General Information and Instructions

Application process:
1. Please submit this completed application by January 12, 2018.
All Industries - Complete questions 1 - 13
Aquaculture Companies ONLY - Complete questions 1 - 18
2. Email your pitch deck (5-7 slide limit) to tgapplications@mced.biz.
3. Upon receipt of the application and pitch deck you will receive an email confirmation and instructions for scheduling your interview. Interviews will take place in each region between January 16th-20th.

*Please note that your application will be reviewed by both the Top Gun Planning Team and interview committees.
 
Slide Deck Suggestions:
  • 1 slide should indicate the Total Addressable Market (TAM) or some other measure of the market opportunity for your business
  • 1 slide must describe the business model and major revenue streams
Other content:
  • Market validation/traction: show early proof that either consumers or other market participants have signaled interest in the form of dollars spent or contracts signed
  • describe the team
  • revenue information (revenue to date plus reasonable projections)
Also, somewhere in your presentation (either orally or in your deck):
  • long the company has been operating (if in business)
  • whether you have taken or are pursuing any outside investment (or plan to)
  • rough current sales figures. (if any)

* 1. Name:

* 2. Address:

* 3. Email:

* 4. Phone:

* 5. Business Name:

* 6. Business URL: (if applicable)

* 7. How is your company organized?

* 8. Please tell us about your idea or company in a single paragraph:

* 9. Please tell us briefly about your cofounders and management team:

* 10. How many employees do you have?

* 11. What were your revenues in 2017? (Enter 0 if none)

* 12. Which location are you interested in attending?

* 13. Participation and payment agreement:

* 14. How is your company involved in Maine's aquaculture sector?

* 15. Please list any aquaculture training courses you or a business partners have attended.

* 16. When was your company established?

* 17. If you are a producer, please list the number and size of your leases and/or LPAs.

* 18. Please list any additional information that makes your company well suited to benefit from participation in the Aquaculture Top Gun program.

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