TechOut

TechOut is a startup competition that identifies talented, hungry tech entrepreneurs and funds them through investment capital awards.

About TechOut
Held in November, TechOut is a fast-paced event that features live pitches by finalists, displays of their innovations and networking opportunities with like-minded innovators, entrepreneurs and investors. All share a common goal – to enhance the tech ecosystem.

TechOut will be held on Thursday, November 14, 2019 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. The location has not yet been confirmed.

Eligibility
This event is for startups that have been in business for less than five years, have raised less than $250,000 and have earned less than $250,000 in revenue.

Application
The application deadline for startups is Friday, September 27, 2019. Learn more about the application requirements and apply here.

Investment
The 2019 event features a $300,000 investment pool to be given out in the form of investment capital awards to the winners. The prizes are awarded based on the decisions of an esteemed group of judges with exceptional business experience, the majority of which are members of the Entrepreneurs’ Fund of New Hampshire. To date, $1.1 million has been awarded to startups through the TechOut competition.

TechOut 2018
2018 TechOut Winners with NHTA board members and investors from the Mill Works Fund Series II.

Funding for the investment awards is provided through a three year partnership with the Mill Works Fund II, a partnership among New Hampshire investors, and the New Hampshire Business Finance Authority

2018 Winners
Three New Hampshire tech startup companies were selected as winners at the seventh annual TechOut competition on Thursday, November 15. The three winners of the New Hampshire Tech Alliance’s (Alliance and formerly the New Hampshire High Tech Council) startup competition were awarded a total of $300,000 in investment capital. TendoNova Corporation took home the first place honor and $150,000, VentriFlo took home second place and $100,000 and Cyborg took home the third place prize of $50,000.

Brady Sullivan Properties donated space in downtown Manchester to the first place TechOut winner for a year! Up to 4,000 square feet of space in their 1000 or 1750 Elm Street properties, plus planning and design services were provided at no cost.

Learn More

Learn more about past TechOut winners.