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Dirigo Labs Announces Selection as AWS Activate Provider

Waterville, ME, 2/24/2022 – Dirigo Labs, Maine’s newest accelerator program, has been designated as an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Activate…

Dirigo Labs, Maine’s Newest Accelerator Program, Opens Inaugural Cohort and Mentor Applications to Support Maine-Based Entrepreneurs

Waterville, ME, 2/2/2022 – Dirigo Labs is soliciting applications from mentors and startups alike to join its inaugural cohort. With…

2022 Forecast: Waterville startup hub Dirigo Labs to showcase central Maine’s appeal

Waterville, ME, 1/10/2022 – Dirigo Labs is a new startup incubator and innovation hub in Waterville with high aspirations. Set…

Dirigo Labs Hires Emalee Couture as Growth Manager

Waterville, ME, 12/15/2021 – Central Maine Growth Council (CMGC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Emalee Couture as Growth…

Startup community growing in Waterville, central Maine

WATERVILLE, Maine — It is a good weekend for young entrepreneurs or startup companies to tune in to Thomas College’s…

Colby College, Other Maine Locals Help Revive Hard-Hit Former Mill Town

Not long ago, Waterville, Me., was a city of empty storefronts, with its streets in disrepair. Now, some 25 new…

Maine college invests in once-struggling mill town, hoping rising tide will lift both

WATERVILLE, Maine — Colby College president David Greene stood on a dusty street corner in this central Maine city, looking…

Next: Economic development expert Garvan Donegan is building growth in central Maine

Garvan Donegan has a background in public policy, investment funds and foreign trade zones, but in recent years he has…

What’s behind Waterville’s emergence as Maine’s latest startup hub?

Waterville is a small city (pop. ≈16,000) nestled on the shore of the Kennebec River in central Maine. Like many…

Dirigo Labs Hires Susan Ruhlin as Accelerator Managing Director

Waterville, ME 8/19/21 – Central Maine Growth Council (CMGC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Susan Ruhlin as the Accelerator…

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