Classes Begin September 23rd

Registration Open


If you are a first-time entrepreneur with an innovative business idea, making progress can be slow and frustrating: who do you talk to? where do you begin trying to figure out if your idea is a good one? to start and run a successful company? how do you get where you want to go fast? Introducing Top Gun Prep. Empower yourself today.

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  • “The pursuit of opportunities, regardless of the resources one controls.”

    -Entrepreneurship Definition from the Harvard Business School

  • “Top Gun made me re-explore in depth my initial thoughts about my business and strengthen my business plan by seeing the big picture.”

    -Kay Aikin Introspective Systems, LLC

  • “You jump off a cliff and you assemble an airplane on the way down.”

    -Reid Hoffman, Founder, LinkedIn

  • “Innovation is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship. The act that endows resources with a new capacity to create wealth.”

    -Peter Drucker

Financing 101: The What Who Why Why How and When of Financing

9 September 2015

Financing 101: The What Who Why Why How and When of Financing  with Don Gooding For many entrepreneurs the world of financing is overwhelming. Some of the options like bank loans seem common yet out of reach....... View Event

Mentor Meetup Spetember 2015

15 September 2015

Are you preparing for a pitch? Do you have a general legal question? Marketing conundrum? Come armed with your business issue and 1/2 hour to spend with members of our Maine Mentor Network to help...... View Event

Equity Prep

20 October 2015

Equity Prep  Speaker:  Don Gooding, MCED Executive Director If your company is thinking about raising equity – selling shares – there is a lot to get ready before you start asking for checks. This workshop will walk...... View Event