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Connecticut Entrepreneurs: Join MassChallenge and MetroHartford Alliance at Networking Reception

Hartford, Conn. (March 4, 2015) - Scott Bradley, Managing Director, MassChallenge will be the guest speaker at a free networking reception on March 16 presenting how MassChallenge can benefit Connecticut entrepreneurs and startup companies. As part of its recent efforts to support startup businesses in the greater Hartford region and beyond, the MetroHartford Alliance is partnering with MassChallenge, one of the nation’s leading accelerator programs. 

MetroHartford Alliance is leading and coordinating this effort with a group of volunteers that represent a cross-section of entrepreneurs and groups who want to grow and develop the greater Hartford entrepreneurial community. We are encouraging Connecticut startups to apply to MassChallenge’s global accelerator program.

At this event, you’ll have the opportunity to meet members of the innovation ecosystem and MassChallenge alumni and to learn how your startup can be a part of an incredible group of entrepreneurs that has raised over $700M in funding for over 600 companies.

When: Monday, March 16, 2015, 5:30 – 8:00 PM

Where: The Society Room of Hartford, 31 Pratt Street, Hartford, CT 06103

Refreshments will be served.

Click here to RSVP.

MassChallenge is the largest-ever startup accelerator and the first to support entrepreneurs with no strings attached. Startups receive free resources and opportunities, including mentorship, office space, and access to a global network.

Finalist startups will also compete for millions in non-dilutive cash awards: over $1.5 million in MassChallenge Boston. 

Applications are due by April 1; apply at

The MetroHartford Alliance’s mission is to compete aggressively and successfully for jobs, capital and talent.  For more information, visit  

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