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Live Pitch Event
June 7 @ 4:30pm
Join Us In-Person OR Online
Celebrate Maine’s most innovative entrepreneurs at UNE’s Innovation Hall in Portland or via livestream.
See five finalists pitch live to the judges and find out who earns our $50,000 grant and
Emerging Business Award. Don’t miss your chance to support our local small business community.
EVERY BUSINESS COULD USE A LAUNCHPAD
$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.