Hartford, Connecticut is one of only three cities in the United States selected to be part of a competitive process to encourage entrepreneurship. The Strong Cities, Strong Communities (SC2) initiative calls upon members of community to form teams and develop transformative economic development plans. Teams developing winning plans will be awarded from a pool of $800,000 in prize money! Wow!!! Stephen Cole, the senior project manager for economic development in the city of Hartford, and Nancy Urbschat of TSM Design recently joined me to discuss his innovative initiative. The registration deadline is July 24, 2014, so be sure to listen to this episode and visit https://hartford.sc2prize.com/to throw your name in the hat.