Mainebiz reports on Top Gun Showcase finalists

Mainebiz reported 10 companies will compete in the 2019 Top Gun Showcase at the University of Southern Maine. The Maine Center for Entrepreneurs and its partners — the University of Maine, Lewiston Auburn Economic Growth Council, MaineStream Finance, and the Harold Alfond Institute for Business Innovation at Thomas College — recently named 10 winners of the program’s regional semifinal pitch events in Bangor, Lewiston-Auburn, Portland, Rockland and Waterville. Participating entrepreneurs presented five-minute pitches to a panel of judges, followed by a brief question-and-answer period, according to the article. Scoring was based on presentation, innovation, scalability and feasibility. The top two finishers from each location will compete May 23 for two $25,000 cash prizes, Mainebiz reported.