Startup New Hampshire Joins the Ranks of Startup America Regions
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STARTUP NEW HAMPSHIRE JOINS THE RANKS OF STARTUP AMERICA REGIONS
New statewide effort hosts launch party at abi’s Party at Arms: “Live Free and Start”
Manchester, NH May 24, 2012– Startup New Hampshire, a statewide effort to support the growth of startups throughout New Hampshire, officially launched in Manchester at a kickoff party hosted by NH’s largest and oldest startup incubator, the abi Innovation Hub. Startup New Hampshire is the latest Startup Region collaborating with the Startup America Partnership, the national movement focused on providing startups access to the corporations, investors, and services that help young companies grow.
"Startup New Hampshire is a tipping point for entrepreneurship here in NH. By connecting our entrepreneurs with the incredible resources that Startup America can provide, I would say we have a lot to look forward to in the further growing of this ecosystem," said Jamie Coughlin, Startup New Hampshire champion. “Startup New Hampshire will serve a crucial role in uniting the different regions in New Hampshire with a singular focus and effort, as well as allowing us to disrupt the status quo in the process.”
By leveraging the Startup America Partnership’s national network, New Hampshire’s entrepreneurs will gain access to business resources throughout the state and country, enabling them to grow faster, be more competitive and create more jobs. Startup New Hampshire has already amassed a large number of entrepreneurs and resource providers to support entrepreneurs state-wide, and is looking for more!
“New Hampshire has a fantastic history of entrepreneurial spirit, evident in their “Live Free or Die” state motto,” said Scott Case, Startup America CEO. "We’re excited to see all of the amazing young companies in the state get access to the resources they need to succeed.”
About the Startup America Partnership
The Startup America Partnership is a growing national movement of thousands of founders, experts and resources providing startups access to the corporations, investors, and services they need to grow. Launched at the White House in early 2011, the Partnership brings together startups and local champions from around the country focused on creating successful networks for young, high-growth companies to thrive. AOL co-founder Steve Case chairs the Partnership and the Kauffman and Case Foundations are its founding partners. American Airlines, American Express OPEN, Dell Inc., Intuit Inc., Microsoft and NYSE Euronext are corporate sponsors. For more information on the Partnership, visit www.s.co and follow us a twww.twitter.com/startupamerica and www.facebook.com/startupamerica.
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