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This article by Jessica McBride, Manager of Research Communications- Office of the Vice President for Research, originally appeared on UConn Today October 17, 2018. A new industry-academic initiative to increase entrepreneurial ...
The latest Flight Night startup pitch event took place Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at reSET in Hartford, CT. Hosted by reSET and Murtha Cullina LLP, the event enabled nine local startups ...
Keeping employees motivated is important when running a business. It’s even more important when your business isn’t doing well. Morale issues are often one of the first things to suffer ...
During its 64th Annual Conference and Tradeshow in San Antonio, TX, the International Downtown Association (IDA) recognized the Hartford Business Improvement District (HBID) with two top industry honors. The HBID received ...
Connecticut Innovations announced the winners the 2018 VentureClash Global Venture Challenge. The final pitch event took place Thursday, October 18, at the Yale School of Management in New Haven. The $5 ...
POSITION SUMMARY The Hartford/East Hartford Innovation Places Team is looking for a motivated, creative self-starter who wants to help make our community a visible hub of innovation and entrepreneurship activity. The Program ...

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  • Stephen Cusano, Founder, Parkville Sounds

    “Hartford has so many talented artists throughout this entire city. They’ve been living here, working here, and touring the world using Hartford as their home base. I see the love they have for the community and what everyone is building around the neighborhood." Read More

  • Jonathan Johnson, Owner, SnapSeat Photo Booths

    "To be an entrepreneur, the easiest way to start is by starting. Then persevere. You’ve got to ride the waves and continue to move forward."

  • Kate Pipa, Co-Founder and CEO, Genuis Box, Inc.

    "Connecticut's entrepreneurial ecosystem is great for so many reasons—having support from other local entrepreneurs plus the ability to share advice, resources, and ideas is huge."

  • Scott Barbanel, Head Brewer and Founder, Still Hill Brewery

    “Along with the tremendous growth in craft beer in Connecticut, there is a strong market desire for locally crafted beers. It’s the perfect time to start a brewery in Connecticut.”

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    “Connecticut has a wealth of access to funding, culture and talent.”