Amoskeag incubator sets Business Plan Competition

The Amoskeag Business Incubator has unveiled plans for a New Year’s Business Plan Competition, with the winner receiving a free one-year lease at the Manchester facility.

Sponsored by Southern New Hampshire University, New Hampshire Business Review, Citizens Bank, the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Cronin & Bisson P.C. and Kline & Company, CPA P.C., the competition is designed to foster entrepreneurship with the goal of spurring economic development and job creation, said Julie Gustafson, .the incubator’s director.

To be eligible, a business must either be a proposed new business or have been in operation fewer than two years (current Amoskeag incubator tenants or applicants are not eligible to participate). The Grand Prize winner will receive a one-year lease at the incubator with Internet access, a one-year Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce membership, a free undergraduate/graduate course at SNHU, free technical assistance from Citizen Bank, free LLC entity formation/incorporation from Cronin & Bisson and free Quick Books Pro Software from Kline & Company.

The runner-up will receive: a three-month lease at the incubator with Internet access, a free undergraduate/graduate course at SNHU and free technical assistance from Citizens.

Deadline for submitting business plans is Feb. 28, 2007. Winners will be announced on March 31, 2007.

For more information, call 629-9511, e-mail or visit the Amoskeag Business Incubator Web site at

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