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Startup Maine: Workshop Reflection on Financial Modeling

I had the great privilege of hosting a workshop at this year's Startup Maine event with Jacob Gordon from North Atlantic Capital. The workshop was titled "Financial Modeling Made Easy: How to use Numbers to tell your story." The workshop was an interactive session teaching...

Opus Cocktail Fundraiser

Opus Consulting Group Turns 10! Since 2009, Opus Consulting Group has supported the launch, growth, and turnaround of over 140 companies. We are celebrating with a featured Cocktail fundraising for A Good Cause at select locations. Featuring the Opus Cocktail We have partnered with select bars and restaurants...

Opus 10 Year Anniversary

Opus Consulting Group celebrates its 10-year Anniversary The Maine-based business management group supports businesses in New England and beyond by providing specialized performance and growth strategies.     Portland, Maine - (April 22, 2019): Opus Consulting Group, a business management consulting firm specializing in performance management, celebrates its...

Too Much of a Good Thing: Changing Dynamics in Saturated Markets

In a previous blog post we discussed the benefits that industry clustering has brought to the Maine craft brewing landscape. From knowledge spillover to increased access to suppliers, all signs point to industry clustering being a resounding benefit for an industry that’s been booming for the...

Brewery Blog 2 – TMA Moderator Reflections

In March 2019, the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) held a panel called "Challenging Times for some US Beer Companies" where the successful turnaround of Smuttynose Brewery was analyzed. Panelists were turnaround professionals and attorney's representing all parties in the case of the attempted turnaround which...

Opus Venture company Invests in MyHealthMath, Inc.

PORTLAND, MAINE Opus Ventures LP and MyHealthMath Inc. today announced the formation of the MyHealthMath Direct Investment Fund (the “Fund”) through which Opus Ventures LP made an investment in MyHealthMath, Inc. . The Fund is qualified under the Finance Authority of Maine’s (FAME) Seed Capital...

Proven Profitable Podcast with Opus

  Andrew Wood interviewed with Matty B and Justin Starbird on the Proven Profitable segment. Justin Starbird is the CEO with the Aebli Group, a full-service marketing firm in Maine which is driving this year's Maine Business Expo. Check out our podcast to learn more about the Opus...

No Rest for the Restauranteur: Staying Afloat in Maine’s Food Service Industry 

The restaurant industry is booming in Maine. Sadly, for one reason or another, not all make it. In recent news, many restaurant owners have failed to properly manage finances resulting in closing of restaurants, criminal charges, and in some cases jail time. Failure to fulfill financial obligations and subsequent bankruptcy can...

Opus Featured in 2018 Mainebiz Factbook

Opus was recently featured in Mainebiz's 2018 Factbook. This publication is an authoritative resource on all facts and figures related to Maine's economy. The piece on Opus was included in their annual Business Profiles section, touching on our founding story, thoughts from our clients, and...

Craft Brewing Industry Clusters: The Landscape Ahead

There’s no doubt that national growth in craft brewing has been strong. In 1990 there were 200 craft breweries in the United States, by 2011 there were more than 2,000, and by early 2017 there were over 7,000. While national growth has been impressive, industry...