Portfolio companies

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Abigail's Bakery

Organic bread, locally made

A timely infrastructure loan helped this second-generation bakery stay in business.


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Akumina

Making the web work

Akumina decided to tackle a long-standing tech problem—making Microsoft SharePoint a tool with which companies could easily manage their Web sites.


AmberWave

Harnessing the power of the sun

Financing for research and development helped solar panel company hire new staff and fill two major contracts.


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Ben's Sugar Shack

A revolving line of credit helps award-winning maple syrup maker Ben Fisk purchase syrup at the best prices early in the year.


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Blake’s All Natural Foods

All the right ingredients

When you’ve perfected the art of all-natural frozen comfort food, selling it is easy—except during hot summer days.


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Bluemar Promotions

A growing distribution business

Bluemar, a broker between top manufacturers and retailers of consumer electronics, had exceeded $6 million in sales, but needed access to more credit to continue to grow.


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Bortech

Acquisition opportunity

Bortech was nearly sold to a Seattle-based company before a local entrepreneur, Leo White, stepped in to buy it. White was committed to keeping the enterprise in N.H.


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Brookford Farm

Breaking new ground

Organic farmers Luke and Catarina Mahoney learned that the lease on their farmland in Rollinsford wouldn’t be renewed.


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Comstock Industries

New owner builds on a strong foundation

Financing helps a diversified machine shop pursue new sales opportunities in a diverse array of industries.


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Dachowski Photography

Making memories, and profits

When Dachowski Photography needed a larger studio, it partnered with their local credit union and built a beautiful and inviting new location. However, unexpected cost overruns consumed all of its working capital.


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Design Mentor

Medical device product innovators

Design Mentor needed financing that gave the company time to improve its business management skills and allowed it to keep pursuing its internal technology.


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Gilmanton Winery

Uncorking an expansion

After opening a restaurant and winery on their farm, Marshall and Carol Bishop wanted to renovate the property to add a tasting room, serve more visitors and grow their wedding business, all without pinching their cash flow.


GourmetGiftBaskets.com

Making special occasions even more special

Most of GourmetGiftBaskets.com's sales occur during the December holiday season, and the company needed short-term financing to purchase inventory for that holiday run.


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Image 4

Perfecting the customer experience

Image 4 has been at the cutting edge of perfecting the customer experience since the 1980s. When the company experienced a spike in orders, it needed capital for additional equipment.


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Johnson Precision

Molding the future

The owner of CEPS Inc. knew the opportunity to acquire well-known competitor Johnson Precision was golden.


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Life is Sweet

The sweet taste of success

Life is Sweet-er with ice cream! Tracy Keating knew a make-your-own sundae bar would be a huge hit at her candy shop in Keene. She needed a small business loan to make that happen.


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Littleton Food Cooperative

A North Country food hub expands

When the demand for local food outgrew the Littleton Food Co-op's shelf space, we provided financing that helped the grocery store expand.


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Moonlight Meadery

Starting locally, Growing nationally

When Moonlight Meadery found a national distributor for its award-winning mead (wine made with honey), it needed an injection of capital to meet the anticipated demand.


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Nanocomp

Guarding its clients’ information technology

Nanocomp Technologies transforms carbon nanotubes into a versatile set of materials with applications across an enormous range of industries, from national defense, to aviation, to alternative energy generation. The company needed additional research as it grew.


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Neoscope

Advanced materials for the future

Neoscope set a new standard in collaborative IT management by offering security services and consulting to defend its clients' systems from hacking and online threats. Soon, it needed to quickly add sales staff to keep up with the increasing demand.


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Otokahe Farm

From whole beef to jerky

When they found limited options for an equipment loan to bring their new Belted Beef Jerky to market, the owners of Otokahe Farm turned to us.


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Prospect Farm

Heritage breed animals graze in North Country pastures

A young farming couple needed a line of credit to help them manage their seasonal cash flow and launch a community-supported agriculture project.


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Rustic Crust

A growth opportunity

With its delicious all-natural pizza crusts in grocery stores around the country, Rustic Crust was on a fast-growth track and needed additional working capital and some new equipment to increase productivity.


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Saigon Asian Market

Serving the tastes of a city's diverse cultures

When their Manchester landlord declined to renew the lease on their successful ethnic market, the Ho and Nguyen families decided to build a large new store. The Community Loan Fund helped them clear their last financing hurdle.


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Shorty’s Mexican Roadhouse

New life for a local institution

A gap loan to an experienced restaurateur helped him buy and revitalize Shorty's Mexican Roadhouse, a New Hampshire chain of Tex-Mex restaurants.


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Simple Life Recycling

Turning waste streams into revenue streams

Simple Life has turned waste streams into revenue streams by filtering and reprocessing used cutting fluid from manufacturers, then sells it back to them at a significantly lower price. Several large companies wanted to become customers.


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Single Digits

Connecting the world

Single Digits installs and maintains guest/user internet access, such as those you use when staying at a hotel. The company was growing fast and needed capital to hire staff and obtain inventory.


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Sterling Linen Services

Quality leads to success

Sterling Linen Services offers exceptional commercial laundry services to hotels and hospitals for decades. As its list of customers expanded, the company needed additional equipment and employees.



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Throwback Brewery

A farm-to-beer experience

An equipment loan helped Nicole Carrier and Annette Lee create a brewery and restaurant on a historic North Hampton farm.


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Tuckerman Brewing Company

Brewing success

With an ever-growing following buying every drop of craft beer they could make, Tuckerman’s owners realized they needed more brewing equipment.


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VXi Corp.

Creating jobs through innovation

After new management shook up telephone headset manufacturer VXi with popular new products and a revamped corporate culture that rewarded innovation, the company needed growth capital.


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Wolf Creek Stables

Ownership dreams

With more than two decades of experience in teaching and boarding horses from Massachusetts to Florida, Kellie Monahan Riordan got a loan from that helped her purchase Wolf Creek Stables.