Talk, interviews, and conversation focused on local, state-wide, and the national business community, with co-hosts Don Byrne, Biz Prep Consulting and Andrea O'Brien, NH Small Business Development Center (bios below).
Capital Compass® was designed to help you understanding the factors that affect what type of business loan or investment might best fit you and your business - debt, equity or royalty. Capital Compass® is not designed to make decisions for you. It was developed by the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund and its Vested for Growth program.
The NH SBDC provides business advising in the Concord area by appointment. Please contact Dan Brown at Daniel.Brown@unh.edu to schedule an advising appointment.
If you are located in the Concord region, and your town is not listed here, check the town listing for the Manchester office. They would be happy to hear from you.
Blog article by Millyard Tech Law, PLLC for NH small businesses on the 7 steps to take when hiring your first employee.
Produced by a coalition of the Federal Reserve, banks that deal with small businesses, and others, The Small Business Payments Toolkit offers definitions, processes and procedures regarding checks, ACH transactions, online payments, as well as education on payments fraud prevention.
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At the rate he’s going, Quinn Worden may become the Bill Gates of his industry by the time he’s 30 years old. Recently awarded the Small Business Administration’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year for New Hampshire and New England, that's not outside of the realm of possibility.
Quinn’s entrepreneurial spirit was sparked in college, and as a witness to the “pain points” his father, a Plaistow-based physical therapist in private practice, experienced at his work. “I just wanted to help him improve his business performance,” Quinn says now about his father.
Alix Marcoux-DiLorenzo knew that she was providing a valuable service to pet owners in the Gilford area, but she really didn’t know what her company’s value was until she had a few meetings with an NH SBDC business advisor.
She explains that when her business, Homeward Bound Animal Care, was new, she “offered everything to everybody” - dog walking, cat sitting, and in-home pet-boarding - and she wasn’t really sure what she should charge.