Connecticut entrepreneurs share wisdom and advice about their entrepreneurial experiences—successes, failures, and lessons learned. Your entrepreneurial experience inspires and encourages others.
Serial Entrepreneur on Batteries, Balance, and Building a Global Business in Connecticut
Cloud Company CEO Embraces Hartford’s Opportunities
“I was born and raised in Hartford. It is the city that educated, nurtured, and embraced me. I have attempted to live a life of service giving back to the city I love,” says Cloud Company CEO Sanford Cloud, Jr.
ChangeInc Founder Sees Hartford Thriving
"I see Hartford thriving as we continue to build and develop our city into a cultural and business professional mainstay," says ChangeInc CEO Derrick C. Gibbs, Jr.
CT Entrepreneur Makes an Impact Through Consulting and Mentoring
Tracy Allen is a mentor, philanthropist, and entrepreneur. She launched TVA Consulting to help nonprofits and social entrepreneurs.
Artwurks Unlimited Owner Sees a Great Future for Hartford
"Hartford has a great future. Under the right leadership, this city will continue to thrive and elevate our youth in ways that will consistently make all Hartford residents proud," says Artwurks Unlimited Owner Judah Makonnen
CT Healthcare Services Company Provides Innovative Solutions
Physicians Ancillary Systems CEO Carl Tyler shares about his cutting-edge healthcare services company.
Small Business Owner Transitions into Entrepreneur Coaching
Beth Bolton is taking her years of entrepreneurial experience and launching a new consulting business, where she will focus on coaching and mentoring early-stage entrepreneurs.
Meet reSET’s New Program Director Shane Chase
Shane Chase joined reSET as Program Director in summer 2019. He recently spoke about his move to Hartford and what’s on the horizon at reSET.
Building an Authentic Hartford
Pedro Bermudez, founder of Revisionist Films and co-founder of Small State Great Beer, speaks about creating opportunities in Hartford and where he sees the future of the city.
Innovative Technology Company Provides Electron Microscopy
“I grew up in Connecticut. I’m a UConn alum. So, my preference is to keep my company in Connecticut and be part of the revitalization,” says Electron Microscopy Innovative Technologies co-founder Neal Magdefrau.
Connecticut-Raised Entrepreneur Empowers Youth
Connecticut native Alexa Curtis created a following from a fashion blog she began at a young age, which she transitioned into a mental health platform called Life Unfiltered with Alexa Curtis.
Meet Entrepreneurial Business Coach Gina Johnson
“I follow the principal of only working with people you love,” says entrepreneurial business coach Gina Johnson. “I fall in love with my clients, not my business model, because my business model or my services could change.”
UConn Grad Leads His Family-Founded Business Forward
Miroslav Grajewski is Vice President at Zuvic, Carr and Associates shared spoke about his experience transitioning into his family-owned business and honing his entrepreneurial skills.
iDevices Founder Talks Leadership and Innovation
Serial entrepreneur Chris Allen grew a simple idea for an iPhone-compatible product into a multi-million-dollar Connecticut-based company.
CT Serial Entrepreneur Shares Experience, Tips, and Advice
“As a startup and as an entrepreneur, you will fail a ton. But you can use those experiences to learn and push yourself further or avoid those mistakes in the future—and hopefully help the other entrepreneur avoid those same mistakes,” says Design Swell Co-Founder Jeremy Szechenyi.
Serial Entrepreneur Helps Build Scientific Startups
"That’s my job—to take this nascent science and technology and create robust science that can serve the world. It starts with a great idea," says Azitra CEO Richard Andrews.
Entrepreneur Runs Successful Hartford-Based Tech Company
Tech to Us Founder & CEO Guy Citarella about the company’s evolution and future plans.
Entrepreneurship and Innovation Thriving in Northeast Connecticut
"I see significant and impactful connections being made here in Connecticut," says Nerac President Kevin Bouley.
Entrepreneur Co-Founds Business Advisory Startup
“What [being an entrepreneur] means to me is the opportunity to make something out of nothing. It’s a great outlet for creativity,” says E Circle Marketing Cofounder Mike Keiser.