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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. The teams will participate in skill-building workshops, interview various stakeholders, and receive expert mentorship in order to master the fundamentals of entrepreneurship and to create tangible deliverables that will move their ventures forward. The goal of the Spark Accelerator is for teams to graduate with an incorporation-ready venture that is able to leverage early-stage resources in the Hopkins and Baltimore ecosystem.
Student-Focused, Grant Funding, Mentorship, Workshops, Office Space, 24/7 Access, Demo Day
A collaborative, cross-disciplinary environment open to all Johns Hopkins students, FastForward U provides training and resources to empower emerging student entrepreneurs to develop ideas and disruptive technologies into successful startups.Serving freshmen to post-docs from all JHU schools, FastForward U offers student entrepreneurs mentorship, programming, space and funding.
FastForward U (FFU)
Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures (JHTV) is the intellectual property administration center of the Johns Hopkins University. In addition to serving as the licensing, patent and technology commercialization office for Johns Hopkins researchers and inventors, JHTV also supports the growth of startup companies in and around the university and is an active liaison to parties interested in leveraging university research or materials for academic or corporate endeavors.
Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures (JHTV)
Johns Hopkins, founded in 1876, is America's first research university and home to nine world-class academic divisions working together as one university.