EMDC Economic Hub Recovery Program

Helping Businesses Navigate Challenges: Eastern Maine Development Corp.’s Economic Hub Recovery Program

Did your business launch after January 1, 2020, only to face unexpected setbacks due to the COVID-19 pandemic or its aftermath? Whether it’s missed revenue projections, mounting debt, supply chain disruptions, or other challenges, businesses in Penobscot, Aroostook, Hancock, Piscataquis, Washington, or Waldo County have access to support.

Discover Support Through EMDC’s Economic Hub Recovery Program

Look no further than Eastern Maine Development Corp.’s (EMDC) Economic Hub Recovery Program. This initiative aims to assist businesses impacted by the pandemic by offering resources and guidance tailored to their needs.

Access Resources Through the UpStart Navigator

Navigate to ENTREPRENEUR NAVIGATOR – Upstart Maine to explore the UpStart Navigator, UpStart Maine’s online tool designed to connect businesses with the resources they need to thrive. Within the Navigator, you’ll find a dedicated section for the EMDC Economic Recovery Hub, providing an overview of the program and helpful links.

Explore the UpStart Navigator

Explore everything the UpStart Navigator has to offer. With information organized into “resource neighborhoods” on its four business lines—Main Street, Microenterprise, Early Stage High Growth, and Second Stage High Growth—you’ll have access to a wealth of programs and support services.

Connect with EMDC and More

Connect with EMDC and discover the range of resources available for small businesses. In addition to the Economic Hub Recovery program, you can explore EMDC’s offerings in the Advisory & Training and Funding neighborhoods.

Get in Touch

If EMDC’s Economic Recovery Hub program piques your interest and you have questions, reach out to Tanner Hanes (thanes@emdc.org) or Jaida Bolstridge (jbolstridge@emdc.org) at EMDC, or Rebecca Jones, Senior Program Manager at UpStart Maine (innovation@upstartmaine.org).

UpStart mission is to be the Bangor Region’s innovation hub that connects entrepreneurs statewide to resources to grow their businesses.

For more information on UpStart, contact innovation@upstartmaine.org

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