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January 26, 2016

Tae Chong and CEI StartSmart Program Featured in Mainebiz For Work With Immigrant Business Owners

Immigrants key ‘to what Maine needs to solve its demographic challenges’
Tae Chong, a Business Advisor for CEI’s StartSmart program, was interviewed by Mainebiz in an article that examines the impact immigrant workers and business owners continue to have on the economic vitality of the state.

The full article can be read here.

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Kingfield Kinder Care

"When Jackie Lobdell’s children were young, she couldn’t find daycare fitting the hours she needed. The nearby child care was closed Fridays and…"

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Taylor Tots

"Miranda Taylor turned her experience as an Ed Tech III/School-Based Behavioral Health Professional into Child Care entrepreneurship - creating a commute-free job for…"

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Maine Ocean Farms 

"The oysters produced by Maine Ocean Farms are regarded as some of the best on the East Coast and are served across Maine…"