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Top Gun 2018 Applications Open Statewide!


MCED is pleased to announce with our partners, applications for the Top Gun 2018 class are open now!

Many high potential Maine entrepreneurs have benefited from MCED's Top Gun program, which has evolved considerably since it was first offered in fall 2009. At its core, Top Gun is designed to accelerate entrepreneurial development using training, mentoring and the development of community connections. Top Gun 2018 will be held in Bangor, Lewiston/Auburn, Portland and new this year, a specialized Aquaculture cohort will be held in Brunswick.

 To Apply for Top Gun entrepreneurs must:

1. Please submit this the application by January 12, 2018.
2. Email a pitch deck (5-7 slide limit) to
3. Upon receipt of the application and pitch deck you will receive an email confirmation and instructions for scheduling an in-person interview. Interviews will take place in each region between January 16th-20th.

If you need help submitting your application – MCED has a program for that! Check out PreFlight here!

Follow links below to:

Find more information about our Top Gun Program

To Apply for Top Gun 2018