New Hampshire offers big opportunities for innovators and entrepreneurs who want to start and grow a profitable business. With incubators and makerspaces located throughout the state, you can gain the knowledge and camaraderie you need, no matter where in the state you live.
Choose from a wide range of programs, and work with experts who’ve been in the trenches. Get access to vital training, networking and mentoring opportunities to get your new business off the ground.
Startup energy is unlike any other and with these innovative programs and environments, you’ll not only start up, you’ll fly high.
One state, five distinct regions, one goal – help startups grow and succeed. With a robust network of business incubators and accelerator programs that cover the entire state New Hampshire offers a fertile ecosystem for innovators looking to start a business.
Alpha Loft – Incubation and acceleration for NH startups available in Manchester and Portsmouth.
Dartmouth Regional Technology Center – fosters the development of high-growth technology startup companies in New Hampshire. Located in Lebanon.
Enterprise Center at Plymouth – business incubator that supports entrepreneurs, small business owners, and overall economic development in central New Hampshire. Located in Plymouth.
Hannah Grimes Center – provides resources and support to assist in the successful development of business owners and nonprofit leaders throughout the Monadnock region. Located in Keene.
Mt. Washington Valley Tech Village – created to stimulate growth of technology intensive businesses in the picturesque Mt. Washington Valley of New Hampshire. Located in Conway.
STARTUP ACCELERATORS AND COURSES
Accelerate NH – Accepts a small batch of startups and puts them through an aggressive 3 month program to iterate through their business and product hypothesis to identify what works, and build/grow a thriving business.
Hannah Grimes Center Startup Lab – An intensive 6-week program aimed at getting your business of the ground. The structure of the program depends on each individual company’s goals. Participants will learn business planning and development skills and strategies for dealing with and overcoming obstacles to growth.
Startup Fundamentals – Learn core concepts about startup business fundamentals, creating your initial product, and the startup ecosystem. The ten week course is primarily online, with periodic in person meetings of the class.
Wasabi Ventures Academy – The Wasabi Ventures Academy is an entrepreneur’s guide through the startup universe. Focused around the individual, this revolutionary program leverages the vast network at Wasabi Ventures, as well as fundamental lessons that build successful individuals and startups. The Academy is built around a series of online courses, beginning with Startup 101 and followed by more intensive courses that are offered through a selective admissions process.