Aisling Organic Cosmetics

Krysta Lewis of Aisling Organic Cosmetics applies makeup to Natalie Mitchell in 2017 during Accelerate NH, a 14-week incubator program offered by Alpha Loft. Lewis will be competing for investment capital on Nov. 14 during the New Hampshire Tech Alliance’s TechOut event at the Manchester Country Club in Bedford.

MANCHESTER — Aisling Organic Cosmetics, Chyme, Clairways and Tanosteel have been selected as finalists to compete for up to $300,000 in investment funds during the New Hampshire Tech Alliance’s TechOut competition later this month on Nov. 14 at the Manchester Country Club in Bedford.

The Millworks II Fund will administer the $300,000 investments. To date, $1.1 million has been awarded to startups through the competition.

For the second straight year, Brady-Sullivan Properties will donate up to 4,000 square feet of office space and design services to the first-place winner in one of its downtown Manchester Elm Street locations.

Aisling Organic Cosmetics, presented by CEO Krysta Lewis, is an organic cosmetics company that offers a safe alternative to conventional cosmetics. The company’s product is formulated with crushed plants and herbs.

Chyme, presented by CEO Branden Tsetsilas, is a workforce engagement and productivity tool that aligns manager and employee performance feedback, engagement levels and communication preferences through a software-as-a-service platform.

Clairways, presented by CEO Jeff Beowski, is a wearable lung function monitor that captures respiratory metrics for people suffering from asthma, COPD, DF or other chronic respiratory diseases.

Tanosteel Weapon Security, presented by CEO David Tanos, offers a smart gun security solution that will enable a user to secure a firearm onto their belt in a manner that allows for immediate access while also protecting the firearm from unauthorized individuals.

The competition features live pitches by the finalists, displays of their products and networking opportunities with innovators, entrepreneurs and investors. A panel of judges determine the winners, which will be announced at the end of the event.

The 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. event is $15 for alliance members, $20 for nonmembers and $10 for students. Tickets are available at or by calling 935-8951.

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