Welcome To The 2022
Meet Our Emcee &
The decision of who will win falls to our distinguished panel of judges — all entrepreneurs themselves. We’re incredibly grateful to have them here today.
- Michelle Neujahr, Owner, Nu-Yar, emcee
- Chris Claudio, Founder & CEO, Growth Axis
- Catherine Cloudman, President & CEO, CHC Advisors, LLC
- Kristine Delano, Board Member, Women in ETFs & Host, WE Talk Careers Podcast
Special Thanks To Our
Emerging Business Partners
Our partners generously donate their time to help address a common need for strategic marketing resources among early-stage LaunchPad applicants.
- Creative Imaging Group, a communications management company
- Grove Marketing, an advertising and branding agency
- iBec Creative, a web design, development, and digital marketing studio
- Nu-Yar, a business consulting company
- Philbrook PR, a media relations and PR company
Big Thanks To Our
Our preliminary judges spend countless hours (in a very short amount of time) reviewing applications and selecting our finalists. We couldn’t do this without you!
- Tim Agnew, Bold Ocean Ventures
- Katie Fullam-Harris, MaineHealth
- Brad McCurtain, Maine Securities Corp.
- Ed McKersie, ProSearch
- Becky McKinnell, iBec Creative
- Charlie Poole, Custom Float Services
- Ford Reiche, Investor & Entrepreneur
- Burak Sezen, 6th Event Capital