Lucy Burns

We help businesses innovate their strategies, transform their operations, and ultimately thrive in a dynamic marketplace.


INGroup Creative: Pioneering Connecticut’s Small Business Landscape

Connecticut’s small business community has witnessed a transformative shift, thanks to the relentless efforts of companies like INGroup Creative. Spearheaded by the visionary Jeannette Punsoni Dardenne, INGroup Creative has emerged as a beacon of hope and innovation for many aspiring entrepreneurs in the region. In this article, we’ll explore its evolution and the profound impact

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Connecticut Legends: Francis Pratt and Amos Whitney

The origins of Connecticut’s esteemed aircraft manufacturer can be traced back to the efforts of two pioneering individuals, Francis Pratt and Amos Whitney, long before powered flight became a reality. While airplanes were still a distant concept, their collaboration first focused on designing and building innovative machines. Through innovation, perseverance and teamwork, Pratt and Whitney’s

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Hartford-Based Coffee Startup: Story and Soil

Coffee means so much to some people – it’s their motivation to start each day, but also a passion many share. Michael Acosta from Story and Soil Coffee in Hartford truly loves it. Starting his own shop was about pursuing his interest, not just selling a drink. Michael has an interesting story, as rich and

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Hartford Happenings Discover the Heartbeat of the City

Hartford Happenings: Discover the Heartbeat of the City

So think Hartford’s boring? Well, you just haven’t visited the right places. This city is full of life – great live music every weekend at local venues, and farmers markets where you can meet friendly neighbors. There’s truly something here for everyone to enjoy. Mark your calendars – you don’t want to miss out on

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