Technology

GTAT hiring of Calif. battery firm exec sparks speculation

GT Advanced Technologies has hired Dan Squiller, CEO of PowerGenix Corp., a California company that develops batteries for hybrid vehicles, according to documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. But circumstances have prompted speculation that there may be…

Hypertherm sets a unique standard

For more than 40 years, Hypertherm has served as a kind of role model for the Upper Valley tech economy and beyond. Besides being voted best company to work for by local and national publications, the Hanover firm has earned…

UNH grads' startup eyes Boston via crowdfunding

Regaalo, the social gifting e-commerce company run by four recent graduates of the University of New Hampshire, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to finance its expansion into Boston. The startup, which makes its home in the New Hampshire Innovation Commercialization…

Entrepreneurs air concerns at 'Disruptivate!'

Entrepreneurship is alive and growing in New Hampshire, but more can -- and should -- be done to incubate the state's startup ecosystem. That sentiment was the common thread emerging from the business owners presenting at Disruptivate! 2012, a conference…