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-Employment2015-09-14 September 14, 2015Start a BusinessWiltonWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2015-09-16 September 16, 2015Start a BusinessAugustaCentral
Introduction to Self-Employment2015-09-23 September 23, 2015Start a BusinessWatervilleCentral
Business Basics2015-09-23 September 23, 2015
(ends September 30, 2015)
Start a BusinessBangorNorth Central
Introduction to Self-Employment2015-10-01 October 01, 2015Start a BusinessLewistonWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2015-10-07 October 07, 2015Start a BusinessLubecNorth Central
Business Basics2015-09-25 September 25, 2015
(ends October 09, 2015)
Start a BusinessBiddefordSouthern
Introduction to Self-Employment2015-10-19 October 19, 2015Start a BusinessMexicoWestern
Introduction to Self-Employment2015-10-20 October 20, 2015Start a BusinessOaklandCentral
Business Basics2015-10-17 October 17, 2015
(ends October 24, 2015)
Start a BusinessLubecNorth Central
Introduction to Self-Employment2015-10-26 October 26, 2015Start a BusinessFarmingtonWestern
New Ventures Entrepreneurship Training2015-08-05 August 05, 2015
(ends October 28, 2015)
Start a BusinessSouth PortlandSouthern
Business Basics2015-10-29 October 29, 2015
(ends November 12, 2015)
Start a BusinessLewistonWestern
Business Basics2015-11-09 November 09, 2015
(ends November 23, 2015)
Start a BusinessFarmingtonWestern
New Ventures Entrepreneurship Training2015-09-08 September 08, 2015
(ends December 01, 2015)
Start a BusinessBrunswickMidCoast
New Ventures Entrepreneurship Training2015-09-29 September 29, 2015
(ends December 15, 2015)
Start a BusinessAugustaCentral