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By Glendowlyn Thames, Executive Director CTNext Innovation districts have caught on all over the world as an effective vehicle for transforming the economic vitality of a community through public-private partnerships, attracting ...
In honor of Women’s History Month, learn about Hartford-area women who are successful company leaders, mentors, and team players. Mary Ellen Gillespie Director of Athletics at the University of Hartford Achieving success by ...
By Matthew McCooe, CEO Connecticut Innovations Hypergrowth startups are essential for a community’s transformation to an innovation hub. Getting the companies up and running; however, can be a painfully slow process. Waiting ...
Collision is an innovative new pitch competition sponsored by the Middletown Entrepreneurs Work Space (MEWS+) that enables startups and people with big ideas to represent their industries and compete for ...
Join an informative panel discussion about Industry 4.0 on Thursday, March 28 from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. at the UConn Graduate Business Learning Center, 100 Constitution Plaza, Hartford, CT. The event ...
Significant progress toward making Hartford and East Hartford recognized hubs of innovation and entrepreneurship activity has been made over the last two years. Hartford/East Hartford Innovation Places staff, along with its ...

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  • Dr. Ripi Singh, President and Innovator, Plus4pi

    “I help other startups with my tools and methods and the ecosystem helps me with networking, education, and mentoring. I am a SCORE client as well as a SCORE mentor. I support CTNext as a judge for their Entrepreneur Innovation Awards events, regularly participate in the XcellR8 platform at Nerac, and engage with reSET through mentoring and networking.” Read More

  • João Pedro Ribeiro, CEO & Chairman, PeekMed

    “For a company that develops medical devices and needs to be constantly innovating, Connecticut is a perfect fit.”

  • Samuel King, Guru of Marketing and Business Development , Blue Earth Compost

    “We see ourselves as part of an emerging entrepreneur community in Hartford that is working really hard toward an economic renaissance in the city."

  • — Eric Sirois, PhD, CEO, Dura Biotech

    “The two big pieces the company needed from the beginning were advice and money. Connecticut has been an excellent place to do business for both of those things.” Read More

  • Meghan Martinez, Vice President , Blue Back Advisors

    “We’re excited about all of the positive things that are happening in Hartford right now. There is an energy here that resonates with us as a company and contributes to our growth and overall success.”