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New Center Director & Business Advisor in our Portland Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Maine SBDC names Peter Harriman as Center Director Portland, Maine – The Maine Small Business Development Centers (Maine SBDC), a program that provides business advising and training to Maine’s entrepreneurs and small businesses, recently named Business Advisor Peter Harriman to Center Director at the Portland office located at the University of Southern… Read more »

New Business Resource Group for Bangor Area Entrepreneurs

Business development agencies in Bangor have joined together to form the Business Resource Partners for Greater Bangor. The collaborative helps businesses grow through education, referrals, and personalized advising services.  Maine SBDC is joined in this partnership by Eastern Maine Development Corporation (EMDC), Four Directions Development Corp., MaineStream Finance, New Ventures Maine, SCORE, and Scratchpad Accelerator. While… Read more »

Just Published: Maine SBDC’s New Business Plan Guide

If you are thinking about writing a business plan you probably have a lot of questions.  And that’s a good thing.  You want to succeed in your business and feel competent and confident about what you’re about to do.  It’s a big deal.  The Maine Small Business Development Centers (Maine SBDC) gets it. We can… Read more »

News Release: Maine SBDC Receives National Accreditation

Statewide economic development program fully accredited with several notes of commendation & best practice The Maine Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) is pleased to announce that it has earned full accreditation from the America’s Small Business Development Centers, the national accrediting body for the Small Business Development Centers under contract from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).  

News Release: Maine SBDC names Peter Harriman as 2018 State Star

 Portland, Maine –The Maine Small Business Development Centers (Maine SBDC), a state-wide program that helps entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses, has selected Peter Harriman as the 2018 State Star. The award, given annually, recognizes a member of the Maine SBDC staff that has shown exemplary performance and a strong commitment to small business success.

Small Business Resource & Networking Night – August 1 & 2 in Wilton & Madison, ME

SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCE NIGHT with Maine’s own Bob Crowley, winner of the reality show Survivor and successful entrepreneur jay & madison area entrepreneurs & small businesses – this event is for you!  Join us for a fun and informative evening of learning and networking with local business owners and small business resource organizations. Learn more about… Read more »