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Entrepreneurs, funders to meet at ‘matchmaking’ event

Top Gun entrepreneurs from 35 companies plan to meet with potential funders from across the state in a "speed dating" type of format this Thursday at the new

Redzone Wireless gets FAME-backed $4M loan

Redzone Wireless in Camden has received a $4 million loan from Camden National Bank to develop its 4G LTE wireless broadband service across most of Maine.

Foreign trade zones expand in Bangor, Waterville

The U.S. Department of Commerce has recently approved the expansion of foreign trade zones in Bangor and Waterville, allowing companies in surrounding companies to...

Funding for Maine entrepreneur program unclear

Funding for Blackstone Accelerates Growth is up in the air as the Maine entrepreneurship program reaches the end of the initial $3 million it received from an out-of-state...

Portland business incubator attracts investors

Portland city officials and developers of the New England Ocean Cluster House have identified the Maine State Pier as the location for the marine-based business incubator.

TechPlace gears up for Phase II industrial space

Lori Valigra |

TechPlace, the new startup incubator at Brunswick Landing being developed by the Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority, is gearing up for its Phase II expansion.

Largest Finance Authority of Maine loans

RankCompany, locationFAME exposure (1)/Loan...

Whitney nominated to lead MTI

Brian Whitney has been nominated by Gov. Paul LePage to serve as the Maine Technology Institute’s next president, six months after the previous leader’s...

Like the real estate motto, Maine offers location, location, location

Peter Van Allen |

During hard times or hard winters, Maine and Mainers chug along. Yet there are always those asking how Maine can grow and prosper.

Boston Globe highlights Biddeford mill revival

A Boston Globe story about Biddeford’s mill revival was featured on the top fold of the newspaper’s business section on Sunday.