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
Business Basics2016-02-09 February 09, 2016
(ends February 16, 2016)
Start a BusinessBangorNorth Central
Business Basics2016-02-11 February 11, 2016
(ends February 18, 2016)
Start a BusinessRocklandMidCoast
Tax Prep for the Self-Employed2016-02-22 February 22, 2016Start a BusinessHarpswellMidCoast
Tax Prep for the Self-Employed2016-02-24 February 24, 2016Start a BusinessBrunswickMidCoast
Introduction to Self-Employment2016-03-07 March 07, 2016Start a BusinessBangorNorth Central
Tax Prep for the Self-Employed2016-03-10 March 10, 2016Start a BusinessRocklandMidCoast
Business Basics2016-03-09 March 09, 2016
(ends March 16, 2016)
Start a BusinessHarpswellMidCoast
Business Basics2016-03-10 March 10, 2016
(ends March 24, 2016)
Start a BusinessBiddefordSouthern
Introduction to Self-Employment2016-03-31 March 31, 2016Start a BusinessLisbonWestern
Business Basics2016-03-24 March 24, 2016
(ends March 31, 2016)
Start a BusinessBrunswickMidCoast
Introduction to Self-Employment2016-04-04 April 04, 2016Start a BusinessMexicoWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2016-04-04 April 04, 2016Start a BusinessBangorNorth Central
Introduction to Self-Employment2016-04-07 April 07, 2016Start a BusinessMechanic FallsWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2016-05-02 May 02, 2016Start a BusinessBangorNorth Central
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
New Ventures Entrepreneurship Training2016-03-22 March 22, 2016
(ends June 07, 2016)
Start a BusinessBangorNorth Central
New Ventures Entrepreneurship Training2016-05-05 May 05, 2016
(ends July 21, 2016)
Start a BusinessKennebunkSouthern