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Rob Duquette, Independent Recording Artist

2015-03-28 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 29s

Rob Duquette is an independent recording artist and musician known for his children’s music and acoustic rock recordings. Rob is also part of Jonathan Edwards‘ backing band. Learn more and hear samples of his music...

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Ben Davis of True Course Yachting

2015-02-13 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 25s

This is officially the first episode of The Grow Maine Show that has mentioned The Northwest Passage. Ben Davis of True Course Yachting has combined an upbringing on the ocean, a natural understanding of his...

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Shawn Moody speaks at Envision Maine

2015-01-11 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 52s

Shawn Moody from Moody’s Collision Centers, speaking at the Envision Maine ‘Dreamers and Doers’ series hosted by Alan Caron. Note that the Gorham Savings Bank Launchpad contest starts Jan 15.  And you can register for...

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Ten Big Ideas from Dreamers and Doers at The Envision Maine Summit

2014-12-08 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 1m 1s

Dream something big with Kerem Durdag of Biovation, Shannon Kinney of Dream Local, Shawn Moody of Moody’s Collision Centers, Melissa Smith of WEX, Jess Knox of Blackstone Accelerates Growth, Lisa Pohlmann of NRCM, Dana Connors...

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Dan Kerluke of Double Blue Sports Analytics

2014-11-13 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 37s

Dan Kerluke is the Co-Founder and CEO of Bangor, Maine based Double Blue Sports Analytics.  He is a former pro hockey player and UMaine hockey coach who recognized a need for easier ‘moneyball’ type statistics tracking...

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Angus King at Envision Maine Summit: Ten Elements of Entrepreneurial Leadership

2014-10-17 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 28s

As you may know I am a board member of  Envision Maine, a group that works to promote entrepreneurship, and change attitudes about doing business in Maine.  Basically, we’re the opposite pole of the battery...

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Startups in Maine – The MTI Tech Walk in Bangor

2014-10-08 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 14s

At the Maine Technology Institute Tech Walk:  Victor Hwang of T2 Venture Capital and author of The Rainforest was the keynoter. It was definitely a day of biotech, genetics research and, laboratory management software.  Quite...

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How can we grow without wrecking the place?

2014-09-14 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 27s

Alan Caron and his nonprofit Envision Maine seek to answer these three questions: What is the engine of Maine’s next economy? How do we grow without wrecking the place? What are we gonna do about...

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Eliot Cutler on Entrepreneurial Policy

2014-08-11 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 31s

“…I believe that entrepreneurial activity is a central part of the avenue open to Maine.” – Eliot Cutler The governor of Maine, obviously, has a strong role in setting policy that affects entrepreneurs. He or she can...

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Susan MacKay: Give me a cutting edge technology and a risky market

2014-07-20 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 30s

…if the idea is innovative enough, risky enough, novel enough, and has the potential to impact an entire market, then Dr. Susan MacKay of Cerahelix is ready to take it on! Susan is founder and...

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#25: Amber Lambke of Maine Grains

2014-06-29 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 28s

Amber is president of Somerset Grains LLC and its Maine Grains label, carried by specialty food stores and used by fine restaurants and bakeries throughout the Northeast. She is also executive director of the Maine...

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#24: Marada Cook of Northern Girl, Maine Food Entrepreneur

2014-06-09 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 26s

Marada Cook is one of Maine’s most remarkable entrepreneurs. She’s part owner and manager of three Maine food companies, Northern Girl, Fiddler’s Green Farm, and Crown of Maine Organic, that repurpose, distribute, and sell Maine...

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#23: Susan Corbett of Axiom Technologies speaks at Envision Maine

2014-05-08 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 48s

It could happen to you.  One day, you’re running your medical billing office in Machias, Maine, and you find out that your clients in Boston have faster broadband for less money.  And you think, “I...

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A Live Recording of Gorham Savings Bank’s $30,000 #GSBLaunchpad Pitch Contest

2014-04-17 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 1m 27s

This week I have something really different – a live, unedited recording of Gorham Savings Bank’s Launchpad event that took place on April 10th.  Five entrepreneurs, chosen from 130 submissions, 7 minutes to pitch, no...

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#21: Shannon Kinney of Dream Local at Envision Maine

2014-04-03 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 59s

Alan Caron of Envision Maine wishes to answer the following three questions: What is the engine of Maine’s next economy? How do we grow without wrecking the place? What are we gonna do about it?...

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#20: Mike St. Pierre of Hyperlite Mountain Gear discusses Maine Business

2014-03-28 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 24s

This week I am pleased to be joined by Mike St. Pierre of Hyperlite Mountain Gear, a Biddeford-based manufacturer of ultra-high performance backcountry gear.  We discuss Mike’s background on tour with The Eagles and at Thomas...

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#19: Angus King, US Senator from Maine, on growing business in Maine

2014-03-17 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 30s

This week we are pleased to welcome Angus King, former Governor and current US Senator, to the Grow Maine Show!  Angus was kind enough to invite me to his understated home in Brunswick for a...

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#18 Karin Gregory of Furman Gregory Deptula

2014-03-04 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 38s

Karin Gregory and her law firm Furman Gregory Deptula provide legal counsel to entrepreneurs,  and are known for their tag line ‘We Jump Start Start Ups’.  They’ve developed an active specialty in health care and university...

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#17: Key Insights from Pete Vigue of Cianbro

2014-02-18 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 27s

I had a great interview with Pete and he was very generous with his time so I split it into two sections – this is the second half.  We sat down at Cianbro HQ in...

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#16: Pete Vigue of Cianbro

2014-02-11 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 24s

Pete Vigue is one of Maine’s most remarkable CEOs.  He’s led Cianbro Corporation, an employee – owned heavy construction firm based in Pittsfield, Maine, through a period of remarkable growth, and he’s done it in...

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#15: David Stone co-founder of CashStar speaks at Envision Maine

2014-02-03 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 43s

This is a recording of David Stone’s talk at the Envision Maine series, originally recorded on 1/8/14.  Register for the next Envision Maine talk at www.envisionmaine.org and use the discount code GrowMaine for 20% off!...

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#14: Nancy Marshall of Nancy Marshall Communications

2014-01-27 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 37s

Nancy Marshall is one of Maine’s most remarkable entrepreneurs.  From her days handling public relations for Sugarloaf, to today as CEO of one of Maine’s most well-known, longest-tenured, and successful marketing firms, Nancy’s built a...

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On The Box!

2014-01-23 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 31s

Box Talk Radio is a show hosted by Derek Volk of Volk Packaging.  Volk Packaging is this amazing company that has really diversified and serves many markets, from biotech to food to industrial all over...

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Mick Dunn of Shift Energy LLC

2014-01-17 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 33s

Mick Dunn is one of Maine’s most remarkable entrepreneurs.  OK, well, he’s one of Australia’s most remarkable entrepreneurs, but he’s here in Maine.  (Don’t you just love these Maine businesses that are national and international...

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#12: Corky Ellis of Kepware speaks at Envision Maine

2014-01-02 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 32s

I am pleased to have the opportunity to record the Envision Maine series of entrepreneur talks and post it to my podcast for those who missed it. This talk by Corky Ellis of Kepware Technologies was originally...

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#11: Ry Russell of The Saco Drive In

2013-12-16 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 35s

This week, we’re joined by Ry Russell of The Saco Drive In, another awesome entrepreneur making it in the worst state in the USA for business!  Ry took over the Saco drive in two years...

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#10: Kurt Badenhausen of Forbes Magazine

2013-12-02 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 22s

You’ve probably heard that Maine has been ranked the worst state in the union for business, but you may not know much about what’s behind those rankings. This week we dig deeper into the topic,...

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#9: Don Gooding of the Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development

2013-11-17 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 30s

Don Gooding is one of Maine’s most remarkable entrepreneurs.  From his days founding the single largest supplier of a capella music resources in the US, to his current dual role as Executive Director of Maine Center...

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#8: John Lee Dumas of Entrepreneur on Fire

2013-11-04 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 17s

John Lee Dumas is one of Maine’s most remarkable entrepreneurs.  Just over 365 days ago, John launched Entrepreneur on Fire, a daily podcast for entrepreneurs.  That show now has more than 400,000 listeners per month....

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#7: Sara Whalen Shifrin of the Gould Academy IDEAS Center

2013-10-21 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 29s

Sara Whalen Shifrin is one of Maine’s most remarkable entrepreneurs.   Yes, entrepreneurs.  Sara works within a larger organization, Gould Academy, helping to lead the school in new and interesting directions in her role as Director of the...

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#6: Phil Coupe of Revision Energy

2013-10-07 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 25s

Phil Coupe is one of Maine’s most remarkable entrepreneurs. Since co-founding Revision Energy in 2003, he has led the company in its installation of more than 4,000 commercial and residential renewable energy systems. The company now...

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#5: Fletcher Kittredge of GWI

2013-09-23 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 32s

Fletcher Kittredge is one of Maine’s most remarkable entrepreneurs. He’s led the company he founded in 1994, Great Works Internet or GWI, from a time when you needed to explain what ‘Internet’ in your company...

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#4: Clayton Kyle of Clynk

2013-08-23 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 33s

The remarkable thing about Clayton Kyle:  he has developed large-scale, successful businesses in two completely unrelated fields: commercial roofing insulation and beverage container recycling.  In between, he started a venture fund, and is skilled at...

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#3: Les Otten of Maine Energy Systems

2013-07-31 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 21s

Les Otten is one of Maine’s most remarkable entrepreneurs. When he bought Sunday River in 1980, there were only 30,000 skier visits per year.  By 1995, he had grown this number to more than 560,000.  Les...

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#2: John Karp of Pantheon Guitars

2013-07-30 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 26s

John Karp is one of Maine’s most remarkable entrepreneurs.   The CEO of Pantheon Guitars, he may be our State’s best source of new ideas; in fact, he’s even got the license plate INVENT (…I know you’re disappointed someone...

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#1: Martin Grimnes of Harbor Technology

2013-07-22 :: Conversations about business and startups in Maine. Alan Caron, Senator Angus King, and Clayton Kyle of Clynk.
Length: 22s

Martin Grimnes is one of Maine’s most remarkable entrepreneurs.  In 1980, he founded Brunswick Technologies, which went on to be publicly traded.  After the acquisition of the company, he brought his same skill set to...

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