Techies, Entrepreneurs and Innovators Converge on Portland in June

June is abuzz with a number of sensational events occurring in Maine’s innovation ecosystem. Please make sure you check them out. First and foremost, be sure to attend TechWalk 2016. TechWalk is MTI’s annual opportunity to celebrate the success of its programs and showcase its impressive portfolio companies. TechWalk will occur on Wednesday, June 22… Read more »

Don’t Miss These Networking Opportunities in May and June

At MTI, we take our role as leader, convener, and collaborator in Maine’s innovation ecosystem very seriously. Mindful of that essential responsibility, I want to call attention to a number of entrepreneurial events that will be occurring in the next month or so. May 24     Top Gun Final Showcase 2016 The Top Gun Final Showcase… Read more »

Books, Bonds and Bold Leadership

Recently, a friend gave me a copy of Steve Case’s new book, “The Third Wave.” Case, as you probably know, was a co-founder of America Online and served as the company’s CEO when it was valued at $163 billion, had over 22 million subscribers, was the top-performing stock of the 1990s, and was worth more… Read more »

MTI: The Focal Point of Maine’s R&D Efforts

Earlier this month, the Maine Department of Economic Development and its independent consultant, Investment Consulting Associates (ICA), presented a “Review of Economic Development and Research & Development Investments” to the Legislature. The review was the result of months of work and was designed to evaluate the cost/benefit of the state’s economic investments. As part of… Read more »