Live Free & Start!

New Hampshire, the 5th best state for entrepreneurs to start a business, is making a serious push to recruit and cultivate tech startups. The Live Free and Start initiative recently launched a dynamic new website, www.LiveFreeandStart.com, implemented the nation’s first Startup Concierge Service, and announced the “Ultimate NH Connection” competition. Live Free and Start is […]

Ultimate NH Connection Competition

New Hampshire is a state that is built on connections. Unlike other states, our business leaders and government officials are highly accessible and extremely supportive of new businesses. The Live Free and Start initiative is highlighting this connectivity through the Ultimate NH Connection Competition which enables any tech innovator the opportunity to compete for an […]

Power of High Expectations

Low expectations are all around us and successful leaders know it. They also know it is their job to raise expectations and help people achieve more in their lives. Last week I listened to a powerful podcast on This American Life about Daniel Kish, a visually-impaired man known as Batman, who is changing the world […]

Show Off That You’re Locally Owned: Join Monadnock Buy Local Today!

Locally owned businesses contribute so much to our local economy and community — make sure everyone knows that you’re part of this movement and join Monadnock Buy Local today. What is Monadnock Buy Local? We are a network of locally owned businesses, nonprofits and citizens building a stronger local economy and a more vibrant community.  […]

“310 Marlboro” Incubator Space Focuses on Manufacturing and Innovation

Check out this recent article in the Keene Sentinel about entrepreneur Don Brehm and his vision for 310 Marlboro, a Business Center for Innovation and Technology. 310 Marlboro is an ideal space for early and mid-stage companies involved in innovation, entrepreneurship, technology, specialty manufacturing. Don’s working hard to create an environment for entrepreneurs focused on […]

THANK YOU to our CONNECT 2014 Event LEAD SPONSOR – Catlin + Petrovick Architects, PC

Catlin + Petrovick Architects, PC, an architecture firm located in Keene is the LEAD SPONSOR of this year’s CONNECT 2014. CONNECT is Hannah Grimes’ annual event celebrating the connections between business, the local economy and our community. Thank you Mike + John!! Mike Petrovick, a recent grad of the Hannah Grimes Center Business Incubator Program […]

Bonafide Volunteer: When is a Volunteer Not an Employee???

Sometimes volunteers are just volunteers–but sometimes they are really employees. Do you know if your volunteers are truly volunteers? In general, a volunteer is an individual who performs hours of service for a public or private agency for civic, charitable, or humanitarian reasons without promise, expectation, or receipt of compensation for services rendered. “Public” agencies […]