Congratulations to all of the 2022

Emerging Business Finalists

Max Echeverria



A mobile-first data platform that helps field workers be more productive by providing a friendly interface and seamless online-offline operability.

LaunchPad 2022 Emerging Finalist, Eskuad
Joseph Curcio, Will Kline, Moritz Marchant, Brendon Bennett



FibrWorks’ hemp-based composites deliver high-strength, low-weight sustainable solutions that meet environmental goals AND the bottom line.

LaunchPad 2022 Emerging Finalist, FibrWorks
Michael Odokara-Okigbo



Have you wanted to learn an African language? Or expand beyond the western world? NKENNE is proud to share African language learning, globally.

LaunchPad 2022 Emerging Finalist, NKENNE
Erin Adams, Eric Oransky, Willy Leathers

Ocean Farm Supply


Ocean Farm Supply sells a 100% compostable plastic-free shellfish harvest bag, the Ocean Harvest Bag, that breaks down in home compost in 8-12 weeks.

LaunchPad 2022 EBA Finalist, Ocean Farm Supply
Amy VanHaren



pumpspotting is a comprehensive breastfeeding solution. They partner with companies to support feeding parents at work, at home, and on the go.

LaunchPad 2022 EBA Finalist, pumpspotting

Cheer Them On

At Innovation Hall

Don’t miss the Emerging Business Award video pitches at the LaunchPad live event on June 7 at UNE’s Innovation Hall (Portland Campus)!

The winner will receive GSB’s $10,000 grant plus $10,000 of in-kind business and marketing-related services from our partners: Creative Imaging GroupGrove MarketingiBec CreativeNu-Yar and Philbrook PR.