Flatley Challenge accepting applications for sixth year of competition

Tech startups and emerging businesses are encouraged to apply by Oct. 31

The John Flatley Company is hosting their 6th Annual Flatley Challenge, a tech startup competition that provides winners with a year of free rent for up to 5,000 square feet of office and/or lab space at the Nashua Technology Park and/or Nashua Office Park at Gateway Hills and up to $10,000 in fit-up, connectivity and related costs. 

The Flatley Challenge is designed to assist startups and emerging businesses in various high‐tech fields by the unique opportunity to interact with world class companies already residing at Gateway Hills such as Dell, SkillsoftAmphenol TCS, Benchmark Electronics, Arista Networks, Plexxi and Parallel Wireless.

Past winners include New Hampshire company Datanomix, advanced biomedical simulation and surgical training company SimQuest Systems and collaborative acountability software firm AlignMeeting.

Interested candidates may apply online at http://www.gateway-hills.com/flatley-challenge/. Deadline for applications is Tuesday, October 31, 2017.

Applications should include an executive summary section within the existing business plan or a thorough description of the nature of the venture including, but not limited to, the history of the business, its proposed or existing product line, the characteristics of the potential market, the general marketing plan and efforts to date, the organization of your business including your management team, existing and projected financial resources available to the business, the long term business goals and its job growth potential for the next three to five years.

A short list of the highest scoring applicants will be invited for a personal interview before a review panel in early December. The winning applicant(s) will be notified no later than December 31, 2017. 

Any questions about the Flatley Challenge should be directed to Kathleen McLaughlin, marketing manager for the John Flatley Company, at 603-598‐7500 or via email at kathleen.mclaughlin@johnflatleyco.com.

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