2021 LaunchPad Winner

Tech innovator HighByte was awarded our $50,000 grant. C. Love Cookie Project was named Emerging Business Award winner, and Zootility received our one-time Business Agility Award. Special thanks to all our finalists for participating. We wish you continued success and growth!


Gorham Savings Bank's LaunchPad supports Maine ingenuity, creativity and entrepreneurial spirit by celebrating the best of our small businesses. Whether you've just opened shop or you're looking to expand, LaunchPad has evolved to help more businesses at more stages of development than ever before. The online application will open on March 1, 2022.

$50,000 LaunchPad Grant

The 2021 LaunchPad winner, HighByte, received a grant from Gorham Savings Bank to buy equipment, expand or acquire space, hire employees, fund product development or meet any other business need.

Emerging Business Award

Once the five finalists have been selected, the Emerging Business Award finalists are chosen from the remaining applicants. This prize includes a grant of $10,000, along with another $10,000 of in-kind business and marketing-related services.