Pierson cited as entrepreneur of year
DURHAM - The University of New Hampshire Whittemore School of Business and Economics has named investor and entrepreneur Matt Pierson the 2012 Holloway Entrepreneur of the Year.
Now in its 10th year, the Holloway Entrepreneur of the Year award is given to a business leader 'with a demonstrated commitment to the state's business community ... and a track record of creating entrepreneurial value by starting companies, supporting and promoting new ventures and mentoring individuals engaged in business start-ups,' according to organizers.
Pierson will be presented with the award May 9 at the Paul J. Holloway Prize Innovation-to-Market Competition.
He has been involved with many start-up and early-stage high-tech companies in New Hampshire for the past 25 years, including co-founding DTC Communications and JitterGram.