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Through the Valley - Part 3

Through the Valley - Part 3

May 28, 2019

Shannon Kinney is an experienced national entrepreneur.  While her experience allowed her to avoid some of the typical "valleys" of a startup, she nevertheless encountered unanticipated valleys that tested her skills and resolve as she built her successful, Maine-based Dream Local Digital.  Her stories and lessons learned will help any entrepreneur through their own "valleys of death." 

Through the Valley, Part 2

Through the Valley, Part 2

April 8, 2019

In this episode of Good Odds, we hear from Spencer Wood, founder of Tip Whip, a mobile ride-share platform for college campuses.  Our hosts Jason Harkins and Lisa Liberatore reflect with Spencer on the multiple "valleys of death" a startup business often must navigate, and how Spencer has persisted through them.

Through the Valley of Death, Part 1

Through the Valley of Death, Part 1

January 29, 2019

Hosts Jason Harkins and Lisa Liberatore follow the 5-year, up-and-down but persistent path Chuck Carter, founder of Eagre Games, has followed from conception of his video game enterprise to readying his first game, ZED, for publication. Learn more about Eagre Games and Zed at www.eagregames.com and on Facebook.

Jumping Off the Cliff, Part 3

Jumping Off the Cliff, Part 3

December 16, 2018

We continue our exploration of different paths to entrepreneurship, and how in each case entrepreneurs weigh risk.  Today we'll hear how Keven Higgins went from hobbyist to startup -- establishing Higgins Fabrication, a custom fine wood furniture maker with sales across the U.S.

Jumping Off the Cliff, Part 2

Jumping Off the Cliff, Part 2

November 16, 2018

We highlight Paul Melrose, co-founder of Compotech, Inc., as a good example of the path from University of Maine researcher to spinoff entrepreneur -- and how his path has created good odds for success.

Jumping Off the Cliff, Part 1

Jumping Off the Cliff, Part 1

November 1, 2018

Our first episode (!) of Good Odds: Startups from Maine looks at Heather Lux's path from her corporate career to starting True North Beauty in the Bangor, Maine region -- and how she mitigated risk along the way.

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