Mentoring Startups

Leveraging Your Mentors for Maximum Impact

Elizabeth Buckley Personal Effectiveness 5 Comments

Mentorship is a key ingredient of many successful startup journeys. By working closely with people who have been there before, startup founders gain wisdom and insight that can mean the difference between success or failure. Using mentors effectively, however, requires a set of skills few entrepreneurs …

The Journey Begins…

Mike Sobol Startup News 2 Comments

We are excited to announce our opening as the newest addition to Maine’s innovation ecosystem. We’re building Venture Hall because innovation is vital to our community and our economy. But it doesn’t happen by accident. To innovate is to decide on a better future worth fighting for, to put …

You Don’t Need Permission to Start

Mike Sobol Innovation Mindset 0 Comments

Want to do something big? Really big? That makes you different, perhaps even crazy. And definitely a little scary. How often do different/crazy/scary people ask for permission to do whatever big plans they have in mind? They don’t ask for permission. Because they don’t need it. …