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Innovation Destination Hartford

  • An online portal for Hartford’s entrepreneurs
  • News and information on the region’s innovative economy
  • Resources for people looking to start a business


An online portal for the “innovative entrepreneurial ecosystem” in the Hartford region, Innovation Destination Hartford offers resources to entrepreneurs, small business owners, startups, and second stage companies. The site provides news about Connecticut’s small, innovative enterprises as well as resources for people just getting started in business.

Who’s it for?

Hartford area entrepreneurs looking to start a business, or established small business owners interested in keeping up with capital region business news.


To provide information about Hartford-area startups, second-stage companies, small business owners, and entrepreneurs, as well as resources to start and grow a business.

Resources & Services

Community Portal

This section of Innovation Destination Hartford shares stories on entrepreneurs and small business owners, including business successes, trailblazing entrepreneurs, initiatives by business organizations, entrepreneurial insights, and awards.

Innovation Portal

Shares stories on innovative and cutting edge technologies based in Connecticut, with a particular focus on the medical field and STEM initiatives.


A set of resources for entrepreneurs and startups, including a list of business incubators and accelerators, events a calendar, tips and tools, and recommended reading.


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