New Ventures Maine is pleased to welcome three new staff members to the microenterprise team: Oyebanjo Ogunlela, Dion Olmstead, and Destin DeCambre. These three small business advisors join a strong team of experienced instructors, coaches, and business owners that is ready to serve existing and would-be entrepreneurs across the state.
New Ventures Maine has hired Elaine Thomas as Microenterprise Development Program Manager. In addition to guiding the statewide program team, Elaine will teach and work directly with entrepreneurs in Southern Maine as a small business advisor.
New Ventures Maine has hired Alicia LaFosse of Bath as a microenterprise specialist who will advise existing and new small business owners in planning, developing management tools, and practicing entrepreneurial skills. She will be based at the UMA Lewiston-Auburn Center.
NVME is hiring a microenterprise development program manager to guide our small business development work statewide.
New Ventures Maine has an immediate opening for two full-time Small Business Advisors to join the microenterprise team.
Two Maine business owners who created a digital presence through the NVME tuition-free Empower by GoDaddy course were case studies in a recently released report by AEO and Empower by GoDaddy.
Venturing Forth: Business Planning for Entrepreneurs is a twelve-week class for new entrepreneurs and existing business owners. This fall, NVME adapted the class for online delivery and attracted entrepreneurs from across the state.
Congratulations to Great North Woods Herbs and Botanicals for being selected as our Fall 2018 Marketing Mini-Grant Recipient! Great North Woods Herbs and Botanicals will use the $500 mini-grant to develop an engaging website. The new website will help them increase the visibility of their business. They also hope to develop consistently branded marketing materials as part of their overall marketing plan. Their mission is to provide quality herbal and natural …
Congratulations to The Soul Path Artist in Hiram, ME for being selected as our Fall 2018 Western Region Marketing Mini-Grant recipient! She was selected from a strong group of applicants in Androscoggin, Franklin, and Oxford counties. About the Soul Path Artist Larissa Davis founded The Soul Path Artist in 2017. She offers motivational presentations, workshops, and retreats for individuals that are interested in using their own inner creativity as a tool to achieve …
Written by Jenn Dobransky, Midcoast Microenterprise Specialist The keys to brand success are self-definition, transparency, authenticity and accountability. – Simon Mainwaring I am in good company when I emphasize how important it is to create a solid brand in your small business. In a nutshell, this means taking the time to think about the image you want to present to the marketplace. Do the market research to find, attract, and …