Monday, February 14, 2011

Writers and Entrepreneurs: 3 Things To Do This Week at UMaine

Try these events if you are a professional writer and/or entrepreneur and want to learn more about the genre of business planning, which is important to the Maine economy. Also, entrepreneurs have a chance to get their pitches heard by venture capitalists on Wednesday. Think about teaming up with a professional writer to perfect your pitch.

Tuesday, February 15, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Business Plan 101
Don Gooding will talk about the USM Student Business Plan Competition. The competition is open to all students and the grand prize is $10,000! RSVP's welcome at (207)-581-1454 or
FREE! Sponsored by the Foster Center for Student Innovation

Wednesday, February 16, 8:00 a.m. to noon AND 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Calling All Entrepreneurs!
Sign up to pitch your idea to a group of potential investors and business counselors and get instant feedback. Panel includes folks from MTI, SEGF & the Maine Angels. Schedule your 15 minutes at:

The event is open to all students, faculty, staff and community members!

RSVP's welcome at (207)-581-1454 or

FREE! Sponsored By: Foster Center for Student Innovation

Wednesday, February 16, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Business Plans Workshop

A review of industry and demographic data sources as well as where to go for sample business plans.
FREE! Sponsored by Fogler Library
Location: Fogler Library Computer Classroom
Contact: Dianne Paradis
Telephone Number: 581-1675
EMail Address:

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