New Ventures Maine (NVME) can help you:

  • Research your idea-can you do it? Is it worth it? Can it bring the necessary rewards?
  • Get organized and put a plan together.
  • Turn your dream into reality.

Core classes include:

  • Venturing Forth: Business Planning for Entrepreneurs
  • Business Basics
  • Introduction to Self-Employment

Other resources include:

  • FDA for business
  • a three-step guide to planning a business
  • Maine Business Works for information on workshops statewide.
  • The Maine SBDC for business counseling and assistance

ClassDateProgram AreaLocationRegion
Tax Readiness for the Self-Employed2018-02-22 February 22, 2018Start a BusinessONLINEStatewide
Work for Yourself@50+2018-02-27 February 27, 2018Start a BusinessONLINEStatewide
Tax Readiness for the Self-Employed2018-03-01 March 01, 2018Start a BusinessBrunswickMidCoast
Business Basics2018-02-22 February 22, 2018
(ends March 08, 2018)
Start a BusinessPresque IsleNorthern
Work for Yourself@50+2018-03-15 March 15, 2018Start a BusinessONLINEStatewide
Business Basics2018-03-08 March 08, 2018
(ends March 15, 2018)
Start a BusinessBangorNorth Central
Introduction to Self-Employment for Immigrant2018-03-20 March 20, 2018Start a BusinessPortlandSouthern
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-03-26 March 26, 2018Start a BusinessMexicoWestern
Starting a Child Care Business2018-03-27 March 27, 2018Start a BusinessPresque IsleNorthern
Venturing Forth2018-01-10 January 10, 2018
(ends March 28, 2018)
Start a BusinessSouth PortlandSouthern
Business Basics2018-03-21 March 21, 2018
(ends March 28, 2018)
Start a BusinessCamdenMidCoast
Tax Readiness for the Self-Employed2018-04-02 April 02, 2018Start a BusinessCamdenMidCoast
Customer Service: Focus on what matters2018-04-03 April 03, 2018Start a BusinessHoultonNorthern
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-04-05 April 05, 2018Start a BusinessLewistonWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-04-05 April 05, 2018Start a BusinessMechanic FallsWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-04-09 April 09, 2018Start a BusinessFarmingtonWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-04-10 April 10, 2018Start a BusinessOaklandCentral
Business Basics for Immigrant Entrepreneurs2018-04-03 April 03, 2018
(ends April 12, 2018)
Start a BusinessPortlandSouthern
Business Basics2018-04-05 April 05, 2018
(ends April 12, 2018)
Start a BusinessBrunswickMidCoast
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-04-17 April 17, 2018Start a BusinessFort KentNorthern
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-05-03 May 03, 2018Start a BusinessTurnerWestern
Business Basics2018-05-07 May 07, 2018Start a BusinessFarmingtonWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-05-17 May 17, 2018Start a BusinessBethelWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-05-30 May 30, 2018Start a BusinessCamdenMidCoast
Venturing Forth2018-03-07 March 07, 2018
(ends June 06, 2018)
Start a BusinessLewistonWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-06-07 June 07, 2018Start a BusinessLewistonWestern