Maine Startup and Create Week!

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Maine Startup and Create Week!

A week long conference in Portland, Maine

June 12 – 20, 2014

Women, Work, and Community is proud to be a part of Maine Startup and Create Week! Come join us in celebrating the community of passionate entrepreneurs in Maine.

Maine Startup & Create Week (MSCW) is an eight-day celebration (from June 12-20) of startups, innovators, entrepreneurs and creatives in Portland and across the state. MSCW is designed to showcase Maine’s vibrant and growing startup ecosystem, both to our state’s wider community and visiting guests from around the country.

Women and Entrepreneurship: Monday afternoon, June 16th, 3:45 p.m. 

Session D Hosted by WWC and Women Standing Together.  Women face particular challenges in the area of innovation, startups, and entrepreneurship. Part policy discussion, part pragmatic tool, this discussion will focus on this issue, experiences of success, and solutions. Including Shauna Causey, VP Marketing of UpGlobal; Kristen Gwinn-Becker, CEO and Founder, HistoryIT; Cynd Prince, President and Founder, LooHoo, LLC; and Eloise Vitelli, Director, Program and Policy for Women, Work, and  Community.  Mandy Schumaker, CEO and Founder of Higher Performing People, is the moderator.

Speed Mentoring: Tuesday afternoon, June 17, 3:00 p.m.

Have business questions?  We have answers!  Meet with an experienced Business Mentor! Whatever your business question or topic, we are here to help.  15-30 minutes of confidential “SPEED” mentoring with an experienced Mentor from local business resource organizations. Mentors are from the following organizations: WWC, SCORE, MCED, SBDC, CEI, USM

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ClassDateProgram AreaLocationRegion
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-08-02 August 02, 2018Start a BusinessMadawaskaNorthern
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-08-08 August 08, 2018Start a BusinessCaribouNorthern
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-08-09 August 09, 2018Start a BusinessONLINEStatewide
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-08-09 August 09, 2018Start a BusinessLewistonWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-08-14 August 14, 2018Start a BusinessPresque IsleNorthern
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-08-15 August 15, 2018Start a BusinessAugustaCentral
Business Basics2018-08-08 August 08, 2018
(ends August 22, 2018)
Start a BusinessMadawaskaNorthern
Starting a Child Care Business2018-09-06 September 06, 2018Start a BusinessPresque IsleNorthern
Customer Service: Focus on what matters2018-09-12 September 12, 2018Start a BusinessPresque IsleNorthern
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-09-20 September 20, 2018Start a BusinessLewistonWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-09-24 September 24, 2018Start a BusinessFarmingtonWestern
Business Basics2018-09-11 September 11, 2018
(ends September 25, 2018)
Start a BusinessBangorNorth Central/Downeast
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-10-11 October 11, 2018Start a BusinessLewistonWestern
Tax Readiness for the Self-Employed2018-10-11 October 11, 2018Start a BusinessPresque IsleNorthern
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-10-15 October 15, 2018Start a BusinessMexicoWestern
Business Basics2018-10-03 October 03, 2018
(ends October 17, 2018)
Start a BusinessLewistonWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-10-18 October 18, 2018Start a BusinessONLINEStatewide
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-10-25 October 25, 2018Start a BusinessMechanic FallsWestern
Business Basics2018-10-23 October 23, 2018
(ends November 06, 2018)
Start a BusinessFarmingtonWestern
Tax Readiness for the Self-Employed2018-11-08 November 08, 2018Start a BusinessOnlineStatewide
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-11-15 November 15, 2018Start a BusinessBoothbay HarborMidcoast
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-11-15 November 15, 2018Start a BusinessBethelWestern
Business Basics2018-11-01 November 01, 2018
(ends November 15, 2018)
Start a BusinessPresque IsleNorthern
Venturing Forth: Business Planning for Entrep2018-08-28 August 28, 2018
(ends November 27, 2018)
Start a BusinessPresque IsleNorthern
Venturing Forth: Business Planning for Entrep2018-09-11 September 11, 2018
(ends December 11, 2018)
Start a BusinessBrunswickMidcoast
Tax Readiness for the Self-Employed2018-12-12 December 12, 2018Start a BusinessOnlineStatewide
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-12-13 December 13, 2018Start a BusinessLewistonWestern
Venturing Forth: Business Planning for Entrep2018-09-26 September 26, 2018
(ends December 19, 2018)
Start a BusinessSouth PortlandSouthern