Disruptive Innovation: 20 Tech Leaders Driving New Hampshire's Technology Scene.

With deep roots in in the SaaS, cloud computing and managed IT services markets, our TECHmarc Labs leadership has helped to drive corporate positioning, marketing strategy and growth for technology companies across New England.  

What we’re most excited about is the technology expansion going on right in our own backyard.  

Disruptive technology isn't just driving growth in Boston’s Innovation District or in the heart of Cambridge’s Kendall Square but in New Hampshire as well. Southern New Hampshire is quickly becoming New England’s second technology hub.  

Just as we at TECHmarc Labs are proud to call New Hampshire home, we want to recognize other companies who have chosen to make New Hampshire their home.  Here is a sampling of 20 technology start-ups and established tech leaders who are helping to drive New Hampshire’s economic growth and technology innovation.

(Since this article was originally published, we have added more outstanding New Hampshire technology companies. If your company is an MSP, CSP, VAR, SI, data center provider, technology vendor or other IT provider, and you would like us to add your company to our list, just let us know.)

1.  110 Technology, LLC

110 Technology, LLC is a value-added reseller of technology products. The company helps commercial and government clients acquire, deploy and manage their information technology needs by offering IT services combined with strategic relationships with industry leading OEMs including, Hewlett Packard, IBM, Dell, Apple, Microsoft, Citrix, Cisco, American Power Conversion (APC), SONY, Panasonic, Philips, Xerox, Toshiba, NEC-Mitsubishi, Infocus, palmOne, Intel, Viewsonic, WYSE, and many more. 

Industry: Information Technology Products and Services
Senior Executive: Jen Dufresne, Owner/Managing Partner
Location: Nashua, New Hampshire

110 Technology

2.  Adaptive Communications

Adaptive Communications is a value-added reseller, designer and installer of enterprise networking, information security and data storage solutions.

Industry:  Information Technology and Services
Senior Executive:  Steve Thorpe, President
Location:  Portsmouth, New Hampshire

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3.  AlignRevenue, Inc. 

AlignRevenue’s software helps B2B companies align their sales and marketing efforts to the buyer journey.  The company’s product, AlignMeeting, is a cloud-based virtual meeting platform.

Industry:  Computer Software
Senior Executive:  Ric Pratte, Chief Executive Officer
Location:  Nashua, New Hampshire

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4.  Applied Math Modeling 

Applied Math Modeling builds and deploys application specific engineering simulation solutions using a hosted Software as a Service (SaaS) model of delivery and support. 

Industry:  Computer Software
Senior Executive:  Paul Bemis, President, Chief Executive Officer
Location:  Concord, New Hampshire

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5.  Bottomline Technologies 

Bottomline Technologies powers mission critical business transactions by providing a set of cloud-based digital banking, fraud prevention, payment, financial document, insurance and healthcare solutions.

Industry:   Computer Software
Senior Executive:  Robert A. Eberle, President, Chief Executive Officer
Location:   Portsmouth, New Hampshire

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6.  Contact Telecom, LLC 

Contact Telecom is about data processing automation, removing manual ad-hoc business systems, be it telecom data repository, cost assurance, margin assurance, customer experience analytics.

Industry:  Telecommunications
Senior Executive:  James Buttafuoco, Managing Partner, President
Location:  Manchester, New Hampshire

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7.  DataGravity, Inc. 

The DataGravity Discovery Series is a data-aware storage platform that allows IT professionals and line-of-business users to store, protect, search and govern their data.

Industry:   Computer software
Senior Executive:  Paula Long, Chief Executive Officer, Co-founder and John Joseph, President and Co-founder
Location:  Nashua, New Hampshire

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8.  Gambit Communications, Inc. 

Gambit Communications is a provider of tools for simulating servers, networking and storage devices.  Companies and networking vendors use the company’s MIMIC® Simulator Suite for testing, development, operator training and disaster simulations.

Industry:  Computer Networking
Senior Executive:  Pankaj Shah, Chief Executive Officer
Location:  Nashua, New Hampshire

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9.  Jenaly Technology Group, Inc. 

Jenaly is a full-service outsourced IT firm which provides maintenance, management, service and support for IT systems. 

Industry:  Information Technology and Services
Senior Executive:  MJ Shoer, President, Virtual Chief Technology Officer
Location:  Portsmouth, New Hampshire

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10.  Mainstay Technologies 

Mainstay Technologies is a managed services provider and specializes in IT consulting, computer support and IT services for businesses, nonprofits and municipalities with 10 to 250 computers.

Industry:  Information Technology and Services
Senior Executive:  Ryan Barton, Chief Executive Officer
Location:  Belmont, New Hampshire


11.  Mosaic 

Mosaic provides online photo backup, a mobile photo-viewing app, digital asset management and collaboration, and social photo sharing for amateur and professional photographers. 

Industry:  Computer Software
Senior Executive:  Gerard Murphy, Chief Executive Officer
Location:  Manchester, New Hampshire

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12.  New England IT Partners, LLC 

New England IT Partners specializes in supplementing the in-house IT departments of larger companies by providing pro-active network monitoring and IT consulting/Implementation.  The company supports complete networks including PCs, servers, routers, firewalls and internet connectivity. 

Industry:  Information Technology and Services
Senior Executive:  John Kuhn, Owner
Location:  Nashua, New Hampshire

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13.  Newforma 

Newforma is the building and infrastructure industry's leading software company dedicated to improving project delivery. Newforma pioneered the the Project Information Management (PIM) software category.

Industry:  Computer Software
Senior Executive:  Brock Philp, Chief Executive Officer
Location:  Manchester, New Hampshire

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14.  OIKOS Software, Inc. 

OIKOS Software provides cloud-based financial applications for planning, reporting and analytics.

Industry:  Computer Software
Senior Executive:  Janice Leahy-Daniels, Chief Executive Officer
Location:  Manchester, New Hampshire

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15.  Oracle Dyn

The Oracle Dyn Global Business Unit provides managed DNS and cloud-based infrastructure solutions that connect users with digital content and experiences across a global internet.

Industry:  Internet
Senior Executive:  Kyle York, General Manager/Vice President, Product Strategy and Scott Hilton, General Manager/Vice President, Product Development
Location:  Manchester, New Hampshire

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16.  Paradigm Computer Consulting, Inc. 

Paradigm Computer Consulting is a full service IT management company providing network management, server administration and managed IT support to small businesses.

Industry:  Computer Networking
Senior Executive:  Shawn Walsh, President
Location:  Nashua, New Hampshire

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17.  Plexxi, Inc.

Plexxi builds networks for enterprises, governments, and service providers who are building clouds - public, private, and hybrid. Plexxi allows companies to achieve the full potential of their data and applications through a software-defined, single-tier network.

Industry:  Computer Networking
Senior Executive:  Richard Napolitano, Chief Executive Officer
Location:  Nashua, New Hampshire

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18.  Retrieve

Retrieve is a two-way business communication platform that allows users to acquire the knowledge, skills, and behaviors they need anywhere, anytime, and on any device.

Industry:  Computer Software
Senior Executive:  Dave Arnold, Founder & CEO
Location:  Manchester, New Hampshire


19.  Right Networks

Right Networks is a provider of SaaS services, delivering cloud connected QuickBooks Desktops to CPA firms, Accounting Professionals, and small businesses who are looking to streamline their workflows and processes. The company's HyperRight™ technology, along with Microsoft solutions, enable them to deliver an enterprise-class cloud platform to SMBs.

Industry:  Information Technology and Services
Senior Executive:  John Farrer, Chief Executive Officer
Location:  Hudson, New Hampshire

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20.  Scribe Software 

Scribe Software brings customer data wherever it is needed with its integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS), enabling enterprise-class data integration for independent software vendors (ISVs), system integrators (SIs) and customers. 

Industry:  Computer Software
Senior Executive:  Shawn McGowan, President, Chief Executive Officer
Location:  Manchester, New Hampshire

Shawn-McGowan-Scribe-Software

21.  Sequoya Technologies Group, LLC 

Sequoya Technologies Group provides IT services for small businesses, municipalities, and nonprofits including technology planning, installation, support, maintenance, help desk and software development. 

Industry:  Information Technology and Services
Senior Executive:  Tom Strickland, President, Co-Owner and Debra Strickland, Ph.D., Finance, HR Director, Co-Owner
Location:  Peterborough, New Hampshire

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22.  Single Digits, Inc. 

Single Digits provides high speed internet access management and support solutions, guest management software and technical support services.

Industry:  Internet
Senior Executive:  Stephen A. Singlar, Founder, President and Robert Goldstein, Founder, Chief Executive Officer
Location:  Bedford, New Hampshire

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23.  Skillsoft 

Skillsoft provides cloud-based learning solutions for customers including enterprises, government, education and small and mid-sized businesses.

Industry:  E-Learning
Senior Executive:  Chuck Moran, President, Chief Executive Officer
Location:  Nashua, New Hampshire

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24.  Smartware Group, Inc. 

Bigfoot Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) helps businesses improve facility and equipment maintenance operations that include preventive maintenance and predictive maintenance, work order scheduling, maintenance requests, asset life cycle management, parts replacement inventory and built-in reporting.  

Industry:  Computer Software
Senior Executive:   Paul Lachance, President, Chief Technology Officer
Location:  Center Harbor, New Hampshire

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25.  Trunity 

Trunity Holdings, Inc. has developed a collaborative knowledge management, publishing and education delivery platform which provides an end-to-end solution for the eTextbook, eLearning and enterprise training marketplaces.

Industry:  E-Learning
Senior Executive:  Nicole Fernandez-McGovern, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer
Location:  Portsmouth, New Hampshire

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We’re proud to recognize these companies as part of New Hampshire’s technology revolution.  Are you a technology innovator? We’d love to expand our list by adding your company. Tell us a bit about yourself and we’ll add you to our list.


Additional Resources

Start a tech company in New Hampshire - State of New Hampshire, Secretary of State's Office
New Hampshire High Tech Council
New Hampshire Business Review
Business NH Magazine


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