Baltimore | Resource Providers

Meet the organizations supporting entrepreneurs in Baltimore

Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures (JHTV)

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.

Resources in Baltimore

Accelerator
Social Innovation Lab

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

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Early, Established
Industry:
Learn More
Coworking
FastForward U Homewood

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

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early, Established
Industry:
Learn More
Event
Hopkins Pitch Night

Hopkins Pitch Night (HPN) is a monthly event that brings together students who are interested in entrepreneurship and innovation to hear pitches from three promising student startups, make new connect…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early
Industry:
Learn More
Event
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*…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early
Industry:
Learn More
Funding
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 …

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Early, Established
Industry:

Technology

Learn More
Funding
Cohen Translational Engineering Fund

The Cohen Translational Engineering fund, available to Whiting School of Engineering faculty and made possible by a generous commitment from Neil Cohen ’83 and his wife, Sherry, is aimed at providing …

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Early
Industry:

Technology

Learn More
Funding
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 …

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Early
Industry:

Technology

Learn More
Funding
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…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early
Industry:
Learn More
Event
Anchor Ventures

Anchor Ventures is a speaker series aimed at inspiring and supporting the development of startups and other technology companies across Maryland. It is based on the Venture Café model that started in …

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
All
Industry:

Technology

Learn More
Mentorship
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…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early, Established
Industry:
Learn More
Event
Innovation Conversations

Innovation Conversations is a FastForward U speaker series that provides students the opportunity to hear directly from entrepreneurs about their successes, failures and insights. This fireside-chat s…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
All
Industry:
Learn More
Funding
Bisciotti Foundation Prize for Student Entrepreneurship

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

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early
Industry:
Learn More
Funding
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…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early, Established, Mature, Growth
Industry:
Learn More
Incubator
Regional I-Corps

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

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early
Industry:
Learn More
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…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early, Established
Industry:
Learn More
Mentorship
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…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Early, Established
Industry:
Learn More
Mentorship
Legal Support Resources

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

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early, Established
Industry:
Learn More
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…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Early, Established
Industry:
Learn More
Coworking
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
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Early, Established
Industry:
Learn More
Accelerator
HEXCITE Medical Accelerator

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

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early
Industry:

Healthcare, Health IT, Software, Health Technology

Learn More
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…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
Idea, Early, Established
Industry:
Learn More
Event
SIL Impact and Innovation Forum

Join us Tuesday, April 30th and hear from social innovators as they share the stories behind their work tackling challenges in the areas of health, education, and community development in Baltimore an…

Startups
Small Biz
Nonprofits
Stages:
All
Industry:

Social Impact, Education, Public Health, Community Development, Green/Clean Energy

Learn More
At a Glance
University

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 commercializ…

Resources Provided:
Coworking, Mentorship, Incubator, Funding, Events, Accelerator
Visit Website
Contact Them

Suite 110 | 1812 Ashland Avenue | Baltimore, MD 21205

Contact Them