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For 40 years, Woody’s hot dog business rides Hartford’s ups and downs

Stan Simpson |

Cindy and Gary Wood remember their first encounter as Hartford teenagers in 1973. They were at a nightclub in Wethersfield. Cindy recalls a handsome jock who had caught her eye. Unfortunately, Gary...

Three startups nab $30,000 in Venture Showcase awards

Patricia Daddona |

CareerPath, a mobile platform that helps people engage in the career development process, has won the top prize in the Hartford-based reSET's 2017 Venture Showcase.

CI startups, UConn students team on digital marketing

Patricia Daddona |

A pilot program launched by Connecticut Innovations (CI) and UConn has enabled university students to work with 11 startups to develop projects in digital media and design.

More entrepreneurs using CT online tools to form businesses

Patricia Daddona |

More Connecticut entrepreneurs are starting up businesses by applying online through the Secretary of the State's office, state authorities said Monday.

Hydroponic farming takes root in CT

Karen Ali Special to the Hartford Business Journal | 1

Connecticut produces a mere 1 percent or so of the fruits and vegetables eaten by its residents.

Bootcamp gives veterans shot at entrepreneurship

Q&A talks with Mike Zacchea, director of the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans (EBV) with Disabilities at UConn. The program, which is part of a national consortium of business schools and...

Hartford’s Parkville whets developer’s ‘food-hall’ appetite

Gregory Seay |

Whether it's New York City's Chelsea Market or a mercado aberto in Portugal, Carlos Mouta finds them exhilarating places to indulge his passion for food, particularly spices and wine.

UConn startups attract record $40M in 2016 funding

Patricia Daddona |

Startups in UConn's Technology Incubation Program (TIP) attracted a record $39.9 million in debt and equity in 2016, according to a fresh report from UConn.

CT marijuana entrepreneurs, employers weigh legalization impact

Matt Pilon |

Even if it doesn't happen this year, legal recreational marijuana will likely be coming to Connecticut in the not-so-distant future.

Startup Bristol competition doubles funding for '17

Patricia Daddona |

StartUp Bristol, a city contest for entrepreneurs, has doubled grant funding to $100,000 for its second business plan competition.

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