Starting a Business

The Startup Circuit

The Startup Circuit, powered by UMaine’s Foster Innovation Team, aims to help scalable, innovation-driven companies start, grow, and scale. During the program, entrepreneurs are exposed to structured coaching processes, connections to statewide UMaine resources, and experienced mentors. 

​Are you the right fit for Startup Circuit?

  • Do you have a business idea?
  • Are you an early stage entrepreneur?
  • Are you beyond early stage and looking to scale your company?
  • Are you looking to commercialize your idea?

​If you answered “Yes” to any of these questions, you should contact us to have an initial consultation.

Full Member Benefits                                                         

  • Individual business coaching, up to 3 hrs/month​
  • Access to Startup Circuit’s mentor network​
  • Free & discounted entry to workshops​
  • Priority access to intern assistance​
  • Member-only invite to our CEO Circle

Monthly Coaching

  • Quarterly group coaching​
  • Free & discounted entry to workshops​
  • Access to Startup Circuit Job Board

For more information, please contact Veena Dinesh.

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UpStart Center for Entrepreneurship building
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