“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 »

MTI . . . More Than Just Funding

Here at the Maine Technology Institute (MTI), we generally use the following elevator pitch to describe what we do, “MTI helps fund, connect and grow Maine’s innovation economy.”  By that, we mean that we fund Maine entrepreneurs, companies and organizations who engage technology to develop innovative products and processes and connect them to resources to… Read more »

“Tell me the facts and I’ll learn. Tell me the truth and I’ll believe. But tell me a story and it will live in my heart forever.”

One of the most satisfying elements of leading the Maine Technology Institute (MTI) is that I am afforded a unique opportunity to meet and forge bonds with Maine’s incredible innovators, inventors, entrepreneurs, investors and business leaders. The stories of how they each overcame personal and professional challenges, endured failures, and relentlessly persevered to achieve success… Read more »