January 2023 networking meetup

Join us for January’s happy hour at Gulf of Maine Ventures, sponsored by Eaton Peabody Law firm! Whether you’re an entrepreneur, service provider, investor, community member or just startup curious, join us. Location: Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) – Gulf of Maine Ventures 350 Commercial Street Portland ME 04101 *Parking behind GMRI available Date: […]


November Networking Meetup

We are excited to partner once again with the Roux Institute Techstars program for November’s happy hour! Come mix and mingle with the new cohort of Techstar companies. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, service provider, investor, community member or just startup curious, join us. Learn more about the Roux Institute Techstars cohort here: https://www.techstars.com/newsroom/roux-institute-techstars-accelerator-announces-2022-class RSVP: https://forms.gle/BRjqRAez8iQn3oUs7 Date: […]


Startup Maine September meetup

Join us for Startup Maine’s Sept. meetup. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, service provider, investor, community member or just simply startup curious, come on by. Date: Tuesday, Sept. 13 Location: Pierce Atwood LLP 254 Commercial Street, Portland ME 04101 Time: 5:00-7:00pm Please RSVP so we can have a headcount for the venue. Thanks to our event sponsor, Pierce […]


Startup Maine April happy hour

It’s been far too long – time to bring back our monthly meetups! Join us at Shipyard Brewing Company on Wed. April 27th from 4:30-7pm. Thanks to event sponsor, Eaton Peabody, for making this possible! Whether you’re an entrepreneur, service provider, startup curious or community member, come on by. RSVP link here.


Startup Maine November meetup with New England Ocean Cluster 11/18

Join us for November’s networking happy hour in partnership with the New England Ocean Cluster (NEOC). Come learn a bit about the Hús, the NEOC, and a collection of emerging Blue Economy entrepreneurs. This is a great opportunity to network and cross pollinate with folks in the “ocean-focused” startup ecosystem. Oh, and it wouldn’t be an […]


Startup Maine October meetup with Roux Techstars Accelerator

Join us on Wed. October 20th for our next Startup Maine meetup/happy hour! RSVP here. Location: Shipyard Brewing Company 86 Newbury Street Portland ME 04101 Date: Wednesday, October 20 Time: 5:00-7:30pm Learn about the new Techstars Accelerator program in Portland and come meet the 10 companies! https://www.techstars.com/accelerators/the-roux-institute Come meet old friends, new friends, and friends […]


Startup Maine Sept. Meetup 9/22

Join us for September’s Startup Maine meetup/happy hour on Wed. September 22. RSVP here. Fore River Brewing Company 45 Huntress Ave, South Portland, ME 04106 Date: Wednesday, September 22 Time: 4:30-6:30pm Come meet old friends, new friends, and friends of Startup Maine. New to the startup ecosystem, or want to meet new contacts? Join us! […]


CEI Women’s Business Center & Startup Maine collaborate on series: Barriers and Opportunities for BIPOC Entrepreneurs

Startup Maine and CEI Women’s Business Center are collaborating on a three-part virtual series focused on BIPOC entrepreneurship in Maine. Each panel event will explore the opportunities and barriers that exist for BIPOC entrepreneurs at the stages of ideation, launch and growth. In the Ideation panel, we will explore the BIPOC entrepreneur experience of taking […]


The Startup Maine Entrepreneurs and Ecosystem Builders speaker series!

Startup Maine’s Entrepreneurs & Ecosystem Builders Speaker Series is made possible by our sponsors Bangor Savings Bank, the Maine Technology Institute (MTI), Maine Venture Fund, and the Maine Angels. Sessions feature thinkers and doers from across the state sharing valuable insights through interactive conversations moderated by Katie Shorey, Startup Maine’s President.  Watch all of the […]

Startup Maine series to spotlight entrepreneurs, ‘ecosystem builders’

The volunteer-run nonprofit organization is launching a virtual speaker series next week featuring movers and shakers in the state’s startup community, with a heavy focus on tech entrepreneurs. “The series will be inspiring, fun and informative,” Startup Maine President Katie Shorey told Mainebiz. “You can expect engaging conversation, and walk away feeling intrigued by, and proud […]