Grants totaling $69,500 awarded to UpStart Maine from the Maine State Office of USDA Rural Development, Maine Community Foundation, and Bangor Savings Bank will spearhead a strategic...

During Big Gig’s first ever virtual pitch-off last week, competition was close for three local entrepreneurs fully embracing the new COVID business buzzword, pivot. Each business – Mo...

July 10, 2020

We’re very excited to announce that Blitz, an UpStart Maine program, has been awarded a $9,000 grant from Machias Savings Bank’s Rapid Response Grant to host a virtual entrepreneurshi...

July 7, 2020

June 2020 Edition  

We are excited that two UpStart Maine programs are hosting significant, virtual events for entrepreneurs this month, both funded by Machias Savings Bank g...

July 1, 2020

Big Gig, an UpStart Maine program, is incredibly excited to announce that they will be receiving $5000 in prize funding from Machias Savings Bank to host a virtual, COVID-19 Edit...

May 31, 2020

May 2020 Edition  

Podcast Series 

During this episode of UpStart Maine's podcast, Good Odds: Startups from Maine- "Through the Valley of Death: Part 3," we'll hear from Shann...

April 30, 2020

April 2020 Edition

Podcast Series 

During this episode of UpStart Maine's podcast, Good Odds: Startups from Maine- "Through the Valley of Death: Part 2," hosts, Jason Harkins and Lisa L...

March 8, 2019

A medical assistant, an educator, healthcare consultant, and now, an entrepreneur? Wendell Scott is working on creating a management software,, to address the technological...

The rise of technology in handheld devices has shaped the way we live, but it isn't accessible to everyone. People with sensory limitations, like blindness, can’t access the wealth of...

November 9, 2018

 Imagine you’re in a kinesiology class, given a piece a paper with every muscle movement on it, and expected to understand anatomy. This is the situation that University of Maine stud...

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