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Eaton Peabody Receives "Leaders for Growth" Award

October 6, 2014

On October 2, 2014, at the Maine Technology Institute’s 3rd annual TechWalk, Eaton Peabody was awarded the “Leaders for Growth” Award from Blackstone Accelerates Growth.  Eaton Peabody was recognized for its leadership in supporting the creation of the Bangor Angel Fund, an organization that gives innovators and startups access to patient capital. Eaton Peabody was also recognized in its efforts to build the Bangor Innovation Hub as well as its involvement in supporting events like Maine Startup and Create Week, the BigGig Pitch contest, and numerous other programs.

"Our firm has a long history of assisting innovative startup and emerging companies with their legal and economic development needs. The work of Jeff Spaulding and many others in our office has helped to launch several new businesses, which present tremendous growth potential and job creation in Maine. We are a Maine firm focused on assisting and advising our local businesses as they grow in Maine and beyond. I couldn't be more proud of the firm in receiving this award” said David Austin, the firm’s managing partner.

Jeff Spaulding, a shareholder who works with a number of startup and emerging companies as well as investors, accepted the award on behalf of the firm. “This award recognizes the strong commitment we have made to these companies” said Spaulding. “We now have one of the largest emerging company practices in Maine. It  has been our privilege to work with entrepreneurs focused on growth, and exciting to watch them succeed.”

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