- Five Finalists Make the Cut for 2016 TechOut CompetitionSeptember 19, 2016 - 3:10 pm
Five finalists have been selected for TechOut 2016, New Hampshire’s largest tech startup competition. A partnership between the NH High Tech Council (Council) and Alpha Loft, TechOut identifies entrepreneurs with viable plans to develop and market new technology products and funds them through investment capital awards of $100,000 a year. The contest’s winners will be selected at the live event beginning at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, October 5. Read more.
- “Town Hall” Conversation with Candidates for US Senate and NH Governor Focus of October TechWomen Power ForumSeptember 19, 2016 - 12:46 pm
The New Hampshire High Tech Council (Council) will be designating our October Power Breakfast event to hold a special “Power Forum” featuring the candidates for the US Senate and Governor’s office on Wednesday, October 12 from 7:30 to 10 am at the Manchester Country Club, 180 South River Road in Bedford. This special Power Breakfast Forum will be “town hall” style, allowing each candidate the opportunity to present their views on the impact and importance of the tech sector in NH, and how their respective administrations/offices would support growth and innovation in the future, and will allow for questions from the audience. Read more.
- TechOut judges give back to New Hampshire startup communitySeptember 15, 2016 - 3:15 pm
With TechOut applications in and under review, now is a perfect time to take a closer look at the people lending their experience to the next generation of Granite State entrepreneurs. This year’s TechOut judges come from the state’s investment community, representing public and private companies, venture capital firms, development and nonprofit worlds, with one unifying quality – they’re passionate about New Hampshire’s innovation economy and the entrepreneurs driving it. Read more.
- Back to Basics – Planning for New Hampshire’s Tech FutureSeptember 15, 2016 - 2:25 pm
Labor Day, which always signals the true end to the summer season and back to full throttle ahead, already seems a distant memory. This fall promises to be action packed for the NH High Tech Council. We have several major events, including Product of the Year, TechOut, Entrepreneur Forum, and a special Power Forum for candidates for governor and US Senate (featured in a separate column in the newsletter by Michelline Dufort). Read more.
- Building the Tech Workforce and the Sector Partnership InitiativeSeptember 15, 2016 - 2:18 pm
Retain younger workers. Retrain the underemployed, unemployed and career changers. Lure talent from other states and even abroad. The NH High Tech Council’s Workforce Development Committee has heard loud and clear from our membership that attracting and retaining a skilled workforce is the top priority. The question is how, and where best to invest our time and effort. Read more.