We ♥ Entrepreneurs

We support entrepreneurs from ideation to launch and beyond. Often a lack of resources and connections makes success seem out of reach for those with big ideas. Our programs, events, and services are part of an inclusive ecosystem where all entrepreneurs can prosper.

Pull All of the Pieces Together

Visit the one-stop website developed by The State of Connecticut and pull of the necessary business pieces together – register your business, discover grant or loan opportunities, learn what permits or licenses your business may need, seek out resources, and walk through a business checklist customized to your unique business needs. 

Built for those with big ideas...

StartUpMX is the program you have been looking for! Refine your ideas, gain confidence in your understanding of the fundamental business concepts, and be mentored while working through the initial stages of your new business.

Join the next StartUpMX cohort  →

When its time to scale...

Coming Fall 2022, GrowMX will be for entrepreneurs and startups that are ready to grow and scale.  

Coming soon →

A community built for entrepreneurs.

A one-of-a-kind membership community designed for you - the entrepreneur, startup founder, and business owner -  to get mentorship, training, resources, support, make connections - and create the business you dream of.

Join the MEWS+ Hive Community today →

Upcoming Events

The Hive Chester, 1 Maple Street, Chester, CT 06412

The MEWS+ & The Hive Community Mix ‘n Mingle

Pitch to vet your ideas. gain attention. find partners.

Pitching is a valuable way to vet your business ideas – gain feedback from those within your target market and fellow entrepreneurs, and gain the attention of potential partners or funding opportunities.

Connection, coworking, office hours, masterclasses, networking...

The MEWS+ Hive Community is a one-of-a-kind membership community designed for you – the entrepreneur, startup founder, and business owner –  to get mentorship, training, resources, support, make connections – and create the business you dream of.

News & Blog

Keeping Community Connected

The key to being a successful small business is offering a service that helps other people and networking. Also, know that when you’ve helped other people, they will help you, in some way, it will come back to you.

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