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.”
Rosie Gallant, Director of Programs, reSET
“Connecticut has a wealth of access to funding, culture and talent.”