Gorham Savings Bank is now accepting applications for its sixth annual LaunchPad small business competition. In the competition, promising small businesses will compete for a $50,000 grant prize from the Bank.
The entry period opens on Thursday, March 15 and closes on Sunday, April 15 at 5:00 p.m. Entrepreneurs, start-ups and established companies can enter via an online application at gorhamsavings.bank/LaunchPad – no formal business proposals or supporting documents are required.
Five finalists will be invited to compete at a live pitch event on Tuesday, June 5 at USM’s Hannaford Hall, at which the winner will be announced. In 2017, nearly 200 business applied to LaunchPad.
When: Deadline to apply is 5pm on April 15, 2018
Where: All over Maine!
Allagash Brewing Co. / Bayside Bowl / BENCHMARK Residential & Investment Real Estate / Bull Feeney's / Casco Bay EyeCare / Casco Bay Frames & Gallery / Coffee By Design / CornerStone Building & Restoration / CrossFit Beacon / The Fish & Bone / Gorham Savings Bank / Green Clean Maine / Joan Leitzer / Teel Law Office, LLC / Liquid Riot / Longfellow Books / Maine Business Immigration Coalition / Malone Commercial Brokers / Marsh Agency / Max Ashburn / Nine Stones / No Umbrella Media, LLC / Nomads / OTTO / Philip Spalding / Port Property Management / Portland Food Co-op / Portland Downtown / Portland Farmers’ Market / Portside Real Estate Group / Renys Department Store / Runaways Run Club / Sanctuary Tattoo / Sebago Brewing Company / Stacy Mitchell / The SunriseGuide / Tsunami Tattoo / University Credit Union / University of Southern Maine / Wellness Connection of Maine / Young’s Furniture