Corky Ellis, Entrepreneur and Angel Investor
Corky Ellis was previously Founder and Chairman of Kepware, an industrial software communications company that sold to PTC, a Boston-based enterprise software company, in January 2016. Ellis has served as Board Chair of Maine Venture Fund (MVF) and Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) and is currently a board member of Coastal Ventures, a Maine-based venture capital firm. Corky also invests in and advises software startups, serves on several technical investment boards, and supports the Lewiston, Maine public school system in their effort to institute a K-12 software coding curriculum.
Don’t miss this story of entrepreneurial guts and grit, pivoting to a smaller market niche — and having that decision pay off and lead to a very successful exit and a new career of giving back to the next generation of Maine entrepreneurs.