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Director of Development & Entrepreneurship Network

Alpha Loft is creating a new position of Director of Development & Entrepreneurship Network. Position Reporting to and in partnership with the CEO the Director will spearhead development efforts as Alpha Loft continues to grow. A new position in the organization, the Director will have the opportunity to build the development function, serving as a key [...]

July 12th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Director of Development & Entrepreneurship Network

Accelerate NH Graduating Cohort

We are pleased to announce the Accelerate NH graduating cohort of 2015. Our demo day event included presentations from our six startups and a guest appearance from Governor Hassan. BevNow - A mobile platform connecting golfers with the food and beverage cart at the touch of a button. BevNow allows golf courses to serve customers [...]

June 1st, 2015|News|Comments Off on Accelerate NH Graduating Cohort

Furnace Accelerator Competition in New Hampshire

Alpha Loft is excited to work with Furnace to bring this program to New Hampshire. Do you want build a startup based on patented technology from the U.S. Department of Defense and join an accelerator program hosted by a leading early-stage venture capital firm? If so, it's time to apply for the New England Furnace [...]

April 9th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Furnace Accelerator Competition in New Hampshire

New Hampshire takes an innovative approach to entrepreneurship

By: Liz Gray, Director of Entrepreneurship – NH Business Finance Authority New Hampshire’s startup ecosystem is receiving support from the highest levels of state government through the Live Free and Start initiative - a collaboration between Governor Maggie Hassan, the New Hampshire Business Finance Authority and the Department of Resources and Economic Development that is [...]

March 2nd, 2015|Ask the Expert|Comments Off on New Hampshire takes an innovative approach to entrepreneurship

Our Accelerate NH 2015 Class

We are proud to announce our inaugural Accelerate NH class. It has been a very exciting few weeks here at Alpha Loft. The number of outstanding founders & startups that applied for Accelerate NH has exceeded our expectations. Today the next stage of tough work begins. We will be working directly with these startups to maximize [...]

February 13th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Our Accelerate NH 2015 Class

Something for everyone is nothing for anyone

By Cory Von Wallenstein If you create something for everyone, you create nothing for anyone. Those that create a product, service or message that some will "absolutely love" yet some will "absolutely hate" do far better at building viable businesses than those that create something that is “just ok” for all audiences. This is called [...]

February 5th, 2015|Ask the Expert|Comments Off on Something for everyone is nothing for anyone

Accelerate NH – Another great resource for New Hampshire startup entrepreneurs.

By Joshua Cyr, Director of Education and Acceleration at Alpha Loft It is easy for many of us to read remarkable headlines about amazing startups seemingly born overnight and think that it must be easy. You just need a good idea and presto instant fame and millions of dollars! Such stories make for great news [...]

January 6th, 2015|Ask the Expert|Comments Off on Accelerate NH – Another great resource for New Hampshire startup entrepreneurs.

Other Lessons from the Fair – Managing Conflict

By Bob Batcheler, is EVP of strategy and a co-founder of Newforma I love the Deerfield Fair! Funnel cakes, lobster rolls, and bacon on a stick! What’s not to love! Plus I found a great metaphor to illustrate some of the ways in which people respond to change in last month’s column. I was fascinated [...]

December 20th, 2014|Ask the Expert|Comments Off on Other Lessons from the Fair – Managing Conflict

Announcing Accelerate NH – New Hampshire’s First and Only Startup Accelerator

December, 2015 Alpha Loft is pleased to announce our startup accelerator, Accelerate NH. This is a three month intensive program for startups and their founders. A small batch of successful applicants will receive work space, mentorship, support systems, weekly programming and much more. We provide space in Durham, Portsmouth, and Manchester, NH. We also provide a minimum of [...]

December 15th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Announcing Accelerate NH – New Hampshire’s First and Only Startup Accelerator

Three Ways People Respond to Change

By Bob Batcheler, is EVP of strategy and a co-founder of Newforma   Recently, at the Deerfield Fair, I watched an amazing demonstration by David Kennard of Wellscroft Farm, in which he showed how he and his Border Collies used the differing, innate reflexes of sheep and goats to manage a large, mixed herd. The [...]

November 10th, 2014|Ask the Expert|Comments Off on Three Ways People Respond to Change