A new analysis of the status of the business startup community in six American cities – including Hartford – has found that Connecticut’s Capitol City has “strong startup potential,” and in some ways is already standing out among peers and competitors.
Startup Genome, with support from the Kauffman Foundation, selected six U.S. metropolitan areas that […]
reSET, the Hartford-based Social Enterprise Trust, whose mission is advancing the social enterprise sector and supporting entrepreneurs of all stripes, has announced the winners of its 2018 Venture Showcase, and three Connecticut-grown businesses took the top awards.
The annual event recognizes the talented entrepreneurs and innovative businesses that have just graduated from reSET’s nationally […]
“Simply redeveloping economic development.” That’s how the leadership of Help Grow CT, a fledgling business dedicated to helping other start-up entrepreneurial enterprises, describe their endeavor. As a playful video summarizes the serious intent driving the effort, “Several years ago, a group of entrepreneurs utterly frustrated with the bad press their beloved state was receiving, just […]
There’s a new Connecticut start-up launching this month, aiming to engage upper elementary school age children with the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) through monthly hands-on activities delivered right to their doors. What began as a response by two college friends to an entrepreneurial start-up challenge is now a full-fledged business, hoping to grow […]
Good news, bad news. That might be the best way to describe the results of a national survey by CoworkCT into public awareness of, and interest in, coworking. Nearly two-thirds of Americans (63%) said they would consider working in a collaborative work environment once they understood the concept (good news), but 60% said they had […]
Takes one to know one. Or, more accurately, know one and you may become one. That’s the bottom line of an exploration into entrepreneurship by a Kauffman Foundation researcher, who found that the Northeast is the best place to catch the entrepreneurial bug.
As Connecticut sinks increasing dollars into initiatives to encourage entrepreneurship, develop jobs, […]
The entrepreneurial spirit of a Connecticut-based business was the big winner as Voncierge, a virtual wedding planning start-up seeking financial resources to expand its innovative services nationwide, earned the top prize in a “Shark-Tank”-like competition at the Western Mass Business Expo in Springfield, MA.
Founder and CEO Mee-Jung Jang impressed a panel of […]