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
Venturing Forth: Business Planning for Entrep2016-09-13 September 13, 2016
(ends December 06, 2016)
Start a BusinessPresque IsleNorthern
Work for Yourself@50+2016-12-07 December 07, 2016Start a BusinessBangor North Central
Venturing Forth: Business Planning for Entrep2016-09-08 September 08, 2016
(ends December 08, 2016)
Start a BusinessBrunswickMidCoast
Work for Yourself@50+2016-12-08 December 08, 2016Start a BusinessPortlandSouthern
Introduction to Self-Employment2016-12-08 December 08, 2016Start a BusinessLewistonWestern
Work for Yourself@50+2016-12-15 December 15, 2016Start a BusinessLewistonWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2017-01-18 January 18, 2017Start a BusinessAugustaCentral
Business Basics2017-01-05 January 05, 2017
(ends January 19, 2017)
Start a BusinessBiddefordSouthern
Introduction to Self-Employment2017-01-23 January 23, 2017Start a BusinessWiltonWestern
Work for Yourself@50+2017-01-24 January 24, 2017Start a BusinessBrunswickMidCoast
Work for Yourself@50+2017-01-25 January 25, 2017Start a BusinessLewistonWestern
Venturing Forth: Business Planning for Entrep2016-10-13 October 13, 2016
(ends February 02, 2017)
Start a BusinessAugustaCentral
Introduction to Self-Employment2017-02-09 February 09, 2017Start a BusinessLewistonWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2017-02-13 February 13, 2017Start a BusinessFarmingtonWestern
Work for Yourself@50+2017-02-23 February 23, 2017Start a BusinessBrunswickMidCoast
Business Basics2017-02-15 February 15, 2017
(ends March 01, 2017)
Start a BusinessLewistonWestern
Business Basics2017-03-02 March 02, 2017
(ends March 09, 2017)
Start a BusinessCamdenMidCoast
Business Basics2017-03-07 March 07, 2017
(ends March 14, 2017)
Start a BusinessBrunswickMidCoast
Tax Prep for the Self-Employed2017-03-22 March 22, 2017Start a BusinessBrunswickMidCoast
Tax Prep for the Self-Employed2017-03-23 March 23, 2017Start a BusinessCamdenMidCoast
Introduction to Self-Employment2017-04-13 April 13, 2017Start a BusinessLewistonWestern
Business Basics2017-05-08 May 08, 2017
(ends May 22, 2017)
Start a BusinessFarmingtonWestern
Venturing Forth: Business Planning for Entrep2017-03-29 March 29, 2017
(ends June 14, 2017)
Start a BusinessLewistonWestern