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After learning more about recycling and issues surrounding plastic waste and pollution, environmental supporter Yasemin Ugurlu wanted to make more of a difference. So, in March 2021, she founded Reboot Eco, a refill shop that supplies sustainable, zero-waste household cleaners and bath products. Yasemin and…
Entrepreneur and artist Jasleni Brito launched her business Jasleni Art & Design in June 2017 and has since evolved to support aspiring and growing entrepreneurs with graphic design, marketing, and branding. MetroHartford Alliance Content Manger Nan Price connected with Jasleni when they became involved with…
Through collaboration with Breakfast Lunch & Dinner (BLD) and reSET, the Retail Incubator program will support entrepreneurs ready to sell their unique products in Hartford and beyond. The program is open to those ready to launch a passion-project or those who are already in business…
Inspiring, innovative, and entrepreneurial. Nick Wagner Sr. is passionate about lifting others up and helping them reach their full potential. In addition to his role as Organizational Development Consultant at Cigna, Nick is Founder of InnovateCT, Founder of the Full Potential Movement and, most recently,…
InsureGood Founder and CEO Meredith Messenger launched her insurance and professional services agency in June 2021. MetroHartford Alliance Content Manager Nan Price spoke with Meredith about building a startup and empowering female entrepreneurs. NAN PRICE: Have you always been entrepreneurial? MEREDITH MESSENGER: I’ve always been…