$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 […]





Important Changes at the Marketplace

Four years ago, Denise Meadows transitioned from being a director on the Hannah Grimes Marketplace board to running day to day operations as our Marketplace Manager. Since then, she has grown sales at the Marketplace by 38%. Denise has, without a doubt, made the Marketplace the successful store and hub that it is today. As […]



Hannah Grimes Hosts Nonprofit Management Certificate Program in Keene

The Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship is partnering with the Center for New Leadership at Marlboro College to offer the College’s Nonprofit Management (NPM) Certificate in Keene for the Fall of 2016. This highly regarded program takes place at the Hannah Grimes Center as well as in Waterbury, VT. The 80-hour series helps nonprofit leaders […]


Hannah Grimes Center Program Director is Now a Kiva Small Business Advisor

The Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship announces that Program Director Jake Nonweiler is now a Kiva Small Business Advisor.  Nonweiler will advise entrepreneurs interested in securing funding through Kiva and support them through the application and fundraising process.  Kiva provides crowdfunded microloans to small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. Kiva provides a link between small […]


New Overtime Pay Rules: What Employers Need to Know

The Greater Keene Chamber of Commerce and the Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship invite you to a free seminar by local employment attorney Ben Wyatt from Wyatt & Associates: New Rules Mandate Overtime Pay for Millions of Currently Salaried Employees: What Employers Need to Know Thursday, June 9, 2016 – 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. […]


Assessing Risk Leads to New Business Idea

By Melanie Plenda, Originally posted in Business Monadnock * Steve Roll likes risk. He likes assessing it, creating statistical models for it, trending it out and wrapping it up in a neat little explainable, sensible insurance package. And as an actuary for Liberty Mutual in Keene, this is what he did day in and day […]