The UpStart Center for Entrepreneurship is a partnership of the Bangor Target Area Development Corporation and the University of Maine

UpStart Center for Entrepreneurship is proud to be one of the state's Advanced Technology Development Centers


Let's start something together

Business incubation provides entrepreneurs with the expertise, networks, and tools necessary to make their ventures a success!

Incubator Costs


Tenant companies pay a monthly lease for services. Lease rates include:

  • Heat/lights 

  • High-speed internet access 

  • Conference rooms 

  • Kitchen coffee and

  • Basic reception services.

Printer, copy machine and fax are billed separately.

Physical Space

  • From very small to very large we have just the office space for you.

  • Printer/fax machines/copier

  • Mail service

  • Incredibly fast internet

  • Conference rooms 

  • Video conferencing

  • Reception services

  • Kitchen with FREE COFFEE



Hands-on management assistance, access to financing and orchestrated exposure to critical business or technical support services.

Tenant companies benefit from:

  • Access to resources and experts

  • On-going training opportunities 

  • On-site staff 

  • Marketing opportunities

  • Networking events

Incubator Tenants

Michael Lessard, Co-Founder & Chief Academic Officer

WINGsReality EDU


Ken Sweeney, President

Advanced Infrastructure Technologies (AIT)