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-Employed2018-04-24 April 24, 2018Start a BusinessCamdenMidcoast
Business Basics2018-04-23 April 23, 2018
(ends April 30, 2018)
Start a BusinessBangorNorth Central/Downeast
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-05-03 May 03, 2018Start a BusinessTurnerWestern
Business Basics2018-05-07 May 07, 2018Start a BusinessFarmingtonWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-05-09 May 09, 2018Start a BusinessCaribouNorthern
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-05-14 May 14, 2018Start a BusinessEast MillinocketNorth Central/Downeast
Business Basics2018-05-02 May 02, 2018
(ends May 16, 2018)
Start a BusinessPresque IsleNorthern
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-05-17 May 17, 2018Start a BusinessBethelWestern
Customer Service: Focus on what matters2018-05-21 May 21, 2018Start a BusinessEast MillinocketNorth Central/Downeast
Starting a Child Care Business2018-05-24 May 24, 2018Start a BusinessMadawskaNorthern
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-05-30 May 30, 2018Start a BusinessCamdenMidcoast
Immigrant Entrepreneurs – Starting a Busines…2018-06-04 June 04, 2018Start a BusinessPortlandSouthern
Starting a Child Care Business2018-06-04 June 04, 2018Start a BusinessEast MillinocketNorth Central/Downeast
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