This week, Nerd Wallet, a website dedicated to helping its readers make smart financial decisions, mentioned Portland as being one of the top locations in the country to start a business. More specifically, the article's author Cindy Yang mentioned Becky and her achievement as being SBA's Maine Young Entrepreneur of 2010 as proof that young entrepreneurs are moving and shaking in Portland. We are so happy to be apart of the community here, and wouldn't want be anywhere else!
A Few Benefits of Starting a Business in Portland
- An average revenue of business that comes to the grand total of $716,382 / year
- The Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce offers fantastic resources like free meeting space, discounts on cell phone plans, insurance, and more!
- MCED, or the Maine Center on Entrepreneurial Development, aims to kick-start entrepreneurs and their ideas by offering programs such as their Top Gun Program.
- Members of the Biddeford and Saco Chamber of Commerce are included in its business directory and have access to networking events and a variety of workshops.