Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

We are looking for an outstanding young entrepreneur working and living in New Hampshire, between the ages of 18 and 40. New Hampshire’s economy is shaped by the health of a growing business community. This award is for someone who looked outside the box, started something new, opened their favorite coffee shop on the corner, or is the CEO of a hot new tech company on the block.

A panel of judges comprised of venture capitalists, and business and community leaders from across the state will select the award recipient.

Please note: Self-nominations are discouraged. Past winners of this award are not eligible to win this award again. 

Notice: The nomination process for Young Entrepreneur of the Year has changed in attempts to make it easier to nominate someone. The submission for this individual award is now a two-step process.

Step 1: 

Submit Part 1 of the nomination. Part 1 is due no later than Friday, May 29, 2020.

Step 2: 

Upon submitting Part 1, a link to Part 2 will be sent to the nominee via email. Part 2 of the nomination is due no later than Friday, July 10, 2020.

Both Part 1 and Part 2 MUST be completed for the judges panel to make their final determination and to be eligible to be a winner of this award.

2020 Nominations are open! Part 1 must be submitted no later than Friday, May 29, 2020. 

If you’d prefer to print out a copy of the nomination form to prepare your answers prior to submitting, please find a copy of  the questions here.

Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award (Part 1)

  • Please note: To be eligible, nominees must be under 40 years old.
  • Tell us what distinguishes your nominee from his/her business or community peers. What is the sum of their accomplishments or leadership in NH?
  • In addition to the online nomination form, please provide a letter of support for the nomination.
  • Please note: This will have no impact on your status. *If selected as the winner, information WILL be shared publicly for marketing purposes.
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