Innovation Destination Hartford

IDH 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

IDH 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

IDH 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

IDH 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

IDH 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.

Entrepreneur Insights

Connecticut entrepreneurs share wisdom and advice about their entrepreneurial experiences.

CT Lifestyle

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

Startups

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

Innovation

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

Women in Business

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

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.

Featured Stories

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November 18, 2021

BL&D Helps Initiate Retail Opportunities for Small Businesses

Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin has described Breakfast Lunch & Dinner (BL&D) as “some of the most creative and committed folks in the city.” BL&D has been busy collaborating with local organizations including the Hartford Chamber of Commerce and reSET to help create experiences for local…

October 28, 2021

Indian Robotics Startup Finds a Home in Hartford

Peer Robotics participated in the Stanley+Techstars Accelerator in early 2021; however, due to the pandemic, the program was done virtually. CEO and Co-Founder Rishabh Agarwal hadn’t been to Hartford until a sunny Wednesday morning in October, when, hours after his arrival, he met MetroHartford Alliance…

October 22, 2021

Baking Enthusiast, Community Supporter, Food Entrepreneur

Bria Day is a bold baker, a humble humanitarian, and the owner of Disheveled Diva. Although she works full-time at Cigna, she turned her passion for baking and giving back to the community into a cottage food business that creates bespoke sweet treats and makes…

October 14, 2021

CT Skin Care Startup Ital Creations

A member of the reSET Retail Incubator inaugural cohort, Ital Creations LLC creates natural and handmade body care products using ingredients that are safer, better for the environment, and easier on the skin than traditional lab-created products. MetroHartford Alliance Content Manager Nan Price spoke with…

October 13, 2021

Hartford Has A Startup Independent Record Label

Funnybone Records is an independent record label and concert promoter based in Hartford. Owner Dylan Healy spoke with MetroHartford Alliance Content Manager Nan Price about what sets his startup apart and why he became involved with the reSET Retail Incubator. NAN PRICE: What makes Funnybone…

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