Category Archives: Innovators and Entrepreneurs

An Indoor Farm in Connecticut

Indoor farming is underway in the state of Connecticut thanks to a group of young entrepreneurs. Trifecta Eco Systems Incorporated has just fully filled out its new downtown Meriden aquaponics facility with thousands of plants growing vertically and on flat surfaceS. Their farm is in a massive former ball-bearing plant which has been fully transformed. Spencer Curry, the Read more…

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World Champion Accordionist, Cory Pesaturo

That’s three-time world champion and Guinness World record holder, Cory Pesaturo. You name the genre of music and he can play it on his souped up accordion. In Graz, Austria, in August of 2017, he played for a straight 32 hours and 13 minutes smashing the old accordion playing world record of 31-hours and 25-minutes. The 29-year Read more…

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Chelsea and Tony Northrup, Photographers Extraordinaire

What’s new in the photography gadget world? Connecticut photographers, a husband and wife duo, know first hand what’s out there. Chelsea and Tony Northrop  of Waterford, Connecticut show you a drone and cameras to get you all lined up for your holiday wish list. You’ll find their YouTube channel HERE which has nearly 900-thousand subscribers who love all Read more…

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The “Go To” Resource for Women Owned Businesses In Connecticut

Women’s Business Development Council in Connecticut, is a non-profit celebrating 20-years of helping women-owned business owners get on their feet and stay successful. Women starting small businesses in the state far outweighs men doing the same thing. Fran Pastore founded the Women’s Business Development Council, and over the 2-decades has helped nearly 20-thousand women, guiding them Read more…

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Zoni Foods, A Healthy Meal in 10 minutes

  It’s a fresh take on frozen food. Two former graduate students at Yale University decided they needed to find better healthy food in the frozen food section, so they went right to worked and created it.  They developed Zoni Frozen meal kits. Zoni is taken from the first two letters of their first names, Zoe and Nilofer. Clever Read more…

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“STRONG” A Magazine For Middle School Aged Girls

  If you see a gap, fill it. That’s what Sarah Beach of Wilton, Connecticut has done. Beach has just started publishing a magazine called STRONG, a publication for middle-school aged girls because she says it didn’t exist any where. The magazine is meant to empower young women and arm them with all kinds of articles that can help them Read more…

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What’s Going On In Hartford? Go To weHartford.com

Two young women who founded a digital marketing company called Lumi Agency and located it in Hartford thought it would be a great idea to boost the city with its own website, so they developed  weHartford. While Cara Stellato and Melissa Melonson continue to build their agency, they’re busy trying to draw attention to the Capital City Read more…

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Connecticut’s Mobile Pub

  This is not your parent’s Shasta trailer. The two owners of “The Mobile Pub” are Marco Marcelo and Thomas Keane. A year and a half ago they decided to deck out a 1962, 14-foot Shasta caravan with a full bar including Connecticut craft beers and haul it around the state for weddings and other Read more…

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Art Deco Tiny House in New Haven, Connecticut

  Colin M. Caplan just built a tiny house in New Haven, Connecticut for his husband and wife clients, Richard Norman and Nini Lentini. It’s called the “Bijou.”  At just under 700 square feet, this urban dwelling has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom & 15 foot ceilings. The exterior design was inspired by some of the Read more…

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Understanding “The Fifth Trimester,” When New Moms Head Back To Work

Attention working Moms of America…you have a lot to think about when you head back to work after having a baby. But there is help. Lauren Smith Brody, a working Mom of two young boys and former executive editor at Glamour Magazine, has written a guide-book for women called “The Fifth Trimester.” She interviewed more than 700 working Read more…

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