Roadmap Rural: Strategies for Launching Tech Ventures in Rural Communities

Workshop Wednesday | 2–3 pm | Maine Center, 300 Fore Street, Portland

Dirigo Labs & Central Maine Growth Council

Join Dirigo Labs for a lively discussion on the challenges and upsides of launching tech ventures in rural areas. Josh Trujillo of the Center on Rural Innovation (CORI) will lead the conversation with founders who are doing just that.  Enjoy some homemade pie and local coffee as you gain practical advice and actionable insights for navigating technology entrepreneurship across Maine.


  • Michael Greene of Gentotyping Center of America
  • Hannah Semler of FarmDrop
  • Joan Drappeau of SlicPix
  • Moderated by Josh Trujillo, CORI