Baltimore | Resource Profiles
The Catalyst Fund, powered by the Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA), is part of Maryland’s Video Lottery Terminal Small, Minority and Woman-Owned Business Account initiative. The fund is a locally managed source of capital used to finance start-ups and expanding businesses statewide whose projects will create permanent jobs and leverage private sector investment.
Loans, Revolving Loan Fund, Debt Capital
Howard County is home to a thriving small business economy. With over 80% of the businesses in the county employing less than 25 people, the HCEDA understands that our economy rides upon their success and growth.The HCEDA has assembled a collection of tools available to help these companies take their businesses to the next level. Please take a look through this section at the available resources and contact us if you need any additional assistance.
Howard County Economic Development Authority
The Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship (MCE) is an initiative of the Howard County Economic Development Authority. The MCE provides a robust, interactive community of innovators, entrepreneurs, investors and advisors collaborating to successfully ignite innovation and launch high-growth companies in an entrepreneurial ecosystem abundant with resources.