Business Support

MTI has partnered with two of the leading business service companies to provide discounts to MTI clients. HubSpot is the leading Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and marketing automation software for small businesses. Carta is the largest provider of cap table management and corporate governance compliance in the US. Both companies offer great discounts to eligible MTI clients. Scroll through this page for more details.


The HubSpot Partner Program offers eligible startups up to a 90% discount on HubSpot software. One service or the entire suite of the HubSpot Growth Platform can be used with a free-forever CRM at a startup-friendly price. 

Not ready for the premium version? Sign up for the free version to put the systems and processes in place. Once your business is ready, activate the discount and use the full power of HubSpot to propel your startup to the next level.

The program includes education resources and tailored training such as master classes, templates, kits, and guides to help save time and avoid costly mistakes growing your business. It also provides access to world-class support from HubSpot experts. In addition, HubSpot offers an integrated platform for startups with access to more than 500 software integrations (many at startup-friendly prices) as well as the opportunity to build an integration on the HubSpot platform.

MTI Discount Eligibility

If your business is a current or past client of Maine Technology Institute and meets the following criteria, you are eligible to sign up!  The following table shows the discount you can expect in year one and year 2-3. 

**Note: The HubSpot pricing for startups is applicable to net-new Professional or Enterprise level products. Starter level products are excluded, unless bundled with qualifying Professional or Enterprise purchases or upgrades. Customers may not apply the startup program pricing to existing subscriptions of any level.

Please note that starting April 2, 2024, Hubspot is making some changes to their pricing as outlined below:

  • Introduction of the Core Seat: Core Seats is for anyone who needs to edit in HubSpot needs at least a Core Seat. 
  • Removal of Seat Minimums for Sales Hub/Service Hub: Sales and Service Hub will now be priced fully per user, giving more flexibility to your startups
  • Five-user limit at Free: HubSpot free teams can have up to 5 users which gives startups plenty of run way to manage their initial CRM needs as they startup top scale 
  • Unlimited view-only users: Paid portals can add unlimited free view-only users. 
  • Starter is getting simpler with per-user pricing: This will simplify the buying experience and give startups a lot more value to help them with the tools they need to scale. value to help them with the tools they need to scale 

Getting Started

To begin the application process, click here.

If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected]


MTI partnered with Carta to help our portfolio companies with equity and cap table management. Carta is the largest platform in this industry and provides excellent free services for companies just starting out (called “Launch” by Carta) and a more robust fee-based platform for more sophisticated companies needing advanced tools. Carta helps over 23,000 private companies with cap table reconciliation/organization, share issuance + exercise, 409a valuation services, compensation planning + robust equity compliance features.

Visit the demo site to explore all that Carta has to offer. In addition, SaaS companies can receive free credits on the Amazon Web Service (AWS) platform. Click here for more information regarding those credits.

MTI Discount Eligibility

If your business is a current or past client of Maine Technology Institute and meets the following criteria, you are eligible to sign up!

All MTI companies

Receive a 20% first-year discount + waived implementation fees toward their Carta subscription by signing up here or getting in touch directly with the Carta Partnerships team at [email protected].

Companies with fewer than 25 stakeholders and less than $1 million raised

Eligible to join the free Launch plan and receive the MTI discount when upgrading

If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected].