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.


November’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 Boards of Maine Innovation Economy, Top Gun, as well as CEI Community Ventures.

Like always, PubHub is a free event, with snacks and drinks thanks to our sponsors.

Upcoming Event

When: Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 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

November 2014 Event Sponsors:  WGTECHTegileJ.B. Brown and SonsPortland Press HeraldBlackstone Accelerates Growth, WinxnetTime Warner CableBaxter Brewing Co.Maine Mead WorksHall Internet Marketing, and Harris Media Services.

November's Speaker

John Burns has 28 years of institutional investing experience; the last twelve as SEGF Fund Manager, where his responsibilities include the full range of venture capital investment activities. He serves the entrepreneurial neighborhood in Maine in many ways, through Board service (Maine Innovation Economy Advisory Board, Top Gun Advisory Board, CEI Community Ventures & others), 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.

November Premier Sponsors

November’s Premier Sponsors

WGTECH is Northern New England’s resource for advanced information technology. WGTECH helps you find, install, support, and use the technology you need to grow your business. WGTECH offers high-performance IT solutions from leading technology providers including Tegile, which has developed a new class of flash data storage systems.

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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.