Congratulations to HAYVN HATCH New Haven winners from Tue., March 26, 2024 pitch night. We heard from 6 startups ready to grow!

Stay tuned for our next pitch night, live, in person at Southern Connecticut State University School of Business!

Join us in Darien for a different group of HATCH participants!

About HAYVN HATCH New Haven Events

Our missions align. We support founders. Entrepreneurs who have started businesses and need funding, exposure, marketing and growth.

You’ll hear from 6 startups who are ready to grow. 

Please come meet the amazing founders & teams behind the incredible new businesses that will be pitching live.

We look forward to welcoming you at the School of Business on the 1st floor for lite bites and drinks followed by the pitch event in the 2nd floor auditorium. The main event will begin at 6:15pm.

Typical Prize Package: $5,000+ value

HAYVN, VentureMom, Realist Ventures and P Garyn Productions are committed to helping our female founders grow with a thoughtful prize package featuring professional guidance & support from domain specialists – all targeted to growth.

  • OFFICE a desk at HAYVN – in our ‘SAFE’ HAYVN. Winners will receive a one month BRANCH (Flex Desk + social) membership at HAYVN in Darien, CT.  Become part of the HAYVN community!
  • FUNDING STRATEGY with Realist Ventures. Meet with Marie to discuss your funding stage & future plans and for thoughtful, strategic guidance for growth.
  • VIDEO STRATEGY  with P Garyn Productions. Meet for 1 hour with Kendra, an Emmy Award winning television news reporter & anchor, to discuss specific ways your business could use video cost-effectively across platforms to meet your goals. 
  • PRESS with VentureMom.com. Winners receive a feature in the VentureMom blog, a marketplace page to sell their service or product, and a 1 hour consultation. 
  • STRATEGY AND FINANCE with Connecticut Small Business Development Center. Meet with Christine for a 1 hour review of your strategic goals & to create financial projections. 
  • LEGAL with Murtha Cullina Attorney. Meet with Alexis for a 1 hour consultation to discuss the legal work typically involved with starting or running a business and create a corporate compliance checklist tailored to your needs. 
  • EMAIL MARKETING REVIEW with Digital Retail Partners. Deb will review email service providers, list growth strategies, provide automations and design feedback with tactical recommendations to improve your email marketing. 
  • SOCIAL MEDIA with Sheed Communications. Nancy will conduct a social media review and audit of the winners’ digital footprint and offer suggestions for improvement and strategies for greater engagement. 
  • BRANDING  with New Leaf Graphic Design. Meet with Kim for an hour to review any existing brand assets and get recommendations for making your brand more meaningful, memorable and effective. 

Meet Last HATCH New Haven’s Presenters

Watch their Meet Our Presenters Video.




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Who Won — Who Participated in HAYVN HATCH New Haven?

Check out the results from previous HAYVN HATCH events in New Haven, CT.

Who Won — Who Judged — Who Participated in HAYVN HATCH Darien?

Check out the results from previous HAYVN HATCH events in Darien, CT.

Meet The Start-ups That Have Presented at HATCH

HATCH startups as of August 2023

HATCH New Haven Partners

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