Team Surveys have been sent – we need them back before May 26th!

Each year BizGen surveys our coaches and teams to understand what they valued about the BizGen process, and what we can do better. In past years this has resulted in the development of curriculum, and the movement of the competition to a weekday. This year’s team surveys were sent today. We’ll be checking to make […]


Outlines are in, presentations due by 10pm, May 25th

Just a quick note, we’ve received all team outlines. This year we’ll have 18 teams competing, a big jump from the 12 we had last year. Should be a great event judging by the quality of thinking we’re seeing in many of the outlines. The event kicks off with registration opening at 8am, Thursday May […]


Happy Outline Day!

Hard to believe we’re under one week from the competition. Things are shaping up nicely. We’ve got a great group of judges ready to get a look at the pitch outlines due today. These allow the judges to be prepared for your pitch and are part of the overall judging process. Also, just received some […]


How does BizGen do all this?

BizGen’s mission is to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs. A wonderful group of volunteers including coaches, judges, organizers and funders have come together to make that happen. Without their support BizGen would still just be an idea. Thanks to the University of New Hampshire, including the UNHInnovation and the Paul College Entrepreneurship Center. The […]


Happy April 1st, It’s abstract day!

It’s that time of the year, the clocks have been moved forward, daylight is extending, and the snow is gone. Must be BizGen abstract time! We’ve been working hard with our wonderful sponsors at UNH, both the UNHInnovation team and the Paul College crew, to get everything in line for another great competition this year. […]


Next Coaches Conference Call Wednesday, March 30th, 3:00pm

I hope all the BizGen teams are busy pulling together their one-page abstracts due April 1. The next coaches call is Wednesday, March 30th at 3:00pm. I’ll send out a meeting request to all coaches with the call in number. At this point we’re gearing up for a wonderful event May 26th with 20 teams […]


Next conference call moved to March 2, 3:00pm

Just a note that we’re moving the February 24th conference call to 3:00pm, March 2nd to avoid February vacation. Get those BizGen teams going and have a great break!   Coaches have an email invitation with dial-in information.


Welcome Concord High School!

  Just a quick note to extend a warm welcome to Concord High School. They’ll be joining us on May 26th at UNH’s Paul College to compete for $8,000 in prize money to get a business idea off the ground. Great to see all the new schools joining us this year!


BizGen roster as of 2/8/16

We’re happy to welcome Gorham high school the the 2016 BizGen competition! Gorham joins a great list of schools who are helping to create the next generation of entrepreneurs. At the BizGen event this year expect to see: Souhegan Portsmouth Pinkerton Oyster River Merrimack Medford, MA Derryfield Bishop Brady Salem Gorham Still room for a […]


Hey BizGen! last month to sign up your team

Hello everyone, we’ve got a great roster of teams forming for the event May 26th. Just a friendly reminder to register your team by March 1st (or earlier). We’ve got about 16 teams committed against our goal of 20. There is still plenty of time to get your team moving on the project, but not […]