what you need to know
Evaluating LaunchPad submissions is the job of our panel of preliminary judges. They perform an incredible amount of work in a very short time, spending countless hours reviewing applications and selecting businesses that demonstrate plans with great potential to benefit the Maine economy.
Before you apply
take a minute to review the judging criteria
The sustainability of your business model
The ability to adapt to increased demand
What makes your business stand out: how has it disrupted the market / how is it innovative?
The strength of your business' management and support team
The impact of the grant to your business, as well as the impact your business seeks to have on the community, job creation, and Maine economy
Maine needs to grow its businesses, and the fact that Gorham Savings Bank is stepping up and offering this service and showcasing us in front of Maine... it's huge."
2017 LaunchPad Winner, David Koorits, Good To-Go