Back in February, in this same blog space, I informed you that MTI would soon be launching the Maine Entrepreneurial Resource Corps (MERC). The Maine Entrepreneurial Resource Corps is contemplated as a database of vetted consultants within 20+ specific functional areas. They will be enlisted to provide short-term consulting services to Maine startups to help… Read more »
At Long Last, MTI PRIME Fund Launched & Accepting Proposals Until May 24: $39.6 Million Program is Focused on State’s Technology Sectors
The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) passed by Congress in March of 2021 provided a significant amount of funding for relief programs to be administered by the states. In Maine, almost $1 billion in funding was received and allocated by the Governor and Maine Legislature in July of 2021. That law, referred to as the Maine… Read more »
IT Subject Matter Experts Needed
As I have noted previously in a blog or two, MTI’s governing statute was/is really an inspired piece of legislation on several different levels. For one, it specifies that we invest our funds across Maine’s seven targeted technology sectors (biotechnology, composites and advanced materials, environmental technology, forestry and agriculture, information technology, marine and aquaculture, and… Read more »
MTI to Launch Maine Entrepreneurial Resource Corps — Ooh-Rah!
Merriam-Webster defines a corps as “an organized subdivision of the military establishment, a tactical unit consisting of two or more divisions and auxiliary arms and services,” and also as “a group of persons associated together or acting under common direction, especially, a body of persons having a common activity or occupation.” We are most familiar,… Read more »