$10,500 Grant Prize Details

Get paid a $3,500 grant to work full time on your idea or early stage start-up over the summer through the Summer Seed Grant. ($3,500/per individual. Up to 3 members on team.)

Judges’ Optional Co-Winner: If the Judges are confident in an additional individual or team AND there are funds available, they may award a grant as a co-winner or runner-up. Amount to be determined.

 Work dates: June 5 - August 4, 2017  (9 weeks)

  • Work space at the incubator Alpha Loft at the ECenter on campus
  • Dedicated idea/start-up mentor to help team focus on direction and activities
  • Professional marketing consulting from Portsmouth, NH based digital marketing agency RAKA. They will assist you with conceptual marketing production, planning, and early stage strategy sessions
  • 1:1 coaching on business banking and options with Kennebunk Savings
  • Access to network of experts. Introductions to professional services and other entrepreneurs
  • Workshops
  • Final presentation of work accomplished on August 10, 2017