UNWIND with us!

The IDH UNWIND series continues! Our informal, agenda-free networking event will take place the third Wednesday of the month, May through September at GastroPark, West Hartford. Make new connections and reconnect with entrepreneurs in the IDH community.

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Innovation Destination Hartford

IDH is an information hub for Connecticut-based entrepreneurs, startups, small business owners, and professionals. The initiative is dedicated to facilitating connections within our entrepreneurial community and supporting startups and second-stage companies throughout the Hartford Region.

Innovation Destination Hartford

IDH is an information hub for Connecticut-based entrepreneurs, startups, small business owners, and professionals. The initiative is dedicated to facilitating connections within our entrepreneurial community and supporting startups and second-stage companies throughout the Hartford Region.

Innovation Destination Hartford

IDH is an information hub for Connecticut-based entrepreneurs, startups, small business owners, and professionals. The initiative is dedicated to facilitating connections within our entrepreneurial community and supporting startups and second-stage companies throughout the Hartford Region.

Innovation Destination Hartford

IDH is an information hub for Connecticut-based entrepreneurs, startups, small business owners, and professionals. The initiative is dedicated to facilitating connections within our entrepreneurial community and supporting startups and second-stage companies throughout the Hartford Region.

Innovation Destination Hartford

IDH is an information hub for Connecticut-based entrepreneurs, startups, small business owners, and professionals. The initiative is dedicated to facilitating connections within our entrepreneurial community and supporting startups and second-stage companies throughout the Hartford Region.

Innovation Destination Hartford

IDH is an information hub for Connecticut-based entrepreneurs, startups, small business owners, and professionals. The initiative is dedicated to facilitating connections within our entrepreneurial community and supporting startups and second-stage companies throughout the Hartford Region.

Entrepreneur Insights

Connecticut entrepreneurs share wisdom and advice about their entrepreneurial experiences.

CT Lifestyle

Food and drink entrepreneurs and arts and culture organizations are key players in Connecticut’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Startups

Read success stories and lessons learned from dozens of startups in every stage from many different industries.

Innovation

Innovative activity throughout the Hartford region is putting Connecticut on the map as a top-ranking innovation hub.

Women in Business

IDH spotlights Hartford-area women-owned businesses, startups, and leaders.

Initiatives

Local people, businesses, and organizations are hard at work to make Connecticut a thriving place to live, play, and start and grow businesses.

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August 4, 2022

Creating a Community of Literate, Workforce Ready Adults

Since 1972, Literacy Volunteers of Greater Hartford (LVGH) has been building a community of literate adults through student-centered instruction that catalyzes career readiness and advancement. MetroHartford Alliance Content Manager Nan Price spoke with Executive Director Stephen Morris to learn more. NAN PRICE: How is this…

August 2, 2022

CT Life Transition Coach Helps Others Find Their Life Purpose

Mind Spirit Coaching Founder Naomi Rafalowicz admits two things: she didn’t intend to become an entrepreneur and she couldn’t have done it alone. MetroHartford Alliance Content Manager Nan Price spoke with Naomi about leaning into entrepreneurship and what she’s learned along her journey. NAN PRICE:…

July 22, 2022

CT Home Designer Showcases Her Skills

Moreau Designs Founder Jennifer Moreau was one of many designers to showcase her work at the 2022 Junior League of Hartford Show House. When MetroHartford Alliance Content Manager Nan Price ran into her there, they knew they had to reconnect for an update about Jennifer’s…

July 18, 2022

CT Entrepreneur Accelerates Her Health and Beauty Business

Jodi Cup of Health Owner Jodi Bryan participated in the 2022 reSET Impact Accelerator. She spoke with MetroHartford Alliance Content Manager Nan Price about why she started her business and what she gained from the accelerator experience. NAN PRICE: Have you always had an entrepreneurial…

July 18, 2022

The 224 EcoSpace Is An Innovative Space for Creative Entrepreneurs

If you’ve ever driven down Farmington Avenue in Hartford and passed a huge building painted like a giant beehive, then you’ve only partially experienced the allure of The 224 EcoSpace. In November 2021, the building’s façade was painted by local artist Tao LaBossiere to reflect…

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