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What defines a company as a “tech company” in 2016? Certainly not the same definition we used a decade or more ago, which was probably along the lines of “a company that focused specifically on developing a product or service that was highly dependent on technological tools and skills of its employees. Let’s look at some examples of today’s tech-driven companies or organizations.” Read more. Read more
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The New Hampshire High Tech Council will host its next TechWomen Power Breakfast on Wednesday, July 13 from 7:30 to 9 am at the Manchester Country Club, 180 South River Road in Bedford. The event will feature networking “do’s and don’ts,” how to prepare for networking events, how to practice your “pitch” and suggestions for effective networking strategies. Read more. Read more
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The NH High Tech Council has announced the addition of five new members to its Board of Directors, as well as the selection of a new board chair. Candice Benson, Ian Howell, Lisa King, Dan Scanlon and John Whelan were elected to the Council’s Board of Directors and Toral Cowieson was named board chair. The election was finalized at the Council’s annual member meeting held on May 31 with each member serving a three-year term. Read more. Read more
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New Hampshire’s largest startup competition, TechOut, is now accepting applications for its 2016 competition. TechOut, jointly organized by the NH High Tech Council and AlphaLoft, is entering its fifth year of recognizing talented entrepreneurs by awarding cash investments to promising tech start-up companies. The competition will provide a half a million dollars in financing, awarded over the course of five years. This year’s awards event is October 5 at Dyn in Manchester, NH. The application deadline is August 19. Read more. Read more
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By Catherine Yao Anyone from individuals to companies of all sizes may have a range of intellectual property (“IP”) considerations.  Even where you do not specifically intend to create intellectual property, you and/or your company may have protectable rights or interests to consider.  You should also be wary of the possibility that you may be using and even unintentionally infringing the intellectual property of others.  From trademarks to copyrights to patents to trade secrets, it is important to understand each distinct category of intellectual property as well as the respective protections and limitations that surround them. Read more. Read more
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Patrick Sullivan, president and cofounder of Game Creek Video, a mobile high-def sporting event video and television production company based in Hudson, was named 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year at the NH High Tech Council’s annual celebration on June 7. Sullivan pivoted a career in sports team management into an innovative and Emmy Award-winnng business that produces major sporting events for networks and organizations across the globe. Read more. Read more
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Winner announced at annual award event celebrating innovative disruptors at Southern NH University on Tuesday, June 7Four New Hampshire entrepreneurs have been selected as finalists for the Council’s annual Entrepreneur of the Year Award. They are: Howard Brodsky, CEO of CCA Global Partners of Manchester; Patrick Sullivan, president of Game Creek Video, LLC of Hudson, and Marjorie and Stephen Thorpe, president and vice president of finance, respectively, of Adaptive Communications LLC of Portsmouth. The winner will be announced at the Council’s annual Entrepreneur of the Year Event at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, June 7 at Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), 2500 North River Road, Hooksett. Read more. Read more
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The TechWomen Power Breakfast series goes on the road in June and will be held in Durham at the recently opened University of New Hampshire’s InterOperability Laboratory (IOL). Join us Wednesday, June 8 from 7:30 to 9 am at the IOL, 21 Madbury Road, Durham. Sharon Kaiser, chief information officer at New England BioLabs (NEB) – a global life sciences company headquartered in Ipswich, Mass. – will headline the event. Read more. Read more