All posts by Jess Knox

Jess Knox

About Jess Knox

Born in Waterville, Jess Knox is a former high-ranking U.S. Small Business Administration official in Washington. Now living in Southern Maine, he is passionate about growing prosperity via entrepreneurship, innovation and startups in Maine. These days he helps companies pursue growth through his firm Olympico Strategies as a consultant and movement-maker. He also co-founded Maine Startup & Create Week

Evidence Shows Maine’s Innovation & Startup Ecosystem is bursting like Spring

In Q1 of 2015, lots happened in this startup and innovation space in Maine. Sadly, we lost the “dean” of Maine’s venture capital community, Kip Moore. There have also been some transitions occurring with programs and physical spaces in Maine’s innovation, startup and creative entrepreneur community, some expected, some unexpected.  But even with all of […]

Excitement in the Midcoast for Innovation, Creativity & Growth:

Big news coming out the Rockland/Camden area: tomorrow, MidCoast Magnet launches a new partnership with Blackstone Accelerates Growth (BxG) to host the newest “innovation hub”. The partnership between these organizations will result in a wonderful variety of new opportunities for companies to connect to programs and resources for starting, innovating and growing their business. That’s […]