05.05.19

SUM 2019 Kick Off Keynotes Announced!

What role government plays in driving and supporting innovation? How do you craft innovation into policy? How can startups and local and state governments work together? How can digital services be used to improve government services?   Jennifer Pahlka, Founder and Executive Director of Code for America and Hannah Pingree, Director, Maine’s Office of Innovation […]

02.21.19

For Immediate Release

  Startup Maine Announces 2019 Conference, June 19-21 “Startups, Innovators, and Policy Makers”   PORTLAND, ME February 20 – Startup Maine, Northern New England’s pre-eminent conference for the startup community, has announced their sixth annual conference will be held June 19-21, 2019 at the Maine College of Arts (MECA) in downtown Portland, Maine. Since 2014, […]

Leading a workshop
02.18.19

Workshops Workshops Workshops!

Come share your expertise and teach a 1-2hr workshop at the Startup Maine 2019 conference. A couple topics that we’d like to see: Becoming investment ready, and due diligence. How to split up the equity pie. Prototyping (physical products and digital products) Design fundamentals Regulatory hacking Civic innovation …we’ve got like 40 more ideas, and […]

Helen Sterling Coburn
02.16.19

Monthly Newsletter – Feb 2019

Startup 2019 with Startup Maine In February’s newsletter 1. Workshop Applications – Due Friday, March 1 2. You’re invited to our March 11 “Startup Maine Presents” Happy Hour featuring Grove 3. We’re asking questions we hope you’ll answer, and we’re giving away a pass to SUM2019! 4. Learn more about 2 of our programming co-chairs […]

Katie Shorey
01.18.19

Monthly Newsletter – Jan 2019

In this month’s newsletter 1. Workshop Applications are live! 2. Upcoming events to look out for in January 3. Get to know Katie Shorey, Startup Maine’s Chairwoman/ President MTI Funding Made Easy Thurs., Jan. 31, noon-2 p.m. — Cloudport in Portland This free workshop, sponsored by the Maine Center for Entrepreneurs, will walk entrepreneurs through […]

12.13.18

Monthly Newsletter – Dec 2018

Startup Maine is all volunteer. Startup Maine is more than a conference. Startup Maine is a community. The board got together after the 2018 annual conference to discuss what we wanted to do over the next year. We held a fun happy hour/volunteer engagement event in a snowstorm (shout out to Maine Craft Distilling for […]

Maine Craft Distilling
10.27.18

SUM Event at Maine Craft Distilling

Join the Startup Maine Board and past volunteers at Maine Craft Distilling, November 20th from 5 – 7pm! We’re inviting anyone who wants to learn more about getting involved with Startup Maine (both the conference and organization), or wants to share ideas for what they think the conference should feature in 2019. What kinds of […]