The Catalyst Seminars are held on the 4th Thursday of every month from September through April at the Alpha Loft, 9 Madbury Road, Durham. Presentations begin at 4:30PM followed by beer and networking from 5:30-6:30PM. These events are FREE and open to the public.
Watch the latest in the Catalyst Seminar Series: Innovating in NH - The State of Innovation in NH
Overview: in this seminar, we discuss the state's initiatives to address concerns raised by NH’s high-tech business and entrepreneurial communities, and market NH as a place where start-ups can grow and thrive. Our speaker Liz Gray, is the director of entrepreneurship for the NH Business Finance Authority, and the state's Live Free and Start initiative. Live Free and Start is a joint initiative between the Governor’s Office, Business Finance Authority and Department of Resources and Economic Development aimed at creating jobs and making it easier for technology companies to start, grow, and succeed in New Hampshire. Liz is joined by Allison Grappone, who is the Founder and CEO of NEARBY, a successful NH start-up. Allison shares her firsthand experiences and advice for growing a business in NH, as well as her perspective on the state of innovation in NH as a start-up business founder