovation Destination Hartford is an information hub for Connecticut-based entrepreneurs, startups, small business owners, and professionals. The initiative is dedicated to facilitating connections within our entrepreneurial community and supporting startups and second-stage companies throughout the Hartford Region.

Innovation Destination Hartford

Innovation Destination Hartford is an information hub for Connecticut-based entrepreneurs, startups, small business owners, and professionals. The initiative is dedicated to facilitating connections within our entrepreneurial community and supporting startups and second-stage companies throughout the Hartford Region.

Innovation Destination Hartford

Innovation Destination Hartford is an information hub for Connecticut-based entrepreneurs, startups, small business owners, and professionals. The initiative is dedicated to facilitating connections within our entrepreneurial community and supporting startups and second-stage companies throughout the Hartford Region.

Innovation Destination Hartford

Innovation Destination Hartford is an information hub for Connecticut-based entrepreneurs, startups, small business owners, and professionals. The initiative is dedicated to facilitating connections within our entrepreneurial community and supporting startups and second-stage companies throughout the Hartford Region.

Innovation Destination Hartford

Innovation Destination Hartford is an information hub for Connecticut-based entrepreneurs, startups, small business owners, and professionals. The initiative is dedicated to facilitating connections within our entrepreneurial community and supporting startups and second-stage companies throughout the Hartford Region.

Innovation

Innovative activity throughout the Hartford region is putting Connecticut on the map as a top-ranking innovation hub.

Entrepreneur Insights

Connecticut entrepreneurs share wisdom and advice about their entrepreneurial experiences.

Startups

Read success stories and lessons learned from dozens of startups in every stage from many different industries.

UpBeats

In our challenging social and economic environment, we’re highlighting stories about the dedication and resilience of the people and businesses in our community.

CT Lifestyle

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

Women in Business

IDH spotlights Hartford-area women-owned businesses, startups, and leaders.

Featured Stories

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October 19, 2020

Nala’s Kitchen Innovates and Grows

Nala’s Kitchen Executive Chef and Co-Owner Rebeca Tuinei “Chef Beca” is ambitious, creative, and amenable to change. In 2017, she spoke with MetroHartford Alliance Content Manager Nan Price about launching her business and some of her future goals (read: West Hartford Entrepreneur Launches Food Delivery…

October 13, 2020

UConn Receives $8 Million to Continue Air Force Research Lab Project in Advanced Manufacturing

This story by Anna Zarra Aldrich, Office of the Vice President for Research, was originally posted on UConn Today September 1, 2020. The University of Connecticut has received an $8 million contract from the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to continue productive research aimed at…

October 6, 2020

CT Entrepreneur Runs Successful Virtual Assistance Business

Shortly after moving from Dallas, Texas native Brittany Stephenson embraced her wanderlust and relocated to Greater Hartford, where she began to lay the foundation for her business and turned her passion into profit. Since the launch of Busy Bee’s Virtual Assistance & Management, LLC in…

September 29, 2020

Meeting at the Crossroads of Innovation and Insurance

The ITC + DIA World Tour stopped in Hartford, CT on Thursday, September 10. Well-known for being “The Insurance Capital of The World,” Hartford is also globally recognized for its innovative InsurTech ecosystem—making it an ideal stop for the tour. Connecticut Insurance and Financial Services…

September 22, 2020

Fall Events for Innovators, Business Owners, Networkers, and Local Business Supporters

Fall 2020 is filling up with innovation and entrepreneurial events whether you’re looking to launch a new business, network, or support our local businesses and community. So, mark your calendars, here’s a list of upcoming events: MakerspaceCT Fall Into Place Digital Benefit WHEN: Friday, October…

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