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The Baltipreneurs Accelerator will be piloted with $15,000 in funding for members of the Baltimore community, including Loyola Students, faculty, and staff, who are building a business or an innovative social venture. Five to eight selected teams will join the Accelerator to receive training and technical assistance, mentorship, networking opportunities, and access to capital, ending with a Demo Day pitch in early spring.
Each successful Baltipreneur venture receives a minimum of $2,000 in stipends:
- $500 upon completion of first five learning modules
- $1,000 upon meeting agreed-upon major milestones
- $500 after presenting at Demo Day
PLUS the opportunity to qualify for an additional $5,000 in awards for the highest performing teams.
Baltipreneurs will also receive:
- Access to dedicated office space and open workspace at Loyola Notre Dame Library through May 2020
- Assigned mentors
- Option to engage Greyhound Group Consultants on a pro-bono project
- Access to office hours with Startup Executive in Residence and Startup Legal Advisor in Residence
- 1 on 1 pitch/presentation coaching session
- Access to Pitch Creator
- 1 on 1 financial and accounting management coaching session
- Access to competitive/corporate research training
- Photo session for portraits and action shots for use on LinkedIn, social media, and other marketing materials
Am I a fit?
The Baltipreneurs Accelerator will consider ventures:
- Led by passionate, committed entrepreneurs including Loyola University Maryland students, faculty, or staff and residents operating in the city of Baltimore.
- Preference to founders who identify as underrepresented entrepreneurs, including but not limited to women entrepreneurs, entrepreneurs of color, entrepreneurs with disabilities, or veteran entrepreneurs
- Entrepreneurs representing all industries and market sizes both pre or post revenue will be considered
Funding, Mentorship, University-affiliated, Founders of Color-Focused
A comprehensive Jesuit university nationally-recognized for its academics, athletics & spiritual education, founded in 1852.
The Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CI&E) educates and engages students in the critical skills that help us be innovators in our lives and work. The Center will also play a role in transforming Baltimore, by supporting the city's entrepreneurs and social ventures.