Ultimate NH Connection

New Hampshire is built on connections. Unlike other states, our business leaders and government officials are highly accessible and extremely supportive of new businesses – especially tech startups.

This competition enables any entrepreneur or innovator that has started or is planning to launch a tech business in New Hampshire to compete for a chance at making the Ultimate New Hampshire Connection – an hour long meeting with the Governor of New Hampshire, members of the Live Free and Start Advisory Council, and tech and industry leaders hand selected to discuss how they can help accelerate your growth.

Nowhere else but New Hampshire are tech startups afforded the opportunity to access such a vast network of experts. The rules are simple. The results are transformative.


Live Free and Start is committed to growing New Hampshire’s tech ecosystem and will reach out to each applicant individually to offer support regardless if they are selected as the winner.


  • Applicant must be a NH resident or the startup must be headquartered in NH.
  • Applicant must be an owner or founder.
  • Startups must be for-profit.
  • Have been in existence for less than 3 years.
  • Have raised under $200k in funding or generated under $200k in past year revenue.

Learn about our 2016 Winner

NH Ultimate Connection Winner

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Congratulations to CubbyNotes on being selected as this year’s Ultimate New Hampshire Connection winner!  We look forward to meeting with your team to discuss how we can help accelerate CubbyNotes’ growth right here in New Hampshire!


2015 Winner

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