What’s Happening in the Hartford Region? From local pitch nights to meetups and networking opportunities, IDH has it covered.
August 3: EC-WBC How to Start Your Own Small Business
August 3: VBOC Opportunity Recognition for Entrepreneurs
August 5: SBA Patent Basics
August 8: UConn TCS Licensing Perspectives
August 11: EC-WBC How to Start Your Own Small Business
August 12: CTNext Planning to Submit & Understanding Reviews
August 12: SBA Trademark Basics
August 16: Soft Land Partners Connecticut Meetup
August 16: UConn TCS Patent Litigation
August 17: IDH Illuminating: Thriving Through Uncertainty
August 17: SBA Overview/SBA 101
August 17: World Affairs Council Edible Arrangements: The Power of Entrepreneurial Spirit
August 26: EC-WBC Advanced Grant Writing for Business
September 2: UConn TCS Patents, Copyrights, and Trademarks
September 14: EC-WBC How to Start Your Own Small Business
September 20-24: Stamford Innovation Week
September 22: EC-WBC How to Start Your Own Small Business
- CTC – Connecticut Technology Council
- CT IFS = Connecticut Insurance and Financial Services
- CTSBDC = Connecticut Small Business Development Center
- EC-WBC = University of Hartford Barney School of Business Entrepreneurial Center and Women’s Business Center
- SBA = U.S. Small Business Administration
- SBIR = Small Business Innovation Research
- STTR = Small Business Technology Transfer
- UConn CCEI = University of Connecticut – Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
- UConn TCS = University of Connecticut Technology Commercialization Services
- VBOC = U.S. Small Business Administration Veterans Business Outreach Centers
Event Highlights & Recaps
Surviving: Keeping the Lights On
Thank you to our panelists Leslie M. Gomez of LMG Photography and Jane Krantz of Afterglow Studio for sharing their experiences and insights as business owners surviving through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Make48 Comes to Hartford
“We’re thrilled to continue our tradition of inventive making and provide our facility to these creative teams for this competition,” says MakerspaceCT Executive Director Devra Sisitsky.
Celebrating and Supporting Women in the Hartford Region
Several organizations are hosting events for all types of women in all types of industries in the upcoming weeks.
Goodwin University ENet Entrepreneurs Pitch at “Live” Event
The ENet incubator program at Goodwin University culminated with a live pitch event on Tuesday, August 18.
The Amistad Center for Art & Culture Hosts Virtual Juneteenth Gala
"It’s always been our mission to celebrate and elevate black culture," says Kimberly Kersey, Executive Director at The Amistad Center for Art & Culture.
Digital Health CT Celebrates Inaugural Accelerator Program
“Demo Day was an inspiring day for Hartford and our digital health team,” said Trinity College President Joanne Berger-Sweeney.
Recap: Elevate Hartford Panelists Discuss What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur
The UConn Foundation Office of Alumni Relations hosted Elevate: Hartford – The Grit & Grind of Starting a Business on Thursday, February 6 at Stanley + Techstars Accelerator Manufactory 4.0.
Recap: Small Business Week 2019 Impacts Greater Hartford Community
Small Business Week 2019 takes place May 5 through 11. The annual event recognizes the important contributions of small businesses, entrepreneurs, and small business advocates throughout the country.
Recap: Hartford InsurTech Hub Completes Second Accelerator Program
Hartford InsurTech Hub hosted its second Demo Day at the Bushnell Performing Arts Center in Hartford, CT on Friday, April 26. This year’s theme “AMPLIFY” drew more than 500 attendees and 600+ viewers on the livestream.