We bridge the gap between innovative, blue economy businesses and the capital, technical knowledge, and networks needed to help them grow.
WHO WE ARE
Gulf of Maine Ventures is the entrepreneurship and innovation arm of the Gulf of Maine Research Institute based in Portland, Maine.
WHAT WE DO
We catalyze solutions to global ocean challenges by supporting climate and ocean-economy companies from ideation all the way to investment.
HOW WE DO IT
We support companies by providing them access to the technical and business advisory services, market insights, and the resources needed to scale.
Explore our work.
The Gulf of Maine features a robust mix of marine industries, breakthrough scientific research, academic and nonprofit institutions, and a historical and cultural dependence on the ocean as a way of life. As global attention turns to emerging opportunities in the blue economy, we are poised to play a central role.”
Chief Ventures Officer
The combination of business support and sector expertise of the Gulf of Maine Ventures team is essential for TrueFin as we navigate the strategy and details of developing and growing our business.”
CEO, True Fin
Gulf of Maine Ventures is a critical partner in developing the blue economy in Maine and the region. By supporting innovative startups and entrepreneurs, they are growing the ocean startup ecosystem and enabling more businesses to innovate in the face of climate change.”
Managing General Partner