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“You get what you pay for.”  In business, we know this to be true because we’ve learned it the hard way.  It is a rare moment when something really good comes along that is high value and is free.  Take note, this is one of those moments.  If you have a business with revenues over $100,000 and you are […]


Maximizing Profits and People with guest blogger Jeanne Dietsch

The weary stereotype that pits people against profits collapses when you scrutinize it. Sure, squeezing payroll gets that last bit of toothpaste out of the tube for companies that hawk look-alike commodities. In innovative companies, however, good people generate growth and retain customers. An obvious example of how people create profit is a successful tech […]


Early Bird Sale: Take 75% off…

From our Director: Energy prices in New England create a competitive disadvantage for businesses located here.  And with the unpredictability in energy prices (except that we can generally count on them going up), a smart, strategic move for any business owner will be to identify energy efficiency and renewable energy projects that can reduce operating […]


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 […]


Learn More About Crowdfunding

Many proponents will tell you that crowdfunding is revolutionary because it democratizes access to capital. What they mean is that by allowing ordinary people to contribute to projects and businesses that they care about, we have a greater number of people weighing in on what innovations are truly important for societal advancement, rather than a small group of private investors whose investment decisions in startups are driven mainly by return on investment.


Financial Fundamentals Course: Apply Today

APPLICATIONS DUE MARCH 1st The Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship will offer a hands-on course called Financial Fundamentals taught by Ann Connor, an award-winning business adviser and certified business coach.  This six-part course starts on Monday, March 7, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Center’s Conference Room, 25 Roxbury Street in Keene, […]


PeoplesVC Video Highlights the Hannah Grimes Center

Hannah Grimes from PeoplesVC on Vimeo. PeoplesVC recently partnered with the Hannah Grimes Center to create the video above, which served as part of the Center’s SBA grant application.  We were happy to collaborate because we believe in Hannah Grimes Center’s mission to help entrepreneurs and small businesses. We think Hannah Grimes is a mecca […]


WMUR Features “Champion in Action” Hannah Grimes

As a Citizen’s Bank/WMUR “Champion in Action,” the Hannah Grimes Center’s great work is being featured statewide on WMUR. Channel 9’s first story highlighted the center’s key attributes:  · Provides an opportunity for intensive business growth through support and education; an invaluable resource for any business owner. · Offers a business incubator where owners can set up […]


WIA On-the-Job Training Program

Workforce Investment Act (WIA) – FAQs about the On-the-Job (OJT) Training Program. OJT Paths to Success outline of the program. What is OJT? OJT provides reimbursements to employers to help compensate for the costs associated with skills upgrade training and loss of production for newly hired employees. OJT training can assist employers who are looking to […]