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Take Tea owner Nann Thomson wants to create an experience. Her newly opened tea room isn’t merely a restaurant, it’s a destination. MetroHartford Alliance Content Manager Nan Price spoke with Nann about her dream of creating an authentic place for people to enjoy a leisurely…
Junity President Janoye Williams teamed up with friends Chiziterem Uwaga and Alula Shiferaw to create a mobile application and web dashboard that connects students with local scholarships, college prep, employment, and mentorship opportunities. MetroHartford Alliance Content Manager Nan Price spoke with Janoye to learn more…
Apparel and footwear company Rundown is setting up shop in downtown Hartford. Owner Christian Scott spoke with MetroHartford Alliance Content Manager Nan Price about how his passion for athletic shoes evolved into a Connecticut business. NAN PRICE: Have you always known you wanted to start…
Entrepreneur Vanessa Sena is the brains behind My Local Chefs, an online platform that connects Connecticut chefs, farmers, and producers with local homes, where people can enjoy a variety of healthy prepared foods. MetroHartford Alliance Content Manager Nan Price chatted with Vanessa about how she…
Harmonious Homesteads Founder Christina Anthony decided to go for it and launch a home organization business—just before the pandemic hit. Here, she talks with MetroHartford Alliance Content Manager Nan Price about staying the course and making connections in our local small business community. NAN PRICE:…