Startup Maine Week

May 14-17, 2024

Join us for expert insight, skill building, and meaningful connections to make big things happen. Week passes are only $39 ($10 for students). Sales support programming by Startup Maine, a 501c3 organization.

Program schedule subject to change

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Tuesday, May 14

7:30 am–4 pm

Holiday Inn by the Bay, Portland Maine Technology User Group Summit Unaffiliated event, requires separate ticket purchase

4–6 pm

Keynote
Maine Center, 300 Fore Street, Portland Keynote and Kickoff Event: Charting Maine's Future

Wednesday, May 15

7:30–8:30 am

Networking Break
Cloudport, 63 Federal St., Portland Nexus Maine Networking Coffee Meetup

9–10 am

Panel
Maine Center, 300 Fore St., Portland Term Sheet Negotiation: Perspectives from Founders and VCs

10:30–11:30 am

Panel
Maine Center, 300 Fore St., Portland Supporting Student Entrepreneurs

12–1:30 pm

Lunch
Eaton Peabody, 100 Middle St, Tower 2, Portland How to launch and fund environmental and energy companies

12–1:30 pm

Panel
Cloudport, 63 Federal St., Portland An introduction to artificial intelligence for business
US Custom House, 312 Fore St., Portland Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition

2–3 pm

Panel

2–3 pm

Workshop
Cloudport, 63 Federal St., Portland One-page marketing plan for your startup

3:30–4:30 pm

Panel
Roux Institute, 100 Fore St., Portland Learn about Healthcare Residency Program at Roux

5–7 pm

Evening Event
Maine Center, 300 Fore Street, Portland Scratchpad Cohort Happy Hour Separate registration required - but free!

5–8 pm

Workshop
Roux Institute, 100 Fore St., Portland Start Summit @ Roux Institute

5:30–8 pm

Evening Event
Lewiston E for All Pitch Contest Unaffiliated event. Separate registration required.

6–7:30 pm

Evening Event
Orange Bike Brewing Maine Black Chamber of Commerce meeting Unaffiliated event. Separate registration required.

Thursday, May 16

9–10:30 am

Panel
US Custom House, 312 Fore St., Portland Maine Equity Investors Panel

11 am–12 pm

Panel
US Custom House, 312 Fore St., Portland What is Maine Accelerates Growth (MxG)?

12–1 pm

Lunch
US Custom House, 312 Fore St., Portland Ask a Maine Angel Investor

1:30–8 pm

Workshop
University of Southern Maine, Abromson Center, 88 Bedford Street, Portland Maine Center for Entrepreneurs Annual Summit Separate ticket purchase required

4–6 pm

Evening Event
Cross Insurance Center, Bangor Trade Day Opening Reception Unaffiliated event

Friday, May 17

7:30–8:30 am

Networking Break
Cloudport, 63 Federal St., Portland Co-founder Matching and Networking

8:30 am–2:30 pm

Affiliate Event
Cross Insurance Center, Bangor Trade Day Unaffiliated event

9–10 am

Panel
Cloudport, 63 Federal St., Portland Financial Modeling Made Easy
US Custom House TBD

10:30–11:30 am

Panel
Roux Institute, 100 Fore St., Portland Biotech and Life Sciences in Maine
US Custom House, Portland Maine Entrepreneur Resource Corps

12–2:30 pm

Workshop
Roux Institute, 100 Fore St., Portland Design Session: Getting Started, Connected and Funded in Maine Capped at 30 people, must RSVP

2:30–3:30 pm

Panel
Cloudport, 63 Federal St., Portland Insights to Building Marketplace Businesses

4:30–6:30 pm

Evening Event
New England Ocean Cluster, 68 Commercial Street, Building C, Floor 2, Portland Startup Maine Wrap Party