The Entrepreneurial Center (EC) provides hands-on coaching and business training for new and expanding small businesses, as well as aspiring entrepreneurs, in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts. Through business advising, technical assistance, trainings, mentoring programs, and networking events, the EC helps small business owners and employees to gain the business skills needed to succeed in the marketplace.
We help businesses:
is an initiative of the EC, funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Hartford Small Business Technical Assistance Program
Do you own a small business in Hartford? You may qualify for the Hartford Small Business Technical Assistance Program, which offers free technical assistance to participating businesses. Learn more!
The Entrepreneurial Center is part of the University of Hartford's Barney School of Business, which offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The Princeton Review named the Barney School of Business one of the nation's most outstanding business schools. Learn more
Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Hartford Small Business
Connecticut State Department of
is an initiative of the EC that specializes in serving women in business.
for two years, figuring that being a great photographer was all there was to it. After I realized how mistaken I was, I took the business planning course at the Entrepreneurial Center and learned a million things I didn't know about the financial and organizational side of solo entrepreneurship . . ." Shana Sureck of Shana Sureck Photography