Corporate Sponsors

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ECenter Corporate Sponsorship Program

The ECenter continues to be successful because of the generous support we receive from our corporate sponsors. These partnerships help provide funding and services in critical areas of ideas, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

About Corporate Sponsorships

The ECenter offers a full corporate sponsorship program and benefits. Levels range from $1,000 to $25,000+ with the option for multi-year commitments. Request our corporate sponsorship booklet below to learn more.


Contact our Team

If you would like to know more about what we are building at the ECenter, or have questions about our Corporate Sponsorship program, please contact us to set a time to connect.

Ian Grant - Executive Director, UNH ECenter


In Appreciation of Our Corporate Sponsors

Premier Level Sponsor


The RiverStone Group is a group of insurance, reinsurance, and service companies specializing in the management of legacy and run-off insurance businesses and portfolios. As an industry leader in claims resolution, reinsurance recovery, and dispute resolution, we employ over 400 professionals worldwide, operating globally across multiple offices and affiliates spread throughout the US and the UK.

RiverStone comprises a highly experienced group of international professionals from various disciplines, including finance, actuarial, litigation, claims handling, technology, and HR. Our team has worked on numerous high-profile, global run-off transactions, and our executives typically have more than 25 years of industry experience and on average have been with the company for over 15 years.

Venture Plus Level Sponsors

service credit union

Service Credit Union is committed to personalized service that goes above and beyond what you’ll find at any other financial institution. We know that every member has different financial needs, and we’re ready to provide the unique services and resources you need to reach your goals. We combine the warmth and attention of a credit union with the security of a big bank—and we’re committed to always looking out for you. By establishing strong relationships in the communities we serve and supporting our members’ individual needs, we provide a banking experience that improves our members’ lives, as well as the communities in which they live.

3edge asset management

3EDGE seeks to blend scientific methodology with sound judgment and practical experience. Their proprietary research process and team of professionals with deep industry experience is focused on identifying undervalued asset classes poised to enter a period of outperformance to help deliver attractive risk-adjusted returns for their clients.  All told, the team has a combined 100+ years of investment industry experience and several members have worked together closely for many years.

lake street advisors

Lake Street Advisors has been providing wealth management and legacy planning for discerning families since 2003. Lake Street works with families and individuals who have complex financial lives and seek an indispensable advisor to serve as their personal Chief Financial Officer and Chief Investment Officer. As a partner of Focus Financial, they join an international consortium of other independent, fiduciary wealth management firms that share the individualized focus and dedicated service model they are committed to delivering to their clients every day. Integrating holistic financial advice with disciplined investment management, they allow their clients to focus on what matters most to them. Lake Street Advisors has locations in Boston, MA and Portsmouth, NH, and serves clients throughout New England and across the country.

pierce atwood llp

Pierce Atwood LLP is a full service law firm and their Catalyst Program provides today's growth companies with the skilled legal services they need to become the successful companies of tomorrow. Their 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.

bangor savings bank

Bangor Savings Bank, with more than $6.0 billion in assets, offers retail banking to consumers as well as comprehensive commercial, corporate, payroll administration, merchant services, and small business banking services to businesses. The Bank, founded in 1852, is in its 168th year with more than 60 branches in Maine and New Hampshire and on the Web at The Bangor Savings Bank Foundation was created in 1997. Together the Bank and its Foundation invested more than $2.5 million into the community in the form of sponsorships, grants, and partnership initiatives last year. Bangor Savings Bank is an equal opportunity employer. Member FDIC.



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.

w.p. carey foundation

W. P. Carey Foundation is a private U.S. foundation, incorporated in 1990 by William Polk Carey and has a twenty-five year tradition of focused philanthropy. Inspired by the Carey family’s legacy of educational leadership and philanthropy, The W. P. Carey Foundation’s primary mission is to support educational institutions with the larger goal of improving America’s competitiveness in the world. The main focus of our support to schools, universities, lecture series, chairs and other programs is on the study of business and economics, as well as on admissions procedures, and college and career guidance. It is to the success of W. P. Carey Inc. that the W. P. Carey Foundation attributes its longevity and enduring generosity.

highwater wealth group

Highwater Wealth Group is a team of experienced and dedicated wealth advisors based in Portsmouth, NH, serving clients across the country. Working with a diverse clientele of families and individuals, Highwater Wealth Group focuses on the specific goals of its clients, tailoring comprehensive financial solutions to achieve these personalized objectives. Committed to fostering deep and lasting connections with each client, Highwater brings humanity, transparency and simplification to decisions that are typically impersonal, overwhelming, and complex.


Goodwin Family Management (GFM), LLC is a management company for the assets of Eric Goodwin. GFM was started in January of 2021 as part of an internal reorganization to accommodate, and better serve, our growing companies. Before the creation of GFM, our accounting, human resource and administration teammates were spread throughout our companies. Now under one roof, our accounting, human resource and administration teams seek to professionally, efficiently and proactively provide support services to the companies we manage. GFM also actively seeks expansion opportunities through acquisitions, real estate investments and angel investments.



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.



Fishnet Media brings the best of both worlds in providing clients with engaging and effective brand experiences. They combine a strategic focus with strong creative skills and a deep knowledge of the technology/business systems to optimize these experiences.


Weidema, Lavin, Grott Accounting, PC is a competent, dedicated, responsive, and friendly certified public accounting firm. As experienced certified public accountants, we respond to our clients needs in a timely and efficient manner. We are dedicated to providing all our clients with personal attention in every aspect of their financial management. You will work with one of us, who is intimately familiar with your account, to ensure an immediate response to any of your questions, issues or concerns. WLGA members are required, in accordance with firm quality control procedures, to maintain a minimum number of hours annually of continuing professional education. WLGA has generously donated services to UNH students in need of financial counseling for their start-ups. Contact the ECenter for details.

smile media

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.


CADSPARC is a Computer Aided Design (CAD) company focused on design for additive manufacturing/3D printing. The firm produces 3D CAD models to achieve the client’s prototyping needs through high-end 3D printable parts. As a result, CADSPARC is a great resource for anything related to 3D printing and 3D CAD product design services.

Make a Gift

In addition to our Corporate Sponsorships, the ECenter relies on donor support to deliver our high-impact programming. If you would like to make a gift as an individual or corporate entity, please donate via the button below. If you would like to make a multi-year commitment, please indicate this is the "special instructions" section of the form. Any questions can be directed to our team.

Thank you for supporting student ideas and entrepreneurship at UNH!


Types of Gifts

In addition to corporate sponsorships, there are a number of gift options that can make an impact on student success at UNH. These include annual gifts, bequests, capital gifts, endowments, and gifts in kind, to name a few. If you would like to know more about the ways you can make a gift to the ECenter, please let us know!


More ECenter Videos

Check out our YouTube page to see videos clips from our Makerspace, Summer Seed Grant presentations, Paid Student Internship at Start-ups Program student video blogs, and the power of entrepreneurship at UNH. 

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