The Best Laid Plans of Mice and Maine

This past Tuesday, I had the pleasure of attending two noteworthy events in Ellsworth – – a ribbon cutting at the new Union River Center for Innovation and the ground breaking of the Jackson Laboratory’s new $75 million state-of-the-art vivarium. Both of these projects benefited from investments from the Maine Technology Institute and both will… Read more »

Maine Startup Activity and Enthusiasm Attracting Attention

While I cannot claim to be much of a Country Music fan, I do recall hearing a song a couple of summers ago by recording artist Tim McGraw who revealed, “Portland, Maine, I don’t know where that is… and I don’t want to know.” McGraw was ostensibly singing about a partner who had moved to… Read more »

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 »