Entrepreneurial Events


Upstart Maine is a coalition of entrepreneur-support programs and organizations in the greater Bangor Region. We fuel a community of export, growth, and innovation-driven startups by connecting entrepreneurs to resources, customers, and each other.

Entrepreneurial Events

Join us on Fri, Apr 12, 2024 at 5:30 PM at the Bangor Masonic Center for a night of creativity and inspiration. 

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to connect, learn, and grow.

Learn More Here

solve for b


A weekly meetup for entrepreneurial-minded people in the greater Bangor area

scale series


We host regular webinars on topics of interest for Maine entrepreneurs who are actively scaling their businesses.



Blitz is the Bangor area’s entrepreneurship conference, held each fall.

UpStart Center

A partnership of the Bangor Target Area Development Corporation and the University of Maine, the incubator can house 10-15 scalable start-ups at one time in the UpStart Center for Entrepreneurship. At the UpStart Center, tenants have access to conference rooms, high speed, fiber optic internet, and community space. The incubator provides coaching services and support to entrepreneurs in order to build competitve, market-oriented companies. In the most recent year, incubator companies raised more than $10 million in grants, investments, and earnings.

For more information: www.upstartcentermaine.com