Feminine entrepreneurs with concepts for software program or software-enabled startups wherever within the state can enroll within the 2021 cohort of Propeller, a free, six-week on-line course operated by CEI’s Ladies’s Enterprise Heart and Tortoise Labs.
The course is designed to information ladies from all backgrounds as they construct their companies, whereas overcoming obstacles that disproportionately have an effect on feminine enterprise homeowners, significantly within the expertise subject.
Expertise and innovation are pillars of Maine’s financial future, but this can be very tough for ladies to enter and achieve these fields.
With solely 1 / 4 of pc science-related jobs held by ladies, the shortage of mentors, influential networks and entry to funding can severely hamper ladies’s skill to launch a profitable tech-based firm; even the data of those obstacles yields a confidence hole that daunts ladies from appearing on their enterprise concepts.
Two cohorts can be found:
• Tuesdays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., starting Jan. 11 and ending Feb. 15 (register at www.ceimaine.org/news-and-events/information/occasions/propeller-3/).
• Wednesdays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., starting Jan. 12 and ending Feb. 16 (register at www.ceimaine.org/news-and-events/information/occasions/propeller-wednesday-cohort/).