Empowering and Enabling Maine's
Most Promising Entrepreneurs


MCE Programs


Top Gun

Top Gun is our most widely known program aimed at helping Maine entrepreneurs accelerate their business growth since 2009.


Cultivator provides food, beverage and agriculture companies with the tools and resources needed to successfully Scale-up.

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MarketShare Accel

MarketShare Accel program is the newest in MCE’s offerings. It is targeted to help Maine Food and Beverage companies sell their products out of state.

Workshop Series

MCE workshops cover a wide range of business topics, depending on the needs and requests of our members and sponsors.



Life Sciences Venture Summit

Growing Biotech Businesses in Maine

Join us in Portland, Maine for a gathering of life sciences and biotech subject matter experts, including CEO's, entrepreneurs, investors, inventors, economic development leaders and policymakers. The event offers an unparalleled opportunity to meet industry thought-leaders and to learn about the region's current assets, and plans to grow this important industry sector. We are excited to feature leaders from Maine's research universities, medical centers, Biotech businesses and research institutions. We are also hosting a poster session showcasing emerging life science companies and technology commercialization initiatives.

To view agenda or register visit our event page


Dedicated to the Growth of Maine’s Economy.


MCE relies on the expertise and commitment of many people to ensure our programs and workshops run smoothly, enrollee/attendant expectations are met, and to continue to find new ways to serve Maine entrepreneurs in their endeavors.

Our team is made up of a group of highly experienced and knowledgeable individuals, who include full-time staff members, volunteer mentors, and board members, all working for the benefit of ambitious companies and organization in the state of Maine.

Made Possible by MCE Partners and Sponsors

Our valued partners and program sponsors help us continue to provide Maine businesses with the tools and resources they need to grow and succeed.