Dinesh talks with Mainebiz about online entrepreneurship, support

Mainebiz interviewed Veena Dinesh, director of business incubation for the University of Maine Office of Innovation and Economic Development, about operational changes implemented to sustain businesses during the pandemic. “When COVID hit, we realized we had to adjust our support services,” she said. “We were more worried about the engagement aspect. But it’s interesting to see how everyone has adapted so well to this.” Dinesh anticipates that support services will continue to be offered online this fall. The article also advanced upcoming online pitch competitions, including the Top Gun Showcase, Big Gig finale, and Buoy Maine.