Business Assistance, Education and Loans:Do you have a great idea for a new business, but wonder where to begin? Need help with your business plan? Or maybe you need a small business loan to start or expand a small business? MaineStream Finance can help from start to finish. We can help turn your idea into a viable businesswith our Business Education and Assistance.
MaineStream Finance has business advisors available to provide business technical assistance to individuals interested in starting a business or in expanding an existing small business. The services include: Developing Business Plans, Marketing Strategies, Outreach and Advertising, Loan Preparation, Business Start-up & More.
Our courses help individuals start and expand businesses with five or fewer employees. During the courses the following topics are discussed: Is Starting a Business for Me, Business Concept, Legal Structures of Business, Business Plan, Marketing, Credit, Record Keeping, Financials, Cash Flow and more. Classes are frequently augmented with guest speakers from the local business community, allowing participants to network with local accountants, web designers, bankers, insurance agents and an array of other experts.
MaineStream Finance is pleased to offer small business loans to help start a business or help an existing small businesses expand or meet its financial needs. Loans are available from as little as $500 up to $50,000+. We offer statewide lending.
Penobscot, Piscataquis, Hancock, Washington and Waldo Counties: James Macomber, [email protected] or 974-2476 or 1-800-215-4942
Knox and Waldo Counties: Ken Greenleaf, [email protected] or 1-800-215-4942 or 974-2437
All other area: Matt Lewis, [email protected], 973-3509 or 1-800-215-4942