Entrepreneur (Scalable Business) Taylor Bidmead   -Taysway Fitness
Entrepreneur (Venture) Nutmeg + Honey 
Entrepreneur (Main Street) Jamie D’Agostino  Netology, LLC
Entrepreneur (Social Enterprise) Mary Ruth Shields – United Sewing and Design
Entrepreneur (Student) Infinitely, Nimra Karamat and Ashley Cardenas
Community Builder        Women’s Business Development Council
Space for Entrepreneurs West Hartford Coworking
Entrepreneurship Program Startup Incubator – Wesleyan University
Capital Provider Latin Financial LLC
Economic Development CT SBDC
Education Organization Goodwin University   Entrepreneurial Network
Corporate/Institution Nassau Group – Community Engagement Program  


Also receiving recognition in the 2022 CT Entrepreneur Awards were:


Entrepreneur (Main Street):

2nd Place: Connor Clark – LIFT Performance; Kristen Threatt – Eat Up, LLC

Honorable Mention:  Vanessa Sena – My Local Chefs; Sara Gutis – Curvy Cupcakes and Confections; Yahaira Rodriguez – Only Smiles Adult Day Services


Entrepreneur (Social Enterprise):

2nd Place: Wilner Joseph – Hoops 4 All


Entrepreneur (Scalable Business):

2nd Place: Andrea Hawkins – Leading Culture Solutions

Honorable Mention: Dawn Reshen-Doty – Benay Enterprises; Luis Sebastian Cardona –

Papichulo Style; Heather Skaaning – Coaching with Heather


Entrepreneur (Venture):

2nd Place: Chill Out

3rd Place: Emerge Connecticut Inc


Economic Development:

2nd Place: Bridgeport Downtown Special Services District


Education Organization:

2nd Place: Creative Hearts Learning Academy

3rd Place: Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement


Entrepreneurship Program:

2nd Place: Masheen, LLC

Honorable Mention: Food’n’Bev CT Accelerator


Space for Entrepreneurs:

2nd Place: The Hive Chester

3rd Place: MOCO


Capital Provider:

2nd Place: Umergence


Community Builder:

2nd Place: BPT-OIC, INC.; KNOWN Coworking

Honorable Mention: University of Connecticut