Maine Startup and Create Week 2016 underway in Portland

By J. Craig Anderson, Portland Press Herald

Maine Startup and Create Week

CashStar is sponsoring and presenting at Maine Startup and Create Week.

Hundreds of entrepreneurs converge on the city to network and learn new skills.

The weeklong event, now in its third year, attracted about 4,000 attendees in 2015, founder Jess Knox said. Each day is broken up into a series of lectures, demonstrations and workshops designed to help entrepreneurs and small businesses.

Scores of speakers and panelists are scheduled to appear throughout the week, including representatives of large and small companies and institutions in Maine and across the U.S. Unum, Tom’s of Maine, CashStar, L.L. Bean, Disney, Google, Amazon and Allagash Brewing Co. are just a few of the many organizations that will be represented.

A full schedule of events, along with ticket sales and other information, is available at