Startup Initiatives

Startup Initiatives

The NH Tech Alliance serves all stages of a tech companies business life cycle. From idea stage, early stage, growth stage, to maturity.  Our startup initiatives focus on the first three stages of business growth.

We provide comprehensive programming, events, and direct consulting. This combination allows us to have a high impact on our tech ecosystem, serving in ways most relevant for each business. Our Aim: Improving tech entrepreneurs prospects for successfully launching and scaling innovation-based startups.


We love to hear from founders of New Hampshire startups. Do you have an idea and are looking for how to get started? Are you a founder of a startup already underway but need a friendly ear to help provide perspective or possible resources for aid? Reach out to us today to find out how we or other area organizations may be able to help.

Areas where we frequently offer perspective:

Pitch Guidance
Next Steps Guidance
Understanding Market Opportunity
Customer Segments and Development
Review Revenue Model

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Startup Fundamentals

The free program is intended for individuals at the early stages of founding their high growth, innovation based startup in New Hampshire. Idea stage, prototypes, beta, these are all great stages for a startup founder to consider the Startup Fundamentals program.

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Accelerate NH

Accelerate NH is New Hampshire’s startup accelerator.

We built Accelerate NH with one simple goal in mind: help great people with great ideas build great companies.

NH Tech Alliance is building an ecosystem supporting the next generation of innovative, growth-oriented companies in New Hampshire. We have built an infrastructure and community to support, nurture, and fund early stage startups. Accelerate NH will take a small batch of startups through an aggressive program to iterate through their business and product hypothesis to identify what works, and grow.

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Speed Venture Summit

Bringing together New Hampshire’s early-stage growth companies, regional investors, and tech influencers.

Speed Venture Summit is a great way for NH startups to get access to high-level networking, speed dating with investors, and to hear from industry leaders.

The event is broken into two parts.  The first half is a rapid pitch process to connect startups with investors.  The second half of the event is a large reception for the public.

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

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.

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