Phill Giancarlo, Co-Founder, Wearsafe Labs, Inc.
“Working in Hartford is a great choice for a startup. Commercial real estate is affordable, the talent is great and we’re perfectly positioned to commute to other major cities like New York and Boston. There are a lot more resources and tools available here for startups and small businesses than ever before.”
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.”Read More
Georgina Schiavelli, Owner, Black Diamond Body Piercing
“It is really scary to be an entrepreneur. You need to be one of those people who can embrace the rebellious spirit that everyone has. You need to be the kind of person who can trust your gut. If you really know yourself and you really think you can do it, you can probably do it.”
Bruno Wu, CEO, Seven Stars Cloud Group
"Fintech Village will make its mark on not only West Hartford and the Hartford area, but the state, New England, and the entire east coast. I’m hoping this will change the DNA of this region."
Jessica Dodge, Senior Program Associate, CTNext
“Entrepreneurs are better and stronger if they have the tools to do it themselves. CTNext helps guide them to the tools they need to become independent and self-sufficient. A startup company’s success is the success of our program.”