30% of the Greater New Haven population identifies as Black & Latinx.

Yet, of businesses are owned by Black & Latinx business owners.

Let's level the playing field.

Our impact is KNOWN

KNOWN is an Entrepreneur Support Organization (ESO) with the mission of leveling the playing field of traditionally underinvested and underrepresented emerging entrepreneurs with the goal of developing a more prosperous and equitable society.  

KNOWN pursues its mission by providing training, mentoring, affordable access to work space and business resources, connections & capital to help founders stabilize, sustain and grow their companies.


BIPOC Entrepreneurs Accepted
into the KNOWNpreneurs Growth Lab


KNOWN Live Episodes


Average Revenue Growth
for KNOWNpreneurs
during Cohort 1


Local Businesses Showcased
Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
City of New Haven Connecticut
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New Haven Innovation Collaborative

KNOWN is Your
Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Entrepreneurs at a networking event at KNOWN

An inspirational space and community for emerging entrepreneurs to connect, work, and grow

From solo-working to coworking, virtual & in-person networking, zoom calls, happy hours, and much more – We've got you covered.

KNOWN Live Programming

Virtual & In-Person Programming & Events

From KNOWN Live and virtual networking to our regular in-person networking & events – KNOWN is the place to find the latest business-focused events in the area.


Entrepreneurial Resources
& Mentorship

KNOWN offers training and mentorship which allows emerging entrepreneurs to rapidly take their business to new levels.  


Greater New Haven's Marketplace

KNOWN is all about bridging gaps and building connections. As a member of KNOWN, you can make the connections you need to grow your network, sales, and business.

The KNOWN Marketplace is a curated directory of KNOWNpreneurs, Community Partners, Funding Sources, and other New Haven-based movers & shakers. Are you ready to tap into the Greater New Haven entrepreneurial network?

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KNOWN is proud to be located in the heart of downtown New Haven. We've put a lot of attention into creating a beautiful and inviting space that encourages collaboration, innovation, and productivity.

Whether you need a private office or desk, a coworking space, or simply a  space to meet (in-person or virtually) KNOWN has it all. 

Entrepreneurs at a networking event at KNOWN

Join the Movement

We're looking for entrepreneurs, partners, and investors who want to help us close the wealth and equity gaps in the Greater New Haven area.

By collaborating with strategic partners within the Greater New Haven area KNOWN is able to provide even more support, value, and resources to those that we serve.