TechOut deadline looms

Applications for startup competition accepted through noon on Sept. 2


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The deadline for applying for TechOut, New Hampshire’s largest startup competition, is noon on Friday, Sept. 2.

Jointly organized by the NH High Tech Council and Alpha Loft, TechOut is entering its fifth year by awarding a half a million dollars in financing over the course of five years.

The competition is open to startups that have been in business for fewer than five years, raised less than $250,000 in funding and have less than $250,000 in revenue. The competition awards $100,000 in investment funds: first place receives $50,000, second place $30,000 and third place $20,000. A panel of judges awards the top two prizes and the third prize, $20,000, is decided entirely by the audience the night of the event.

This year’s awards event is Wednesday, Oct. 5 at Dyn in Manchester.

TechOut’s 2016 event sponsors are Borealis Ventures; Dyn; Cook, Little, Rosenblatt and Manson; FairPoint Communications; Entrepreneurs Foundation of New Hampshire; TD Bank; Meltwater and NH Business Review.

More information and the application to apply for this year’s competition can be found by visiting nhhhtc.org. To learn more please contact michelline@cooksonstrategies.com or 603-935-8951.

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