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 »

“Do you ever get déjà vu? Didn’t you just ask me that?”

It seems apt that I am writing this blog post in February as it’s the month we celebrate Groundhog Day and, much like the movie of the same name, I feel like I repeat myself blog post after blog post by espousing all the marvelous things that have been occurring in Maine’s innovation economy. Well,… Read more »