CT Entrepreneur Founds Social Impact Publishing Company
"I feel like I pivot all the time because, as a business owner, you have to take chances and try things," says Publish Your Purpose Press Founder Jenn T. Grace.
Entrepreneur, Writer, Photographer Cara Paiuk
Find out how Connecticut entrepreneur, writer, and photographer Cara Paiuk turned her creative talents into a business.
Hartford-Based Dance Collective Empowers Creative Women
What differentiates The Dance Collective from other dance troupes is Jillian’s commitment to make it entirely female. Her goal was to level the playing field for women in professional dance.
CT Business Owner Offers Kid Activities, Parties, Events
Connecticut mom Tia Miller didn’t set out to be a business owner. Like some entrepreneurs, the opportunity came from personal need and eventually developed into a business concept.
CT Woman-Owned Business KARO Swimwear
KARO Swimwear CEO Kasia Roginska had the idea to launch a company when her innovative swimsuit designs gained notoriety and she recognized her businesswoman capabilities.
CT Women-Owned Startup Helps Empower Businesses
The Bolder Company’s founding partners, Ellen Feldman Ornato and Jenny Drescher discuss their startup journey and how they encourage others to be bolder.
Girls For Technology Encourages STEM, Entrepreneurship
Sabrina Tucker-Barrett, President and Chief Executive Officer of Girls For Technology, shared about the process of launching a nonprofit startup and the progress the organization has made since its launch.
Women Business Founders Shares Updates About InspireCorps
Where Are They Now? Follow Up with InspireCorps
Entrepreneur Creates Innovative Fitness Equipment
Entrepreneur Marien J. Zanyk is Founder of the Connecticut-based startup, Zaneez™ Freestyle Fitness.
Woman Entrepreneur, Innovator, Event Strategist
Connecticut entrepreneur Carmen Veal followed her dream and launched her handmade clothing startup in 2008. Since then, she has launched an event planning company and created a brand for herself.
CT Entrepreneur Creates Space for Literary Events and Adventures
The Storyteller's Cottage provides a unique space for public and private events including book clubs and literary escape rooms.
Entrepreneur Founds Innovative Variety Fitness Studio
Find out how Karla Medina’s entrepreneurial spirit and mission to support a healthy community encouraged her to open Sudor Taino Fitness Studio on New Park Avenue in West Hartford.
Entrepreneurial Center Supports Economic Consulting Services Startup
Connecticut Center for Innovative Entrepreneurs Founder Naranchimeg “Nara” Mijid discussed her experience as an independent, woman- and minority-owned business founder, her involvement with Innovation Places, and the benefits of networking with like-minded women entrepreneurs.
Startup Clothing Boutique Finds Success in Hartford
Latoya Gibbs, Owner of How Bazaar Fashion, shared about how she turned her passion for vintage clothes and fashion into a successful small business in Hartford.
Entrepreneur Creates Fitness Startup Success in West Hartford
Entrepreneur and fitness powerhouse Debra Fountain launched LIFER Fitness Studio in 2015. She spoke about her entrepreneurial experience and what it’s like to launch a startup in a competitive market.
Entrepreneurial Center Fosters Hartford-Area Startup Bakery
Beth Bolton, Owner/Pastry Chef at A Little Something Bakery provided some insight about launching a startup in West Hartford and discussed some of the challenges she’s experienced as an entrepreneur.
Startup Provides Mentoring, Contributes to Job Placement in CT
"Untapped Potential is contributing to the community/economic growth/job creation in multiple ways," says Founder Candace Freedenberg.
Cosmetics Entrepreneur Creates Startup Success
“When you’re an entrepreneur and you’re starting a small business ... you’ve got to do things yourself, but then you need to know when to ask for help,” says Mizzi Cosmetics Founder Brenda Mierzejewski.
Startup Focuses on Sustainable Inspiration and Leadership Agility
InspireCorps Co-Founder Allison Aboud Holzer shares about how her company got started and what it means to focus on sustainable inspiration and leadership agility.
Hartford Startup Tainted Inc. Is Committed To Empowering Women
Hartford-based Beauty Collective/Creative Studio Tainted Inc. was recently accepted into the reSET 2016 Accelerator program. Founder Andrea Cortez says, “Tainted is more than just makeup. We empower women to love themselves and express themselves in a positive, powerful way.”