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Next 2018: The Davis siblings define entrepreneurship with eclectic mix of businesses

Peter Van Allen |

Ben and Emily Davis, brother and sister business owners, have started businesses that take them from land to water, from highly specialized concierge services to...

Next 2018: Maddie Purcell creates social experiences through cooking at Fyood Kitchen

Laurie Schreiber |

Maddie Purcell started the cooking competition and social connection business Fyood Kitchen in Portland in 2016. Her business was popular from its start in 2016 and is expected to triple in size in...

Next 2018: Pete Roberts creates new jobs while restoring the 'Made in Maine' label in Farmington

Maureen Milliken |

Since creating the company in 2011, Pete Roberts' Origin USA has grown to 35 employees and is manufacturing and selling martial arts gear and related goods to customers around the world.

Next 2018: Brian Harris and Owen McCarthy move music therapy into the digital age

Renee Cordes |

Brian Harris and Owen McCarthy launched MedRhythms out of Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston. Now based in Portland, they continue to work toward getting FDA approval for prescription...

Here's how to achieve success in hiring a consultant

Bernard J. Mohr of Innovation Partners International |

Consultants are expensive. These tips provide a solid foundation on getting a good return on your investment.

2019 Top Gun applications due by Nov. 9

Staff |

The Maine Center for Entrepreneurs is now accepting applications for its 2019 Top Gun competition for Maine's most promising early stage, high-growth potential companies between now and Nov. 9.

Portland woman named SCORE's 'Outstanding Young Entrepreneur'

Maureen Milliken |

Portland entrepreneur Maddie Purcell, founder of Fyood Kitchen, was named winner of the Outstanding Young Entrepreneur Small Business award at the SCORE Foundation’s annual national award...

MTI, Maine Venture Fund join MedRhythms' investors in $5M financing round

Staff |

Portland-based digital therapeutics startup MedRhythms said it has closed its $5 million venture-capital financing round with investments from the Maine Venture Fund and the Maine Technology...

Yarmouth entrepreneur leads effort to keep Fork Food Lab open

An effort is under way to save the Fork Food Lab, an incubator for startup food businesses in Portland that is slated to be closed by the end of this month.

Limestone workshop features tips on ‘Opportunity Zone’ investing

Staff |

The Limestone Development Foundation is sponsoring a workshop in the central Aroostook area for companies interested in expanding their business with federal, state and local agencies.