The Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Hartford Roadshow Report: Local Entrepreneurs At The Helm


During our tour of Hartford, as part of the Startup Roadshow effort, The Whiteboard sought out groups and organizations that may or may not be well-known, but can be immensely helpful for startups. We spoke with Julie Daly Meehan and Caitlin Thayer, Executive Director and Program Director of Hartford Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs (HYPE), as well as local entrepreneurs, Steve Yanicke, founder of the ...

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Coworking in the Hartford Area Offers Variety and Community

Axis901 members and the mayor (far right) celebrated their first anniversary at the beginning of May.

Tired of working from your couch or kitchen table? Need a professional space for a business meeting? Want to kick around cool ideas with other smart people? These are just a few of the reasons coworking got started, and why the trend is growing all across Connecticut. Coworking helps indie businesses, freelancers and startups recapture the big perks of working in an office ...

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A Conversation with Peter Propp: “It’s Not Where You Sit, It’s Who You Sit Next To”


Since 2012, the Stamford Innovation Center has seen more than 8,000 visitors. The shared work environment for early stage entrepreneurs is growing in new ways, from its coworking space to its educational program and events.  This week, as a part of the Startup Roadshow tour in Stamford, I Skyped with Peter Propp, SIC’s Chief Marketing Officer. Peter shared a bit ...

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