It's true.

Portland, Maine is awesome.

And we've got the startups to prove it.

The Movement

Startup Portland is a community of entrepreneurs, investors, technologists and creative misfits who love building scalable companies in Portland, Maine. We are led by a volunteer team and do three things:

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Listed below are some upcoming startup-related events in Portland that we think you may find valuable and worthwhile. Please email us if we’re missing anything!

  • October 28, 2014
  • November 4, 2014
    • MTI Portland Office Hours
      Starts: 10:00 am
      Ends: November 4, 2014 - 4:00 pm
      Location: 30 Danforth Street, Suite 206, Portland
      Description: The Maine Technology Institute is holding office hours in the Business Innovation Center for any entrepreneurs interested in finding out more about Maine’s grants, funding and startup support opportunities that are available through MTI. These office hours are open to both Tech Hub members and non-members. Contact Jessica Watson at or 207-588-1015 for an appointment.
    • UMaine/USM Campus Ventures Office Hours
      Starts: 1:00 pm
      Ends: November 4, 2014 - 6:00 pm
      Location: Casco Bay Technology Hub, Suite 206, Danforth Street, Portland, ME, United States
      Description: Mike Wing will be holding office hours in the Business Innovation Center for anyone with a business or business idea who is looking to access University of Maine System programs for technology research & development, product design & development, prototyping, testing, manufacturing assistance and other technical services. Office hours are by appointment and are open to Tech Hub members and non-members. Contact Mike Wing at, or call 207-749-1478 to schedule an appointment.To access online information about Campus Ventures and the services provided, please visit:
    • PubHub
      Starts: 6:00 pm
      Ends: November 4, 2014 - 8:00 pm
      Location: Casco Bay Tech Hub, 30 Danforth Street, Portland
      Description: Each month up to 100 of Portland’s business, tech, and entrepreneurship focused professionals attend PubHub to learn, share ideas, and grow together. The events feature a speaker with real-world business expertise who share their experiences and insight on technology and how it relates to business development, growth, and entrepreneurship. More info here:
    • Hack Portland
      Starts: 7:00 pm
      Ends: November 4, 2014 - 11:00 pm

View the full calendar here or subscribe via XML or ICAL. FYI, the easiest way add an event to our calendar invite to the event. Or just email us the info. Also, we’re noodling some ideas for new events to build community among the Portland startup community and startup communities in Boston and NY. If you have any ideas or want to help, let us know!



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