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OUR MISSION

Our mission is to foster a thriving and inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystem

by identifying and investing in early-stage startups with the potential

to disrupt industries and create new markets.

WE BELIEVE that by creating an inclusive community of innovators, we can help build a more diverse and sustainable economy.
IN PROVIDING equitable access to underserved communities in the entrepreneurial ecosystem.
IN THE POWER of private capital investment to fuel innovation and drive economic growth.

GOALS

01.

FACILITATE 

sustainable growth for startups.

02.

BUILD

a robust entrepreneurial ecosystem.

03.

FOSTER

economic development in Connecticut.

WHAT WE ARE DOING TO HELP

1

Advanced Accelerator Program

A structured, two-year advanced accelerator program, integrating the EO Accelerator framework.
This includes a $250,000 seed investment, coaching, continuous learning, and valuable networking opportunities.

2

Coworking Space

Startups benefit from a free, collaborative environment at our coworking space in Parkville, Hartford, which will foster innovation, knowledge sharing, and networking opportunities.

3

Opportunity Zone Seed Capital Fund

A fund raised $2.5 million through private capital to guide startups through three funding rounds,
with the first investment of $250,000 released based on performance to fuel startup growth and expansion.

4

Internship Program

Partnering with Startups and Scholars to provide undergraduates with paid internships and experiences
that benefit our startups and help retain intellectual capital in CT.

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