PubHubPubHub is a free monthly event series put on by the Casco Bay Technology Hub for the public.

Each month up to 100 of Portland’s business, tech, and entrepreneurship focused professionals attend PubHub to learn, share ideas, and grow together. The events feature a speaker who is a local innovator that has a successful story to tell. The speaker shares their experiences and insight on technology, business growth, innovation and entrepreneurship.

February’s PubHub will feature John Burns, Managing Director at Maine Venture Fund.  With over 28 years of institutional investing experience, John has partnered with a significant number of successful Maine companies that have contributed to job growth and brought strength to Maine’s innovation economy.  Before his work at Maine Venture Fund, John served as Portfolio Manager and 2nd VP at Unum.  He currently serves on the Advisory Board’s of Maine Innovation Economy, Top Gun, as well as CEI Community Ventures.

PubHub is free to the public, with food and drinks made possible by our premier sponsor, Bernstein Shur.

February's Event

When: Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 6:00 PM

Where: Casco Bay Technology Hub, 30 Danforth St., Suite 206, Portland, ME 04101

Who: John Burns, Managing Director at Maine Venture Fund

How: PubHub would not be possible without our premier sponsor, Bernstein Shur, and all of our generous sponsors: Blackstone Accelerates GrowthTime Warner CableBaxter Brewing Co.Maine Mead Works, Hall Internet Marketing, and Harris Media Services.

February's Speaker

John serves the entrepreneurial neighborhood in Maine in many ways, through Board service, as an Observer to company Boards, and as a frequent speaker and panelist on venture capital, and public/private venture capital, issues. He is a recent graduate, and class co-representative, of the Upsilon class of Leadership Maine.

John holds the CFA designation and an MBA with High Distinction from Babson College, a MS in Resource Economics from Penn State, and has been Adjunct Faculty at the University of Maine, where he received his undergraduate degree.

February's Premeir Sponsor

PubHub is made possible this month by Bernstein Shur, one of northern New England’s largest multi-service law firms, with more than 100 attorneys in Maine and New Hampshire. Established in 1915, the firm provides practical legal counsel to a diverse group of public and private clients throughout the region and around the world.

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PubHub is a Non-Solicitation Environment

Our goal is to create a space that encourages free and open discussion of technology & entrepreneurship and the associated challenges that we all face here in Maine. We ask that all attendees respect the speaker, sponsors and other attendees and refrain from using this event to solicit new business.

PubHub Sponsors

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Along with the CBTH's corporate sponsors, the PubHub Premier Sponsor will help to ensure a successful event.