Baltimore | Resource Providers

Meet the organizations supporting entrepreneurs in Baltimore

FastForward U (FFU)

A collaborative, cross-disciplinary environment open to all Johns Hopkins students, FastForward U provides training and resources to empower emerging student entrepreneurs to develop ideas and disruptive technologies into successful startups.Serving freshmen to post-docs from all JHU schools, FastForward U offers student entrepreneurs mentorship, programming, space and funding.

Resources in Baltimore

Incubator
Entrepreneurship Bootcamp (JHU Carey Technology Entrepreneurship)

Offers educational support in navigating the early steps of the process as you evaluate promising ideas and concepts to turn into real-world innovations.…

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Mentorship
One-on-One Guidance

Launch and grow a successful startup with one-on-one guidance and support from FastForward U’s extensive network of mentors, including FastForward team members, alumni and others who have extensive in…

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FastForward U Friday Office Hours

FastForward U Friday Office Hours offer a chance for students to meet one-on-one for 30 minutes with experienced entrepreneurs or experts and get feedback and insight on their ventures. The office hou…

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Funding
Bisciotti Foundation Prize for Student Entrepreneurship

The Bisciotti Foundation Prize for Student Entrepreneurship is a non-dilutive grant provided by Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures. The goal of the Bisciotti Student Prize is to help student startups s…

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Graduate Student Award

The FastForward U Graduate Student Award (GSA) supports Johns Hopkins students aiming to solve major challenges through entrepreneurship.We have recognized that raising significant early stage fundi…

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Summer Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Award

The Summer Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Award supports one Johns Hopkins undergraduate-led startup each year with grant funding of $10,000Size: $10,000 Length of Project: Full-time over the summer…

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Mentorship
Legal Support Resources

FastForward members receive pro bono legal support from DLA Piper, Saul Ewing, Venable and Whiteford Taylor Preston. These four Baltimore law firms provide each new Johns Hopkins-licensed company with…

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Coworking
FastForward U Homewood

A hub and resource network designed exclusively for Johns Hopkins University students, FastForward U provides students with dedicated innovation space.In fall 2018, Johns Hopkins’ first student inno…

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Mentorship
Mentors in Residence Program

Each of our FastForward members is paired with one or more mentors who have successfully built, sold and invested in startup companies. These Mentors-In-Residence (MIRs) operate under nondisclosure ag…

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At a Glance
University

A collaborative, cross-disciplinary environment open to all Johns Hopkins students, FastForward U provides training and resources to empower emerging student entrepreneurs to develop ideas and disrupt…

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Coworking, Mentorship, Funding, Events, Incubator, Other
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