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:

Do you love Portland? Are you proud to be a part of the city’s startup community? Wear the Startup Portland logo proudly on your website and link back to us. Help demonstrate the critical mass of Portland’s startup community, and let the world know where you’re from!


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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!

  • April 24, 2014
    • Maine Tweetup
      Starts: 6:00 pm
      Ends: April 24, 2014 - 8:00 pm
      Location: Portland
      Description: Connect w/ the local twitisphere in person for happy hour on the fourth Thursday of every month. Specific location of each month's Tweetup is here:
    • Maine Entrepreneurs Meeting
      Starts: 6:00 pm
      Ends: April 24, 2014 - 8:00 pm
      Location: Offices of Bernstein Shur, 100 Middle Street, 5th Floor, West Tower, Portland
      Description: Maine Entrepreneurs Meetings are for people who are passionate about entrepreneurship. The group meets on the 4th Thursday of each month, 6pm-8pm. Check the Linkedin group for info about the next meeting:
  • April 25, 2014
  • April 29, 2014
    • Super Cowork Day at PelotonLabs
      Starts: 7:00 am
      Ends: April 29, 2014 - 5:00 pm
      Location: Peloton Labs LLC, Congress Street, Portland, ME, United States
      Description: Have a project or a Big Audacious Goal that needs attention? Want to work with others? Or just want to get out of the house or office for a day? Come, focus, talk, learn, get inspired. Here's your chance. Be bold. We'll support you. Join one or more workshops, or just use our food, energy and space to get your project done!
      Venue: PelotonLabs
      Address: 795 Congress St, Portland, ME 04102 US
      Phone: 207-210-6595
      Parking: All day free street parking is available on Deering, Cumberland, and Mellon
  • May 6, 2014
    • MTI Portland Office Hours
      Starts: 9:00 am
      Ends: May 6, 2014 - 4:00 pm
      Location: 30 Danforth Street, Suite 207, Portland
      Description: Join the Maine Technology Institute (MTI) for its Portland Office Days the First Tuesday of every month at Hall Marketing. Contact Jessica Watson at for an appointment.

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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