5 Things Brands Can Learn From the New Hampshire Primaries

Inc Startups

Millennials are sending a clear message to the candidates, but marketers better pay attention

The Latest: Harvick wins at New Hampshire in thriller

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (all times local LOUDON, N.H. (AP)

The Latest: Truex wins 1st stage at New Hampshire

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (all times local LOUDON, N.H. (AP)

New Hampshire Waterpark Owner Chains Himself to Tower to Prevent Foreclosure

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Kevin Dumont is hoping that someone who is interesting in investing in part ownership of his small business will come forward after hearing his story

Bell tops New Hampshire field for 2nd straight Xfinity win

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AP) — Christopher Bell held off hard-charging Cup champion Brad Keselowski over the final 18 laps at New Hampshire Motor Speedway to win his second straight Xfinity Series race LOUDON, N.H. (AP)

Mythos by Vattnet Viskar - I highlighted this band earlier in.

Mark Birch

They are doing some intriguing things up there in New Hampshire. Vattnet Viskar Mythos Sky Swallower metal black metal New HampshireMythos by Vattnet Viskar - I highlighted this band earlier in the week and noted that as of now their album Settler is probably my favorite album of 2015. However, their debut album Sky Swallower is almost as great and I was remiss in not giving it more attention back in 2013. Mythos is easily the best section of the album.

Dean named 20th president of University of New Hampshire

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has been named the 20th president of the University of New Hampshire DURHAM, N.H. (AP) AP) — James Dean Jr.

4 from New Hampshire die in wreck in North Carolina

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Four New Hampshire residents have died in a wreck in North Carolina MONROE, N.C. (AP)

New Hampshire ends Elon's 8-game win streak, 16-6

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AP) — Justin Malone-Woods' first career touchdown reception snapped a scoreless tie and New Hampshire upset Elon 16-6 in a matchup of FCS ranked teams on Saturday DURHAM, N.H. (AP)

FairPoint cutting 110 jobs in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont

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FairPoint Communications is laying off 110 workers across Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont

New Hampshire hosts summit on coastal flooding

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AP) — Mayors and other elected officials from 18 states are gathering in New Hampshire for a bipartisan summit on coastal flooding HAMPTON, N.H. (AP)

Crossan, New Hampshire roll over Elon 37-14

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AP) — Dalton Crossan ran for four touchdowns and New Hampshire made its first five interceptions of the season in a 37-14 win over Elon on Saturday DURHAM, N.H. (AP)

Michelle Obama Makes a Historic Speech but Trump Isn't the Only Problem

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The First Lady's speech in New Hampshire takes on Donald Trump and wins widespread praise

Johnson wins 1st pole of the season at New Hampshire

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Want to Raise Successful Kids? This Massive Study Ranked All 50 States According to How Good They Are for Children

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Congratulations, New Hampshire (and sorry, Mississippi)! The study ranked the states using economic, educational, health, and family and community data.

New Hampshire delays vote on $13M FairPoint bid

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AP) — New Hampshire officials delayed action Tuesday on a $13 million state contract with FairPoint Communications for Internet and phone services amid a strike by the company''s Norther CONCORD, N.H. (AP)

Edwards wins pole at New Hampshire; 6th top spot of season

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Mark Cuban: Definitely Do Not Vote for This Candidate

Inc Startups

The Shark Tank star and other famous entrepreneurs did not hold back on social media in their reactions to the New Hampshire primary results

Here's Where the Presidential Candidates Stand on the Issues That Affect Your Business

Inc Startups

Voters in Iowa and New Hampshire will soon head to the polls to make early decisions in the presidential primaries. Before you cast your vote, check out this primer on the candidates' views on business issues

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10 Quotes From Chelsea Clinton to Inspire Success, Confidence, and Strength

Inc Startups

This week, the former first daughter will be campaigning in New Hampshire for her mother, presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton. Here are some memorable words from the young activist, feminist, and role model

How Government Can Actually Help Entrepreneurs

Inc Startups

As the governors of Massachusetts and New Hampshire try to resolve the infighting at the Market Basket supermarket chain, business owners may have to rethink their opposition to government involvement in entrepreneurial affairs

The Acquisition Game

Tim Keane

The recent story about the acquisition of ProCut, a small manufacturer in New Hampshire, by Snap On of Kenosha probably had a lot of Wisconsin-based manufacturers thinking about the successful path to a sale of their companies. Two entrepreneurs started

4 key traits retailers need to adopt to thrive in 2018

The Next Web

On August 11, 1994, the first ever ecommerce transaction occurred when a 21-year-old in New Hampshire named Dan Kohn sold a copy of Sting’s Ten Summoner’s Tales to a friend in Philadelphia who paid $12.48

North Carolina man dies in boating accident on NH lake

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AP) — Police in New Hampshire say a North Carolina man died in a boating accident on Lake Winnipesaukee after he fell into the water ALTON, N.H. (AP)

Funding More Minority Entrepreneurs: The Next Ice Bucket Challenge?

Early Growth Financial Services

A different study, this one from the University of New Hampshire’s Center for Venture research, cited a meager figure for angel funding, with only 14.7% There’s been a lot of focus lately on the lack of gender diversity in tech, and the specific hurdles female entrepreneurs face. I’m thinking about a different diversity challenge though, namely the funding gap facing entrepreneurs of color. What drives it, and how can we in the startup ecosystem move the needle?

Where to Start a Business: Best Cities and States Report

Inc Startups

A new survey asked small business owners to rank their city and state on business-friendliness. followed by Alabama, New Hampshire, and Idaho. Which came out on top? A recent survey found that Utah (yes, Utah) is the most small business-friendly state in the U.S.,

PeoplesVC Launches Crowdfunding TV Channel

YoungUpstarts

Peterborough, New Hampshire-based PeoplesVC is on a mission to create jobs in America, and the equity-based crowdfunding site is in the process of launching an integrated multimedia platform to do exactly that.

Senators traveling to NATO summit as part of observer group

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AP) — New Hampshire Sen. CONCORD, N.H. (AP) Jeanne Shaheen is traveling to Brussels to participate in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Summit as a co-chair of the Senate NATO Observer Group

Average Round Size in Angel Deals

Angel Investing News

The Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire has been publishing statistics on angel investing for decades. Over the past several years, the numbers of US companies funded by angel investors has increased from about 50,000 per year to over 60,000 annually. Based on CVR reports, Mark Boslet of senior editor with Venture Capital Journal has shown that, in the past eight years, the average angel round has decreased from nearly $500,000 to under $350,000.

Boy was swept away at sea. Outer Banks town dedicates 'mailbox of hope' to his memory

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

A red and orange "mailbox of hope" now stands as a lasting memorial in the Outer Banks town of Kitty Hawk to the 4-year-old New Hampshire boy who was swept to sea by a "rogue wave" on April 25

Body of boy swept to sea from N. Carolina beach recovered

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AP) — The body of a 4-year-old New Hampshire boy swept out to sea while walking with his mother on a North Carolina beach has been recovered KITTY HAWK, N.C. (AP)

METAL MONDAY: Yearn by Vattnet Viskar - Interesting album cover.

Mark Birch

Settler is the sophomore album for this New Hampshire black metal band and when you understand the backstory behind the album, the album cover of Christa McAuliffe makes perfect sense. METAL MONDAY: Yearn by Vattnet Viskar - Interesting album cover choice here, but the music is simply stellar. It is definitely one of the best metal albums so far this year. As an aside, I also saw the Challenger shuttle disaster live in my science class.

Woman pleads guilty, man sentenced for role in steroids ring

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AP) — A California woman awaits sentencing and a New Hampshire man is prison-bound for their roles in what federal prosecutors say was a $2.25-million scheme to sell anabolic steroids online KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP)

Angel investments in India - miles to go

VentureWoods

Some sense of where we need to head - For US, The data from the University of New Hampshire’s Center for Venture Research show angels invested $8.5 Over past few years, angel investments have picked up in India, but the wide gap between quantum of angel investments and later stage investments remains. billion in the first half, a 6.5% decrease over the first half of last year. They backed 25,200 entrepreneurial ventures in the first half, 3% more than the same six months in 2009.

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Consolidated, FairPoint ready to close the deal

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Illinois-based Consolidated Communications and North Carolina-based FairPoint are scheduled to close on a deal that'll create a telecommunications company operating in 24 states, including Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine

How Patent Trolls Really Work

Feld Thoughts

I read John Sununu’s (former New Hampshire Senator) Boston Globe OpEd Who is a patent troll? I’ve been asserting for at least six years that patent system is completely broken for the software industry. I’ve given numerous examples, dealt with the issue first hand as patent trolls have tried to extort many of the companies I’m an investor in, and I’ve had many public discussions about the topic.

Vermont's Sanders, Welch want FairPoint layoffs reversed

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AP) — Two members of Vermont's congressional delegation want the CEOs of FairPoint Communications and the Illinois company that plans to buy it to reverse the planned layoffs of at least 110 workers across Maine, New Hampshire and BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP)

"US Angels put $9.2 billion to work in the first and second quarters of 2012, a 3.1% increase from."

Mark Birch

increase from the same period a year earlier, according to estimates by the Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire. “US Angels put $9.2 billion to work in the first and second quarters of 2012, a 3.1% For all of 2012, the Center estimates that US angel investment deals increased 3% and total investment dollars rose by 3% to 4%.” - “ Raising Startup Capital From Anywhere, USA ” via The Wall Street Journal.

Google Wallet and MasterCard PayPass with NFC chips already in stores

Don Dodge on The Next Big Thing

Today I saw a PayPass card reader in the wild at a BJs store in New Hampshire. Then I saw one at a Subway sandwich shop, and another at a RiteAid drug store in New Hampshire.

Where To Find The Most Angels To Fund Your Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

This is perhaps the most widely-used source of information on Angel investor groups across the world, run by the “Father of Angel Investing in New York,” David Rose. New England Investment Network.

4 Amazing Consulting Companies For Niche Startups

The Startup Magazine

The right consulting business can take a struggling or new company and push it towards the path of progression. Many salons have been born as a result of the program, including Salon Bogar in New Hampshire, Bespoke Beauty Bar in Pennsylvania, and The Avenue Hair Studio & Spa in Michigan.

Flight attendant can return to NH but not by plane

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magistrate is allowing the American Airlines flight attendant accused of striking co-workers and federal marshals on an overseas flight to return to her New Hampshire home for a psyCHARLOTTE — A U.S.

Flight attendant can return to NH but not by plane

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magistrate is allowing the American Airlines flight attendant accused of striking co-workers and federal marshals on an overseas flight to return to her New Hampshire homCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) AP) — A U.S.