Tech Tidbits From Across New Hampshire

NHADEC to discuss Irish Defense Forces pipeline at Sept. 19 meeting, UNH resumes Wildcatalyst series ... and more

NHADEC will also hold its member meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center in Concord. Members can find out about new market opportunity pipelines — such as a new direct channel to the Irish Defense Forces — a special export finance workshop hosted by the SBA and People's United Bank and more. For more information, contact Dawn Wivell at and to register click here.


UNH resumes its Wildcatalyst seminar series with Karleen Seybold, co-founder and CEO of Digital Skin Imaging, a six-year-old company modernizing the way physicians visually capture and compare skin changes. The event will kick off at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27, with networking and refreshments to follow. To register, click here.


The NH Speed Venture Summit is returning in 2018 to bring together New Hampshires early stage companies, regional investors and tech influencers. The event, which takes place on Wednesday, Nov. 28 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Manchester Country Club, will feature high-level networking, speed dating and a fireside chat with an industry leader. Interested startups must apply now for their opportunity to pitch to investors.


After a series of public voting, HydroComp, Inc. of Durham is the winner of one year of free marketing services, valuded at $75,000, provided by Savoir Faire. ​


The New Hampshire High Tech Council is still seeking applications for TechOut, a startup competition aimed at enhancing the state’s tech ecosystem by awarding young startups with significant investment capital prizes. Now in its seventh year, this year’s event features a $300,000 investment pool to be given out in the form of investment capital awards to the winners. For more information, click here. The deadline is Friday, Sept. 21.


Southern New Hampshire University was named by U.S. News as the Most Innovative University in the North for the fourth consecutive year, beating out Bentley University, Quinnipiac University, Emerson College and others. 


The New Hampshire College and University Council, in partnership with NH EPSCoR (Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research), will host a forum on Friday, Sept. 28, featuring the state's growing biotech industry and significant new efforts to grow the infrastructure, workforce and R&D capacity. The event, which takes place from 8 to 10 a.m. at The Puritan Conference Center in Manchester, will also include a discussion with Commissioner Taylor Caswell. To register for the breakfast, click here.


Alpha Loft in Manchester will hold Lunch & Learn: The 5 C's of Credit on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at noon. The free seminar will be led by Kelly Mulholland, market manager at Santander Bank, who will discuss how banks use the five C's of credit to gauge the creditworthiness of potential borrowers. Click here to register.


The New Hampshire Joint Engineering Societies will host the 12th annual education conference on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at the Grappone Center in Concord. Afternoon sessions will include presentations by New Hampshire’s foremost leaders in the development of the next generation of engineers. Attendance at the all-day conference will earn 7 PDH credits. For more information including registration, contact NHJES President George Fredette at 


Jim Wilcox of Granite State Users Group is seeking sponsorships to support Granite State Code Camp, a one day conference held on Saturday, Nov. 3, at Manchester Community College. The event is for the local developer community that focuses on software development. There is no charge for attendees. All speakers volunteer their time to share knowledge with fellow developers. All technology tribes are welcome, and topics are only constrained by what speakers volunteer to present on code. The conference is organized by members of the New Hampshire developer community with the encouragement of the New Hampshire Technical Alliance and fiscal organizational support of Granite State Users Groups, LLC. To contact Jim, email or visit

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