Maine opens office in Shanghai

Sarah MorrisseauChina Daily, News

By PAUL WELITZKIN, CHINA DAILY USA Maine’s exports to China include wood pulp for paper manufacturing and its famous lobster and seafood catch. Now with a newly opened office in Shanghai the New England state is going after more direct Chinese investment. The office that the Maine International Trade Center (MITC) opened in the first week of January will have … Read More

A Beer-Powered Startup Scene Grows in Portland, Maine

Sarah MorrisseauNews, Popular Mechanics

BY JOE BARGMANN Whether you consider Portland, Maine a small city or a big town, it’s just the right size to “engineer collisions between people, ideas, and resources.” So says Jess Knox, founder of Maine Startup and Create Week, and Statewide Innovation Hub Coordinator for Blackstone Accelerates Growth. “You can go into any coffee shop and run into entrepreneurs and … Read More