Success Stories

Meeting Andrew White, President of Comptus, out in the woods of NH proves that there is a lot going on.  Comptus is a leading producer of wind and environmental sensors, transmitters, and controls. The instruments are designed for commercial and industrial applications where accuracy, durability and reliability are crucial to compete in the market.  The primary markets that Comptus sells to include wind energy, environmental research, building automation, and crane and fountain controls.  

Comptus has applied for and been awarded SBA State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) Grants over the past few years, which is managed by the NH Office of International Commerce. The STEP Grant funding has helped Andrew to grow his business and have significant success in exporting. The STEP program in New Hampshire is structured to help businesses work through some of the critical aspects of exporting. Some of this help has allowed Andrew to travel to attend trade events and meet clients in... Read More

Vivian Cubilla- Lindblom is a long way from Paraguay, South America where she grew up. Vivian moved to the United States nineteen years ago and then to NH. She realized that  her dream was to become an entrepreneur. Vivian purchased an existing business. Maple Nut Kitchen  started over four years ago, and has grown from just a handful of accounts to over 200 wholesale customers nationwide.

Sometimes opportunity presents itself. TimberNook was never planned and started out as an experiment, of sorts. Angela Hanscom, a mother of three children from Barrington founded it in her own backyard. In 2013, she launched TimberNook, a camp that focuses on engaging senses through outside play.