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Maine's startup landscape: Bug spray, potato tracker, elder care app

Peter Van Allen |

We all have our own mental image of a "startup." Whether the idea is formed by pitch competitions like Greenlight Maine or Top Gun, the Wall Street Journal or Inc. magazine or...

USM is committed to 'workforce development'

I could not agree more with a letter you published recently from Thomas Harmon (See letter to the editor,...

Adaptation goes with the territory

Peter Van Allen |

This issue of the Bangor and Northern Maine focus looks at a region that's undergoing major changes.

USM arts center is not the answer

I have been a reader of Mainebiz for several years and enjoy the publication a great deal. I have a startup business in Scarborough and commute between Manhattan for other income, to...

Women to Watch: 10 years of honoring female business leaders

Peter Van Allen |

This year Mainebiz takes note of 10 years of honoring the Women to Watch.

Give Forbes the facts

To the editor:I've read your editorial agonizing over the annual Forbes magazine ranking. Here's a thought. Why stop there? Hopefully, your readers...

What do all these 'business climate' lists add up to?

Peter Van Allen |

We run lists all the time that offer Maine's economy or business climate in the context of the United States.

A Mainebiz reporter's memories of Nasson College

Peter Van Allen |

Maureen Milliken, a staff writer at Mainebiz, writes about planned redevelopment of parts of the former Nasson College campus (see Page 18). As Maureen reports, Nasson's closure in 1983...

Maine's high energy costs bring out Yankee ingenuity

Peter Van Allen |

Just in the past few weeks, Mainebiz has had a number of stories about energy projects.

From #MeToo to #MaineCanDo: Eradicating workplace harassment

Betsy Peters |

The fundamental question for Maine business leaders is this: How can we create model workplaces and business cultures that ensure productive, competitive, equitable and respectful environments in...