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The beginning of a new year is a time of reflection, intention setting, and planning. Creating a content plan and knowing what type of content to develop ensures you’re providing ...
Working for yourself doesn’t have to mean sinking tens of thousands of dollars into starting a business. There are a variety of ways that entrepreneurs are launching businesses with minimal ...
#MakeItInCT is an interactive panel series that takes place at West Hartford Coworking featuring inspiring stories, hard truths, and creative solutions that are changing perceptions and driving Connecticut’s economy forward. The ...
The University of Connecticut will host Elevate: Hartford | The Grit & Grind of Starting a Business on Thursday, February 6 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Stanley + Techstars ...
Being an entrepreneur has its perks. You’re your own boss, which means you have all the control. However, sometimes the freedom of being an entrepreneur can be a little tricky. ...
Why do women entrepreneurs continue to face so many hurdles when it comes to small business funding? There are more than 11.3 million women-owned businesses throughout the United States, responsible for generating over ...

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  • 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.”

  • Guy Citarella, Founder & CEO, Tech to Us

    “The city is up-and-coming. I see a lot of potential here in Hartford—it’s obviously grown a lot over the past several years. You can see the difference.” Read More

  • 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

  • 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

  • David Hickey, Managing Director, Hickey & Associates, LLC

    "What's coming out of Hartford right now will literally change the world." Read More