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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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  • Mark Borton, Founder , Rising-Tide Health Care, LLC

    “What’s so cool about working in Greater Hartford is that you can be in a capital city—a small capital city—and with the right idea you can get to the right people and really start to get things going.”

  • Dawn McDaniel, Founder, Bravo Delta Consulting, LLC

    “I often explain entrepreneurship to my friends who aren’t entrepreneurs or don’t own their own businesses. It’s a roller coaster with really high highs and really low lows. It’s thrilling when you have those great opportunities to work with big companies or to get big sales or to have your business propelled. I get really excited about the potential and the opportunity.” Read More

  • Kevin Wirtes, Co-Owner, Krust Pizza Bar

    “Connecticut is evolving and changing. I think it’s pretty awesome. I really feel like there’s a heartbeat going on in Connecticut.”

  • 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

  • Lelaneia Dubay, Co-Founder, Hartford Flavor Company

    “Having a renaissance in Hartford means industry, it means manufacturing. We carefully chose Hartford as part of our name. We wanted to contribute something to Hartford. It means a lot to us to be a part of the fabric that Hartford is.”