Mainebiz reports on Top Gun finalists

Mainebiz reported the Maine Center for Entrepreneurs and its partners — the University of Maine, The Lewiston Auburn Economic Growth Council and Gulf of Maine Research Institute — have named 10 winners of the 2018 Top Gun Program’s semi-final pitch events. Regional pitch events were held in Bangor, Brunswick, Lewiston/Auburn and Portland. Participating entrepreneurs presented five-minute pitches to a panel of judges followed by a brief question-and-answer period. Scoring was based on presentation, innovation, scalability and feasibility, according to the article. The top two finishers in each location will compete in the Top Gun Showcase on May 23 at the University of Southern Maine for a $25,000 cash prize sponsored by the Maine Technology Institute, Mainebiz reported.