State Launches Competition For Tech Startups, New Website
A new competition will connect startup tech companies and investors thinking of starting a company to resources helping them launch their businesses.
The winners of the "Ultimate NH Connection," competition will meet with Gov. Maggie Hassan and industry leaders who've gone through the process. The hour-long meeting will help them get the resources they need to succeed.
Details were released April 23 with a revamped website for the "Live Free and Start" program. Applications are due May 15 and the winner will be selected in June.
Liz Gray, New Hampshire's director of entrepreneurship, says the website highlights the large network of business incubators and offers guidance on how to obtain funding.
Eligibility rules and application information are available at www.livefreeandstart.com .
New Hampshire's high-tech sector currently employs nearly 44,000 people.