Welcome To The 2022

LaunchPad Livestream

Meet Our Emcee &

Event Judges

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.

Big Thanks To Our

Preliminary Judges

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