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Women's Business Center

We Help Women Entrepreneurs Start, Build, and Expand Small Businesses.

Ready to learn how to start your own business? Need a small business loan? Are you in business and ready to expand or learn to run more profitably? We can help! Click on the images below to learn more about the resources, business tools, and services we offer to help you succeed.

Free small business advising is available through the Women's Business Center    Learn about Small Business Training available through the Women's Business Center.    Check out women entrepreneur events at the Women's Business Center.

The Women's Business Center specializes in offering mentoring and technical assistance to women entrepreneurs.

From Startup to Expansion, Making Your Vision a Reality

NEWS: The Entrepreneurial Center's Women's Business Center was honored during a ceremony at the State Capitol for having a significant role in supporting Connecticut women small business owners in the construction industry Read more here

Read about the successful women business owners that have worked with the Women's Business Center.

In addition to the resources we have onsite, business information and support are available on the SBA's main website, at the SBA's Office of Women's Business Ownership, and at your local district office.

The Women's Business Center, the largest initiative of the Entrepreneurial Center at the University of Hartford, is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.The Women's Business Center,  the largest initiative of the Entrepreneurial Center at the University of Hartford, is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

The Women's Business Center and Entrepreneurial Center are part of the University of Hartford's Barney School of Business, named one of the nation's most outstanding business schools by The Princeton Review.The Women's Business Center and Entrepreneurial Center are part of the University of Hartford's Barney School of Business, named one of the nation's most outstanding business schools by The Princeton Review. Learn more

Accessibility Policy:

All EC and WBC programs and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Language assistance services are available for limited English proficient individuals. Click here to request accommodations.