An update on Maine Accelerates Growth (MxG)

Many of you might recall that last fall, the three partners of Blackstone Accelerates Growth (The Maine Technology Institute, University of Maine and the Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development) launched the next version of collaboration to grow Maine’s innovation ecosystem, Maine Accelerates Growth.  Well, we’ve been through the first quarter of work together and we’re […]

Greenlight Maine is ready to hear your idea and (maybe) give you $100k to make it happen

Last Friday there was a big announcement for Maine’s entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem.  The announcement was about a new project called Greenlight Maine. This project is right in line with this idea of growing a movement in Maine of high impact entrepreneurs. (Full disclosure: I’m a part of making the project happen.  Here’s more info: A […]

Evidence Shows Maine’s Innovation & Startup Ecosystem is bursting like Spring

In Q1 of 2015, lots happened in this startup and innovation space in Maine. Sadly, we lost the “dean” of Maine’s venture capital community, Kip Moore. There have also been some transitions occurring with programs and physical spaces in Maine’s innovation, startup and creative entrepreneur community, some expected, some unexpected.  But even with all of […]