New Ventures Maine (NVME) can help you:

  • Research your idea-can you do it? Is it worth it? Can it bring the necessary income?
  • 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 matched savings for business expenses
  • A three-step guide to planning a business
  • Individual business advising

ClassDateProgram AreaLocationRegion
Introduction to Self-Employment2020-12-08 December 08, 2020Start a BusinessONLINE EveningStatewide
Tax Readiness for the Self-Employed2020-12-16 December 16, 2020Start a BusinessONLINE DaytimeStatewide
Main Street Rise: Grow Your Business Online2020-05-01 May 01, 2020
(ends December 31, 2020)
Start a BusinessONLINE AnytimeStatewide
Tax Readiness for the Self-Employed2021-01-21 January 21, 2021Start a BusinessONLINE DaytimeStatewide
Work for Yourself@50+2021-01-21 January 21, 2021Start a BusinessONLINE MorningStatewide
Business Basics2021-01-13 January 13, 2021
(ends January 27, 2021)
Start a BusinessONLINE EveningStatewide
Introduction to Self-Employment2021-02-09 February 09, 2021Start a BusinessONLINE EveningStatewide
Work for Yourself@50+2021-02-18 February 18, 2021Start a BusinessONLINE EveningStatewide
Work for Yourself@50+2021-03-18 March 18, 2021Start a BusinessONLINE MorningStatewide
Work for Yourself@50+2021-04-15 April 15, 2021Start a BusinessONLINE EveningStatewide