Corporate Sponsors

As the expression goes, “it takes a village.”  The ECenter continues to be successful because of the generous contributions from corporations that help provide funding and services in critical areas of ideas, innovation, and entrepreneurship.


If you would like to learn more about some of the ECenter’s needs and options, please email Director Ian Grant.

In Appreciation of Our Corporate Sponsors


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Raka Creative is a Portsmouth, NH-based award winning digital agency for clients of all sizes.  Founded by a UNH alum during his undergraduate years, Raka provides marketing consulting and productive services to UNH students through the ECenter. In addition, Raka was a sponsor of the 2016 Summer Seed Grant.

catchfire creative

CatchFire Creative is a Portsmouth, NH and Brooklyn, NY-based full-service creative agency specializing in branding, web design and development, and social media marketing. Founded by a UNH alum, CatchFire provides consulting and productive services to UNH students through the ECenter.


SMILE media, LLC is a website design, development and digital marketing agency based in Dover, NH. They work with a diverse group of marketing, design and software development staff dedicated to maximizing business performance through progressive thinking, technology efficiencies and analytics. SMILE’s team of experts brings their collective knowledge and experience together to learn about and advance clients' business models in order to develop applications that maximize their strengths and energize their goals. SMILE has generously donated consulting to UNH students. Contact the ECenter for details.


Goddard Technologies, Inc., based in Beverly, Massachusetts, is a leader in product design and engineering in the greater Boston area. Their success is driven by an interdisciplinary development process that combines extensive and diverse engineering experience with manufacturable and creative industrial design solutions. Goddard's unique approach to product development motivates them to provide technical precision while providing new and unique user experiences. They have created many elegant solutions to technical challenges to drive industry success for their clients.


Que Acoustics is a New Hampshire based company that offers Bluetooth audio products such as earphones, headphones and accessories. Que products are designed to appeal to consumers who want to move from high end wired products to wireless. With a passion for audio quality, we combine great sound with premium construction and advanced features to offer headphones to satisfy the most demanding listeners.




Pierce Atwood LLP is a full service law firm and our Catalyst Program provides today's growth companies with the skilled legal services they need to become the successful companies of tomorrow. Our team has experience assisting entrepreneurs and startups in the following key areas: corporate governance, employee benefits, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, litigation (including patent litigation), securities, and venture capital.


W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC) is a leading, internally-managed net-lease REIT that provides real estate-based financing solutions for companies primarily in the U.S. and Europe. W. P. Carey has been a leader in the sale-leaseback and net-lease space for more than four decades. In 1998, we became a publicly traded company and in 2012 we became a REIT. Our balanced outlook and steady focus on long-term net leases with built-in rent increases to creditworthy tenants has enabled us to succeed through market cycles, while delivering consistent and rising dividend income to investors.