December 19, 2018

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.

October 25, 2018

Entrepreneur, Writer, Photographer Cara Paiuk

Find out how Connecticut entrepreneur, writer, and photographer Cara Paiuk turned her creative talents into a business.

October 16, 2018

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.

October 5, 2018

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.

August 14, 2018

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.

July 30, 2018

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.

June 20, 2018

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.

May 8, 2018

Women Business Founders Shares Updates About InspireCorps

Where Are They Now? Follow Up with InspireCorps

January 29, 2018

Entrepreneur Creates Innovative Fitness Equipment

Entrepreneur Marien J. Zanyk is Founder of the Connecticut-based startup, Zaneez™ Freestyle Fitness.

December 18, 2017

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.

September 29, 2017

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.

July 11, 2017

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.

June 22, 2017

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.

June 12, 2017

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.

May 26, 2017

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.

May 10, 2017

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.

February 23, 2017

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.

November 16, 2016

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.

June 20, 2016

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.

February 18, 2016

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.”