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EcoMap Baltimore is the go-to source of information about Charm City's innovation community - including the resources, ventures, and entrepreneurs who call Baltimore home.  

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Resources With Upcoming Deadlines

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Event
Beta City - Pitch Competition

Beta City: an annual event that recognizes and celebrates leaders, makers and innovators in Baltimore. Beta City brings together Baltimore’s greatest minds for a full day of pitches, startup demos and…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Due:
September 13, 2019
Stages:
All
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Other
Ballard Spahr BASE CAMP

The legal challenges facing budding business owners are many, consuming both time and much-needed resources. These challenges can be all the more daunting for student entrepreneurs who, in light of ac…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Due:
September 15, 2019
Stages:
Early, Established, Mature
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Accelerator
Trajectory Next

Trajectory Next is a post accelerator sales training program brought to you by Betamore, bwtech@UMBC Research and Technology Park, and the UMB Grid that combines sales training with the decision-makers from key organizations that matter.

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Due:
September 15, 2019
Stages:
Established, Mature, Growth
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Incubator
10,000 Small Businesses

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a $500 million investment to help entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunity by providing them with greater access to education, financial capital and …

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Due:
September 26, 2019
Stages:
Established, Mature
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Event
Minority Innovation Weekend - Pitch Competition

A weekend summit dedicated to aiding minority innovators in launching tech-focused startups, exploring technology and innovation, and showcasing tech startups that have a minority founder or co-founde…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Due:
September 27, 2019
Stages:
Idea, Early
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Accelerator
HEXCITE Medical Accelerator

Johns Hopkins Medicine Hexcite (Excited for Healthcare) is an early-stage medical software accelerator program for entrepreneurs hosted by the Johns Hopkins Medicine Technology Innovation Center in co…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Due:
October 1, 2019
Stages:
Idea, Early
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Accelerator
Social Innovation Lab

The Social Innovation Lab (SIL) at Johns Hopkins University accelerates emerging ventures and leaders that seek to change Baltimore and the world.$1,000 in funding for the venture provided on a reim…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Due:
October 1, 2019
Stages:
Early, Established
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Incubator
Regional I-Corps

This short course introduces participants to the key concepts and methodologies used in I-Corps, which is the rigorous market assessment and validation program pioneered by the National Science Founda…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Due:
October 1, 2019
Stages:
Idea, Early
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Resources

for entrepreneurs building startups, small businesses, and nonprofits in Baltimore

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Organizations

dedicated to supporting builders, innovators, and entrepreneurs in Charm City

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Ventures

Who call Baltimore home (hold tight, our algorithms are still working on that one)

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Coworking
BeehiveBaltimore

The ETC’s Beehive provides a fully equipped coworking office space for companies in an open environment at reasonable rates. In other words, it’s an innovative community in which like-minded business …

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Early, Established, Mature
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Other
Made in Baltimore Directory

Made In Baltimore aims to spur re-investment in Baltimore City by growing the market for locally-produced goods. We do this by supporting local maker and manufacturers through our local-brand certific…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Growth, Mature
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Other
Enterprise Zone Tax Credit (EZ)

The EZ program provides real property and state income tax credits for businesses located in a Maryland enterprise zone in return for job creation and investments. Businesses located in Focus Areas ma…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Established, Mature, Growth
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Accelerator
Conscious Venture Lab

A 4 month immersion program aimed at accelerating conscious entrepreneurs to traction and revenue. We invest $100K in purpose driven startups in exchange for 8% equity and the opportunity to become a …

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Early, Established
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Mentorship
AthenaPowerlink

ATHENAPowerLink® is a nonprofit that provides a business mentoring program designed to increase the growth and profitability of women-owned businesses.…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Early, Established, Mature
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Funding
Builder Fund

The Pre-seed Builder Fund (or Builder Fund) was created to financially and operationally support the development of startup companies run by entrepreneurs who demonstrate a socially or economically di…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early, Established
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Accelerator
AccelerateBaltimore

A 13-week tech focused accelerator that awards $25000 in funding and hands on support and guidance to 6 innovative technology startup companies who are working to accelerate their ideas to market.In…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Early
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Other
Ballard Spahr BASE CAMP

The legal challenges facing budding business owners are many, consuming both time and much-needed resources. These challenges can be all the more daunting for student entrepreneurs who, in light of ac…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Early, Established, Mature
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Meet the Organizations Supporting Entrepreneurs in Baltimore
Citrine Angels

Citrine Angels is a membership group providing early-stage investment opportunities and education to female investors in the Washington DC Metro area…

Resources Provided:
Funding
MAVRIC (Mixed/Augmented/Virtual Reality Innovation Center)

Augmented and virtual reality (AR and VR) are poised to change our world in ways that are just now being discovered. Building on its new $150M Iribe Center for Advanced Computing, two new endowed chai…

Resources Provided:
Events, Mentorship
Innovation Works

The mission of Innovation Works (IW) is to reduce Baltimore’s neighborhood and racial wealth divide by teaching and accompanying members of disinvested communities to build and own successful social e…

Resources Provided:
Incubator, Mentorship
Innov8MD

Innov8MD is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting student entrepreneurs across Maryland…

Resources Provided:
Mentorship, Events
Impact Hub Baltimore

Impact Hub is more than a coworking space. We bring together a community of entrepreneurs, activists, creatives, and professionals to take collaborative action and drive positive change in Baltimore a…

Resources Provided:
Incubator
Emerging Technology Centers (ETC)

For nearly two decades, the ETC has provided a nurturing, innovative, and transformative experience for technology-focused entrepreneurs who are passionate about their businesses, motivated to succeed…

Resources Provided:
Incubator, Coworking, Accelerator
The Startup Nest

The Startup Nest is a business incubator and co-working space that provides an ecosystem that fosters impactful economic development, promotes diverse & inclusive innovation, and is Shifting the Cultu…

Resources Provided:
Incubator, Coworking
University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)

UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a…

Resources Provided:
Coworking, Incubator, Funding, Events, Other, Mentorship
Open Works

At Open Works, we believe everyone is a maker. We’ve built a place where anyone can build nearly anything–that’s where you come in. Our mission is to make tools, technology, and the knowledge to use t…

Resources Provided:
Makerspace
About EcoMap Technologies, Inc.

Understanding Entrepreneurial Ecosystems is Our Thing

EcoMap Technologies uses AI to gather and analyze data about entrepreneurial ecosystems, like all of the resources and ventures within a city. Our algorithms are the secret sauce behind the data in EcoMap Baltimore

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