New Ventures Maine (NVME) can help you:

  • research your idea-can you do it? is it worth it? can it bring the necessary rewards?
  • get organized and put a plan together.
  • turn your dream into reality.

Core Classes include:

  • New Ventures Entrepreneurship Training
  • The Basics of Starting a Business
  • Introduction to Self-Employment

Other resources include:

  • FDA for business
  • a three-step guide to planning a business
  • Maine Business Works for information on workshops statewide.
  • The Maine SBDC for business counseling and assistance


ClassDateProgram AreaLocationRegion
Introduction to Self-Employment2016-05-04 May 04, 2016Start a BusinessWatervilleCentral
Introduction to Self-Employment2016-05-09 May 09, 2016Start a BusinessHoultonNorthern
Introduction to Self-Employment2016-05-16 May 16, 2016Start a BusinessMadawaskaNorthern
New Ventures Entrepreneurship Training2016-03-02 March 02, 2016
(ends May 18, 2016)
Start a BusinessLewistonWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2016-05-23 May 23, 2016Start a BusinessPittsfieldCentral
Introduction to Self-Employment2016-05-25 May 25, 2016Start a BusinessAugustaCentral
New Ventures Entrepreneurship Training2016-03-22 March 22, 2016
(ends June 07, 2016)
Start a BusinessBangorNorth Central
Business Basics2016-06-14 June 14, 2016
(ends June 28, 2016)
Start a BusinessPresque IsleNorthern
New Ventures Entrepreneurship Training2016-05-05 May 05, 2016
(ends July 21, 2016)
Start a BusinessSacoSouthern