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Lori Valigra

Senior writer
207-761-8379 ext.333
Lori Valigra, a staff writer for Mainebiz, has written about science, technology, and business for both general and specialty news outlets in the United States, Europe and Asia. She has been involved in several publishing startups, including one of the first electronic publications, The Computer Industry Daily. Her articles have been published by The Boston Globe, The Christian Science Monitor, Reuters, United Press International, The Asian Wall Street Journal, ScienceBusiness, Science magazine and many others. She also has won numerous journalism fellowships and awards including the Knight Science Journalism Fellowship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Lori enjoys bicycling, snowshoeing, gardening and traveling.

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CEI Ventures closes fourth venture fund, has $20M under management

CEI Ventures has closed its fourth fund, Coastal Ventures IV LP, at just under $10 million, with the monies targeted at small businesses in Maine and...

Report: Maine has more sci-tech companies and workers, but lags in other areas

A new report finds that the number of science and technology companies and jobs in Maine is rising at the same time investment in innovation by both...

Venture capital slows nationally, but Maine has comparatively large deal in Q4

As venture capital dollars and deals went soft in the fourth quarter of last year, one Maine company, Tilson Technology, pulled in a respectable $3...

New law could help smaller manufacturers

A new manufacturing law is expected to help Maine's Manufacturing Extension Partnership program have more predictable and stable financing, MEP...

Top Gun, African style: A chat with Don Gooding

Don Gooding has been anything but idle since he left the helm of the Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development last March. One of his latest...

Maine exports up 5% for year, national average is in the red

Exports of Maine goods through October 2016 rose 5.8% and likely will end the year up 5%, compared to a negative national average, according to the...

Fed rate hike positive for banks; little impact on construction, consumers

The long-anticipated Federal Reserve Board interest rate hike Wednesday of 25 basis points to a target range of 0.5% to 0.75% signaled confidence in...

Immigrant mix changing in Lewiston

Shukri Abasheikh, who owns the bustling 1,500-square-foot Mogadishu Store on Lisbon Street in Lewiston, was among the first wave of...

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