When Lynne Gruskowski and Andy Calnan of Massachusetts began looking for a B&B to run in Vermont, their journey eventually led them across a different border, to New Hampshire’s White Mountains, and to Stewart Gates, an NH SBDC business advisor, whom they now call “our main man.”
It’s three o’clock in the morning. Something woke you. Was it your anticipation of the delivery of your next inventory shipment - while hoping the payment from the client’s last order appears soon? Or your anxiety about the new accounts on the horizon? (Which, mind you, are not yet accounts, but you are optimistic - a good trait of an entrepreneur!) Or are you stressed about the frantic process of creating inventory to fill those new orders?
Melanie Patterson is a business advisor for the Keene region, providing a wealth of knowledge about sales, marketing, management, leadership, and organizational development. When working with clients, she brings result-driven tools and business tactics that bridge strategy and mindset to build mutual support between business and life style.
Making chickens smile. That’s the goal of Tina and David Hickman, the proprietors of Luv Nest, a Milford, NH-based company that makes mixtures of organic nesting herbs for chickens. Yep, it’s like aromatherapy, and treats, for chickens.
In just two years in business, Luv Nest has gone from strictly an e-commerce website to national distribution in retail outlets.
This blog post is the third in a series of three articles by Millyard Tech Law, PLLC exploring the use of crowdfunding for funding a small business. The information provided is intended to provide an overview of the subject and is not a substitute for legal or business advice. We encourage you to consult with a SBDC business advisor to explore whether crowdfunding is right for your business.
Brittany Dooling and Michael Reardon didn’t know what to expect when they launched a GoFundMe campaign early in 2016, the year they planned to debut their Mad Radish CSA farm in Chesterfield, New Hampshire. Spring was on the horizon and they needed funds before the planting season could begin in just a few months. They needed a heater for the greenhouse they had inherited with their rented property. The truck needed repairs. They needed seed and starts and soil.