“We Dig Joe Mig”

“DVM’s success will add well-paying business and technology jobs in the State of Maine and enhance Maine’s stature as a provider of solutions in the veterinary industry.” That quote was the last sentence of a non-confidential summary submitted by an applicant seeking Development Loan funding from the Maine Technology Institute in late 2009. The applicant… Read more »

It’s Time for Maine to Startup & Create Again

It’s June in Maine and apart from our usual lobster-eating, hiking, boating and beach adventures, we are preparing to spend another week celebrating Maine’s amazing entrepreneurs, inventors and companies during the immensely successful and eagerly anticipated Maine Startup & Create Week. This year’s Maine Startup & Create Week (MSCW) runs from June 19 – 23 in… Read more »

Maine’s Top Gun Program . . . Highway to the Growth Zone

The past two days, entrepreneurs from four different regions of Maine assembled to participate in pitch competitions for the right to advance and contend for a $10,000 cash prize. The pitches by the entrepreneurs served as the culmination of an intensive four-month program delivered by the Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development (MCED). The program, operated since… Read more »


“The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever,” Jacques Cousteau Maine’s maritime heritage is an integral part of our culture and economic well-being. Our abundant and superior seafood is treasured throughout the world and, to many visitors to our state and those who someday aspire to visit here,… Read more »