Last Call for Early Bird Tickets

Grab your tickets for the Radically Rural Summit now – Early Bird discounted ticket sales end July 5th! Radically Rural is a national two-day summit hosted by the Hannah Grimes Center and Keene Sentinel that focuses on creating vibrant, robust rural communities and the advantages and opportunities of rural living. This year’s summit is offering Read more…



Summit to Focus on Building Rural Communities & Economy

Radically Rural, the annual two-day summit focused on issues and opportunities in small cities and towns, opens Sept. 19 and is expected to attract 800 people from the Monadnock Region, the Northeast and throughout the country. The Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship and The Keene Sentinel partner to present Radically Rural, which provides a uniquely Read more…


Win up to $10,000 in the PitchFork Challenge!

Each September, the Hannah Grimes Center hosts the PitchFork Challenge, a pitch competition for local entrepreneurs that offers a $10,000 cash prize for the winning business and a $1,000 cash prize for the winning start-up idea. Selected applicants will experience a great opportunity for professional business pitch coaching and building a valuable network. The final Read more…


CONNECT2019: WHAT’S NEXT!

Announcing CONNECT2019: What’s Next! Put aside everything you know about typical networking events and join us September 19th for CONNECT2019: What’s Next! CONNECT annually brings together hundreds of engaged, locally-focused community members to celebrate and foster the advantages and opportunities of rural living. This year’s theme, What’s Next!, focuses on exploring ideas and projects that Read more…


Now Accepting PitchFork Challenge Applications!

The Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship created the PitchFork program in 2016 to coach entrepreneurs on pitching their business investment opportunities on a quarterly basis to a room full of investors. At the inaugural Radically Rural Summit in September 2018, the Center leveraged the success of PitchFork into the PitchFork Challenge – a pitch competition Read more…



Radically Rural Early Bird Tickets on SALE NOW!

Keene, NH – The 2019 Radically Rural Summit is offering discounted early bird tickets until July 5th! Continuing with the energy and momentum of last year’s summit, which boasted an attendance of 544 innovative rural professionals from 21 states, Radically Rural 2019 is excited to announce the addition of a sixth program track, Renewable Energy, Read more…


Announcing Big Changes for Radically Rural 2019

Business Journal: Talk of the Town Headed by the Hannah Grimes Center and Keene Sentinel, Radically Rural’s inaugural two-day summit in September of 2018 boasted an attendance of 544 innovative, rural professionals from 21 states. Continuing with the energy and momentum of last year’s summit, Radically Rural 2019 is excited to announce the addition of Read more…



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