Recently Engine.co did a piece on Startup Maine and how this conference is connecting policy makers and startups in Maine’s ecosystem. Engine supports the growth of technology entrepreneurship through economic research, policy analysis, and advocacy on local and national issues.


#StartupsEverywhere Profile: Katie Shorey, President, Startup Maine

This profile is part of #StartupsEverywhere, an ongoing series highlighting startup leaders in ecosystems across the country. This interview has been edited for length, content, and clarity.

Can you tell us more about this year’s conference and your theme of startups, innovators, and policymakers? How do you hope to bring all three groups together?

For 2019, we wanted to think broadly about solutions to big problems that affect us at all levels — locally, nationally, and globally. We will continue to offer our core skill-building content to those currently working in startups, and also help entrepreneurs who are thinking about starting a business think bigger and scale smarter.

This month’s conference theme is Startups, Innovators and Policy Makers. We have workshops led by entrepreneurs and business leaders who are focused on the future….Click here to read the entire article