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:

  • Venturing Forth: Business Planning for Entrepreneurs
  • Business Basics
  • 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
Starting a Child Care Business2018-05-24 May 24, 2018Start a BusinessMadawaskaNorthern
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-05-30 May 30, 2018Start a BusinessCamdenMidcoast
Starting a Child Care Business2018-06-04 June 04, 2018Start a BusinessEast MillinocketNorth Central/Downeast
Venturing Forth2018-03-07 March 07, 2018
(ends June 06, 2018)
Start a BusinessLewistonWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-06-07 June 07, 2018Start a BusinessLewistonWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-06-12 June 12, 2018Start a BusinessONLINE Statewide
Immigrant Entrepreneurs – Starting a Busines…2018-06-04 June 04, 2018
(ends June 13, 2018)
Start a BusinessPortlandSouthern
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-10-18 October 18, 2018Start a BusinessStatewide
Introduction to Self-Employment2018-11-15 November 15, 2018Start a BusinessBoothbay HarborMidcoast
Venturing Forth2018-09-11 September 11, 2018
(ends December 11, 2018)
Start a BusinessBrunswickMidcoast