Our startups excel with the guidance of some of the most respected mentors and advisors in business, academia, and venture capital.
bluShift Aerospace Announced Winner of Dirigo Labs Inaugural Pitch Competition Prize of $25,000
From aerospace to software as a service to pizza and more, we are thrilled to welcome our inaugural cohort.
Executive Vice President
Former Founder 3Play Media
Co-founder and CEO Maine Grains
Immerse your startup in Dirigo Labs’ center of entrepreneurship in downtown Waterville, where our startup accelerator, coworking space, and entrepreneur residency program converge along the Kennebec River.
Bond with fellow startup founders, connect with seasoned entrepreneurs who’ve been in your shoes, and network with investors who want to support your growth.
Capitalize on wrap-around partnerships for your startup’s long-term growth and sustainability, whether it be R&D initiatives to develop new IP or site location services to find the perfect new headquarters.
The first Maine Startup Census is underway! We’d love to hear from you about your business.