Business notes for Sept. 25, 2017

Sunday, September 24, 2017

The N.H. High Tech Council has extended the application deadline for its sixth annual TechOut competition to Oct. 4. This year’s winner will receive $200,000 in investment funds, and second place will receive $100,000. TechOut finalists will present live pitches to a live audience and an esteemed group of judges. The event will also feature displays detailing entrants’ innovative ideas, as well as networking opportunities. Finalists will give their pitches Nov. 15 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Oracle (formerly Dyn), 150 Dow St., Manchester. Tickets to the event are available at nhhtc.org. Admission is $15 for council members, $20 for non-members and $10 for students.

Team Kia at 158 Manchester St., Concord, has been purchased by Waltham, Mass., native Dan O’Brien and will be called Dan O’Brien Kia. The ownership transfer occurred Sept. 12.

“Business N.H. Magazine’s” 2017 Best Companies to Work For will be honored in a ceremony at Grappone Conference Center in Concord on Oct. 19.