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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 ...
Miracle League of Connecticut Executive Director Mike Michaud spoke with MetroHartford Alliance Content Manager Nan Price about how a mission to make baseball accessible to children with special needs evolved ...
Join CTNext for an intensive, two-day Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) workshop focused on proposal development for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the U.S. Department ...
Connecticut Innovations recently announced the launch of the first-round application period for VentureClash 2019. The global venture challenge is designed to attract early-stage digital health, financial technology (FinTech), insurance technology ...
CTNext announced the winners of the Entrepreneur Innovation Awards, which were held January 31 at Real Art Ways in Hartford, CT. Following presentations from 10 finalists, the judges awarded $10,000 grand ...
Nominations are open for the 2019 Connecticut World Affairs Council (CTWAC) Annual Global Engagement Award. This year’s theme is Makers, Innovators, and Creators. The CTWAC awards a student or group of ...

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  • Mark Keeley, Co-Founder, Obvia LLC

    “We started becoming involved with the entrepreneurial ecosystem before we even put together our idea to get it patented.”

  • Frederick Kukelhaus, Co-Founder, Hugo & Hoby

    “We’re constantly impressed by the depth of entrepreneurial talent, inspiration and excitement in Hartford.”

  • Susan Schaefer, Founder and Owner, Launch Career Coaching.

    “A true entrepreneur really looks at things with a different lens. When other people are enjoying an experience, you’re always seeing opportunities."

  • Delanea Davis, Co-Founder, Solstice Strategy Partners

    “Having a community of other business owners to lean on is key because no one can support an entrepreneur like other entrepreneurs who have been through the highs and lows.” Read More

  • Jessica Dodge, Senior Program Associate, CTNext

    “Entrepreneurs are better and stronger if they have the tools to do it themselves. CTNext helps guide them to the tools they need to become independent and self-sufficient. A startup company’s success is the success of our program.”