Elevating Entrepreneurship: UpStart Maine Welcomes Rebecca Jones as Senior Program Manager

UpStart Maine’s Board of Directors is delighted to announce a pivotal addition to UpStart Maine’s team — Rebecca Jones, our newly appointed Senior Program Manager.

UpStart Maine, established in 2016 as a 501(c)3 organization, is a premier innovation hub connecting entrepreneurs statewide, UpStart has been steadfast in its mission to construct a comprehensive resource hub for entrepreneurs, and Rebecca’s recent inclusion signifies a significant stride towards advancing this commitment.

Strengthening UpStart’s Commitment to Developing Maine’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Susan MacKay, UpStart Board President, couldn’t be more enthusiastic about Rebecca’s addition. “We’re eager to introduce Rebecca at our upcoming Blitz event,” she shares. “With Rebecca joining as Senior Program Manager, UpStart Maine is well-positioned to execute our mission, connecting entrepreneurs across the state to vital resources.” 

Rebecca Jones – A Valuable Addition to the UpStart Team

Rebecca brings a wealth of experience from her previous role in an Oregon non-profit, where she played a pivotal role in helping businesses access funding and provided essential business coaching. Her significant background in the FoodAgTech sector aligns seamlessly with UpStart’s sponsorship of key programs in 2023 and 2024, such as ScratchPad Accelerator, TopGun Bangor, and Maine Innovation Nights. 

UpStart's Focus on Entrepreneurial Resources

With Rebecca stepping into the role of Senior Program Manager, UpStart continues its mission to consolidate resources that support Maine entrepreneurs.

Also, save the date for Blitz on December 11th – an invaluable opportunity for aspiring and existing entrepreneurs to network and gain insights into business creation and growth. 

About UpStart Maine

UpStart Maine stands as the innovation hub of the Bangor Region, a 501(c)3 corporation established in 2016. Representing a coalition of eight premier entrepreneurship support programs and facilities, UpStart Maine is dedicated to connecting entrepreneurs with resources statewide, fostering business growth. For more information, visit UpStart Maine.

If you’re curious to learn more about UpStart, feel free to explore HERE.

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