Local Business Expanding!

Green Energy Options of Keene LLC is seeking to hire a Solar Sales Associate.  Please continue reading below for more information or contact Pablo Fleischmann and Valerie Piedmont by email valerie@greenenergyoptions.com.  You may also visit their website www.greenenergyoptions.com or stop by the store 79 Emerald Street Keene, NH 03431. Solar Sales Associate Opening 6/18/17 Green […]


Launching U article makes it into USA Today!

Launching U, a business in our Incubator Program, recently wrote an article for USA Today.  This is a great piece to share with any college students you may know! Here’s why a summer job can be just as good as an internship… Why has “intern” become such a coveted title in the college world? There […]


Time Management with Paula Mathews

Time – Your Most Valuable Asset by Paula Mathews You’ve heard the saying, “A Place for Everything and Everything in its Place.” Corporate America is teaching this as 6-S or Kaizen, but all it means is that you don’t waste time looking for things. Wasting time isn’t as important to you now, maybe, as it […]


PitchFork (Q3 2017)

A dollop of good company, a smidge of local food, a splash of a signature PitchFork cocktail, and three dashes of business opportunities in the region. Lack of capital is one of the top causes for the steep decline in startup rates in rural America.  PitchFork offers a uniquely local solution to this challenge by providing a fun, low-key […]


Expert’s Corner: Wink Faulkner

Strategic Planning: What It Is and Why It’s Important! “A Strategic Plan is 1% Vision and 99% Alignment” On March 9th, I lead a workshop at the Hannah Grimes Center that focused on Strategic Planning. We had a great turnout of attendees, ranging from start-ups to fairly well established businesses offering products and services including […]


Programs Director Position

A note from Mary Ann… It is with mixed emotions that we begin advertising for the position of Program Director at Hannah Grimes. Program Director Jake Nonweiler had promised us two years when he started and somehow those two years have managed to fly by. It seems like both a lifetime and a blink of […]


Startup Lab, Spring 2017 Dates!

Startup Lab is an interactive 6-week program designed to help you create, implement, and present a business plan. In the program, we cover marketing, financial, business planning, and organizational development to ensure that you have the tools you need to successful! We’ve released dates for the spring 2017 cohort for Startup Lab, which will start […]


Hannah Grimes Center Offers Lean Manufacturing Course

The Hannah Grimes Center is partnering with MEP to offer a course on lean production on January 31, 2017. The methodology, designed to help companies increase their production efficiency by identifying waste and processes to improve consistency, is used globally in manufacturing facilities. In this workshop each participant is provided a hands-on introduction to the […]


$5,000,000.00!!! In 20 years!

As we embark on this season of Thanksgiving we can’t help but be in awe of our amazing community that has led us to reach $5,000,000.00 in sales from our beginning. While this may be a number easily reached by corporations, our $5 million was sold in LOCAL products – products grown, raised, and made […]