Maine Center for Entrepreneurs

Empowering and Enabling Maine's Most Promising Entrepreneurs

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Top Gun

Top Gun is our most widely known program aimed at helping Maine entrepreneurs accelerate their business growth since 2009.

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Food Accelerators

MCE offers two unique Food Accelerator Programs that support Maine food and beverage companies: Cultivator and MarketShare.

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BioStartup provides Maine biotech, digital health, life sciences & medical device entrepreneurs with the resources they need to accelerate their business.

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Visionary Leadership

The Visionary Leadership Program is focused on assisting emerging Maine Business Leaders to overcome the challenges they face as they grow.

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Compass provides Maine's outdoor industry entrepreneurs with the programming they need to advance their business.

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FoodTech Maine

FoodTech Maine focuses on the growth and innovation of food technology solutions.

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Dedicated to the Growth of Maine’s Economy

MCE relies on the expertise and commitment of many people to ensure our programs and workshops run smoothly, enrollee/attendant expectations are met, and to continue to pursue our passion of finding new ways to serve Maine entrepreneurs in their endeavors.

Our team is made up of a group of highly experienced, knowledgeable, and dedicated individuals, who include full-time staff members, volunteer mentors, and board members, all working for the benefit of ambitious companies and organizations across the state of Maine.

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Supporting Local Companies

Not only do we support Maine businesses through the work we do, we also support them outside of work…by shopping local. Check out our MCE Shopping Guide for a full list of MCE member company products available to you at local shops, retailers and online.

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Making a Difference to Our Clients

  • Jason Hine
    "My business progressed twice as fast as a result of the knowledge and resources MCE provided."
    - Dr. Jason Hine, MD, Founder, SimKit
  • Mike Davis
    "There is no better network that I am aware of in Maine with such a strong interest in fostering business success."
    - Mike Davis, CEO, IRC Solar Roof Systems
  • Matt Moretti
    "MCE’s Programs have provided us with the tools and knowledge that have led to our growth in revenue, size and reputation."
    - Matt Moretti, Co-Owner & CEO, Bangs Island Mussels
  • Emily Sharood Dickenson
    "Working with MCE is not only an experience, but a long-term business relationship that continues to surpass our expectations."
    - Emily Sharood Dickinson, Owner, Mousam Valley Mushrooms
  • Kristy Townsend
    "MCE provided us with an invaluable mix of training, mentoring and exposure needed to jump start our business."
    - Kristy Townsend, PhD, Co-Founder, Neuright
  • Ben Polito
    "The connections we made through MCE in the early stages of our business were instrumental in helping us get to where we are today."
    - Ben Polito, CEO, Pika Energy

Made Possible by MCE Partners and Sponsors

Our valued partners and program sponsors help us continue to provide Maine businesses with the tools and resources they need to grow and succeed.

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