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Veteran Business Owners Representatives

The SBA offers support for veterans as they enter the world of business ownership. Look for funding programs, training, and federal contracting opportunities.a.gov (link sends e-mail)) at (410) 244-33…

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Bulldog Pitch Competition

Do you have an interest in entrepreneurship? Or an innovative idea you want to pitch? What about a problem to solve? Want to hear feedback and network with industry professionals who own and operate b…

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Sustainability, Social Impact, Social Media, IT, Finance, Healthcare, Arts and Culture, Education, Social Work, Public Works

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Co_Lab Baltimore

Co_Lab is thoughtfully designed to facilitate every kind of work process. Whether you are billing, having a private Skype call with a client, meeting for a group presentation, or in the creative zone,…

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Raymond V. Haysbert Sr. Entrepreneurship Lecture Series

The Raymond V. Haysbert, Sr. Entrepreneurship Lecture Series provides a platform for successful entrepreneurs to candidly share their experiences and insights with UMBC students, faculty, alumni and t…

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Baltipreneurs Institute

The Baltipreneurs Institute is the heart of the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, where Loyola’s social justice mission is brought to life in Baltimore’s startup and social venture networks. …

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Makerspace
Digital Media Center

The DMC is a multimedia lab space as well as an equipment, printing and knowledge resource for JHU students interested in exploring creative uses of emerging media and technology to communicate their …

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Baltimore Hackathon

Cycle down to the center of Baltimore to pedal your ideas & projects with other innovators, creatives, thinkers and doers for an amazing weekend.Three tracks will help you direct your ideas full-ste…

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Job Creation Tax Credit (JCTC)

Businesses that create a minimum number of new full-time positions may be entitled to state income tax credits of up to $3,000 per job or $5,000 per job in a "revitalization area." BENEFITProvide a…

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WeWork @ UMD

Discover Workspace in College ParkWeWork empowers forward-thinking companies from every industry to do their best work—and this new market is no exception. We have locations in some of the most creat…

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Small Events

Each semester, TCO Labs hosts a variety of small events for students and community members interested in Hopkins’ & Baltimore’s startup ecosystems. Our goal is to build a community of people intereste…

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Maryland Center for Entrepeneurship

Not sure you are ready to start your business or are just off the ground? The Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship offers a business resource center to support businesses of all types across the count…

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The CyberHive at bwtech

Located within the bwtech@umbc Cyber Incubator, founders and student interns have access to the CyberHive coworking space. The space is designed to position startups near entrepreneurs in residence, s…

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HopHacks

A student-led collaborative event that awards cash prizes to teams solving real-world problems using technology.…

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Young Professionals Society (YPS)

The Maryland Tech Council’s Young Professionals Society (YPS) advances young professionals through professional development and networking events throughout the state. YPS aims to connect the next gen…

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Partnership for Workforce Quality (PWQ)

PWQ provides matching training grants and support services targeted to improve the competitive position of small and mid-sized manufacturing and technology companies. Grants are used to increase the s…

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Manufacturing, Technology

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Impact Seed Fund

Dream big, but have a positive impact on the world. That's the idea behind the new, Impact Seed Fund program available to select University of Maryland student entrepreneurs.The Impact Seed Fund off…

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TEDCO Entrepreneur Expo

TEDCO’s Annual Entrepreneur Expo will bring together all of Maryland’s entrepreneurial resources from across the state into one place, at one time.You can expect to see 900+ of the region’s top entr…

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LEDC Startup Loan

Up to $20k for startups with less than two years in operations, seeking capital to launch or consolidate their venture.…

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CrabTank Pitch Competition

If you are a company who uses technology to communicate your business to customers, enter pitch your business to five celebrity judges as part of Baltimore Homecoming’s inaugural Crab Tank: A Startup Pitch Competition event sponsored by M&T Bank. Contest will be held Friday, October 18th at the B&O Railroad Museum for the chance to win a $25,000 grand prize.

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Baltimore Metro Business Development Pacesetters

Baltimore Metro Business Development (BMBD) is a Networking group which exists to bring professionals from throughout the region together through Quarterly events. Events typically feature recognized …

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Makerspace
Terrapin Works

Terrapin Works is a collection of digital manufacturing resources provided as a service to the campus and surrounding community. These resources range from consumer grade 3D printers to high end produ…

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Squadra VC

Squadra is an early-stage Baltimore-based venture capital fund founded by experienced operators. We invest from Pre-Seed to Series A and apply significant resources to help our entrepreneurs dominat…

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I-Corps

I-Corps is a National Science Foundation (NSF) Initiative to increase the economic impact of research and social entrepreneurship. This course engages participants to explore their ideas and researc…

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Incubator
Fearless Business Incubator

Each month, Fearless hosts an all-day training session focused on a different area of business-building like branding, customer acquisition, financial planning, government contracting and leadership. …

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N-Step

The overall objective of N-STEP (NIST – Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Program) is to provide opportunities for motivated researchers to build upon the experience gained while working at NIST…

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UMBC Entrepreneurship Undergraduate Research Awards

Entrepreneurship URAs provide up to $1,500 to undergraduate researchers to support the development of a solution to either a technical or social problem in collaboration with a UMBC faculty mentor. Th…

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Social Impact, Arts and Culture, Technology, Green/Clean Energy, Environmental

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Event
SPARK

The annual spark: Where Fearless Ideas Start is an ideation event during the fall semester co-hosted by the Dingman Center and Startup Shell, a student-run incubator at the University of Maryland. The…

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SBRC Small Business Workshops

Workshops for small business owners provided by the Baltimore Small Business Resource Center…

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Coworking
FastForward 1812

Strategically located across Baltimore, FastForward innovation hubs provide turnkey solutions to startup’s space needs, allowing entrepreneurs to focus on their true value drivers.Whether an individ…

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See Jane Invest

See Jane Invest teaches entrepreneurs, startups, and creatives how to communicate their vision, plan for growth, and pitch to partners, collaborators and investors.…

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Film & Media, Social Impact, Digital Media

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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…

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Charles Village Exchange

The Charles Villiage Exchange is a contemporary, shared work space in a flexible, non-corporate atmosphere… A vibrant, flexible space that supports different work styles by providing you with dedicate…

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Makerspace
Open Works

At Open Works, we believe everyone is a maker. We’ve built a place where everyone can build nearly anything. Our mission is to make tools, technology, and the knowledge to use them accessible to all.…

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Mentorship
UMD Entrepreneurs in Residence

Experienced seiral entrepreneurs will serve as your business mentors and will help you figure out detailed plan and next steps in your startup journey. They can help answer many questions about starti…

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JMI Executive Roundtables

Collaboration matters to us. We work closely with management teams to define success and create a sustainable road map for growth. Growth is not always predictable or linear, so we course-correct and …

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Economic Outlook Conference

The Economic Outlook Conference focuses on a particular segment of the economy, the projected economy of our nation, state, region or other pressing issues affecting economic growth and prosperity.…

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Cybersecurity Associate Company Directory

Below you will find Maryland businesses, organizations and academic institutions providing support and/or resources for Maryland's cybersecurity industry. Use the search filtering tool to the left to …

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Incubator
Startup Shell

Startup Shell is the student-run coworking space and incubator at the University of Maryland. We foster entrepreneurship through collaboration.…

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CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield and LifeBridge Health Innovation Hub

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield and LifeBridge Health announced plans for a new hub for early-stage companies at Wednesday’s Payvider Innovation Summit, held at CareFirst’s headquarters in Canton Cross…

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Biotechnology, Life Sciences

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Grant Funding

The Foundation awards three types of grants:seed funding for start-ups and demonstration programs aimed at finding innovative solutions to recalcitrant problems; support for ongoing projects that prov…

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NewSpring Mezzanine

Mezzanine partners with business owners—either independently or with other financial sponsors—to build growth, acquisitions, and recapitalizations by providing mezzanine debt and equity tools.NewSprin…

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Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Business Services, Manufacturing, Technology

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Mentorship
Market Search

Many start-up companies fail due to a lack of understanding of their market. While there is no substitute for talking to potential customers, entrepreneurs first need to assess their potential market…

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LEDC Business Advice

Do you have a business idea but don't know where to start? Are you currently operating and thinking about expanding? Our team of business experts can provide you with one-on-one advice and training to…

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Introduction to Entrepreneurship: Where & How to Begin

A one-hour workshop that walks you through the initial steps to take when starting a new venture – whether it’s a non-profit, a small business or a tech startup. *Limited to Johns Hopkins students*…

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Accelerator
F3 Tech

F³ Tech (Farm-Fish-Food) is a statewide private/public initiative that is creating a new renaissance of economic growth and prosperity through innovation in the future of farming and fishing.Competi…

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Life Sciences, Cybersecurity, IT, Food, Energy, Manufacturing, Government, Defense, Aerospace, Marine Science, Aquacultural, Environmental

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Novak Biddle Venture Partners

Novak Biddle Venture Partners provides equity financing and assistance to the management of early-stage, information technology companies principally located in the Mid-Atlantic region. …

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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…

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Boss Up Pitch Competition

Boss Up! 
The Black Girl Ventures Pitch CompetitionCrowdfunding meets Pitch CompetitionEVERYONE CAN ATTEND, BLACK WOMEN WILL WIN!THE COST OF YOUR TICKET WILL SUPPORT WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS
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Cync Program

WHAT IS CYNC?The Northrop Grumman and bwtech@UMBC Cync Program is an elite scholarship program that sponsors startup and early-stage companies with promising cybersecurity product ideas. This progra…

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Cybersecurity, Big Data, Technology, Infrastructure Products, Mobility, Defense

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Accelerator
CreateU Entrepreneurship Accelerator

Over 9 weeks, participants receive over 50 hours of instruction focused on introducing entrepreneurial concepts that will test their ideas for viability and determine if they have the ability to gener…

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Networking, Mentorship, Pitch Competition, Build Assistance

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Contrary Capital Accelerator

We take all of the founders that we’ve backed in a given year out to the Bay Area for the summer to work in an intensive environment.It’s a hands-on, in-the-weeds summer spent living and working alo…

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Student-Focused, Demo Day, Investment Included, Mentorship, Education/Workshops, Workshops/Seminars

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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 …

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Social Impact, Technology, Cybersecurity, Community Development, Cloud, Finance, Government, Health IT, Manufacturing, Retail, Healthcare

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Investment Included, Demo Day, Build Assistance, Equity Capital

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Terp Startup

Terp Startup is a summer accelerator program that helps student entrepreneurs make progress on their startup for eight weeks in the summer in lieu of an internship. At the end of the summer program, s…

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Do Good Summer Program

Where will you be this summer? Do you have an idea that could change someone’s life? Are you working on a Do Good project or social venture that could benefit from coaching, programming, and/or finan…

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University-affiliated, Student-Focused, Grants, Mentorship

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Accelerator
EnterPRISE Competition

Welcome to EnterpRISE 2019! This is our THIRD year of putting cash investment on the line for Baltimore makers. But it's not just money -- we take you through five workshops on business topics, a law clinic, pitch critiques, AND give 6 months of free membership to all 10 finalists.

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Cleantech and Energy, Fashion and Design, Food and Beverage, Healthcare and Biotechnology, Retail and Commerce, Social Enterprise

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Accelerator
FastForwardU Fuel Accelerator

Offered in both the fall and spring semesters, the Fuel accelerator will accept up to five student ventures – across all JHU schools – with the goal of providing skill-building workshops, in-kind resources, mentorship and funding in a structured nine-week program.

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Student-Focused, Grant Funding, Education, Workshops, Mentorship, Office Space, 24/7 Access

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Accelerator
FounderTrac

Accepted applicants will be taken through a 12 week educational curriculum that includes 6 small-group work sessions led by business leaders that provide the education and tools needed to grow your co…

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Demo Day, Education/Workshops, Mentorship, Showcases, On-Site Mentors, Workshops/Seminars, Pitch Competition

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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.

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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…

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Healthcare, Health IT, Software, Health Technology

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F3 Tech

F³ Tech (Farm-Fish-Food) is a statewide private/public initiative that is creating a new renaissance of economic growth and prosperity through innovation in the future of farming and fishing.Competi…

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Life Sciences, Cybersecurity, IT, Food, Energy, Manufacturing, Government, Defense, Aerospace, Marine Science, Aquacultural, Environmental

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Education/Workshops, Mentorship, Legal Advice, Investment Included, Workshops/Seminars, Cohort Based

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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…

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FastForwardU Spark Accelerator

Offered in both Fall and Spring, the Spark Accelerator will accept up to 10 idea-stage student teams, across all JHU schools, into a 9-week accelerator program focused on market research and customer validation...

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Student-Focused, Grant Funding, Mentorship, Workshops, Office Space, 24/7 Access, Demo Day

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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…

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Technology

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The Founder Fellowship

The BCAN Founder Fellowship is a 12-week business accelerator designed for creative entrepreneurs with bold visions who are ready to go all in to grow their business. Program participants will receive…

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Arts and Culture, Creative

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Stanley Ventures

As the venture capital arm of Stanley Black & Decker, our mission is to deliver cutting-edge innovation to Stanley Black & Decker from the outside. We do this by investing in startups, bringing Stanle…

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Baltimore Micro Loan Fund

The Baltimore Micro Loan Fund provides existing and start-up small businesses with financing for working capital, furniture, fixtures, machinery, and equipment. …

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LEDC SEED Loan

Up to $5k for startups with less than one year in operations, or with plans to launch a company within 3 months of receiving funds.…

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Loans, Minority-Focused, Debt Capital

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UMBC Idea Competition

Have an idea on how to improve or change the world? Burning up with ideas to help the environment, society, business, your friends, social media or anything else you can dream up? UMBC wants to give y…

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Student-Focused, University-affiliated, Pitch Competition

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Baltimore Women in Tech Micro Grant

Launched in 2017, the BWiT program has to date given away $12k and supported 12 women-led projects, impacting over 3,000 people. The most recent grant period is closed; check out the links below for p…

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Women-Focused, Grants

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SHIFT Ventures

The for profit venture fund supporting the Conscious Venture Lab. We invest in mission-driven entrepreneurs with a focus on urban resilience. Our purpose is to plant the seeds of prosperity in people …

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Maryland Momentum Fund

The Maryland Momentum Fund is a newly-created mechanism for investing in promising early stage companies associated with the University System of Maryland (USM). Maryland-based companies that are seek…

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FIG program

The Baltimore Development Corporation has a city-wide Façade Improvement Grant program (FIG), which provides funds to businesses for exterior improvements. The grants are to be used to enhance the app…

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Grit Fund

The Grit Fund (TGF) provides monetary awards--up to $7,000--to encourage the presentation and development of projects that contribute to the vibrancy and development of Baltimore’s arts and cultural l…

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Art Spaces, Grants

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BCL Commercial Multi-Family Loan Program

The BCL Commercial Multi-Family Loan Program is an exceptional financing opportunity for experienced developers (including non-profits) and individual investors with a vision to rehabilitate specific …

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Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program (MIPS)

Grants for Technology Product DevelopmentMarket-driven new technology and innovation leads to new products and new jobs. Creating jobs in innovative Maryland companies is what the Maryland Industri…

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University-affiliated, Fund Matching, Grants

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LEDC Growth Loan

Up to $250K for Established Small Businesses with at least two years in operations, seeking capital to grow/expand operation.…

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Loans, Minority-Focused, Debt Capital

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Do Good Challenge

The annual Do Good Challenge inspires students to make a difference for the issues, ideas, and communities they care about. Students from across campus spend the year advocating, fundraising, voluntee…

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N-Step

The overall objective of N-STEP (NIST – Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Program) is to provide opportunities for motivated researchers to build upon the experience gained while working at NIST…

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Commercialization & Entre Research (CENTRE) Funding Initiative

The CENTRE funding is an initiative of the Alex. Brown Center for Entrepreneurship at UMBC and provides funds for research that leads to potential commercialization of a product or service. Any UMBC …

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Faculty-Focused, University-affiliated

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Commercial Construction and Rehab Loans

Planning your next project? Our low-cost loans give you something to build on.Building a new shopping center or condo complex can be a complicated and costly undertaking. The same goes for renovating…

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Loans, CDFI, Debt Capital

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Direct Investments

We lead or participate in financing rounds in growth stage companies, serve as a syndicate partner in early stage rounds, and provide liquidity for companies and their employees across multiple stages…

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Education/Workshops, Mentorship, Equity Capital, Location-Based

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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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Wasabi Ventures

Wasabi Ventures is a firm that specializes in co-founding, investing in, incubating, building and advising early stage technology companies. …

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Accelerator-Based, Venture Capital, Investment Included, Mentorship, Build Assistance, Education/Workshops, Equity Capital

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Black Futures Micro-Grant

The BLACK FUTURES MICRO-GRANT is a no-strings-attached micro-grant for changemakers serving Greater Baltimore.Each month community members will vote on which organization or individual receives the a…

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Social Innovation Fund

Humanim’s Social Innovation Fund directly supports our Social Enterprise Division, dedicated to creating jobs and economic opportunity in some of our most challenged communities.With a foundation in…

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Maryland Economic Adjustment Fund (MEAF)

MEAF assists small businesses with upgrading manufacturing operations, developing commercial applications for technology, or entering into and competing in new economic markets.…

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Baltimore Business Lending (BBL)

Baltimore Business Lending, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Baltimore Community Lending, Inc., is a new small business lending program designed to provide capital to emerging and growing small busin…

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Non-Collateralized Loans, Loans, Minority-Focused, CDFI, Debt Capital

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QuestMark Growth Capital

How We Invest$5-15 million for our initial investment, with ample reserves to support continued growth.We build relationships with management teams and investors well ahead of a fundraising event. …

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301 Ventures

301 Ventures is a venture capital fund based in College Park, MD that is run by students with both Venture Capital & entrepreneurial experience. We invest $10K-$50K into companies and passionate ent…

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Community Development Ventures

Community Development Ventures, Inc. (CDV) is a non-profit 501 (C)(3) company that utilizes “socio-economic” investing as a means to improve the well being of economically or socially disadvantaged in…

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Equity Capital, Loans, Revolving Loan Fund, Location-Based, Minority-Focused, Debt Capital

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Bisciotti Foundation Translational Fund

Established through a generous multi-year gift from the Bisciotti Foundation, the Bisciotti Foundation Translational Fund provides $300,000 seed funding to advance discoveries on a commercial path at …

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Evergreen Fund, University-affiliated

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City Bonds

City Bond funds are generally restricted to capital projects, which may include bricks and mortar, improvements, equipment purchases, or other real estate related projects. These loans cannot exceed 3…

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NewSpring Holdings

NewSpring Holdings—a holding company rather than a fund—allows us to employ a long-term, buy-and-build approach in the lower-middle market. We help scale growth through acquisitions and proven organic…

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Abell Direct Investments

The Foundation’s portfolio includes direct investments in highly innovative companies that promote important social objectives, create jobs, and are located in, or agree to relocate to, Baltimore City…

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Entrepreneurs of Color Fund

The Entrepreneurs of Color Fund aims to provide low-cost loans and business support to minority-owned businesses in Baltimore and Prince George’s County.The effort also includes work to complement i…

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BCL Subordinate Financing Loan Program

The BCL Subordinate Financing Loan Program is for experienced developers (including non-profits) and individual investors with plans to rehabilitate properties in a single project in low- and moderate…

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A-Level Capital

A-Level Capital provides seed funding for startups founded by JHU students and young alumni. …

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University-affiliated, Venture Capital, Student-Focused, Education/Workshops, Equity Capital

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Baltimore Angels

Baltimore Angels seeks to invest profitably in the regional entrepreneurial ecosystem and advance early stage innovators to the next stage of capital formation. Our vision is to be the most trusted re…

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Boots to Business (B2B) Funding Opportunity

This funding opportunity is addressed exclusively to Boots to Business (B2B) grantees. Through this program, the SBA supports your organization for a period of 5 years.…

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Business Loans

Harbor Bank of Maryland opened its doors in September of 1982 with $2.1 million in assets. As of December 31, 2016, Harbor Bank's assets were $254 million. The bank conducts general banking business…

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NewSpring Mezzanine

Mezzanine partners with business owners—either independently or with other financial sponsors—to build growth, acquisitions, and recapitalizations by providing mezzanine debt and equity tools.NewSprin…

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Toucan Capital

Toucan Capital Fund is a venture capital fund focused on regenerative medicine and immune therapy investments.…

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Calvert Street Capital Partners

Founded in 1995, Calvert Street Capital Partners is a lower middle market investment firm based in Baltimore, Maryland. Over our history, we have developed a strong commitment to investing across the …

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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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Program Related Investments

In addition to traditional grants, the Foundation makes program-related investments (PRIs). PRIs are typically low-cost loans or loan guarantees and equity investments provided at below-market rates …

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Maryland Defense Cybersecurity Assistance Program

The Maryland Defense Cybersecurity Assistance Program (DCAP) provides funding and assistance for Defense Contractors to comply with the DFARS and NIST 800-171 Standards for cybersecurity. The program …

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SBA Loans

Financial assistance for new or existing businesses through guaranteed loans made by area bank and non-bank lenders. The Baltimore District Office assisted 611 businesses in obtaining $246 Million in …

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Dingman Center Angels

The Dingman Center Angels is a Maryland based angel investment group that provides funding to early-stage companies located within the Mid-Atlantic region. Our members are entrepreneurs, CXO's, ventur…

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Red Abbey Venture Partners

Red Abbey Venture Partners is a life sciences investment firm that was founded in 2004 and invested in 14 privately held and 9 publicly traded life sciences companies. …

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Impact Investments

Within our impact series, we target managers generating attractive returns and measurable positive societal impact. Our five areas of thematic focus include: sustainability, healthcare, education tech…

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Maryland Innovation Initiative

Maryland Innovation Initiative (MII) promotes the commercialization of research conducted in partnership with Maryland universities and institutions.…

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ABL Fund

The ABL Fund is a viable non-bank alternative source of financing ready and able to assist small businesses in Anne Arundel County.…

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Early Stage Venture Investment

We make venture capital and private equity investments in early-stage companies in the Mid-Atlantic region, typically investing $250K to $1.0M in a single round. When larger financing rounds are neede…

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France-Merrick Foundation Grant

The France-Merrick Foundation concentrates its grant-making within the State of Maryland and primarily within the greater Baltimore area. Applicants must be a non-profit organization holding 501(c)(3)…

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Maryland Casino Business Investment Fund (MCBIF)

The MISSION of the Maryland Casino Business Investment Fund is to provide affordable and flexible financing to Maryland based small, minority, women and veteran owned businesses in order to build the …

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Epidarex Capital

Epidarex invests in early-stage, high growth life science and health technology companies in under-ventured markets within the UK and US…

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Program for Investors in Microentrepreneurs (PRIME)

This grant will provide funding for private, nonprofit microenterprise development organizations; microenterprise development programs run by State/Local/Tribal Governments; or Indian tribes intereste…

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Early Light Ventures

Early Light Ventures is a Value Investor Obsessed with Providing Tremendous Lift to Seed-Stage Enterprise Software Startups…

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Elevation Awards

The Elevation Awards provide planning grants of $10,000 and personalized support to people of color who are Baltimore City residents piloting novel approaches to strengthen Baltimore communities. …

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Impact Seed Fund

Dream big, but have a positive impact on the world. That's the idea behind the new, Impact Seed Fund program available to select University of Maryland student entrepreneurs.The Impact Seed Fund off…

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Maryland E-Nnovation Initiative Fund (MEIF)

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Maryland E-Nnovation Initiative Fund (MEIF), administered by the Maryland Department of Commerce, offers a state match to private funds raised in support of endo…

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University-affiliated, Grants, Fund Matching

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Microenterprise Loan Program

The Maryland Microenterprise Loan Program expands opportunities for microenterprise development, creates new opportunities for small business development and sustains local economies in Maryland commu…

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Citrine Angels

Citrine Angels is a membership angel investing group designed for women to invest in female-founded companies. We introduce selected seed stage companies to individual investors.We support the growt…

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Blue Jay Syndicate

The first angel investment network for startups with founders from the Johns Hopkins University…

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Chesapeake Bay Seed Capital Fund

The Chesapeake Bay Seed Capital Fund invests in companies with innovative solutions that can help improve air and water quality in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Investments are jointly selected by inv…

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Robert W Deutsche Foundation

The Robert W. Deutsch Foundation invests in innovative people, projects, and ideas that improve the quality of life in Baltimore and beyond.…

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Maryland Capital Enterprises - Micro and Business Loans

MCE offers three loan products to assist clients in starting or growing their own business. …

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Enlightenment Capital

Enlightenment Capital is a private investment firm that provides flexible capital solutions to middle market businesses in the Aerospace, Defense & Government (ADG) sector.…

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LEDC Startup Loan

Up to $20k for startups with less than two years in operations, seeking capital to launch or consolidate their venture.…

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Maryland Venture Fund

The Maryland Venture Fund is an early-stage, evergreen venture capital fund dedicated to funding and growing the next generation of outstanding businesses in Maryland. We are an experienced team with …

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ExportMD

​​​​The ExportMD Program helps to offset some of the costs of marketing internationally for Maryland's small and mid-sized companies. …

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ACR Fund

The Arundel Community Reinvestment (ACR) Fund is designed to spur economic activity, investment and improvement in Anne Arundel County’s eight Commercial Revitalization Districts. …

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Baltimore Community Fellows

The OSI-Baltimore’s Community Fellowships Program was established in 1998 to assist individuals wishing to apply their education, life experiences, and professional experiences to serve marginalized c…

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UMBC Entrepreneurship Undergraduate Research Awards

Entrepreneurship URAs provide up to $1,500 to undergraduate researchers to support the development of a solution to either a technical or social problem in collaboration with a UMBC faculty mentor. Th…

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Patriot Capital

Patriot Capital focuses on investment opportunities in small and medium-sized privately-held companies having annual revenues of $10 to $200 million typically investing between $3-20 million in transa…

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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…

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Minority-Focused, Women-Focused, Venture Capital, Investment Included, Mentorship, Grants, Equity Capital

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The Predevelopment Loan Program

The Predevelopment Loan Program is an exceptional financing opportunity for community developers working on early stage development project focused on re-stabilizing existing Baltimore City neighborho…

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New Market Venture Partners

New Markets Venture Partners is a leading early- and growth-stage venture capital firm that invests in and helps build transformative education, information technology and business services companies …

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UM Ventures Seed Grant

The UM Ventures, Baltimore Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) announces the availability of funds for translational R&D projects under the UM Ventures Seed Grant Program.This resource is designed t…

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Advantage Maryland

Advantage Maryland (also known as MEDAAF) funds grants, loans and investments to support economic development initiatives. Uses include business attraction and retention, infrastructure support, brown…

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MECU Neighborhood Event Grant

The MECU Neighborhood Event Grants program awards cash grants to Baltimore City nonprofit neighborhood associations and community-based organizations for the purpose of producing a free to the public …

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BCL Guidance Line of Credit (GLOC)

The BCL Guidance Line of Credit is focused on the small to mid-size developer and/or contractor who has a need for a committed source of funding. It supports the activity of a borrower who anticipates…

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Line of Credit

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Squadra VC

Squadra is an early-stage Baltimore-based venture capital fund founded by experienced operators. We invest from Pre-Seed to Series A and apply significant resources to help our entrepreneurs dominat…

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Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund (MSCRF)

Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund (MSCRF) was established by the governor and the Maryland General Assembly under the Maryland Stem Cell Research Act of 2006. The purpose of the fund is to promote stat…

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Commercial Real Estate Loans

Purchase the property you need for your next business venture.Maybe you're moving your company headquarters to a new locale. Or perhaps you're planning to build a shopping center or expand industri…

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Novak Biddle Venture Partners

Novak Biddle Venture Partners provides equity financing and assistance to the management of early-stage, information technology companies principally located in the Mid-Atlantic region. …

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Facade Improvement Program

Downtown Partnership of Baltimore administers a Facade Improvement Program encouraging and assisting property and business owners in Downtown restore existing storefronts.…

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Sustainability Fund

The University Sustainability Fund provides funding for projects that promote environmental sustainability, and positively impact and enhance the student experience at UMD. The Fund will allocate fu…

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Seed Capital for Technology Startups

Located in the heart of the Mid-Atlantic, we partner with technology startups in Maryland, Washington, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New York and Ohio…

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Partnership for Workforce Quality (PWQ)

PWQ provides matching training grants and support services targeted to improve the competitive position of small and mid-sized manufacturing and technology companies. Grants are used to increase the s…

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Nexus Strategy

We invest in biomedical technology companies created by world-renowned, serial scientist-entrepreneurs with a proven track record in spinning out and starting up category-defining businesses.…

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Maryland Nonprofit Development Center Program and Fund (NIMBL)

This interest-free, micro bridge loan program and fund supports the operations of nonprofit entities. The program is administered by the Maryland Nonprofit Development Center and the Maryland Departme…

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Capital Solutions (Harbor Bank)

We aim to serve as trusted, long-term advisors to entrepreneurs, development partners, non-profit organizations, and investors whose goals align with our mission. Our team of financial and development…

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Creative Baltimore Fund

The Creative Baltimore Fund grant program provides $235,000 in funding to more than 50 local individual artists and established nonprofit cultural organizations within Baltimore City. …

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See Jane Invest

See Jane Invest teaches entrepreneurs, startups, and creatives how to communicate their vision, plan for growth, and pitch to partners, collaborators and investors.…

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Contrary Capital Venture Investment

Contrary Capital is a pre-seed, university-focused VC firm with a nationwide network of 100+ talented students across 40+ of the top entrepreneurship universities. Contrary invests in companies buil…

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Kiva Baltimore

Kiva was launched in 2005 as the world's first person-to-person microlending website. A nonprofit organization, Kiva underwrites zero-percent-interest, zero-fee business loans of up to $10,000, and fa…

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NewSpring Growth

NewSpring Growth partners with talented management teams of industry-transforming, high-growth companies. We support growth through organic initiatives as well as mergers & acquisitions. NewSpring Gro…

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Seed Fund

We work alongside our entrepreneurs as partners to drive the next wave of startups. We leverage our diverse operating and investing experience to uncover opportunities to add value throughout the life…

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BCL Commercial Property Mixed Use Loan Program

BCL supports the rehabilitation of property in residential and commercial districts in underserved Baltimore neighborhoods with its financial products. This product provides funding at an attractive r…

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Economic Development Opportunities Program Fund (Sunny Day)

The Sunny Day fund supports extraordinary economic development opportunities that create and retain employment as well as create significant capital investments. …

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Revolving Loan Fund, Grants, Location-Based

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Maryland Small Business Development Financing Authority (MSBDFA)

MSBDFA promotes the viability and expansion of businesses owned by economically and socially disadvantaged entrepreneurs. MSBDFA uses include working capital, supplies and materials, machinery and equ…

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ABS Capital Partners

We become deeply involved in the longer-term potential of later-stage growth companies, focusing the same enthusiasm and excitement that is normally reserved for the initial start up phase of a comp…

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Accelerator-Based, Equity Capital

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Louis B. Thalheimer Fund for Translational Research

The fund provides seedfunding for vital proof-of-concept and validation studies of valuable technologies at Johns Hopkins …

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Evergreen Fund, University-affiliated

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HUB Baltimore

At HUB Baltimore we offer flexible and affordable workstations and office amenities to individuals and groups.…

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Mentorship, On-Site, High Speed Internet, Kitchen, Printing/Copying/Scanning, Lounge Area, Conference Rooms, Event Space, Dedicated Desks, Dedicated Offices, Cohort Based

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217 N Charles St Floor 5, Baltimore, MD 21201

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Pivot Creative Spaces

PIVOT offers Flexible Office Space with everything you need in one low price - Perfect for freelancers, business professionals, entrepreneurs, innovators and anyone else who needs modern, flexible off…

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Mailboxes, Conference Rooms, High Speed Internet, Printing/Copying/Scanning, Free Drinks, Free Parking, Member-Only Events, Lounge Area, Dedicated Desks, Dedicated Offices, 24/7 Access, Bike Storage, Office Space

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640 Frederick Rd, Catonsville, MD 21228

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FastForward R.House

Strategically located across Baltimore, FastForward innovation hubs provide turnkey solutions to startup’s space needs, allowing entrepreneurs to focus on their true value drivers.Whether an individ…

Startups
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Amenities:

Conference Rooms, Office Space, University-affiliated, Lab Space

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301 W 29th St, Baltimore, MD 21211

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LaunchLabs

Biohealth Innovation manages one of five move-in ready lab/office modules with fully fitted wet laboratory space including casework, sink, fume hood, equipment storage, and emergency generator, office…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Amenities:

Conference Rooms, Fitness Center, Lab Equipment, Lab Space, Lounge Area, Lounge Space

Industries:

Biotechnology, Health IT, Cybersecurity, Bioinformatics, Biohealth, IT, Technology

708 Quince Orchard Road | Gaithersburg, MD 20876

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Homebase Clipper Bill

The Homebase coworking space at Clipper Mill is the desired business location that offers a trendy workspace and convenient access. The historic apartment buildings that the Clipper Mill Homebase loca…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Amenities:

Mailboxes, 24/7 Access, Dedicated Desks, Conference Rooms, High Speed Internet, Printing/Copying/Scanning, Concierge Services, Dedicated Offices, Business Address, Office Space

Industries:

2031 Clipper Park Rd, Assembly 106Baltimore, Maryland, 21218

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Co-Balt Workspace

Revealing to the world a repurposed church for the 21st Century. We are located right on the avenue and the only coworking space in the heart of Hampden. 1014 West 36th Street Baltimore, MD 21211…

Startups
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Amenities:

Dedicated Desks, Dedicated Offices, 24/7 Access

Industries:

1014 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD 21211

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Smart Office @ BWI

Whether you need to…Hold an office meetingTake a depositionGive a presentationHost a video conferenceor just have a quiet space to workwe have you covered.You want a space with options: relia…

Startups
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Amenities:

Hourly, Office Space, Conference Rooms, High Speed Internet, Printing/Copying/Scanning

Industries:

1700 W Nursery Road, Suite 400Linthicum Heights, MD 21090

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Harbor Innovation Center

The Harbor Innovation Center provides dedicated coworking space, wet labs, clean-room, and conference rooms for Manufacturing innovators developing cutting edge technology products. The Innovation Cen…

Startups
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Nonprofits
Amenities:

Education/Workshops, Mentorship

Industries:

Manufacturing, Healthcare, Consumer Products, Transportation

1100 Wicomico Street Suite 600 Baltimore, MD 21230

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The INSIGHT Community

For years, INSIGHT has been the go-to peer group for area business owners, providing a forum to help leaders solve their most vexing challenges.The INSIGHT Community is the natural evolution of this…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Amenities:

Office Space, Conference Rooms, Dedicated Desks, Dedicated Offices

Industries:

28 E. Susquehanna Ave., Towson, MD 21286

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The Co-op

The CO-OP hosts a collection of emerging businesses and organizations ready to take success to the next level. Located in the heart of Mount Vernon, The CO-OP offers the best combination of convenienc…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Amenities:

24/7 Access, Bike Storage, Printing/Copying/Scanning, Kitchen, Conference Rooms, High Speed Internet, Lounge Area, Free Parking, Cohort Based

Industries:

12 W Madison StreetBaltimore, MD 21201

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The Grid

The University of Maryland BioPark opened this space in late 2017 to forge connections among social entrepreneurs, and provide community space in Southwest Baltimore. Located inside the Lion Brothers …

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Amenities:

University-affiliated, Student-Focused, On-Site Mentors, Workshops/Seminars, Education/Workshops, Networking

Industries:

Social Impact, Biotechnology, Life Sciences, Health Technology, Healthcare, Public Health, Law

875 Hollins Street, Suite 102 Baltimore, MD 21201

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Spaces Harborplace

Leave your creative mark in our inspiring workspace at Baltimore’s historic waterfront landmark. The vibrant, modern design combined with stunning waterfront views creates the perfect environment to s…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Amenities:

24/7 Access, Dedicated Desks, High Speed Internet, Conference Rooms, Storage Lockers, Free Drinks, Cohort Based, Member-Only Events, Office Space

Industries:

200 E Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21202

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Brewers Hill Hub

Brewers Hill Hub is the newest coworking space in Baltimore, and it's all about flexibility. The Hub features individual desks, cubicles, private offices, and suites all available from a month to a ye…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Amenities:

24/7 Access, Free Parking, Free Drinks, High Speed Internet, Lounge Area, Daycare, Conference Rooms, Dedicated Desks, Dedicated Offices

Industries:

3700 O'Donnell StreetSuite 200Baltimore, MD 21224

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MindHub

Mindhub is Baltimore's premier incubator and co-working space for growing software startups. Based in the offices of Mindgrub, a leading technical agency and creative consultancy, the Mindhub is a spa…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Amenities:

Free Parking, Education/Workshops, Office Space, Dedicated Offices, Indoor Parking, Conference Rooms, Lounge Area, Mentorship, Workshops/Seminars

Industries:

Software, Technology

1215 East Fort AvenueBaltimore, MD 21230

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Co_Lab Baltimore

Co_Lab is thoughtfully designed to facilitate every kind of work process. Whether you are billing, having a private Skype call with a client, meeting for a group presentation, or in the creative zone,…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Amenities:

Office Space, Dedicated Desks, Dedicated Offices, 24/7 Access, Business Address, Mailboxes, Printing/Copying/Scanning, Kitchen, Conference Rooms, Lounge Area, Free Parking, Free Drinks, Bike Storage

Industries:

2209 Maryland AvenueBaltimore, Maryland 21218

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Maryland Center for Entrepeneurship

Not sure you are ready to start your business or are just off the ground? The Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship offers a business resource center to support businesses of all types across the count…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Amenities:

Conference Rooms, Mailboxes, High Speed Internet, Lounge Area, Dedicated Offices, Free Drinks, Member-Only Events, Office Space

Industries:

6751 Columbia Gateway Dr, Suite 500Columbia, MD 21046

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Spark Baltimore

Spark Baltimore is a collaborative coworking space, with private and shared offices for entrepreneurs. In the Offices at Power Plant Live!…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Amenities:

24/7 Access, Business Address, Community Manager, Concierge Services, Conference Rooms, Free Drinks, Free Food, Free Parking, Fitness Center, High Speed Internet, Indoor Parking, Kitchen, Lounge Area, Mailboxes, Dedicated Desks, Event Space

Industries:

8 Market Pl #300, Baltimore, MD 21202

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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
Amenities:

24/7 Access, Fitness Center, Free Parking, Free Food, Free Drinks, Mailboxes, Business Address, High Speed Internet, Storage Lockers, Kitchen, Conference Rooms

Industries:

101 NORTH HAVEN STREET, SUITE 301, BALTIMORE, MD, 21224

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Rockville Innovation Center

Supporting the growth of early stage product companies/innovation centers developing health IT, cybersecurity, bioinformatics and other enabling technologies.…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Amenities:

Conference Rooms, Fitness Center, Mailboxes, Free Drinks, High Speed Internet, Kitchen, Lounge Area, On-Site Mentors, Mentorship, Legal Advice, Workshops/Seminars, Education/Workshops

Industries:

Biotechnology, Health IT, Cybersecurity, Bioinformatics, Life Sciences

155 Gibbs St 4th Floor, Rockville, MD 20850

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City House Coworking

Located in the heart of Baltimore’s Mid-Town/Mt. Vernon neighborhood,6 E. Eager is a completely renovated early 20th century Greystone mansion.Now known as City House, we offer a refined twist on mo…

Startups
Small Biz
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Amenities:

High Speed Internet, Lounge Area, Office Space, Conference Rooms, Event Space, Free Drinks, Free Food, Concierge Services

Industries:

6 E Eager StreetBaltimore MD 21202

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FastForward 1812

Strategically located across Baltimore, FastForward innovation hubs provide turnkey solutions to startup’s space needs, allowing entrepreneurs to focus on their true value drivers.Whether an individ…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Amenities:

Lab Space, Conference Rooms, Office Space, Lab Equipment, University-affiliated

Industries:

1812 Ashland Ave #110, Baltimore, MD 21205

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Function Coworking Community

Function is a home for new businesses in Northeast Baltimore's Hamilton-Lauraville are. It is filled with private offices and vibrant common areas that extend out into a courtyard, and has a large gal…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Amenities:

Conference Rooms, High Speed Internet, Printing/Copying/Scanning, Mailboxes, Concierge Services, Storage Lockers, Member-Only Events, Business Address

Industries:

4709 Harford Rd.Baltimore, MD 21214

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bwtech@UMBC South Office Spaces

Home to the Cyber Incubator with a variety of office spaces for your company in the cybersecurity/ IT/ Health IT fields.…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Amenities:

University-affiliated

Industries:

Cybersecurity, IT, Healthcare

1450 S Rolling Rd, Halethorpe, MD 21227

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The Cube Cowork

The Cube is Maryland's first coworking space that focuses on helping parents. They create a coworking space that provides parents with an environment that will help them balance their family and their…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Amenities:

Conference Rooms, Free Drinks, High Speed Internet, Daycare, Mailboxes, Mentorship, Business Address, Parent-Focused, Member-Only Events

Industries:

6905 YORK RD BALTIMORE, MD 21212

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The CyberHive at bwtech

Located within the bwtech@umbc Cyber Incubator, founders and student interns have access to the CyberHive coworking space. The space is designed to position startups near entrepreneurs in residence, s…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Amenities:

Conference Rooms, High Speed Internet, Free Drinks, Storage Lockers, Kitchen, Mailboxes, Free Parking, Workshops/Seminars, Education/Workshops, University-affiliated, Office Space

Industries:

Cybersecurity, Technology, IT

5520 Research Park DriveSuite 100Baltimore, MD 21228

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Charles Village Exchange

The Charles Villiage Exchange is a contemporary, shared work space in a flexible, non-corporate atmosphere… A vibrant, flexible space that supports different work styles by providing you with dedicate…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Amenities:

High Speed Internet, Conference Rooms, Free Drinks, Free Food, Printing/Copying/Scanning, Mailboxes, Business Address, Kitchen, Lounge Area

Industries:

2526 St Paul St, Baltimore, MD 21218, Baltimore, MD 21218

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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…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Amenities:

Conference Rooms, Lounge Area, Storage Lockers, Concierge Services, Event Space, Student-Focused, University-affiliated

Industries:

320 W 29th St #200, Baltimore, MD 21211

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Germantown Innovation Center

Turnkey office space with fully fitted wet labs, including RO water, emergency power, and fume hoods. located in the heart of the new Pinkney Innovation Complex at Montgomery College (PIC-MC). …

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Amenities:

Kitchen, High Speed Internet, Free Drinks, Conference Rooms, Lounge Area, Office Space, Free Parking, Free Food

Industries:

Biotechnology, Health IT, Cybersecurity, Bioinformatics, Technology

20271 Goldenrod Ln 2nd Floor, Germantown, MD 20876

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CoWork@1100

1100 Wicomico is a 416,000 sf industrial flex building with an in-house coworking suite, cafe, and event space. The property offers a 5-bay loading dock, freight and passenger elevators, and customiza…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Amenities:

Office Space, 24/7 Access, Business Address, Community Manager, Free Drinks, High Speed Internet, Indoor Parking, Kitchen, Lounge Area, Mailboxes, Bike Storage, Event Space, Printing/Copying/Scanning, Dedicated Desks, Art Spaces, Dedicated Offices

Industries:

1100 Wicomico St.,Baltimore, MD 21230

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Spaces Stadium Square

Discover your next big idea in a creative working environment at Stadium Square in south Baltimore. Spark innovation and collaboration in a designer workspace fit to suit null growing business.…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Amenities:

Free Drinks, Free Food, Conference Rooms, Dedicated Desks, Business Address, On-Site Mentors, Event Space, Office Space, Cohort Based

Industries:

145 West Ostend Street, Suite 600, Baltimore, 21230

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Johns Hopkins MoCo

The Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus, established in 1988 in the heart of a regional biotechnology cluster, includes two Johns Hopkins-owned buildings and two independently owned buil…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Amenities:

Lab Equipment, Lab Space, University-affiliated, Free Parking, Printing/Copying/Scanning, Event Space, Member-Only Events, Office Space, High Speed Internet, Conference Rooms

Industries:

9601 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, Maryland 20850

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hotDesks

hotDesks offers a network of coworking spaces, entrepreneur and innovation training, and access to capital for high-growth, scalable startup and growth businesses.…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Amenities:

Conference Rooms, High Speed Internet, 24/7 Access, Printing/Copying/Scanning, Free Drinks, Free Food, Mailboxes, Cohort Based

Industries:

8737 Brooks Drive, Suite 101Easton, MD 21601

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B-More Kitchen

B-More Kitchen is committed to providing Baltimore's food entrepreneurs with the space and the resources they need to grow their businesses. ​First and foremost, B-More Kitchen is a powerhouse of a …

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Amenities:

Office Space, Dedicated Desks, Dedicated Offices, Workshops/Seminars, Education/Workshops, Cohort Based

Industries:

Food

5609 Hess Ave, Baltimore, MD 21212

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The Den Baltimore

The Den is Baltimore's most unique coworking space, offering members access to open office area to launch their new ideas or run their existing businesses.Located near Belvedere Square, The Den is p…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Amenities:

High Speed Internet, Printing/Copying/Scanning, Event Space

Industries:

417 Benninghaus Road

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City Garage

Built inside a former Baltimore City bus depot, our City Garage location is one piece of Weller Development’s growing Port Covington project. Walk the on-site waterfront park when in need of inspirati…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Amenities:

Bike Storage, Free Parking, High Speed Internet, Kitchen, Conference Rooms, Concierge Services, Printing/Copying/Scanning, 24/7 Access

Industries:

101 W Dickman St, Baltimore, MD 21230

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Homebase Pratt

Baltimore is a city of dreamers and doers and the Homebase location at 300 W. Pratt is designed with those dreamers and doers in mind. As one of Baltimore's most sought-after business addresses it's a…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Amenities:

Mailboxes, 24/7 Access, Dedicated Desks, Conference Rooms, High Speed Internet, Printing/Copying/Scanning, Concierge Services, Dedicated Offices, Business Address, Office Space

Industries:

300 W Pratt St, Suite 350Baltimore, Maryland, 21201

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Launch Workplaces

Launch Workplaces offers cost effective office space solutions for private offices and shared co-working spaces in Maryland and Washington DC Metro areas to include, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Towson, Ed…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Amenities:

Business Address, Conference Rooms, Dedicated Desks, Dedicated Offices, Mailboxes, Member-Only Events, Kitchen, Lounge Area, Free Drinks, High Speed Internet, Concierge Services, Event Space, Office Space

Industries:

Multiple Locations

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CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield and LifeBridge Health Innovation Hub

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield and LifeBridge Health announced plans for a new hub for early-stage companies at Wednesday’s Payvider Innovation Summit, held at CareFirst’s headquarters in Canton Cross…

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Small Biz
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Industries:

Biotechnology, Life Sciences

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bwtech@UMBC North Office Spaces

Home to the Cyber Incubator with a variety of office spaces for your company in the cybersecurity/ IT/ Health IT fields.…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Amenities:

University-affiliated

Industries:

Cybersecurity, IT, Healthcare, Technology

5520 Research Park DriveSuite 100Baltimore, MD 21228

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Howard County Innovation Center

In March 2016, Howard County Executive Allan H. Kittleman stood outside the county owned building at 6751 Columbia Gateway Drive and announced the relocation of the Howard County Economic Development …

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Amenities:

Office Space, Mentorship, Education/Workshops, Cohort Based

Industries:

Technology, Cybersecurity

6751 Columbia Gateway Dr, Suite 500Columbia, MD 21046

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WeWork @ UMD

Discover Workspace in College ParkWeWork empowers forward-thinking companies from every industry to do their best work—and this new market is no exception. We have locations in some of the most creat…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Amenities:

High Speed Internet, 24/7 Access, Free Drinks, Bike Storage, Printing/Copying/Scanning, Mailboxes, Concierge Services, Event Space, Member-Only Events, Cohort Based

Industries:

7761 Diamondback DriveCollege Park, MD 20742

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Entrepreneurship Academy

The Entrepreneurship Academy helps students create their own business opportunities or become innovative thinkers and problem-solvers at established companies. Ultimately, the academy strives to becom…

Startups
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Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early, Established
Industries:
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Student-Focused, University-affiliated

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Entrepreneurship & Innovation Network

The hub for student entrepreneurship and innovation at the University of Maryland, Baltimore…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early, Established
Industries:
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Student-Focused, University-affiliated, Mentorship, Casual Networking, Networking, Workshops/Seminars, Education/Workshops

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The Saul Zaentz Innovation Fund in Film and Media

The Saul Zaentz Innovation Fund in Film and Media Studies is an incubator program at Johns Hopkins University whose central mission is to connect the Baltimore creative community with prestigious arti…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early
Industries:

Film & Media, Arts and Culture

Tags:

University-affiliated, Grants, Mentorship, Networking

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Impact Hub

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…

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Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early, Established, Mature
Industries:

Social Impact, Sustainability, Education, Finance, Technology, Arts and Culture, Transportation, Economic Development, Community Development, Workforce Development

Tags:

Member-Only Events, Education/Workshops, Workshops/Seminars, Office Space, 24/7 Access, Conference Rooms, Free Drinks, High Speed Internet, Kitchen, Mailboxes, Printing/Copying/Scanning, Minority-Focused, Women-Focused, Dedicated Offices, Cohort Based

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IncubateBaltimore

Our goal with the Incubation Program is to provide member companies with the resources they need — access to seed capital, mentors, potential partners, a collaborative community, etcetera — to transfo…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early, Established
Industries:
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Office Space, Mentorship, Legal Advice, Cohort Based, Member-Only Events, On-Site Mentors, High Speed Internet, Conference Rooms, Free Drinks, Mailboxes, Business Address

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Share Kitchen

Share Kitchen is a communal kitchen space where like minded cooks and lovers of food can learn, create, and celebrate.…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Early, Established, Mature, Growth
Industries:

Food

Tags:

Kitchen, Free Parking, Cohort Based

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Haysbert Center for Entrepreneurship

The Greater Baltimore Urban League was founded “To enable African Americans to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power, and civil rights.”In keeping with it’s mission, GBUL, in partnership with…

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Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early, Established
Industries:
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Education/Workshops, Mentorship, Workshops/Seminars

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Incubator
SBIR Proposal Lab

The SBIR Proposal Lab combines information from SBIR tutorials, best-in-industry proposal training, mentoring, proposal reviews, and hands-on guidance throughout the process of developing and submitti…

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Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early, Established
Industries:
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Mentorship, Education/Workshops, Workshops/Seminars

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Fearless Business Incubator

Each month, Fearless hosts an all-day training session focused on a different area of business-building like branding, customer acquisition, financial planning, government contracting and leadership. …

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Early, Established
Industries:

Technology, Software, Enterprise Software

Tags:

Mentorship, Education/Workshops

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UMBC Faculty Idea Lab

The UMBC Faculty Idea Lab and Business Park Incubator provides support for faculty who have a research product, disclosure, patent or potential technology business concept they want to turn into a bus…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea
Industries:

Technology

Tags:

University-affiliated, Faculty-Focused, Office Space, 24/7 Access, High Speed Internet, On-Site Mentors, Mentorship, Education/Workshops, Workshops/Seminars, Legal Advice, Lab Equipment, Lab Space

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International Innovation Center

BioHealth Innovation, Inc. (BHI) provides international companies the perfect starting point to create or locate US-based subsidiaries by offering a soft landing to companies seeking to grow their US…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Growth
Industries:

Technology

Tags:

Office Space, Mentorship, Legal Advice, Kitchen, Conference Rooms

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bwtech@UMBC Tech South Incubator

Home to a nationally-recognized life-science and technology business incubation program supporting over 25 early-stage bioscience and technology companies, as well as mnull emerged and anchor tenants …

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early, Established
Industries:

Life Sciences, Technology, Biohealth, Biotechnology

Tags:

University-affiliated, Workshops/Seminars, Education/Workshops, 24/7 Access, Conference Rooms, Free Drinks, Free Food

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Carey Entrepreneurship Network

The Entrepreneurship Network provides resources and connections for students interested in starting a new business or joining the start-up community. Innovators and entrepreneurs can use these resourc…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early, Established
Industries:
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University-affiliated, Student-Focused, Education/Workshops

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Scale Your Impact

Scale Your Impact is a signature program of the Do Good Accelerator that provides customized support and financial resources to University of Maryland students and alumni looking to extend their reach…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Established, Mature, Growth
Industries:

Social Impact, Nonprofits

Tags:

Student-Focused, University-affiliated, Grants, Legal Advice, Education/Workshops

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Moms As Entrepreneurs Academy

The Moms As Entrepreneurs Academy provides current and aspiring mothers with an eight-week hands-on academy. Each week mothers are guided through a custom curriculum that focuses on the mindset of bus…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early
Industries:
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Women-Focused, Education/Workshops, Mentorship, Demo Day

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Entrepreneur Training for Success (ETS)

Entrepreneur Training for Success (ETS) is a three­-month, 60­ hour course in business, workforce, life and leadership skills. ETS strongly emphasizes the fundamentals of micro-entrepreneurship, combi…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early, Established
Industries:
Tags:

Women-Focused, Minority-Focused, Workshops/Seminars

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LifeBridge Health BioIncubator at Sinai Hospital

Our mission as a business incubator is to improve human health by bringing together emerging businesses, innovative technologies, and leading physicians.…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early, Established, Mature
Industries:

Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Healthcare, Health Technology, Technology

Tags:

Speaker Series, Networking, Lab Equipment, Lab Space, Free Drinks, Free Food, Free Parking

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DPW Small Business Development Program

The Department of Public Works (DPW) supports economic and business development in Baltimore City and throughout the region. Serving one of the most diverse regions in the country, DPW invites local m…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Early, Established, Mature, Growth
Industries:

Construction

Tags:

Minority-Focused, Women-Focused, Education/Workshops

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Grow My Business (GMB)

Grow My Business (GMB) is a six-­month business development program designed for ETS graduates and other women who have already initiated their own startup micro­businesses. GMB is designed to increas…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Established, Mature
Industries:
Tags:

Women-Focused, Minority-Focused, Workshops/Seminars

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The Creative Labs

The Creative Labs is a 24,000sqft, members-only, art incubator, designed to provide our artists with access to a community dedicated to helping them succeed. The Creative Labs includes a state of the …

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Unspecified
Industries:

Arts and Culture, Creative

Tags:

Member-Only Events, 24/7 Access, Storage Lockers, Office Space, Education/Workshops, Event Space, Cohort Based

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Academy for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

At UMD, we cultivate a campus of fearless innovators to reframe and disrupt the norm to bring about change. By empowering students to reimagine the landscape, not blend in, we prepare them to solve th…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
All
Industries:
Tags:

Student-Focused, University-affiliated, Education/Workshops

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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…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Unspecified
Industries:
Tags:

High Speed Internet, Conference Rooms, Dedicated Offices, Dedicated Desks, Education/Workshops, Printing/Copying/Scanning, Free Drinks, Free Parking, Concierge Services, Kitchen, Lounge Area, Office Space

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The Forge

The Forge offers business space and amenities at below-market rates without a long-term commitment. Arrange for retail space, your own work cubicle, or even a drop-in daily flex plan and make your sma…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Early, Established, Mature
Industries:

Retail

Tags:

Mentorship, Education/Workshops, Legal Advice, Build Assistance, Conference Rooms, On-Site Mentors, Pop-up , Cohort Based

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TU Incubator

TU Incubator supports local, regional, and national member companies with the resources, support, and networks needed to succeed.…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
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Early, Established, Mature
Industries:

Education, Creative, Health Technology, Health IT, IT, Technology, Consumer Products, Software

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University-affiliated, Education/Workshops, Mentorship, Office Space, Conference Rooms, 24/7 Access, High Speed Internet, Accounting Advice

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Incubator
Baltipreneurs Institute

The Baltipreneurs Institute is the heart of the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, where Loyola’s social justice mission is brought to life in Baltimore’s startup and social venture networks. …

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Idea, Early
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Social Impact

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Mentorship, University-affiliated

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Bet on Baltimore

BET ON BALTIMORE is our flagship program. It is an intensive, paid, 5-week summer internship that teaches design thinking, making, and entrepreneurship to support students in launching a business or s…

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Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early
Industries:

Social Impact, Community Development

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Student-Focused, Youth-Focused, Demo Day, Mentorship

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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 …

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Small Biz
Nonprofits
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Established, Mature
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Education/Workshops, Loans, Debt Capital

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Fells Point Culinary Incubator

Fells Point Culinary Incubator builds commercial Incubator space for product development and community economic enrichment. Our road map is based on placing Incubators within minority communities to h…

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Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early, Established
Industries:

Food

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Education/Workshops, Investment Included, Cohort Based, Legal Advice, Minority-Focused, Mentorship

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TU Student Launch Pad

We're the hub of entrepreneurial activities and resources helping the TU community to imagine, ignite and transform ideas into action. Make an appointment, attend an event or workshop or just stop by …

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Small Biz
Nonprofits
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Idea, Early
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Student-Focused, University-affiliated, Mentorship, Education/Workshops, Workshops/Seminars, Cohort Based, Pitch Competition

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Incubator
Maryland International Incubator

The Maryland International Incubator (MI2) is the outcome of a collaboration between University of Maryland, College Park, and the Maryland Department of Commerce (DBED), aimed at connecting the state…

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Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Growth
Industries:
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Mentorship, Build Assistance, Legal Advice, Education/Workshops, University-affiliated

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Incubator
Accelerate Your Dent

ACCELERATE YOUR DENT is our business incubator for advanced students with existing businesses or business ideas looking to grow their startup to the next level. Teams focus on strengthening their busi…

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Small Biz
Nonprofits
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Early, Established
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Youth-Focused, Student-Focused, Minority-Focused, Education/Workshops

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bwtech@UMBC Cyber Incubator

Innovative business incubation program that delivers business and technical support to start-up and early-stage cybersecurity/IT products and services companies.…

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Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early, Established
Industries:

Cybersecurity, IT, Technology

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University-affiliated, Office Space, Education/Workshops, Mentorship, On-Site, Legal Advice

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Hopkins Student Enterprises

Hopkins Student Enterprises (HSE) has been established to provide students from all different disciplines with real-world entrepreneurial and leadership experience; to provide a source of employment a…

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Small Biz
Nonprofits
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Idea, Early
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Student-Focused, Legal Advice, Mentorship, Investment Included, Build Assistance, University-affiliated, Education/Workshops, Workshops/Seminars

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Incubator
Mtech Ventures

Mtech Ventures partners with entrepreneurs to build leading technology companies. With company founders facing challenges such as business planning, staffing, launching, and financing, we provide expe…

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Small Biz
Nonprofits
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Established, Mature, Growth, Idea, Early
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Dedicated Offices, Office Space, Lab Space, Conference Rooms, Concierge Services, High Speed Internet, Education/Workshops, University-affiliated, 24/7 Access

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Incubator
Pop Up Shops

Got a good idea for a retail shop? Test it out as a 3-month holiday pop-up shop!…

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Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Early, Established
Industries:

Retail

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Pop-up

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The Do Good Accelerator

The Do Good Accelerator is a collaborative space on campus that supports and helps to scale up students' innovative solutions to our world's most pressing challenges. The Accelerator offers a number o…

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Small Biz
Nonprofits
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Unspecified
Industries:

Social Impact, Nonprofits

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University-affiliated, Student-Focused, Mentorship, Education/Workshops, Networking

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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…

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Small Biz
Nonprofits
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Idea, Early
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Education/Workshops, Customer Discovery, University-affiliated, Mentorship

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Incubator
Startup Shell

Startup Shell is the student-run coworking space and incubator at the University of Maryland. We foster entrepreneurship through collaboration.…

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Nonprofits
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Idea, Early, Established
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Student-Focused, University-affiliated, Cohort Based, Workshops/Seminars

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Harbor Launch

Harbor Launch at the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET) is a startup incubator and community for science and science support companies.…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Early, Established
Industries:

Marine Science, Life Sciences

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Office Space, Mentorship, Legal Advice, On-Site, Education/Workshops, Member-Only Events, 24/7 Access, Business Address, Conference Rooms

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Incubator
UMBC Student Idea Lab

Our focus is to accelerate your entrepreneurial endeavors! Youcan bring life to your business concept by taking advantage ofthe UMBC Student Idea Lab and Business Incubator Program.We support UMBC…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early, Established
Industries:

Technology

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Student-Focused, University-affiliated, Mentorship, Legal Advice, Lab Equipment, Lab Space, Office Space, 24/7 Access

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Incubator
Entrepreneurial Development & Assistance Center

Morgan State University's Entrepreneurial Center's mission is to connect budding & existing entrepreneurs to resources for venture management & growth…

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Student-Focused, University-affiliated

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Incubator
Future Baltimore Incubator Without Walls

Future Baltimore is a flagship partnership for West Baltimore and the result of the innovative and equity-focused collaboration between Bon Secours Community Works, Kaiser Permanente and the Latino Ec…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early
Industries:

Social Impact

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Minority-Focused, Loans, Education/Workshops, Mentorship, Workshops/Seminars, Location-Based, Debt Capital

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Incubator
Moms Makers Academy

Moms Makers Academy is a 16-week entrepreneurship and making boot camp designed to help YOU launch your makers business! There will be classes on business planning, financing, marketing, setting up an…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early
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Women-Focused, Education/Workshops

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Incubator
ADVANCE Maryland

ADVANCE Maryland is a fast, targeted, virtual service designed to provide significant, sophisticated, technical research assistance to qualified second-stage growth companies with the intent and capac…

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Small Biz
Nonprofits
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Mature, Growth
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Mentorship, Legal Advice, Build Assistance, On-Site

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Incubator
REEF Program

The REEF Program helps young scientists cultivate the leadership and business skills necessary to bring their research into commercial markets and provides students with an enhanced appreciation of th…

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Small Biz
Nonprofits
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Idea, Early
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Incubator
Center for Inovation & Entrepreneurship at Towson University

Fostering entrepreneurial talent, ideas and opportunities through programs, competitions, and the infusion of innovative thinking across campus.…

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Nonprofits
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Idea, Early, Established
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University-affiliated, Minority-Focused, Pitch Competition, Mentorship, Education/Workshops, Workshops/Seminars, Women-Focused

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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.…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early
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University-affiliated, Education/Workshops

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Incubator
Invisible Majority

Invisible Majority is a Baltimore-based creative community incubator providing space, services and support to Baltimore's independent creative business community.The brain child of curator and educa…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early, Established
Industries:

Arts and Culture, Film & Media

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Mentorship, Legal Advice, Education/Workshops, Workshops/Seminars, Member-Only Events, Cohort Based

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Incubator
PioneerBaltimore

The Pioneer Baltimore program is an initiative of the ETC (Emerging Technology Centers), Baltimore’s award-winning incubator.This program is designed to take your early-stage business idea to the ne…

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Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early
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Mentorship, Education/Workshops, Workshops/Seminars, Legal Advice

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Makerspace
Digital Media Center

The DMC is a multimedia lab space as well as an equipment, printing and knowledge resource for JHU students interested in exploring creative uses of emerging media and technology to communicate their …

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High Speed Internet, On-Site Mentors, Free Materials, Student-Focused, University-affiliated, Printing/Copying/Scanning

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Makerspace
Open Works

At Open Works, we believe everyone is a maker. We’ve built a place where everyone can build nearly anything. Our mission is to make tools, technology, and the knowledge to use them accessible to all.…

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Lab Equipment, Lab Space, On-Site Training, Member-Only Events, Printing/Copying/Scanning

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Makerspace
John and Stella Graces MakerSpace

Located in the Terrapin Learning Commons on the second floor of McKeldin Library, the John and Stella Graves MakerSpace is the University of Maryland Libraries' very own makerspace.Visit us to exper…

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Student-Focused, University-affiliated

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Makerspace
Terrapin Works

Terrapin Works is a collection of digital manufacturing resources provided as a service to the campus and surrounding community. These resources range from consumer grade 3D printers to high end produ…

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University-affiliated, Workshops/Seminars, Printing/Copying/Scanning, Lab Equipment, Lab Space

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Makerspace
Sandbox

Sandbox is a student-run makerspace for artists, designers, and hackers to create amazing things. Come in with your ideas and build your project.…

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Student-Focused, University-affiliated

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Makerspace
Station North Tool Library

The Station North Tool Library is a nonprofit tool-lending library and community hub in the heart of Baltimore City. We offer over 3,000 tools, 30 classes, a public woodworking shop, a dedicated DIY w…

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Mentorship, Education/Workshops, Workshops/Seminars, Lab Equipment, Lab Space

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Makerspace
JHU Makerspace

The Makerspace is a manufacturing and design space managed by the Whiting School of Engineering to enable innovative projects by students.…

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Student-Focused, University-affiliated, On-Site Training, Lab Equipment, Lab Space, Printing/Copying/Scanning

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Makerspace
IDEA Space

The IDEA Space is an idea laboratory that encourages and facilitates interdisciplinary projects among students, faculty, and the larger Loyola community. Every member of the Loyola community is welcom…

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Event Space, Student-Focused, University-affiliated, Workshops/Seminars, Education/Workshops

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Makerspace
dFab Digital Fabrication Studios @ MICA

Cut it. Print it. Be a game changer. With our state-of-the-art tech, the impossible is at your fingertips.At MICA, we understand that creating the future of art requires some seriously cutting edge…

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Small Biz
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Student-Focused, University-affiliated, Printing/Copying/Scanning, High Speed Internet, Lab Space, Lab Equipment

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Makerspace
Fab Lab Baltimore

An affordable makerspace, educational resource, and 3D printing service serving the greater Baltimore area.…

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Education/Workshops, Workshops/Seminars, Lab Equipment, Lab Space, Member-Only Events, On-Site Training, On-Site Mentors, Free Materials, Mentorship

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Makerspace
Baltimore Underground Science Space

BUGSS is a public laboratory offering classes, seminars, and lab access so that nullone can safely and affordably investigate the living world…

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Education/Workshops, Mentorship, Cohort Based, Member-Only Events, Lab Equipment, Lab Space

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Makerspace
Baltimore Node

The Baltimore Node is a member-run maker space or ‘hacker space’ where people can hack, craft, and make interesting things in a supportive and collaborative environment.…

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Small Biz
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Member-Only Events, High Speed Internet, Lab Equipment, Lab Space, Cohort Based

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Makerspace
Entrepeneur Program

We seek to facilitate the growth of life sciences companies by providing a Power Membership. This provides access for early-stage entrepreneurs to low-cost laboratory facilities.…

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Small Biz
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24/7 Access, Business Address, Storage Lockers, Fitness Center, Free Parking, Free Materials, Lab Space, Lab Equipment

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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.…

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Early, Established, Mature
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Mentorship, Legal Advice, Education/Workshops, Women-Focused

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Mentorship
Innovation Works Mentor Network

Innovation Works (IW) seeks to teach entrepreneurs how to build and own successful social enterprises that create sustainable neighborhood economies by adapting the model used by the Miller Center for…

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Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Unspecified
Industries:

Social Impact

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Minority-Focused, Mentorship

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Mentorship
Pitch Creator

Once you have completed your business canvas, interviewed customers, and started to build a team, you might be ready to consider developing an investment pitch. Entrepreneurs should understand that pi…

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Nonprofits
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Early, Established
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Mentorship, Education/Workshops

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Mentorship
bwtech Entrepreneurs-in-residence & mentoring

Going beyond traditional business incubation, bwtech@UMBC’s model includes an active business-mentoring approach. Our Entrepreneurs-in-Residence (EiRs) help companies set goals and use milestones to m…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Early, Established, Mature
Industries:

Technology

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Education/Workshops, Mentorship, University-affiliated

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Mentorship
Legal Office Hours

There is no entrepreneur in the world who won’t need legal guidance at some point in their entrepreneurial journey. Legal Office Hours at the Dingman Center gives UMD students and alumni the opportuni…

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Legal Advice, University-affiliated, Student-Focused

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Business Support, Resources, & Mentors

Established entrepreneurs and resource providers share advice and offer mentorship for our participating members. Connect members to national and local business networks to help build their brand.…

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Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early
Industries:
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Lifestyle Business

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Maryland Intellectual Property Legal Resource Center

The Maryland Intellectual Property Legal Resource Center (MIPLRC) offers free legal services to entrepreneurs and emerging technology companies, including patent applications, prior art searches, lice…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
All
Industries:

Technology

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Legal Advice, University-affiliated

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Women's Business Ownership Representatives

Women's Business Ownership Representatives are available to advise women business owners. For more information please call Tonia McCoy (link sends e-mail) at (410) 244-3323. …

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Unspecified
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Women-Focused, On-Site Training, Legal Advice, Mentorship

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Mentorship
Nonprofit Consulting

Whether you’re undertaking a new strategic plan, training your board members, or seeking fundraising assistance, our Consulting Group offers creative and practical problem-solving expertise to address…

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Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Early, Established, Mature, Growth
Industries:

Nonprofits

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Legal Advice, Consulting

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Mentorship
Rural Business Innovation Initiative

Rural Business Innovation Initiative (RBI2) assists start up and small technology-based businesses in the rural areas of Maryland to advance the company to a higher level of success. The program offer…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early, Established
Industries:

Technology

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Rural-Focused, Mentorship, Location-Based

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Mentorship
Network Advisors

Growing great companies takes more than money and Maryland’s entrepreneurs repeatedly express the need for assistance in certain very specific areas. To help meet that need TEDCO has partnered with a …

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Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Early, Established, Mature
Industries:

Technology

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Formal Networking, Education/Workshops, Workshops/Seminars, Mentorship

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Mentorship
MICApreneurship

#MICApreneurship is a hub of creative applied entrepreneurial support, resources and programming specially designed to help MICA students and Alumni be successful.*Limited to MICA community*…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early
Industries:

Arts and Culture, Creative, Film & Media

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Student-Focused, Mentorship, Education/Workshops, University-affiliated, Legal Advice

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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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Nonprofits
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Idea, Early, Established
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Student-Focused, University-affiliated, Mentorship

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Mentor Dinner Series

Are you a student entrepreneur in Maryland looking for mentors? Innov8MD's Mentor Dinner Series can help you find them! Each month during the Spring, we unite student entrepreneurs and industry expert…

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Idea, Early, Established, Mature
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UM Ventures Startup Advisory Services

If your technology is marketable as a startup, the UM Ventures program has a team to help support that effort. At UMB, the New Ventures Group and at UMCP, contact the Venture Accelerator. UM Ventures …

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Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early
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University-affiliated, Mentorship, Legal Advice

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Transitional Readiness: Entrepreneurship

Introducing entrepreneurship as an option for members transitioning from We provide training, resources, and ongoing access to networks of like-minded individuals and business professionals to bring y…

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Small Biz
Nonprofits
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Idea, Early
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Mentorship, Workshops/Seminars

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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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Nonprofits
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Veteran Business Owners Representatives

The SBA offers support for veterans as they enter the world of business ownership. Look for funding programs, training, and federal contracting opportunities.a.gov (link sends e-mail)) at (410) 244-33…

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Veteran-Focused, Workshops/Seminars, Mentorship, On-Site Training

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Dingman Fridays

Have an idea for a business or a solution to a problem worth solving? Dingman Fridays advising sessions are held every Friday of the semester from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Dingman Center (2518 Van Mun…

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University-affiliated, Mentorship, Networking

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Greater Baltimore Mentoring

Whether you’re just starting out, in business, or ready to sell or retire, you can get FREE, confidential, business advice from expert advisors committed to helping you succeed. Meet face-to-face in o…

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Mentorship, Education/Workshops, Legal Advice, Workshops/Seminars

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Mentorship
Entrepreneur Academy

The Enoch Pratt Free Library, in partnership with Baltimore County Public Library, is pleased to offer Entrepreneur Academy: an innovative initiative to serve the community region by providing access …

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Idea, Early, Established, Growth, Mature
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Education/Workshops, Legal Advice, Mentorship, Workshops/Seminars

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Dingman Center Mentor Network

The Dingman Center Mentor Network is the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship’s initiative to connect our network of successful entrepreneurs and professionals to our top student entrepreneurs.…

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Nonprofits
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All
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University-affiliated, Student-Focused, Mentorship, Networking

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Mentorship
Small Business & Community Equity Development Clinic

Thriving businesses and community-based organizations are the engines for strong neighborhoods and healthy communities. Student attorneys in the Small Business & Community Equity Development Clinic wo…

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University-affiliated, Student-Focused, Minority-Focused, Mentorship, Education/Workshops, Workshops/Seminars, Legal Advice

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Mentorship
Market Search

Many start-up companies fail due to a lack of understanding of their market. While there is no substitute for talking to potential customers, entrepreneurs first need to assess their potential market…

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mdPACE

mdPACE is a Program jointly funded by TEDCO and a Federal Department of Commerce EDA i6 Grant. The output of the program will be an increased flow of FDA cleared devices from the Central Maryland regi…

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Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Early, Established
Industries:

Medical Devices

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FDA Approval, Pathway Mentorship

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Entrepreneur-in-Residence Feedback Sessions

Are you a start-up in Maryland, DC or Virginia seeking feedback on your biohealth business idea, pitch deck, or commercialization plan? business/commercialization plan, pitch deck, or idea?Schedule …

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Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early, Established
Industries:

Biotechnology, Biohealth, Healthcare

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Mentorship, Education/Workshops, Workshops/Seminars

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Mentorship
Maryland Small Business Development Center Baltimore

Maryland Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers FREE individualized consulting, from start up to established businesses. We also offer comprehensive training programs, from those just thinkin…

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Idea, Early, Established, Mature, Growth
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Education/Workshops, Mentorship, Legal Advice, Workshops/Seminars

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SCORE Workshops

Register today for our no- or low-cost business training. We provide education on a variety of business topics including marketing, finance and accounting, management, and others. …

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Maryland Capital Enterprises - Mentorship & Education

MCE offers free consulting and technical services to current and future business owners. Our services. MCE will provide local entrepreneurs as mentors for aspiring business owners. They provide busine…

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Workforce Development & Continuing Education

Workforce Development & Continuing Education offers courses designed to create opportunities for personal growth and professional development.…

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Education/Workshops, Mentorship

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UMD Entrepreneurs in Residence

Experienced seiral entrepreneurs will serve as your business mentors and will help you figure out detailed plan and next steps in your startup journey. They can help answer many questions about starti…

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University-affiliated, Student-Focused, Faculty-Focused, Mentorship, Legal Advice

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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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Student-Focused, University-affiliated

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LEDC Business Advice

Do you have a business idea but don't know where to start? Are you currently operating and thinking about expanding? Our team of business experts can provide you with one-on-one advice and training to…

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Mentorship, Minority-Focused

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Center of Excellence Analytics in Medicine Program (CAMP)

CAMP, the Center of Excellence Analytics in Medicine Program, trains participants in the Precision Medicine Analytics Platform (PMAP). The program is a John Hopkins initative to accelerate biomedical …

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Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early
Industries:

Biomedical, Health IT, Healthcare, Data Science

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Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing , University-affiliated

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City of Baltimore Small Business Resource Center

The Small Business Resource Center (SBRC), an initiative of the BDC, cultivates and supports the growth and development of small businesses and entrepreneurs in Baltimore City through technical assist…

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Nonprofits
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Idea, Early, Established
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Education/Workshops, Workshops/Seminars

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Art Space Technical Assistance Program

BARCO believes spaces for artists and arts organizations are vital to a sustainable and vibrant city. BARCO offers its skills and experience for Baltimore’s creative community including:Advise artis…

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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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Maryland Capital Enterprises - Consulting

Maryland Capital Enterprises, Inc. (MCE), a private nonprofit, has worked to build communities by supporting local small businesses. Maryland Capital Enterprises provides counseling and develops busin…

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Accounting/Tax Resources

SC&H Group, the exclusive accounting sponsor of FastForward, provides pro bono accounting consultations to FastForward members. They also offer workshops, on-site office hours and more.SC&H Group ha…

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MTC Venture Mentoring Services

The Maryland Tech Council Venture Mentoring Services Connects Entrepreneurs with Business Experts. Specially trained teams of volunteers with expertise in entrepreneurial activity and start-up busines…

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Resources, Access and Mentoring Program (RAMP)

At Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, we believe in making connections for the benefit of our clients and friends. Through RAMP, the firm brings together entrepreneurs, investors, higher education and commer…

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Center for Strategic Ingepreneurship

The Center for Strategic Ingepreneurship (CSI) will serve as a university-based entity that will facilitate the development and dissemination of ingepreneurial knowledge and skills through research, t…

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UM Ventures Entrepreneurs in Residence Program

If your technology is marketable as a startup venture, the UM Ventures Entrepreneurs in Residence Program is available to provide expertise.UM Ventures is positioned to identify opportunities that c…

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More Jobs for Marylanders Incentive Program

More Jobs for Marylanders Incentive Program for Manufacturers​​​One of Governor Hogan's top legislative priorities of 2017, More Jobs for Marylanders, promotes the growth of manufacturing in Maryland…

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Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Clinic

The Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Clinic (“IPEC”) is an expansion of the UMB's law school’s existing Intellectual Property Law Clinic. Students in the clinic will explore intellectual pro…

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Social Entrepreneur Development by IW

Innovation Works supports neighborhood economic development through the heroic efforts of social entrepreneurs leading impact driven enterprises throughout the city. Innovation Works’ five-step social…

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UMB Biopark

Become part of a growing community of science joining other emerging, high-growth life science companies and translational research centers of the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB). For early-st…

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Entrepreneurship & Innovation Program (EIP)

The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program (EIP) provides University of Maryland Honors College freshmen and sophomores with an interdisciplinary, living and learning education to help build the entr…

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Community Consulting Lab

The Community Consulting Lab at the Carey Business School brings together inter-disciplinary teams consisting of graduate students from across Johns Hopkins University to work with local businesses an…

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Baltimore Food Hub

The Baltimore Food Hub is a campus for businesses, food production, and food retail. With this vision, the Baltimore Food Hub brings quality jobs, healthful food, and new life to century-old buildings…

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Baltimore Black Entrepreneurs & Startup Founders

Baltimore Black Entrepreneurs & Startup Founders was created for Black business owners, entrepreneurs & startup founders to be able to come together, connect and network locally in Baltimore, MD....

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Baltimore Main Streets

The Baltimore Main Streets program is an approach to neighborhood revitalization by providing customized support and public resources to each district in order to attract new businesses and new jobs t…

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SCORE Library

If you’re looking for free, local business templates, guides, blogs or other helpful tools, SCORE is your destination. Browse our resource library to get the latest in small business strategies and tr…

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BioBuzz

BioBuzz Media is a destination where the business of biotech is localized for you through a personalized newsfeed, regional events calendar, compnull directory, and regional asset map.…

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Small Business Relief Tax Credit

Small Business Relief Tax CreditThe Small Business Relief Tax Credit is a refundable tax credit available to small businesses that provide their employees with paid sick and safe leave.BENEFITSSma…

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The Baltimore Fund

Goal: Locate and develop companies affiliated with Maryland Public Higher Education Institutions (PHEI) in Baltimore City.Initiatives:1. Provide rent subsidies to early-stage companies affiliated w…

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Startup Village

Startup Village is an autonomous collective of UMD students & Alumni entrepreneurs living together to build a greater College Park.…

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Regional Institution Strategic Enterprise (RISE) Zone Program

A RISE Zone is a geographic area that has nexus (a strong connection) with a qualified institution and is targeted for increased economic and community development. Qualified institutions include in…

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Young Professionals Society (YPS)

The Maryland Tech Council’s Young Professionals Society (YPS) advances young professionals through professional development and networking events throughout the state. YPS aims to connect the next gen…

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Public Allies Maryland

Baltimore Corps is seeking 25 Public Allies who are as dynamic as our city. All of our Allies have a passion for social impact. Because Allies are deployed to work with leading social entrepreneurs an…

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Technical.ly Baltimore

Technical.ly grows local technology communities by connecting organizations and people through news, events and services. We provide original editorial, expert programming and tools which improve recr…

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Job Creation Tax Credit (JCTC)

Businesses that create a minimum number of new full-time positions may be entitled to state income tax credits of up to $3,000 per job or $5,000 per job in a "revitalization area." BENEFITProvide a…

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Entrepeneurship Innovation Network (EIN)

The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Network (EIN) is a student run, grass roots initiative that aims to assemble entrepreneurial minded University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) students to create an ec…

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Linda Green Scholarship

In honor of Linda’s dedication and support of Moms As Entrepreneurs, We are honored to launch The Linda Greene Scholarship. This scholarship will allow moms who are experiencing financial hardship but…

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Startup Fellows Programs

We recognize that our community of entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs are extremely interested in pursuing opportunities within current startup companies. At the same time, the startup companies we engag…

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Small Business Resource Center (SBRC)

The Small Business Resource Center (SBRC), an initiative of the BDC, cultivates and supports the growth and development of small businesses and entrepreneurs in Baltimore City through technical assist…

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Entrepreneurship Fellows Program at UB

The Entrepreneurship Fellows Program at UB offers a new way to educate the next generation of entrepreneurs. The program balances classroom theory with periods of practical, hands-on experience, prior…

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Black Social and Economic Empowerment Meetup

All interested in Black social and economic empowerment are welcome. We are Black People reminding Black people to support Black businesses and services. Black Money Matters is a new coalition/movemen…

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Made in Baltimore Summer Popup

Our Spring/Summer Pop-Up Shop re-opens May 1 at 20 W North Ave, and applications are due April 10. There are loads of benefits to putting your products in the pop-up shop, and applying is easy. We req…

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Iteration: A Digital Resource for Entrepreneurs

​Iteration: A Digital Resource for EntrepreneursIteration is TU Incubator's main communication that provides relevant news, events, and stories.…

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Business Resource Center

Nontechnical, services-based companies, or businesses that are too early for the incubator can still get support and assistance through the MCE’s Business Resource Center.The BRC provides experience…

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Maryland Defense Diversification Assistance Program (MDDA)

The Maryland Defense Diversification Assistance Program provides training and services to help eligible defense-dependent companies grow their businesses, increase profits and find new opportunities. …

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M&T Spotlight Shop

M&T Bank has opened its M&T Spotlight Shop at 300 E. Pratt St. at the Inner Harbor. The outdoor pop-up shop, which is situated on a green space in front of a parking lot and closes up like a shipping …

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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…

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Ladies First

Ladies First is the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship’s commitment to increase the number of women involved in entrepreneurship at UMD.Ladies FirstThe Dingman Center launched the Ladies First in…

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Biohealth Innovation EIR

The Entrepreneur-in-Residence Program at BHI is aimed at ensuring that disruptive technologies receive all the resources that are required to transform the technology from a discovery into a commercia…

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Youth Business Builders

Youth Business Builders(YBB) summer camp is a hands on learning experience for youth who have an interest in entrepreneurship as a career. The camp features guest speakers, leadership activities, game…

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Biotechnology Research and Education Program

Mtech's Biotechnology Research and Education Program (BREP) is the region's premier biotechnology, biopharmaceutical and biofuel research center, designed to bolster Maryland's burgeoning biotechnolog…

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Baltimore Corps Fellowship Program

Our primary objective at Baltimore Corps is to build equitable talent pipelines into Baltimore's leadership, particularly throughout the social sector. We need more than a generation of leaders whose …

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Baltimore Black Techies Meetup

Black + Techie = Us. We're HYPED to host Baltimore's first Black coding meet up! Join us every Thursday at Impact Hub Baltimore (10 E North Ave) to learn and code with others. Whether you're an experi…

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Baltimore Metro Business Development Pacesetters

Baltimore Metro Business Development (BMBD) is a Networking group which exists to bring professionals from throughout the region together through Quarterly events. Events typically feature recognized …

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Remington Storefront Challenge

The Greater Remington Improvement Association and its partners, Johns Hopkins University, and Seawall are excited to announce the Remington Storefront Challenge. Up for grabs are two pop-up retail s…

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Terp Entrepreneur Network

The Alumni Association's first industry network is the Terp Entrepreneur Network! TEN is a platform for entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs and seasoned professionals to network, shar…

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Maryland Cybersecurity Asset Map

A geographic map of the cyber assets in Maryland …

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Corprenect

The Corprenect Program connects innovators and entrepreneurs with corporations in Maryland for technology development projects that drive innovation.Through the program, entrepreneurs and innovators …

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I-Corps

I-Corps is a National Science Foundation (NSF) Initiative to increase the economic impact of research and social entrepreneurship. This course engages participants to explore their ideas and researc…

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Opportunity Zone Program

The Opportunity Zone program is a nationwide initia​tive ​administered by the U.S. Treasury created under the 2017 Tax Cuts and Job​s Act. The program provides federal tax incentives for investment in…

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Hire Our Veterans Tax Credit

​​​​​​​​This program provides a State income tax credit to small businesses for hiring qualified veterans based on wages paid to those veteran employees.…

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Cyber Town, USA

"With the first phase of development on the South Baltimore peninsula, leaders are aiming to create a magnet for cyber and tech companies, providing a landing point where companies can locate while dr…

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Cybersecurity Associate Company Directory

Below you will find Maryland businesses, organizations and academic institutions providing support and/or resources for Maryland's cybersecurity industry. Use the search filtering tool to the left to …

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SmartVentures

SmartVentures is a new program designed to provide an alternative path to scale for startups. The SmartVentures program will provide selected companies with $400K of product development and mentorship…

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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…

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Maryland Defense Network

Our mission is to provide a robust platform for Maryland's defense industry to ensure that defense remains a vibrant and thriving industry sector in Maryland. The Maryland Defense Network allows users…

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President's Entrepeneurial Fellowship

One of UMB’s top priorities is commercializing innovative technologies discovered by UMB faculty into new therapeutics, vaccines, diagnostics, medical devices, software solutions, and research tools. …

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President's Student Leadership Institute

The Grid has partnered with President’s Student Leadership Institute (PSLI) to offer a new track in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. PSLI is a co-curricular certificate program designed to expose stud…

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Maryland Technology Internship Program

The Maryland Technology Internship Program (MTIP) helps Maryland retain top talent by increasing the number of paid technical internships offered in the state.Administered by UMBC and funded by the …

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ACTivate Maryland

A statewide initiative to build a stronger economy, foster vibrant communities, improve quality of life, and ensure that all communities are thriving.ACTivate Maryland is a nonpartisan initiative d…

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Baltimore Business Journal

We're pleased to have you visit the online version of the Baltimore Business Journal, where you'll find the latest breaking business news, updated throughout the day, this week's stories from the Balt…

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Made @ Dent

MADE@DENT teaches students to become better makers and entrepreneurs while preparing them for the workforce. Students are paid hourly wages to operate a business that sells custom corporate gifts, awa…

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Baltimore Startup Founder 101 Meetup

Startup Founder 101 brings together aspiring and experienced tech entrepreneurs to discuss, meet, and collaborate to build great new startups, and to push the local startup ecosystem forward.This gr…

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Betamore Community Membership

Betamore introduced the Community Membership in 2015 as a way to engage with and support companies outside of our campus walls. Members range from individuals who just launched their side hustle, to e…

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Morgan State University Entrepreneurship Alumni Chapter

To maintain a network of MSU Alumni Entrepreneurs for business opportunities and to serve as a resource for entrepreneurial development for students, the overall University and the surrounding communi…

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Loyola University Innovation Fellowship

The University Innovation Fellows program was created by the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation (Epicenter) and funded by a five-year National Science Foundation grant. It is now …

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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…

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Startup Involvement Database

Want to get involved with entrepreneurship, but not ready to launch your own venture? Join our Startup Involvement Database to get sent internship and other work opportunities from local startups. Fro…

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Maryland Business Express

Maryland Business Express provides you with all the resources you need to start a business in Maryland. …

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Startup Maryland

Startup Maryland is a peer-driven, high-growth, and tech venture focused initiative leveraging ecosystem building for economic development. …

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Himan CEOs

As the nation’s first living-learning entrepreneurship program, Hinman CEOs is a groundbreaking initiative placing entrepreneurial students from all technical and non-technical academic disciplines in…

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MAVRIC Funding and Events Newsletter

Curated email newsletter for funding and events related to mixed/augmented/virtual realitySign up at https://umd.us17.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=3370d950051c69475e7539755&id=e0c7f605d5…

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Student Entrepreneur Newsletter

A curated monthly email newsletter for student entrepreneurs in Maryland, containing information about events, funding opportunities, accelerator programs, and more. …

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Research and Development Tax Credit (R&D)

Businesses that have qualified R&D expenditures in Maryland may qualify for two state income tax credits, the Basic R&D Tax Credit and the Growth R&D Tax Credit.The tax credit remains in effect unti…

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