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Hartford has a robust and prominent startup culture. The MetroHartford Alliance is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs find and sustain business success here. After all, it’s our area’s small businesses that cultivate community and strengthen our region.

Innovation Destination: Hartford is a regional initiative that coalesces entrepreneurs and professionals to enhance support, grow advocacy, and facilitate connections for those in the entrepreneurial community. There are nearly 90 startups in the Hartford Region, with many grassroots success stories.

Learn more about Innovation Destination: Hartford and join us in creating an enriching environment for big ideas.

Startup Quick Facts

  • 87 startups in the Hartford Region
  • 30 women-owned startups
  • 24 minority-owned startups
  • 5 student-owned startups
  • 4 veteran-owned startups