After a national search New Hampshire long-time resident and University of New Hampshire alumna Elizabeth Gray was selected to lead the Small Business Development Center as state director, effective July 16, 2018. Read More
Does your company have a project that you have been wishing that you had time to work on, or that you need some expertise to complete? Consider applying for a team of honors students to work on your project. Read More
Starting in early 2016, our resource partners and funders around the state can help their constituents take advantage of these free courses by participating in our new e-Learning Partner Program. Read More
Doing business with local, state and federal governments is one way to ensure a steady stream of business income and expansion. But, how can you get started? Start now to brush up on government contracting by reviewing the resources below, then plan to attend an upcoming “Matchmaker” event December 4. Details are still be worked out, so watch this space for more information.Read More
Nancy DuBosque joined the NH SBDC advising team July 6 as the Keene Regional Manager based at Keene State College.
Nancy is a former executive director of the NH Rural Development Council. She has served the Northern New England small business community for over twenty years as a lender, consultant, regional planner and teacher. Her industry sector experience ranges from small scale agriculture and light manufacturing to tourism, service and retail. She can assist business owners with...Read More
Sometimes, when the right opportunity presents itself, people are able to pay for goods and services they need or want by trading goods, or providing a service that they can perform in return. For example, a person who owns a lawn maintenance company may receive legal services from an attorney and pay for those services by providing an agreed upon amount of mowing and maintenance services at the attorney’s home or place of business. In this scenario, the fair market value of the legal services...Read More
The number of women-owned businesses in the United States continues to increase at rates that exceed the national average growth rate among all businesses, according to this latest report from American Express OPEN. However, those women-owned businesses remain smaller than the average in terms of number of employees. Of the 9.1 million women-owned firms operating in the U.S. today, 7.9 million people are employed. This is always confusing, because they don’t include owners as employees. Maybe...Read More