Two Maine Companies Awarded i6 Federal Grants

By | Feb 8, 2016 at 11:15 am

Today, members of the federal government, Congress, and entrepreneurs met at the Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development (MCED) to announce two new local i6 grant awardees. The i6 grants are to be awarded to MCED and Coastal Enterprises (CEI), and focus on job creation…


Who’s Speaking at Maine Startup & Create Week?

By | Jun 22, 2015 at 11:00 am

Whenever I’m planning to attend a conference or industry event, the first thing I do is check out the list of speakers and panels. This week (June 22-28) is the 2nd annual Maine Startup & Create Week, a conference to support, showcase, and encourage Maine startups…


Register Now for Maine Startup & Create Week

By | Jun 12, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Maine is more than just lobster and beards. It’s also a great place to start up. In fact, Maine is home to so many innovators, makers, creators, and entrepreneurs, that they’ve decided to devote a weeklong conference to them. From June 22-28, the city…

Real Estate

OwnerAide Helps Real Estate Professionals Build Meaningful Networks

By | Jul 23, 2014 at 9:37 am

Real estate is a tough field to navigate, for both homeowners and the professionals who work in the field. With the rise of highly successful web platforms such as Zillow and Trulia, real estate agents and brokers are faced with the challenge of keeping up. The founders…

Startups & Apps

Maine Startup Buoy Local Encourages Portlanders to Buy Local

By | Jul 11, 2014 at 10:35 am

We’ve all seen the push in recent years to buy local. Whether it’s food, products, or services, locally owned businesses help the economy grow and keep small towns and cities thriving. One startup in Maine is aiding in this cause by encouraging consumers to spend locally…


MiFilter And bizzieMe Win Our Maine Mixer & Startup Showcase

By | Jun 20, 2014 at 7:30 pm

Last night we held our first ever Mixer & Startup Showcase in Portland, Maine at the Masonic temple. Over 150 attendees packed the venue and stood witness as 10 startups duked it out for first place. Part of the reason we chose Maine is…


5 Damn Good Reasons to Startup in Maine

By | Jun 11, 2014 at 12:00 pm

I say Maine, you say…lobster? Maine’s startup scene might not be nationally famous like its lobsters, but crustaceans aren’t the only things cooking in the Pine Tree State. If local entrepreneurs and investors get their way, Maine’s startup scene will soon be sizzling.  Of…


Who is Maine’s Hottest Showcasing Startup? [Poll]

By | Jun 9, 2014 at 5:22 pm

Tech Cocktail is now being served in Maine.  That’s right, later this month, Tech Cocktail is coming to ME. We heard through the grapevine that the Pine Tree State is home to some great early stage startups and a bubbling technology scene (and it’s our…