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In honor of Women’s History Month, learn about Hartford-area women who are successful company leaders, mentors, and team players. ALICE MARGIE TURNER Founder and CEO of URISE Ventures, Inc. On a mission to engage ...
By Matthew McCooe, CEO Connecticut Innovations Hypergrowth startups are essential for a community’s transformation to an innovation hub. Getting the companies up and running; however, can be a painfully slow process. Waiting ...
Collision is an innovative new pitch competition sponsored by the Middletown Entrepreneurs Work Space (MEWS+) that enables startups and people with big ideas to represent their industries and compete for ...
Join an informative panel discussion about Industry 4.0 on Thursday, March 28 from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. at the UConn Graduate Business Learning Center, 100 Constitution Plaza, Hartford, CT. The event ...
Significant progress toward making Hartford and East Hartford recognized hubs of innovation and entrepreneurship activity has been made over the last two years. Hartford/East Hartford Innovation Places staff, along with its ...
Miracle League of Connecticut Executive Director Mike Michaud spoke with MetroHartford Alliance Content Manager Nan Price about how a mission to make baseball accessible to children with special needs evolved ...

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  • Mike Morris is Founder and Owner, RecDesk

    “The Small Business Incubator Grant Program—a program provided by the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology—and Department of Economic and Community Development Small Business Express Program programs have enabled RecDesk to grow and hire faster than would have been possible without them.”

  • LB Muñoz, Artist and Educator, Kinetic Dreams

    “I love that Hartford is a small place full of people with big ideas. Anything is possible and things get done. If you can envision it, you can do it in Hartford.”

  • Frederick Kukelhaus, Co-Founder, Hugo & Hoby

    “We’re constantly impressed by the depth of entrepreneurial talent, inspiration and excitement in Hartford.”

  • Katharine Ortiz, Founder, A Little Bird Told Me

    “Connecticut people aren’t afraid to support local businesses, which allows for a thriving restaurant scene. From Real Art Ways to the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford is an artsy little city—and that’s what I love about it.”

  • Heidi Worcester, Founder and Owner, NEATgoods

    “To me, being an entrepreneur isn’t just about money. It’s about creating better products for a market that needs it—and doing it in the right way.” Read More