Baltimore Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

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Baltimore Entrepreneurial Ecosystem by Mind Map: Baltimore Entrepreneurial  Ecosystem

1. Accelerators & Incubators

1.1. Programs meant to help startups get off the ground, grow, or expand into new markets

1.2. Emerging Technology Center (ETC)

1.2.1. Incubate Baltimore

1.2.1.1. Provide members with mentorship, seed capital, community partners, etc

1.2.1.2. Access to Entrepreneurs in Residence

1.2.1.3. Membership Tiers

1.2.1.3.1. Affiliate

1.2.1.3.2. Community Area Haven

1.2.1.3.3. Offices at ETC Haven Campus

1.2.1.3.4. Shared Office at ETC Eastern

1.2.1.3.5. Offices at ETC Eastern Campus

1.2.2. Beehive Baltimore

1.2.2.1. Fully equipped coworking & office space

1.2.2.2. Perks

1.2.2.2.1. Flexible pricing

1.2.2.2.2. Monthly Happy hours

1.2.2.2.3. Community & networking

1.2.2.2.4. Free parking

1.2.2.2.5. Mailing Address

1.2.2.3. Amenities

1.2.2.3.1. Wifi

1.2.2.3.2. Fitness Center

1.2.2.3.3. Tea/Coffee/Popcorn Bar

1.2.2.3.4. Conference Space

1.2.2.3.5. Community Kitchen

1.2.2.3.6. Cubby Storage

1.2.2.4. Membership Tiers

1.2.2.4.1. Freelance Bee

1.2.2.4.2. Worker Bee

1.2.2.4.3. Bumble Bee

1.2.2.4.4. Honey Bee

1.2.3. Accelerate Baltimore

1.2.3.1. 4 Month program

1.2.3.2. Services

1.2.3.2.1. Access to mentorship network

1.2.3.2.2. $25,000 seed funding

1.2.3.2.3. Membership discounts

1.2.3.2.4. Coworking space

1.2.3.3. Focuses

1.2.3.3.1. Corporate Strategy

1.2.3.3.2. Marketing

1.2.3.3.3. Product Launch

1.2.3.3.4. Operations

1.2.3.3.5. Business Development & Sales

1.2.3.3.6. Investor Readiness and Pitching

1.2.3.4. Requirements

1.2.3.4.1. Technology based startups

1.2.3.4.2. Pre-revenue/ haven't raised significant amount of funding

1.2.3.4.3. Strong team

1.2.3.4.4. Passionate about solution

1.2.3.5. Website

1.2.4. B'More Baltimore

1.2.4.1. Video Series

1.2.4.2. Featuring entrepreneurs/ experienced business people

1.2.4.3. Discussing starting and running a business in Baltimore

1.2.5. Events

1.2.5.1. Happy Hours

1.2.5.2. Networking

1.2.5.3. Workshops/ classes

1.2.5.4. Job Fairs

1.2.6. Campuses

1.2.6.1. JHU Eastern

1.2.6.2. Havenstreet

1.2.7. Website

1.3. BWTech @ UMBC Incubators

1.3.1. Maryland Clean Energy Tech. Incubator (CETI)

1.3.1.1. For early stage companies in...

1.3.1.1.1. Renewable Energy

1.3.1.1.2. Energy Efficiency

1.3.1.1.3. Energy policy

1.3.1.1.4. Smart Grid

1.3.1.1.5. Electric Grid cybersecurity

1.3.1.2. Joint venture with Maryland Clean Energy Center

1.3.1.3. Benefits

1.3.1.3.1. Office & wet lab space @ below market rates

1.3.1.3.2. Access to EIR and advisory board

1.3.1.3.3. Collaboration with UMBC faculty/ students

1.3.1.3.4. Entrepreneurial services team

1.3.1.3.5. Access to conference & training facilities

1.3.1.3.6. Access to all UMBC campus resources

1.3.1.3.7. Free 24 hour parking

1.3.2. CyberIncubator @ BWTech

1.3.2.1. Cyber security focus

1.3.2.2. Benefits

1.3.2.2.1. Entrepreneurial Services Team

1.3.2.2.2. Reception area, conference rooms

1.3.2.2.3. Access to UMB faculty/ students

1.3.2.2.4. Access to all UMBC resources

1.3.2.2.5. Furnished office space

1.3.2.3. Northrop Gruman Cync Program

1.3.2.3.1. Focus on commercializing cybertech

1.3.2.3.2. Scholarship program for companies

1.3.2.3.3. Free rent at Cyberincubator

1.3.2.4. Cyberhive

1.3.2.4.1. Co-working space

1.3.2.4.2. Entrepreneurial support services

1.3.2.4.3. Benefits

1.3.3. Life Sciences Incubator

1.3.3.1. Bioscience and technology company incubator

1.3.3.2. Benefits

1.3.3.2.1. Office & wet lab space

1.3.3.2.2. Flexible lease arrangements

1.3.3.2.3. Resources & networking opportunities

1.4. DreamIt Health Baltimore

1.4.1. Health IT 16 week accelerator program

1.4.2. Program Details

1.4.2.1. Located at PowerPlant Live!, Inner Harbor

1.4.2.2. Pre-seed funding of up to $25k

1.4.2.3. Stipends of $25,000-$50,000

1.4.2.4. Access to angel & venture capital network

1.4.2.5. Mentorship

1.4.2.6. Free office space

1.4.2.7. Connections

1.4.2.7.1. Free legal & accounting work

1.4.2.7.2. Mentorship network

1.4.2.7.3. Alumni network

1.4.2.7.4. Hacker/strategist matching

1.4.3. Part of Biohealth Innovations

1.4.4. In partnership with Dream it Ventures & JHU

1.4.4.1. Dream It

1.4.4.1.1. Angle and venture network

1.4.4.1.2. Global accelerator

1.4.4.1.3. DreamIt Health and DreamIt Education

1.4.4.1.4. http://www.dreamit.com

1.4.5. Takes new cohort ~6 companies each year

1.5. Sinai Hospital Bioincubator

1.5.1. Hospital-based bioincubator

1.5.1.1. Part of Life Bridge Health Systems

1.5.2. Amenities

1.5.2.1. Wet lab space

1.5.2.2. Prebuilt lab and office space

1.5.2.3. biosafety level 2 containment hoods and CO₂ incubators

1.5.2.4. Type 1 ultrapure water, autoclave, dishwasher, gel imager -80 freezer and ice machine

1.5.2.5. Conference rooms

1.5.2.6. Full Cafeteria

1.5.2.7. Onsite parking

1.5.3. Website

1.6. Conscious Ventures Labs

1.6.1. Columbia Maryland

1.6.2. Early Stage Business Accelerator

1.6.2.1. Focus on intersection of business and positive social impact

1.6.2.2. For social entrepreneurship

1.6.3. CV Lab Accelerator

1.6.3.1. 4 Month program

1.6.3.2. Goal to get programs to launch stage within 6mo

1.6.3.3. Seed Funding

1.6.3.3.1. $25k- $50k for 5-10% equity

1.6.3.3.2. Provided by The Porter Group

1.6.3.4. Community

1.6.3.4.1. Access to partner programs, resources, mentors

1.6.3.5. Curriculum

1.6.3.5.1. Weeks 1-4: Foundations of Conscious Entrepreneurship

1.6.3.5.2. Weeks 5-8: Building the Conscious Business Model

1.6.3.5.3. Weeks 9-12: Growth Planning, Execution, Evaluation

1.6.3.5.4. Weeks 13 & 16: Demo Day Prep & Demo Day

1.6.3.6. Criteria

1.6.3.6.1. Team ( 3+ preferred)

1.6.3.6.2. Startup & Build stage businesses

1.6.3.6.3. For Profit

1.6.3.6.4. Willing to be in Columbia MD for duration

1.6.3.6.5. 3 Minute pitch video

1.6.4. Website

1.7. Social Innovation Lab

1.7.1. Early-stage incubator for non-profits, mission-driven, or disruptive companies with a social impact focus

1.7.2. In partnership with Johns Hopkins University

1.7.2.1. Has incubated more than 50 organizations since 2011

1.7.2.2. Over $13 million in funding secured by SIL ventures

1.7.3. Program Details

1.7.3.1. Seed Funding

1.7.3.1.1. $1000 unrestricted funding at beginning

1.7.3.1.2. Potential for additional funding at end of program

1.7.3.2. Mentorship network

1.7.3.2.1. One-on-one coaching and support

1.7.3.3. Access to resources

1.7.3.3.1. Entrepreneur network, investors

1.7.3.4. Office Space

1.7.3.4.1. At Impact Hub Baltimore

1.7.3.5. Workshops

1.7.4. Impact+Innovation Forum

1.7.4.1. Showcases each year's cohort companies

1.7.4.2. Companies share their stories to community, JHU faculty, staff, and students

1.7.5. Apply

1.7.5.1. Application Deadline for 2016-2017 Cohort: October 3rd, 2016

1.7.5.2. Apply Here!

1.8. Wasabi Ventures

1.8.1. Specializes in co-founding, investing in, incubating, building and advising early stage technology companies

1.8.1.1. Baltimore office one of five nationwide

1.8.2. Wasabi Ventures Academy

1.8.2.1. Course work for people who want to get involved in startup ecosystem

1.8.2.2. Free program for aspiring founders

1.8.2.3. Combination of online & in person workshops

1.8.3. Portfolio of 50+ companies

1.8.4. Investment Details

1.8.4.1. Pre-seed, Seed, Series A rounds

1.8.5. Website

1.9. FastForward

1.9.1. Johns Hopkins-based accelerator for  early stage technology companies

1.9.2. Locations

1.9.2.1. FastForward East

1.9.2.1.1. 855 N Wolfe St, Baltimore

1.9.2.1.2. In Hopkins BioPark

1.9.2.1.3. Tied to JHU School of Medicine, Bloomberg School of Public Health, School or Nursing

1.9.2.1.4. Amenities

1.9.2.1.5. Lab equipment

1.9.2.2. FastForward Homewood

1.9.2.2.1. 810 Wyman Park Drive Baltimore

1.9.2.2.2. 13,000 sq feet office space & facilities

1.9.2.2.3. Groups can get space for up to two years

1.9.2.2.4. Amenities

1.9.2.3. FastForward Moco

1.9.2.3.1. 9601 Medical Center Dr, Johns Hopkins University – Montgomery County Campus, Rockville, MD

1.9.2.3.2. 41 acres, 215,000 square feet of office, education and lab space

1.9.2.3.3. Adjacent to 575,000 sq feet National Cancer Institute facility

1.9.2.4. FastForward Virtual

1.9.2.4.1. Helps facilitate venture development and commercialization plans via virtual mentorship

1.9.2.4.2. Services

1.9.3. Program

1.9.3.1. Education

1.9.3.1.1. Programs

1.9.3.1.2. Access to faculty, staff, industry experts

1.9.3.2. Mentorship

1.9.3.3. Services

1.9.3.3.1. Legal & accounting

1.9.3.3.2. Business analysis

1.9.3.3.3. IP

1.9.3.4. Working Space

1.9.4. Other Services

1.9.4.1. Legal Office Hours

1.9.4.1.1. Startups/ entrepreneurs can get legal advice

1.9.4.1.2. Must register 3 days in advance

1.9.4.1.3. First Thursday of each month

1.9.4.2. Mentors in Residence

1.9.4.2.1. 14+ mentors available to give advice & guidance to JHTV startup companies

1.9.4.3. Science and Technology Advisory Team

1.9.5. Website

1.10. Betamore

1.10.1. Supports, Launches, and Grows tech-based startup companies

1.10.2. 8,000 square feet, Federal Hill

1.10.3. Community Membership

1.10.3.1. Tiers

1.10.3.1.1. $150/year Individual/ Freelance

1.10.3.1.2. $500- $4,000 for Corporate based on # employees

1.10.3.1.3. $500-$1250 Government/Nonprofit/ Education based on # people

1.10.3.2. Benefits

1.10.3.2.1. Membership Orientation

1.10.3.2.2. Discounted access to Betamore Education

1.10.3.2.3. Cost saving partnerships/discounts

1.10.3.2.4. Connection to local resources

1.10.3.2.5. Participation/ leadership opportunities

1.10.4. Coworking/ Incubation Membership

1.10.4.1. Tiers

1.10.4.1.1. $25 one day pass

1.10.4.1.2. $99 one week trial

1.10.4.1.3. $200/mo/person Coworking (shared)

1.10.4.1.4. $300/mo/person Coworking (reserved)

1.10.4.1.5. $400/mo/person Incubation

1.10.4.2. Benefits

1.10.4.2.1. Access to space

1.10.4.2.2. Bookable Conference rooms

1.10.4.2.3. Company listings

1.10.4.2.4. On-site reception

1.10.4.2.5. Storage/lockers/desks

1.10.4.2.6. Mailing Address

1.10.5. Techies for Good

1.10.5.1. Connects technical volunteers with non-profits

1.10.5.2. Events

1.10.5.2.1. Tech help sessions

1.10.5.2.2. Technology Tutorials

1.10.5.2.3. Give Back Hacks

1.10.6. Education

1.10.6.1. Academy

1.10.6.1.1. Courses

1.10.6.2. Classes & Workshops

1.10.6.2.1. Every few days

1.10.6.2.2. Mostly Paid

1.10.6.2.3. Topics

1.10.6.3. Online Academy

1.10.6.3.1. Online content library

1.10.6.3.2. Courses available online via account

1.10.6.4. Betamore Works

1.10.6.4.1. Talent discovery & development service for companies/businesses

1.10.6.4.2. Works Partner Benefits

1.10.7. Baltimore Tech

1.10.7.1. Database of Baltimore people, companies and opportunities around tech, entrepreneurship

1.10.7.2. Features

1.10.7.2.1. People, companied searchable database

1.10.7.2.2. User/ member profiles

1.10.7.2.3. Event listings

1.10.7.2.4. Jobs database

1.10.7.3. Website

1.10.8. Website

1.11. TU Incubator

1.11.1. Business Incubator

1.11.1.1. EdTech is main focus area

1.11.2. Office space, mentoring, startup services

1.11.3. Membership Levels

1.11.3.1. Resident Members

1.11.3.1.1. Reside at TU Incubator,  7400 York Road, 2nd Floor, Towson, MD

1.11.3.1.2. Private office space

1.11.3.1.3. Telco provided

1.11.3.1.4. Priority access to conference areas

1.11.3.1.5. All incubator resources included

1.11.3.2. Associate Members

1.11.3.2.1. Use shared collaborative space in Incubator

1.11.3.2.2. Kitchen, conference rooms, lounge, media cart

1.11.3.2.3. Pricing per company, not per individual

1.11.3.3. Virtual Members

1.11.3.3.1. Access to incubator resources

1.11.3.3.2. Participation in incubator programs

1.11.3.3.3. Small monthly fee

1.11.3.4. Student Members

1.11.3.4.1. Discounted membership rate

1.11.3.4.2. Full access to incubator resources

1.11.3.4.3. For Towson and non-Towson students

1.11.4. Events

1.11.4.1. Business Plan Competition

1.11.4.1.1. Open to all in BMore/DC area

1.11.4.1.2. For pre-startup or early stage business ideas

1.11.4.1.3. Professional & Student category

1.11.4.1.4. Winners receive 90 day TU Incubator membership

1.11.4.2. Workshops

1.11.4.2.1. Pitch Preparation

1.11.4.2.2. Fundraising

1.11.4.2.3. EdTech Series

1.11.4.3. Happy Hours

1.11.5. Mentorship Network

1.11.6. Website

2. Spaces

2.1. Spaces meant to facilitate coworking, providing  access to office/lab space, tools/equipment, and other resources

2.2. Baltimore Underground Science Space (BUGS)

2.2.1. Dry & wet laboratory, meeting space for biotech/synthetic biology work

2.2.2. Details

2.2.2.1. 2700+ square feet

2.2.2.2. 101 N Haven Street Suite 105

2.2.2.3. Wed-Frid 3-9pm

2.2.2.4. Saturday 9am-5pm

2.2.3. Equipment

2.2.3.1. Gel Documentation

2.2.3.2. Electrophoresis

2.2.3.3. PCR

2.2.3.4. BSC

2.2.3.5. Autoclave

2.2.3.6. Centrifuges

2.2.3.7. Balances, stir plates

2.2.3.8. PH, Conductivity meters

2.2.3.9. Incubators

2.2.3.10. -70 C freezer

2.2.3.11. 400 litre fermentor

2.2.4. Membership

2.2.4.1. $100 initial dues/Biosafety Course fee

2.2.4.2. Full

2.2.4.2.1. $85/month monthly

2.2.4.2.2. $850 annually

2.2.4.2.3. Voice in BUGSS decisions & investments

2.2.4.2.4. Access to facilities and equipment

2.2.4.2.5. Members only area of website

2.2.4.2.6. Open access to all stages of group projects

2.2.4.2.7. Members only courses and events

2.2.4.2.8. Dedicated storage (room, refrigerated, freezer)

2.2.4.2.9. $200 lab supplies credit

2.2.4.2.10. Ordering/receiving of specialty supplies

2.2.4.2.11. Lab assistance & project consultation

2.2.4.3. Associate

2.2.4.3.1. $25/month monthly

2.2.4.3.2. $250 annually

2.2.4.3.3. Voice on BUGSS decisions and investments

2.2.4.3.4. Access to members only part of website

2.2.4.3.5. Discounts on members only courses, events, merchandise

2.2.4.4. Student

2.2.4.4.1. $25/month or $250/year HS/undergraduate

2.2.4.4.2. $50/month or $500 year full time graduate

2.2.4.4.3. All benefits of full membership sans $200 credit

2.2.4.4.4. Expected to volunteer at least 5 hours/month

2.2.4.5. K-12 Teachers

2.2.4.5.1. $50/month monthly or $500 annually

2.2.4.5.2. All benefits of Full membership sans $200 credit

2.2.4.5.3. Expected to volunteer 5 hours/month

2.2.5. Classes

2.2.5.1. Typically Mon, Thur, Sat

2.2.5.2. 3D printing tutorials (mon)

2.2.5.3. Lab skills night (thurs)

2.2.5.4. Build-a-gene (sat)

2.2.6. Website

2.3. Baltimore Hackerspace

2.3.1. 1250+ square foot maker/hackerspace, shop

2.3.2. Details

2.3.2.1. 6410 Landay Ave. Baltimore, MD 21237

2.3.2.2. Open hack nights (Wed/Thurs) 7pm

2.3.3. Membership

2.3.3.1. Based on monthly donation

2.3.3.2. Level 1

2.3.3.2.1. $25

2.3.3.2.2. 24/7 access

2.3.3.3. Level 2

2.3.3.3.1. $50

2.3.3.3.2. 24/7 access

2.3.3.3.3. 2 on site storage bins

2.3.3.4. Level 3

2.3.3.4.1. $75

2.3.3.4.2. 24/7 access

2.3.3.4.3. on site reserved storage shelf

2.3.3.4.4. Floor storage

2.3.3.4.5. T-shirt

2.3.3.5. Corporate Sponsors

2.3.3.5.1. $150

2.3.3.5.2. 24/7 access for 5+ people

2.3.3.5.3. Company logo on website

2.3.3.5.4. T-shirts

2.3.4. Tools

2.3.4.1. General Purpose tools

2.3.4.2. MIG Welder

2.3.4.3. Drill Press

2.3.4.4. Grinder

2.3.4.5. Band Saw

2.3.4.6. Disk/belt sander

2.3.4.7. Metal Lathe

2.3.4.8. Cordless drills, sanders, router

2.3.4.9. Soldering equipment

2.3.4.10. Oscilloscope

2.3.4.11. Laser cutter/ engraver

2.3.4.12. Wood CNC

2.3.4.13. 3d Printer / makerbot

2.3.4.14. Air compressor & tools

2.3.5. Website

2.4. Station North Tool Library

2.4.1. Affordable access to tools, skills, and workspace

2.4.2. Details

2.4.2.1. 417 E Oliver St 21202

2.4.2.2. Mon-Thurs 5-8pm

2.4.2.3. Weekends 11am-5pm

2.4.2.4. Open shop Sunday 11am-5pm

2.4.2.5. Open Shop Tuesday 5-8pm

2.4.3. Tool Library

2.4.3.1. 1400+ tools

2.4.3.2. Online database of tools in stock

2.4.3.3. Automotive

2.4.3.4. Bicycle

2.4.3.5. Books & reference materials

2.4.3.6. Carpentry & woodworking

2.4.3.7. Electrical and Soldering

2.4.3.8. Home maintenance

2.4.3.9. Metalworking

2.4.3.10. Plumbing

2.4.3.11. Yard & Garden

2.4.4. Public Workshop

2.4.4.1. 1200+ square feet

2.4.4.2. Stationary Machines

2.4.4.2.1. Milter/Panel/Table/Band saws

2.4.4.2.2. Resaw

2.4.4.2.3. Scroll saw

2.4.4.2.4. Drill press

2.4.4.2.5. Router tables

2.4.4.2.6. Jointers & Planers

2.4.4.2.7. Belt/Disk/Variable speed sanders

2.4.4.2.8. Bench grinder/wire wheel/buffer

2.4.4.2.9. Sewing Machine

2.4.4.3. Public classes

2.4.5. Surface Project

2.4.5.1. Apprenticeship program for individuals with high barriers to employment

2.4.5.2. Teaches them to make sellable products (mostly tables)

2.4.5.3. Products available for sale (starting at $35)

2.4.6. Membership

2.4.6.1. Tool Library

2.4.6.1.1. Sliding Scale

2.4.6.1.2. Monthly Auto Debit

2.4.6.2. Public Workshop

2.4.6.2.1. Must be Tool Library member

2.4.6.2.2. 2.5 hours $25 required safety class

2.4.7. Classes

2.4.7.1. $25-$250

2.4.7.2. Safety

2.4.7.3. How to make things

2.4.7.3.1. Actually get to make & keep product

2.4.7.4. Home DIY

2.4.8. Website

2.5. Harbor Launch at IMET

2.5.1. Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology

2.5.2. For environmental and human health companies

2.5.2.1. Connects companies to resources of its partners

2.5.3. Inner Harbor location

2.5.4. Partner Instutituions

2.5.4.1. UMCES

2.5.4.2. UMB

2.5.4.3. UMBC

2.5.5. Amenities

2.5.5.1. Wet Labs & Coworking Space

2.5.5.2. Access to IMET researchers & students

2.5.5.3. Entrepreneur Office hours

2.5.5.4. Fitness room

2.5.6. Affiliate Coworking Program

2.5.6.1. $200/month

2.5.6.2. 24/7 access to office space

2.5.6.3. Conference room access

2.5.6.4. Harbor Launch official business address

2.5.6.5. Business/ strategy advice

2.5.6.6. Networking & office hours

2.5.7. Core Facilities

2.5.7.1. Bioanalytics

2.5.7.2. Aquaculture

2.5.7.3. Molecular Analysis  (UMBC)

2.5.7.4. Biomedicine (UMB)

2.5.8. Website

2.6. Fab Lab Baltimore

2.6.1. Digital fabriaction lab & workspace

2.6.1.1. Mostly prototype, not production

2.6.2. Equipment

2.6.2.1. Universal Laser Cutter (blue)

2.6.2.2. Universal Laser Cutter (purple)

2.6.2.3. Shop Bot CNC Router

2.6.2.4. Torchmate CNC Plasma Cutter

2.6.2.5. uPrint Plus 3D Printer

2.6.2.6. 2 Afinia 3D Printers

2.6.2.7. Roland Vinyl Cutter

2.6.2.8. Denford PCB Mill

2.6.3. Membership

2.6.3.1. Must pass Introductory Course

2.6.3.2. Fees

2.6.3.2.1. Based on # visits needed to complete work

2.6.3.2.2. 5 vists= $25 / 15 visits =$50

2.6.3.2.3. Material Fee for 3D printers

2.6.4. Workshops

2.6.4.1. Focused on how to use tools

2.6.4.2. Groups of 4-8 can schedule

2.6.5. Website

2.7. Baltimore Node

2.7.1. Public hackerspace, makerspace

2.7.1.1. 2600 square feet

2.7.2. Membership

2.7.2.1. $50/month

2.7.2.2. 24/7 Access to space

2.7.2.3. Use of all tools

2.7.2.4. Access to all workshops & events

2.7.2.5. Area to store project work

2.7.2.6. Get a say in Node management

2.7.3. Workshops/ Events

2.7.3.1. Open hack every Thursday, 7pm

2.7.4. Equipment

2.7.4.1. Digital Fabrication

2.7.4.2. Electronics

2.7.4.3. General Purpose Shop Tools

2.7.4.4. Woodworking

2.7.4.5. Carpentry

2.7.4.6. Metalworking

2.7.5. Website

2.8. Impact Hub Baltimore

2.8.1. Coworking & collaborative space

2.8.2. Historic Centre Theater 10 E North Ave

2.8.3. Focus on socially conscious business and impact

2.8.4. Membership

2.8.4.1. Open Coworking

2.8.4.1.1. Flexible

2.8.4.1.2. Half Time

2.8.4.1.3. Unlimited

2.8.4.1.4. Benefits

2.8.4.2. Dedicated Desks

2.8.4.2.1. $350/month for 6 month lease

2.8.4.3. Private Offices

2.8.4.3.1. 12 month lease

2.8.4.3.2. Starts at $700 /month

2.8.4.3.3. Amenities

2.8.4.4. Community Members

2.8.4.4.1. Individual

2.8.4.4.2. $30/month

2.8.4.4.3. One free meeting/month

2.8.4.4.4. Discounted events

2.8.4.5. Affiliate Members

2.8.4.5.1. Organizations

2.8.4.5.2. $800/ year

2.8.4.5.3. 20% discount for non-profits

2.8.4.5.4. 50% off space reservations

2.8.4.5.5. One free meeting/month

2.8.4.5.6. Discounted events

2.8.5. Website

2.9. Spark Baltimore

2.9.1. Private offices & open working spaces

2.9.2. Located at PowerPlant Live!

2.9.3. Amenities

2.9.3.1. Kitchen

2.9.3.2. Coffee & Craft Beer

2.9.3.3. Lounge Space

2.9.3.4. Bike Storage

2.9.3.5. Fitness Center

2.9.3.6. Parking Garage

2.9.3.7. Meeting Rooms

2.9.3.8. Concierge service

2.9.3.9. Color copier, scanner, printer

2.9.3.10. Mail service

2.9.3.11. Event space for 20-250 people

2.9.4. Community

2.9.4.1. Members-only events and activities

2.9.4.2. After hours meetups

2.9.4.3. Community events

2.9.4.4. Programs for entrepreneurs and startups

2.9.4.5. Network with developers, freelancers, other entrepreneurs

2.9.5. Membership types

2.9.5.1. Mailbox

2.9.5.1.1. $40/month starting

2.9.5.2. Day Pass

2.9.5.2.1. $15/day starting

2.9.5.3. Workstation

2.9.5.3.1. Undedicated desk $225

2.9.5.3.2. Dedicated desk $375 (24/7)

2.9.5.4. Private Offices

2.9.5.4.1. Single $575/month

2.9.5.4.2. Double $1025/month

2.9.5.4.3. Triple $1525/month

2.9.5.4.4. Quad $2025/month

2.9.5.4.5. Suite $2750/month

2.9.5.5. Meeting rooms

2.9.5.5.1. $40/hour starting

2.9.5.5.2. For 2-40 people

2.9.6. Website

2.10. City Garage

2.10.1. Entrepreneurial space, resource provider

2.10.2. Three components:

2.10.3. Main Street

2.10.3.1. Working space, 5000+ sq ft

2.10.3.2. Hosts ~5 companies, mostly hardware based

2.10.4. The Foundry

2.10.4.1. Hardware Makerspace

2.10.4.2. Tools Available

2.10.4.2.1. Metalworking

2.10.4.2.2. Prototyping

2.10.4.2.3. CNC

2.10.4.2.4. Finishing

2.10.4.2.5. Hotworking

2.10.4.2.6. Textile

2.10.4.2.7. Woodworking

2.10.4.2.8. Bench tools

2.10.4.3. Membership

2.10.4.3.1. $150/month

2.10.4.3.2. Access to classes, workshop

2.10.4.3.3. $50 day pass

2.10.4.3.4. Open shop hours 7 days/week

2.10.4.4. http://foundery.com/

2.10.5. UnderArmour Light House

2.10.5.1. 35,000 square ft design and leadership center

2.10.5.2. For producing Under Armour footwear, apparel

2.10.6. Website

2.11. The Co-Op

2.11.1. Coworking space for small/ emerging companies

2.11.2. 12 W Madison Street ( Mount Vernon)

2.11.3. Amenities

2.11.3.1. Fits teams of 1-108

2.11.3.2. Open workspace

2.11.3.3. Private Offices

2.11.3.4. 24 Hour access

2.11.3.5. Bike Storage

2.11.3.6. Printer/copier/wifi

2.11.3.7. Kitchen

2.11.3.8. Lounge area, TV

2.11.4. Month by month leases

2.11.4.1. Private Office for two $650/month

2.11.4.2. Open workspace for one $418/month

2.11.5. Website

3. Non-Profits

3.1. Non-profit organizations with programs focused on or related to entrepreneurship or small businesses

3.2. Baltimore Office of Promotion of the Arts

3.2.1. Baltimore City’s official arts council, events agency and film office

3.2.2. Events

3.2.2.1. Light City

3.2.2.1.1. See Events

3.2.2.2. Artscape

3.2.2.3. Baltimore Book Festival

3.2.2.4. Small Events

3.2.2.4.1. Inner Harbor Celebrations

3.2.2.4.2. Farmer's market, MLK day parade

3.2.3. http://www.promotionandarts.org/

3.3. Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore

3.3.1. Economic development organization focused on fostering business retention and development, job creation and new investment in Baltimore

3.3.2. Partners

3.3.2.1. Maryland Department of Commerce

3.3.2.2. Elected Government Officials

3.3.2.3. Academic Institutions

3.3.2.4. Regional business executives

3.3.3. Purposes

3.3.3.1. Educate public, companies, talent on benefits of working in Baltimore

3.3.3.2. Business retention efforts

3.3.3.3. Attract more businesses & employment to area

3.3.3.4. Analyze business trends in the region

3.3.4. Services

3.3.4.1. Regional Marketing

3.3.4.2. Building Business Cases

3.3.4.2.1. For companies looking to establish/relocate to Greater Baltimore Area

3.3.4.3. Facilitating the Relocation Process

3.3.4.3.1. Site selection

3.3.4.3.2. Private sector incentives

3.3.4.3.3. Customized job training via universities in area

3.3.4.4. Facilitating Private Investment

3.3.4.4.1. Site selectin

3.3.4.5. Executive Missions

3.3.5. Online Resources

3.3.5.1. Database of industry reports, facts & figures

3.3.5.2. Information about academic institutions

3.3.5.3. Information about the regional economy

3.3.5.4. Listing of useful links/resources for doing business in Baltimore

3.3.5.5. Publications

3.3.5.5.1. Reports

3.3.5.5.2. Industry Profiles

3.3.5.5.3. Annual Regional Report

3.3.5.5.4. Quarterly Economic Updates

3.3.5.5.5. Presentations & Media

3.3.5.5.6. Maps

3.3.5.6. Economic growth maps

3.3.6. Website

3.4. Downtown Partnership of Baltimore (DPOB)

3.5. Baltimore Development Corporation

3.5.1. Economic development agency for Baltimore City

3.5.2. Online Resources

3.5.2.1. Record of Baltimore economic, regional reports/ statistics

3.5.2.2. List of tax credits, incentives for doing business in MD

3.5.2.3. List of grants/loans for small B&M businesses

3.5.2.4. Industry & sector reports

3.5.3. Programs

3.5.3.1. Parent Organization of ETC

3.5.3.1.1. See Accelerators & Incubators

3.5.3.2. Small Business Resource Center (SBRC)

3.5.3.2.1. Cultivates and supports the growth and development of small businesses and entrepreneurs in Baltimore City

3.5.3.2.2. Located at JHU Eastern

3.5.3.2.3. Services

3.5.3.2.4. Location for Maryland Procurement and Technical Assistance Program (PTAP)

3.5.4. Funding

3.5.4.1. Baltimore Microloan Fund

3.5.4.1.1. Working capital for small/startup businesses

3.5.4.1.2. $5,000 to $30,000

3.5.4.2. Manager of VLT Fund

3.5.4.2.1. See Funding Sources

3.5.4.3. Revolving Loan Fund

3.5.4.3.1. For acquisition and improvement of land, facilities and equipment

3.5.4.3.2. up to $500,000 or 35 percent of the project cost

3.5.4.4. City Bonds

3.5.4.4.1. Restricted to capital projects (bricks and mortar improvements, equipment purchases, real estate related projects)

3.5.4.4.2. cannot exceed 35 percent of project costs

3.5.5. Website

3.6. Maryland Capital Enterprises Inc

3.6.1. Provides funding for small businesses to start or grow via micro loans

3.6.2. Services

3.6.2.1. Microlending

3.6.2.1.1. Expansion Loans

3.6.2.1.2. Startup Loans

3.6.2.2. Business Consulting

3.6.2.2.1. Free one-on-one counseling

3.6.2.2.2. Technical Assistance

3.6.2.3. Business Education

3.6.2.3.1. MCE Women's Business Center

3.6.2.3.2. Webinars

3.6.2.3.3. Online Courses

3.6.3. Entrepreneur of the Year award

3.6.3.1. Recognition & capital prize to inspiring entrepreneur/ business owner

3.6.3.2. Nominations open to the public

3.6.3.3. Winner must reside in Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset or Talbot counties

3.6.4. Website

3.7. Greater Baltimore Committee

3.8. The Abell Foundation

4. Governmental

4.1. Federal, state, or county departments  focused on promoting entrepreneurship & economic development

4.2. Mayor's Office of Minority and Women-Owned Business Development

4.3. Maryland Small Business Development Center

4.3.1. Technology Support Center

4.3.1.1. Training classes

4.3.1.1.1. Online and in-person, free and paid

4.3.1.1.2. Going From Mind to Market

4.3.1.1.3. SBIR Support

4.3.1.1.4. Technology Transferring & Licensing

4.3.1.1.5. Intellectual Property Protection Support

4.3.1.1.6. Commercialization/ Planning

4.3.1.1.7. Alternative Financial Sources

4.3.1.2. Consulting Services

4.3.1.2.1. For new ventures and acceleration

4.3.1.2.2. Free

4.3.2. Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAP)

4.3.2.1. For business-to-government companies

4.3.2.2. Hosted by UMD College Park

4.3.2.3. Provide education on how to secure government contracts, assistance in doing so

4.3.2.4. Counseling services

4.3.2.5. Free

4.3.2.6. http://www.mdptap.org/about_maryland_ptap.shtml

4.3.3. Business Accelerator Coaching Series

4.3.3.1. Education/ Coaching Series

4.3.3.2. CEO Accelerator

4.3.3.2.1. 12 Sessions

4.3.3.2.2. For businesses with revenues > $500k

4.3.3.2.3. Cost: $400

4.3.3.3. Growth Accelerator

4.3.3.3.1. 6 sessions

4.3.3.3.2. For businesses with revenues $10k-$500k

4.3.3.3.3. Cost: $200

4.3.3.4. Strategic Launch

4.3.3.4.1. 6 Sessions

4.3.3.4.2. For businesses with > $10k revenue

4.3.3.4.3. Cost: $200

4.3.3.5. Mastering Strategic Growth

4.3.3.5.1. By Frostburg University

4.3.3.5.2. 6 Sessions

4.3.3.5.3. Revenue between $10k- $2.5 million

4.3.3.5.4. Cost: $100

4.3.4. Help with research, access to materials, etc

4.3.5. Website

4.4. Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship

4.4.1. Accelerator for the Commercialization of Technology

4.4.1.1. Part of JHU APL

4.4.1.2. Provides space in iCat incubator

4.4.1.3. Access to resource/ mentorship network

4.4.2. Innovation Catalyst (iCat) Program

4.4.2.1. Co-working space

4.4.2.2. Incubator

4.4.2.3. Columbia, Maryland

4.4.2.4. Access to other entrepreneurs, mentors

4.4.3. Howard Technology Council

4.4.3.1. Membership based council centered around technology

4.4.3.2. Four Pillars

4.4.3.2.1. Engage

4.4.3.2.2. Collaborate

4.4.3.2.3. Learn

4.4.3.2.4. Lead

4.4.3.3. Member Benefits

4.4.3.3.1. Reduced/free registration to HTC/ MCE events

4.4.3.3.2. Access to small business outreach programs

4.4.3.3.3. Sponsorship Opportunities

4.4.3.3.4. Listing on HTC website

4.4.3.3.5. Networking opportunities

4.4.3.3.6. Events listed on HTC calendar

4.4.3.3.7. Lower cost access to MCE facilities

4.4.3.4. HOCO CISO

4.4.3.4.1. Members have access to cyber/secutrity professionals for mentorship, resources, and info.sec. management guidance

4.4.3.4.2. http://www.hceda.org/maryland-center-for-entrepreneurship/howard-tech-council/hoco-ciso-(1).aspx

4.4.3.5. Events

4.4.3.5.1. http://www.hceda.org/maryland-center-for-entrepreneurship/howard-tech-council/tech-council-events.aspx

4.4.4. Business Resource Center

4.4.4.1. Provides support for non-technical and services-based companies

4.4.4.2. Services

4.4.4.2.1. Counseling

4.4.4.2.2. Referrals

4.4.4.2.3. Government Contracting assistance

4.4.4.2.4. Small business awards program

4.4.4.3. Project Opportunity

4.4.4.3.1. 10 week program

4.4.4.3.2. For veterans looking to start a business

4.4.4.3.3. Training, outreach services, tech assistance, financing aid

4.4.5. Unique Assets Podcast

4.4.5.1. Focuses on the launch and growth of new companies

4.4.6. Startup 101

4.4.6.1. 6-part practicum class that ends in a pitch day

4.4.7. Website

4.5. Maryland Business Express

4.5.1. Online business registration platform

4.5.2. Services

4.5.2.1. Register your business

4.5.2.2. Establish Tax acounts

4.5.2.3. File personal property returns

4.5.2.4. Register a trade name

4.5.2.5. Order copies of previous business documents

4.5.3. Website

4.6. Department of Commerce

4.6.1. Advance Maryland

4.6.1.1. Program for $1 -$50 M revenue/ year companies

4.6.1.2. Partnered with National Center for Economic Gardening

4.6.1.3. Provides research teams that analyze 5 key areas of a startup company

4.6.1.4. Website

4.6.2. Office of Small Business Resources

4.6.2.1. Small Business and Entrepreneur Resource Guide

4.6.2.1.1. http://commerce.maryland.gov/Documents/BusinessResource/MarylandEntrepreneurGuide.pdf

4.6.3. Website

5. Funding Sources

5.1. (Baltimore based) Sources of funding specifically for startup ventures

5.2. Dingman Center Angels

5.2.1. Seed funding to early stage companies in Mid-Atlantic region

5.2.2. Focus on technology-driven startups with high market growth potential

5.2.3. NOT a fund; group of accredited investors

5.2.3.1. Invest on an individual basis

5.2.4. 50+ portfolio companies

5.2.5. Investment Details

5.2.5.1. $100,000 - $1 millon

5.2.5.2. Willing to syndicate in deals up to $2 million

5.2.6. Criteria

5.2.6.1. Mid-Atlantic location

5.2.6.2. Executive Summary & Investor Pitch

5.2.6.3. Seeking capital in

5.2.6.3.1. $100k-$1mill in Series A in Preferred Stock or Convertible Notes

5.2.6.3.2. $1m with lead investor and term sheet

5.2.6.4. Fully developed product/service

5.2.6.5. Current sales pipeline & revenue stream

5.2.6.6. Developed and tested marketing strategy

5.2.6.7. High growth market (20% > CAGR) or large $500 M +

5.2.6.8. Pre-money valuation < $5 M

5.2.7. Website

5.3. Blue Jay Syndicate

5.3.1. Investment network for startups with JHU founders

5.3.2. Referral only organization

5.3.2.1. Formal Membership

5.3.2.1.1. Vote together on each deal to fund

5.3.2.1.2. $5000 minimum investment per YES

5.3.2.2. Secondary Membership

5.3.2.2.1. Choose deals

5.3.2.2.2. $25,000 minimum investment when YES

5.3.3. Founded by Paul Grossinger

5.3.4. Website

5.4. Camden Partners

5.4.1. Private equity firm with focus on seed and growth strategies

5.4.2. Target Industries

5.4.2.1. Education

5.4.2.2. Healthcare

5.4.2.3. Technology

5.4.2.4. Business Services

5.4.3. Seed Strategy

5.4.3.1. Help companies pinpoint business, growth, and exit strategies

5.4.3.2. Connect companies to talent pool, customers, networks

5.4.3.3. Team of expert industry staff & advisors

5.4.4. Growth Strategy

5.4.4.1. Help companies pinpoint business, growth, and exit strategies

5.4.4.2. Aid in talent recruitment

5.4.4.3. Make intros to new customers & help close deals

5.4.4.4. Help companies find relevant funding sources

5.4.5. 20+ current portfolio companies

5.4.6. Website

5.5. Sagamore Ventures

5.5.1. Founded by Under Armour founder & CEO, Kevin Plank

5.5.2. Early stage technology investment

5.5.2.1. Seed & Series A

5.6. Baltimore Angels

5.6.1. Baltimore-based angel investment group

5.6.2. Early-stage technology investment

5.6.3. Ideal companies

5.6.3.1. Pre-money valuations from $500k-$5m

5.6.3.2. Developed concept and working prototype (if applicable)

5.6.3.3. Market with significant growth opportunity

5.6.3.4. Seeking $150k - $1 million in capital

5.6.3.5. Already raised $50-$500k in seed/ friends-and- family round

5.6.4. Investment Process

5.6.4.1. Entrepreneur Engagement

5.6.4.1.1. Referrals, proceeder.com applications, contact form submission

5.6.4.1.2. Pitches are refined by volunteer investors

5.6.4.2. Enlightening Round (Pre-screen)

5.6.4.2.1. In person screening

5.6.4.2.2. 3-5 Investors & entrepreneurs

5.6.4.2.3. Lighting round style presentation

5.6.4.3. Pitch Meeting

5.6.4.3.1. Present to full group

5.6.4.3.2. 15-20 minute presentation

5.6.4.3.3. Network with investors & entrepreneurs

5.6.5. Entrepreneurs Guide PDF

5.6.5.1. http://baltimoreangels.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Baltimore-Angels-Entrepreneurs-Guide.pdf

5.6.6. Website

5.7. See Jane Invest

5.7.1. Funding for startups founded by women

5.7.2. Requirements

5.7.2.1. Woman founder

5.7.2.2. Scalable with clear exit strategy

5.7.2.3. Some degree of social impact

5.7.3. Website

5.8. Pinoak Partners

5.8.1. Angel Investor group focusing on MD's Eastern Shore

5.8.2. Early and growth stage companies just beyond friends and family round

5.8.3. Investment Process

5.8.3.1. $100 non-refundable application fee

5.8.3.2. 12 week process

5.8.3.3. Several pitches

5.8.3.4. 4-6 week due diligence process

5.8.4. Investment Criteria

5.8.4.1. Addressable market of $1+ billion

5.8.4.2. Product in Beta stage

5.8.4.3. Company has some proof of concept revenue

5.8.4.4. Exit strategy executable within 5-7 years

5.8.4.5. Pre-money valuation of less than $5 million

5.8.4.6. Seeking first round of $250k - $2 million

5.8.4.7. (For consumer products only)

5.8.4.7.1. Annual run rate revenue over $1 million

5.8.4.7.2. Gross margins over 40%

5.8.4.8. (for life science companies only)

5.8.4.8.1. Protectable IP

5.8.4.8.2. Plans for regulatory approval

5.8.4.8.3. Device-- In Vitro & in vivo data

5.8.4.8.4. Diagnostic -- retrospective & prospectie data

5.8.4.8.5. Therapeutics -- proof of concept in animal models

5.8.5. Website

5.9. The Volt Fund

5.9.1. Funding specifically for minority or women-owned small business/ startups

5.9.2. Loans of $150-$250,000

5.9.3. Criteria

5.9.3.1. Early-stage with minority or woman leadership

5.9.3.2. cybersecurity, energy, life sciences or Health IT

5.9.3.3. (preferred) Affiliated with business incubator part of MBIA

5.9.3.4. Defendable and clear IP ownership

5.9.3.5. Recognizable $20+ million target market

5.9.3.6. Cash flow break-even within 18 months

5.9.4. Website

5.10. Calvert Street Partners

5.11. Blu Ventures

5.12. Persimmon Capital

5.13. Hickory Ridge Capital

5.14. Deutsche Foundation

5.15. Abell Foundation

5.16. France-Merrick Foundation

5.17. Seven Brand Investments

5.18. NextGen Ventures

5.19. Westwicke Partners

5.20. A-Level Capital

5.21. Stanley Ventures

6. Greater Maryland

6.1. Entrepreneurial organizations and programs serving or headquartered in other Maryland counties

6.2. Eastern Shore Entrepreneurship Center

6.2.1. Economic Development non-profit servicing Maryland's Eastern Shore

6.2.2. HotDesks

6.2.2.1. Network of Cowering spaces & resources for MD entrepreneurs

6.2.2.2. Coworking

6.2.2.2.1. Membership to hotDesks provides access to all cowering spaces across multiple counties

6.2.2.2.2. Counties

6.2.2.3. F^3 Tech Business Accelerator Program

6.2.2.3.1. 5 month accelerator program for Farm, Fish, or Food -industry related companies

6.2.2.3.2. Program

6.2.2.3.3. Requirements

6.2.2.3.4. After Program

6.2.2.4. Membership

6.2.2.4.1. Month-to-month

6.2.2.4.2. Membership Perks

6.2.2.4.3. Tiers

6.2.2.5. Events

6.2.2.5.1. Online calendar with listing of events across all cowering spaces

6.2.2.5.2. http://hotdesks.org/events/

6.2.2.6. Education

6.2.2.6.1. Business Model mapping and Value Proposition Program

6.2.2.6.2. ShoreVeture Entrepreneur Training

6.2.2.6.3. New Product Development and Innovation Training

6.2.2.7. https://hotdesks.org/

6.2.3. Revolving Loan Fund (RFL) Portfolio

6.2.3.1. Collection of loan funds with different objectives and target sectors

6.2.3.2. General Application Requirements

6.2.3.2.1. For Startups/Small businesses:

6.2.3.2.2. $10,000- $100,000 at or below current market interest rates

6.2.3.2.3. CEO Personal credit 600 or above

6.2.3.2.4. All owners (over 20%) must personally guarantee loan

6.2.3.2.5. Minimum equity injection of 10% for startups

6.2.3.3. Funds

6.2.3.3.1. Mid-Shore Revolving Loan Fund

6.2.3.3.2. Dorchester County Revolving Loan Fund

6.2.3.3.3. Kent Country Revolving Loan Fund

6.2.3.3.4. Maryland DHCD Microenterprise Lending Program

6.2.3.3.5. USDA Rural Development Rural Micorenterprise Assistance Program (RMAP) Loan Fund

6.2.3.3.6. SBA Internediary Lending Pilot (ILP) Program Loan Fund

6.2.4. HotDesks Website

6.3. Maryland Business Incubation Association

6.4. Tech Council of Maryland

6.4.1. In Rockville MD

6.4.2. Technology trade association

6.4.2.1. Largest in MD

6.4.3. Maryland Healthcare Product Development Corporation

6.4.3.1. Invests in early stage biomedical companies

6.4.4. Events

6.4.4.1. 40+ Events per year

6.4.4.2. Signature Events

6.4.4.2.1. Industry Awards

6.4.4.2.2. Leadership Dinner

6.4.4.2.3. Lifetime Achievement Black Tie Gala

6.4.4.2.4. Annual Crab Feast & Networking Bash

6.4.4.2.5. Tech vs Bio Ultimate Golf Challenge

6.4.4.3. Spotlight Series Events

6.4.4.3.1. Distinguished Speaker Series

6.4.4.3.2. Financial Executives Form

6.4.4.3.3. Health IT Series

6.4.4.3.4. Life sciences Series

6.4.4.3.5. Technology Series

6.4.4.3.6. Peer Discussions/ TCM on the Go

6.4.4.3.7. CEO Luncheons

6.4.4.3.8. Roundtables

6.4.5. Member Services

6.4.5.1. Educational Programming

6.4.5.2. Cost Savings Program

6.4.5.2.1. Discounts for business services from various retailers

6.4.5.3. Committees

6.4.5.4. Government Relations staff

6.4.5.5. Member Directory

6.4.6. Maryland Healthcare Product Development Corporation (MHCPDC)

6.4.6.1. Invest in early stage biomedical companies with history of federal/defense applications

6.4.6.2. $250,000- $1 million investment range

6.4.6.3. Secure matching investments from state/ commercial entities

6.4.7. Website

6.5. Biohealth Innovation

6.5.1. Rockville, Maryland

6.5.2. Functions

6.5.2.1. Sources and evaluates new biohealth IPs

6.5.2.2. Connects IPs with seed funding

6.5.2.3. Assists business in marketing & growth

6.5.2.4. Accelerates technology transfer from regional institutions & u

6.5.3. Programs

6.5.3.1. Entrepreneur in Residence

6.5.3.1.1. Experienced entrepreneurs available for guidance and network access

6.5.3.2. Commercial Relevance Advisory Board

6.5.3.2.1. Commercialization experts and mentors to advise and support companies

6.5.3.3. Educate, Mentor, Build Programs

6.5.4. Process

6.5.4.1. Initial Screening: Entrepreneur & idea evaluated for BHI fit

6.5.4.2. Courting Phase: EIR's work with company to develop idea & establish commercial. plan

6.5.4.3. Formal Client Agreement: Company becomes joint effort between entrepreneur and BHI

6.5.5. Client Company Benefits

6.5.5.1. Corporate Legal services

6.5.5.2. Banking services

6.5.5.3. Accounting services

6.5.5.4. IP legal services

6.5.5.5. Grant Writing aid

6.5.5.6. Reimbursement

6.5.5.7. Regulatory/Clinical services

6.5.5.8. Branding & design services

6.5.6. Website

6.6. Startup Maryland

6.6.1. Part of national program focused on connecting innovation communities

6.6.1.1. Ecosystem & venture development initiative

6.6.2. Four Main initiatives

6.6.2.1. Connection

6.6.2.2. Celebration

6.6.2.2.1. Pitch Across Maryland Tour

6.6.2.2.2. The Maryland Open

6.6.2.2.3. BetaCity Innovation Celebration

6.6.2.3. Coaching

6.6.2.4. Capital

6.6.3. Membership

6.6.3.1. Free

6.6.3.2. Access to network of mentors, resources, entrepreneurs

6.6.4. STRT1UP Road Show

6.6.4.1. September 10th-October 8th 2016

6.6.4.1.1. Baltimore September 27th-30th

6.6.4.2. State-wide tour and celebration of entrepreneurship and startups

6.6.4.3. Tour sponsors host rallies around the entrepreneurial ecosystem at each stop

6.6.4.4. Upstart Show

6.6.4.4.1. Pitch Across Maryland portion

6.6.4.4.2. People pitch business idea to camera

6.6.4.4.3. Video uploaded, people vote on winner

6.6.5. Website

6.7. State Tax Credits

6.7.1. Biotechnology Investment Incentive Tax Credit

6.7.2. One Maryland

6.7.3. R & D Tax Credit

6.7.4. Cybersecurity Investment Incentive Tax Credit

6.7.5. http://baltimoredevelopment.com/incentives/#state-tax-credits

6.8. County Specific

6.8.1. Chesapeake Innovation Center

6.8.2. Frederick Innovative Technology Center

6.8.3. Montgomery County Business Innovation Network

6.8.4. Prince George County Technology Assistance Center (TAC)

6.8.5. Worcester County Small Business Incubator

6.8.6. Rockville

6.8.6.1. Relevant Health Accelerator

6.9. TEDCO

6.9.1. Entrepreneurial business assistance

6.9.2. Funding

6.9.2.1. Technology Commercialization Fund

6.9.2.1.1. Up to $100,000 to support projects that advance a technology towards commercialization

6.9.2.1.2. Must be for-profit, located in Maryland

6.9.2.1.3. Must be pre-reveue and/or less than $500,000 equity investments

6.9.2.2. Incubator Assistance fund

6.9.2.3. Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund (MSCRF)

6.9.2.4. Cybersecurity Investment Fund (CIF)

6.9.2.4.1. $225,000 max award

6.9.2.4.2. For projects moving a cybersecurity tech towards commercialization

6.9.2.5. Technology Validation Program

6.9.2.5.1. Funding to validate a technology or market opportunity

6.9.2.5.2. Market Assessment Phase

6.9.2.5.3. Technical Validation Phase

6.9.2.5.4. Not for Qualifying universities (MII members)

6.9.2.6. Life Science Investment Fund (LSIF)

6.9.2.6.1. For companies with products requiring FDA approval

6.9.2.6.2. For pre-revenue or < $1 million in equity investments

6.9.2.6.3. $200,000 over 1 year

6.9.2.7. Executive Exchange Program

6.9.2.7.1. Supplemental, stage-appropriate assistance to portfolio company entrepreneurs

6.9.2.7.2. Six Elements

6.9.2.7.3. Eligibility

6.9.3. N-STEP

6.9.3.1. NIST-Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Program

6.9.3.2. For turning research done at NIST into commercial products

6.9.3.3. http://tedco.md/program/n-step/

6.9.4. Maryland Entrepreneurs Resource List (MERL)

6.9.4.1. List of entrepreneurs that can help with MD startup companies

6.9.4.2. For team members, cofounders, etc

6.9.4.3. Host MERL office hours

6.9.5. Events

6.9.5.1. MERL Office Hours

6.9.5.2. Entrepreneur Expo 2016

6.9.5.2.1. November 14th, 2016

6.9.5.2.2. 600+ of Maryland's top entrepreneur resources

6.9.5.2.3. Tickets $99=$135

6.9.5.2.4. Elements

6.9.6. Maryland Innovation Initiative

6.9.6.1. Partnership with Maryland and

6.9.6.1.1. Johns Hopkins

6.9.6.1.2. Morgan State University

6.9.6.1.3. University of Maryland College Park

6.9.6.1.4. UMB

6.9.6.1.5. UM Baltimore County

6.9.6.2. Promotes commercialization of research

6.9.6.3. Goals

6.9.6.3.1. technology validation

6.9.6.3.2. market assessment

6.9.6.3.3. creation of startup companies

6.9.6.4. Eligibility

6.9.6.4.1. Must be from partner university

6.9.6.4.2. Licensed at university

6.9.6.5. Awards up to $265,000 for two phases of project at a university

6.9.6.6. Joint award (between two universities) up to $315,000

6.9.6.7. Applications reviewed every other month

6.9.6.7.1. Must contact school's Site Miner prior to applying

6.9.7. Website

6.10. SCORE

6.10.1. Support for small businesses

6.10.2. Free mentoring & consulting

6.10.2.1. Face to face or online

6.10.2.2. Mentors with experience in business, entrepreneurship

6.10.3. Workshops, Events, Webinars

6.10.3.1. Local (Columbia, Baltimore)

6.10.3.2. Webinar Categories

6.10.3.2.1. Startup

6.10.3.2.2. Run & Grow Business

6.10.3.2.3. Marketing

6.10.3.2.4. Finance and Money

6.10.3.2.5. Management

6.10.3.2.6. Technology

6.10.3.2.7. https://greaterbaltimore.score.org/onlineworkshops/tab-a

6.10.4. Templates, documents, resources

6.10.5. Website

6.11. BioBuzz

6.11.1. For Maryland Biotech community

6.11.2. Monthly networking events

6.11.3. Social Gatherings

6.11.4. Online community forum

6.11.4.1. Biohive

6.11.4.2. https://biobuzz.breezio.com/

6.11.5. Free Membership benefits

6.11.5.1. Free monthly happy hours

6.11.5.2. LinkedIn group membership

6.11.5.3. Buzz worthy member spotlight

6.11.5.3.1. 4 members per month are highlighted on site

6.11.5.3.2. Members must have attended at least 2 events

6.11.5.4. Job & career resources

6.11.5.5. Biomentor program

6.11.5.6. Preferred provider network

6.11.5.6.1. List of good-value service providers

6.11.6. Website

7. Business Services

7.1. Paid services catered towards entrepreneurs, startups, or small businesses

7.2. EntreQuest

7.2.1. Business/leadership consulting firm

7.2.2. Management consulting services

7.2.2.1. Growth strategy

7.2.2.2. Culture change

7.2.2.3. Sales performance

7.2.3. Talent acquisition services

7.2.3.1. Talent eQuation

7.2.3.2. Recruiting practices meant to attract and retain top talent

7.2.3.3. Career matching services

7.2.4. Speaking Services

7.2.4.1. Suit up or Shut Up

7.2.4.2. Grow Regardless

7.2.4.3. Make it Remarkable

7.2.4.4. Reset

7.2.4.5. All done by Joe Mechlinski

7.2.4.5.1. CEO entreQuest, SHIFT

7.2.4.5.2. Entrepreneur

7.2.5. Resources

7.2.5.1. eQBlog

7.2.5.1.1. http://www.entrequest.com/blog

7.2.5.2. eQLearning Programs

7.2.5.2.1. eQ Sales Effects

7.2.5.2.2. Grow Regardless Essentials

7.2.5.2.3. Leadership Essentials

7.2.5.2.4. Make it Remarkable

7.2.5.3. eBooks

7.2.5.3.1. The Growth Guide

7.2.5.3.2. The Talent eQuation

7.2.5.3.3. Get it Right Collection

7.2.5.4. Case Studies

7.2.5.5. Whitepaper

7.2.5.5.1. Upsetting a Bad Economy into a Good Opportunity

7.2.5.6. Grow Regardless

7.2.5.6.1. 5x best selling book by Joe Mechlinski

7.2.5.7. The Growth Factor

7.2.5.7.1. Series of recorded interviews with CEO's and industry leaders on what it takes to grow a company

7.2.6. SHIFT

7.2.6.1. Startup focused on mission and community- centric business practices

7.2.6.2. Network of executives and entrepreneurs that utilize collaboration to solve problems for non-profits, companies and the community

7.2.6.3. Website

7.2.7. Website

7.3. 14 West

7.3.1. Provides workplace support services for growing business & startups

7.3.2. Services

7.3.2.1. Personnel & Talent

7.3.2.1.1. Payroll Services

7.3.2.1.2. Healthcare & Savings Plans

7.3.2.1.3. Talent Acquisition

7.3.2.1.4. New Hire Orientation

7.3.2.1.5. Onboarding Development

7.3.2.1.6. Management Training

7.3.2.1.7. Workplace Wellness Trainings

7.3.2.1.8. Organizational Development Support

7.3.2.2. Financial Services

7.3.2.2.1. Federal & State Tax and Compliance Services

7.3.2.2.2. Budget Analysis and Planning

7.3.2.2.3. Cash and Inventory Management

7.3.2.2.4. Multi-Currency General Ledger Accounting

7.3.2.2.5. Cash, Credit Card, Direct Debit, etc. Sales Reconciliation

7.3.2.2.6. Accounts Payable & Invoice Processing and Payment

7.3.2.2.7. Corporate Structure Strategies

7.3.2.2.8. Monthly Financial Statement Preparation & Analysis along with Year-End Audit Work

7.3.2.2.9. Internal Control Assessments & Best Practices Implementation

7.3.2.3. Legal Dept.

7.3.2.3.1. Media Law

7.3.2.3.2. Employment Law

7.3.2.3.3. Corporate & Tax Law

7.3.2.3.4. Editorial & Marketing Law

7.3.2.3.5. Copyright & Trademark

7.3.2.3.6. Contracts

7.3.2.3.7. Dietary Supplement Regulation

7.3.2.4. Communications

7.3.2.4.1. Brand Development & Management

7.3.2.4.2. Media & Community Relations

7.3.2.4.3. Internal Communications & Marketing

7.3.2.4.4. Employee Incentive Programs

7.3.2.4.5. Event Coordination & Support

7.3.2.5. Operations

7.3.2.5.1. Efficiency Assessment & Analysis

7.3.2.5.2. Efficiency Enhancement Consultation & Training

7.3.2.5.3. Systems Literacy Training

7.3.2.5.4. Technology Tailoring Consultation

7.3.2.6. Global Technologies

7.3.2.6.1. Voice & Messaging

7.3.2.6.2. Enterprise Content Management

7.3.2.6.3. Physical & Virtual workstations

7.3.2.6.4. Personal & Virtual Technology Support

7.3.2.6.5. Datacenters Development & Management

7.3.2.6.6. Network & Server Hosting Infrastructure

7.3.2.6.7. 24/7 Monitoring

7.3.2.6.8. PCI-Standard Security

7.3.2.6.9. High-Availability & Off-Site Disaster Recovery

7.3.2.7. Information Security

7.3.2.7.1. Full System security audits & evaluation

7.3.2.7.2. PCI Compliance

7.3.2.7.3. System & Business Risk Analysis and mitigation

7.3.2.7.4. Network & Vulnerability Scanning

7.3.2.7.5. Website Scanning & Penetration Testing

7.3.2.7.6. Application Code Scanning & Security Review

7.3.2.7.7. Incident Response Support

7.3.2.7.8. Secured Contract Review

7.3.2.7.9. Security Training

7.3.3. Website

8. Events

8.1. Events in and around Baltimore focused on celebrating innovation & entrepreneurship

8.1.1. Note: University sponsored events are included under the school's map entry,

8.2. Education Technology Innovation Summit

8.2.1. Details

8.2.1.1. Wednesday September 28th, 8am-6pm

8.2.1.2. McHenry Row Campus, 1215 E. Fort Ave, Baltimore, MD 21230

8.2.1.3. hosted by Mindgrub

8.2.1.4. Tickets

8.2.1.4.1. General Tickets $150

8.2.1.4.2. Educator Tickets $100

8.2.2. One day summit focused on education technologies

8.2.3. Website

8.3. Baltimore Legal Hackers Meetup

8.3.1. For people interested in using technology to improve law and access to justice

8.3.2. Details

8.3.2.1. Tuesday, September 6, 2016

8.3.2.2. 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

8.3.2.3. Ryleigh's (Mt Vernon) 1225 Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD

8.3.3. Website

8.4. BetaCity Innovation Celebration

8.4.1. September 29th, 2016

8.4.1.1. 5:30pm - 10pm

8.4.1.2. 21 + Age Limit

8.4.1.3. At City Garage

8.4.2. Events

8.4.2.1. Live Pitch Competition

8.4.2.2. Explore City Garage Spaces

8.4.2.3. Celebrate Baltimores Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

8.4.3. Tickets $70-$135

8.4.4. Hosted by Betamore, Sagamore Ventures

8.4.5. Website

8.5. Creative Mornings Baltimore

8.5.1. Breakfast Lecture Series

8.5.2. Free, monthly 20 minute talks with breakfast & coffee

8.5.3. Maintain video series of previous talks on site

8.5.4. Website

8.6. Entrepreneur Expo 2016

8.6.1. November 14th, 2016

8.6.2. 600+ of Maryland's top entrepreneur resources

8.6.3. Tickets $99-$135

8.6.4. Elements

8.6.4.1. Interactive sessions with industry experts

8.6.4.2. Interaction with other entrepreneurs

8.6.4.3. Pitch opportunities to angel groups

8.6.4.4. Roundtables

8.6.5. Website

8.7. Baltimore Innovation Week

8.7.1. Weeklong Celebration of technology

8.7.2. September 23rd- October 1st 2016

8.7.3. Events

8.7.3.1. Innovation Crawl

8.7.3.1.1. Friday, September 23rd, 4-7pm

8.7.3.1.2. Tour of innovation spaces in Downtown Baltimore

8.7.3.1.3. Each organization will have an open door

8.7.3.1.4. Ends in Kickoff Festival

8.7.3.2. Kickoff Event

8.7.3.2.1. Friday, September 23rd, 5-10pm

8.7.3.2.2. App Arcade

8.7.3.2.3. Maker Corner

8.7.3.2.4. Food Trucks

8.7.3.3. Media Conference

8.7.3.3.1. Tuesday, September 27th, 8:30am-1:30pm

8.7.3.3.2. Brings professionals in to present on understanding new trends in media

8.7.3.3.3. Case studies from local companies

8.7.3.3.4. Hour long lunch networking session

8.7.3.4. Developer Conference

8.7.3.4.1. Wednesday, September 28th, 8:30am-7pm

8.7.3.4.2. Dev Intro Workshops

8.7.3.4.3. Dev Talks

8.7.3.5. BMoreOpen

8.7.3.5.1. Tuesday, September 27th 3-5pm

8.7.3.5.2. John & Frances Angelos Law Center, University of Baltimore

8.7.3.5.3. Conference on building better teams through inclusion, diversity, and openness

8.7.3.6. Business Conference

8.7.3.6.1. Thursday, September 29th, 8:30am-2pm

8.7.3.6.2. Technical.ly Introduced: Curated B2B Event

8.7.3.6.3. Lunch and Learn

8.7.3.7. Baltimore Innovation Awards

8.7.3.7.1. Friday, September 30th, 6-10pm

8.7.3.7.2. Networking event

8.7.3.7.3. Awards Ceremony

8.7.4. Tracks

8.7.4.1. Workshops & events grouped by 7 tracks

8.7.4.2. Civic

8.7.4.3. Creative

8.7.4.4. Access

8.7.4.5. Sciences

8.7.4.6. Media

8.7.4.7. Dev

8.7.4.8. Business

8.7.5. Hosted by Technical.ly Baltimore, presented by 14 West

8.7.6. Website

8.8. Startup HSS 2016

8.8.1. Hosted by High School Startups & ETC

8.8.2. 2-day startup/ bizplan hackathon for high school students

8.8.3. Details

8.8.3.1. At ETC Haven Campus

8.8.3.2. October 1st, 8:30am

8.8.4. Tickets

8.8.4.1. (Early bird tickets free!) $15

8.8.4.2. 4 meals

8.8.4.3. 2 days to work on developing business idea with a team formed at the event

8.8.4.4. Chance to win $500 and 3 months at ETC Haven

8.8.5. Website

8.9. Ignite Baltimore

8.9.1. Short speaker presentations focusing on business and innovation

8.9.2. 16 Speakers, 5 minutes each

8.9.3. Host events 2x a year

8.9.4. Website

8.10. Startup Soiree

8.10.1. Monthly meet up of founders, entrepreneurs, and members of Baltimore's business community

8.10.2. Hosted at various locations throughout Baltimore

8.10.3. Media

8.10.3.1. Blog

8.10.3.2. Podcast

8.10.3.2.1. Interviews with founders & entrepreneurs

8.10.3.2.2. Highlight Baltimore based startups & companies

8.10.4. Website

8.11. Tech Breakfast

8.11.1. Demo-style event over breakfast food

8.11.2. For entrepreneurs, techies, developers, designers, business people, and interested people

8.11.3. Monthly 8am-10am

8.11.4. Free, register online

8.11.5. Website

8.12. Spark @ Spark

8.12.1. Cloud computing hackathon using Apache Spark to create data visualizations & stories

8.12.2. Details

8.12.2.1. At Spark Baltimore

8.12.2.2. 8 Market Place, Baltimore MD

8.12.2.3. Sep 24th 10am- Sep 25th 4pm

8.12.3. Event

8.12.3.1. Code from noon 24th- noon 25th

8.12.3.2. Pitch competition at 1pm on 25th

8.12.4. Tickets

8.12.4.1. $40 Early Bird

8.12.4.2. $50 Regular

8.12.5. Website

8.13. Light City

8.13.1. Festival of Light, Music, and Innovation

8.13.2. March 31st- April 8th 2017

8.13.2.1. Free

8.13.2.2. Baltimore Inner Harbor

8.13.3. By Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts

8.13.4. Events

8.13.4.1. Light

8.13.4.1.1. Light Art/displays by local & national artists

8.13.4.1.2. Light Neighborhoods

8.13.4.2. Performances

8.13.4.2.1. 40+ performers showcased throughout festival

8.13.4.3. Music

8.13.4.3.1. 40+ local & national artists provide live music throughout the festival

8.13.4.4. Labs at Light City (Conferences)

8.13.4.4.1. Social Innovation Conference

8.13.4.4.2. Health Innovation Conference

8.13.4.4.3. Sustainability Innovation Conference

8.13.4.4.4. Creative Innovation Conference

8.13.4.4.5. Design Conference

8.13.4.4.6. Food Conference

8.13.4.4.7. Education Conference

8.13.4.4.8. Bright Lights Youth Festival

8.13.5. Website

9. Resources

9.1. Baltimore-based and other resources for entrepreneurs and those interested in startups

9.2. Technical.ly Baltimore

9.2.1. News site & event database for all things technology and business

9.2.2. Topics

9.2.2.1. Business

9.2.2.2. Access

9.2.2.3. Civic

9.2.2.4. Creative

9.2.2.5. Dev (Development)

9.2.2.6. Media

9.2.2.7. Sciences

9.2.3. Jobs database

9.2.4. Event listings

9.2.5. Directory

9.2.5.1. People

9.2.5.2. Organizations

9.2.5.3. Projects

9.2.6. Key sponsor of Baltimore Innovation Week

9.2.7. Website

9.3. Baltimore Source Link

9.3.1. Cost-free referral service connecting small business to local resources

9.3.2. Services

9.3.2.1. Connects non-profit services providers to small businesses in need

9.3.2.1.1. Process

9.3.2.2. Resource Navigator

9.3.2.2.1. Online database of small business resources

9.3.2.2.2. Can filter by industry, type of service, area, etc

9.3.2.3. Online guides about steps of starting a business

9.3.2.4. Baltimore event database

9.3.2.5. Blog

9.3.3. Website

9.4. Smart CEO

9.4.1. Baltimore magazine/website meant to educate, inspire and connect CEOs

9.4.2. Website Topics

9.4.2.1. Finance and Accounting

9.4.2.2. Government and Contracting

9.4.2.3. Leadership

9.4.2.4. Legal

9.4.2.5. Office Space

9.4.2.6. Sales and Marketing

9.4.2.7. Succession Planning

9.4.2.8. Talent & HR

9.4.2.9. Technology

9.4.3. Magazine

9.4.3.1. Online past issue archives

9.4.3.2. Online feature stories

9.4.3.3. Columns

9.4.3.4. Book reviews

9.4.3.5. Founder/CEO Profiles

9.4.3.6. Roundtable podcast discussions

9.4.3.7. Infographics

9.4.4. Video Team

9.4.4.1. In-house video team that produces media for companies, events, product, etc

9.4.4.1.1. corporate videos

9.4.4.1.2. commercials

9.4.4.1.3. event coverage

9.4.4.1.4. graphic animation

9.4.4.1.5. testimonials

9.4.5. Awards

9.4.5.1. Winners profiled in magazine, celebrated at annual events

9.4.5.2. Future 50 Awards

9.4.5.2.1. celebrates the region’s fastest-growing companies

9.4.5.3. Executive Management Awards

9.4.5.3.1. recognizes the leadership and accomplishments of the region’s executive management all-stars

9.4.5.4. Family Business Awards

9.4.5.4.1. honors the family businesses that define “main street”

9.4.5.5. Brava Awards

9.4.5.5.1. recognizes female CEOs and executives

9.4.5.6. Cornerstone Awards

9.4.5.6.1. honors businesses that are not only economic drivers of their communities but also exemplary stewards

9.4.5.7. Healthiest Company Awards

9.4.5.7.1. honors companies that have demonstrated a commitment to their employee populations through health and wellness programs

9.4.5.8. Centers of Influence Awards

9.4.5.8.1. honors a CEO’s most trusted advisors

9.4.5.9. Circle of Excellence Awards

9.4.5.9.1. recognizes CEOs who have succeeded in taking an aspect of their businesses to a level most companies rarely achieve

9.4.5.10. Corporate Culture Awards

9.4.5.10.1. honors companies that foster a creative, collaborative workplace culture

9.4.6. Blog

9.4.7. Jobs Database

9.4.8. Website

10. University of Baltimore

10.1. Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

10.1.1. Educational programming & venture support for UB

10.1.2. Entrepreneurs in Residence

10.1.2.1. Volunteers help UB students grow their ventures

10.1.2.2. Students can schedule time to meet with any of 7 EIRs

10.1.3. [cube] Student Group

10.1.3.1. Facilitates early ideation and moves ventures towards Attman Hatchery

10.1.3.2. Professional Development activities

10.1.3.2.1. On the Boards

10.1.3.2.2. Back of the Napkin

10.1.3.2.3. Networking

10.1.3.3. Peer-based Vetting activities

10.1.3.3.1. Idea Gauntlet: Peer to peer ideation stage

10.1.3.3.2. Peer to peer due diligence for venture funding

10.1.4. Attman Hatchery

10.1.4.1. Edward Attman and Mildred Cohen Attman Enterprise Hatchery

10.1.4.2. For development of pre-revenue UB ventures

10.1.4.3. Provides working space, advice, mentors for new ventures

10.1.5. Events and Competitions

10.1.5.1. Rise to the Challenge Pitch Competition

10.1.5.1.1. $15,000 cash and professional services award

10.1.5.1.2. For undergrads, graduates, young alumni (after 2010)

10.1.5.1.3. Two categories

10.1.5.2. Leonard and Phyllis Attman Competitive Business Prize

10.1.5.2.1. Shark tank pitch competition

10.1.5.2.2. Six finalists will compete for $16,000 in cash and in-kind services & $3,250 seed funding

10.1.5.2.3. August 29, 2016 12:01 am

10.1.5.3. Startup University of Baltimore

10.1.5.3.1. Students have chance to pitch during Startup Maryland's Pitch Across Maryland tour

10.1.5.4. http://www.ubalt.edu/merrick/centers/center-for-entrepreneurship-and-innovation/competitions/

10.1.6. http://www.ubalt.edu/merrick/centers/center-for-entrepreneurship-and-innovation/

10.2. Merrick School of Business

10.2.1. Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship

10.2.1.1. Undergraduate Academic Programs

10.2.1.1.1. B.S. in Business Administration Entrepreneurship Specialization

10.2.1.1.2. The Entrepreneurship Fellows Program at UB

10.2.1.2. Graduate Programs

10.2.1.2.1. MBA Specialization in Entrepreneurship

10.2.1.2.2. M.S. in Nonprofit Management and Social Entrepreneurship

10.2.2. http://www.ubalt.edu/merrick/

11. Loyola

11.1. Sellinger School of Business

11.1.1. Academic Minors

11.1.1.1. Business Administration & Entrepreneurship Minor

12. University of Maryland, College Park

12.1. College Park is far from Baltimore, but their entrepreneurial ecosystem is so strong UMD is included as a model for other universities

12.2. Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech)

12.2.1. mtech.umd.edu

12.2.2. Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program

12.2.2.1. mips.umd.edu

12.2.2.2. Grants for technology product development

12.2.2.3. For university based projects

12.2.2.4. Up to $100,000 for companies, $90,000 for startups

12.2.3. UMD Technology Advancement Program (TAP)

12.2.3.1. tap.umd.edu

12.2.3.2. Services

12.2.3.2.1. Entrepreneurial education

12.2.3.2.2. Fundraising advice

12.2.3.2.3. Lab Space

12.2.4. Entrepreneur Office Hours

12.2.4.1. Open to any affiliates with bio/tech ideas

12.2.4.2. College Park & Baltimore campuses

12.2.4.3. http://www.eoh.umd.edu

12.2.4.4. Hinman CEOs Program

12.2.4.4.1. Live-in entrepreneurship program

12.2.4.4.2. For UMD College Park undergraduates

12.2.4.4.3. Services

12.2.4.4.4. http://www.hinmanceos.umd.edu

12.2.5. Entrepreneurship & Innovation Program

12.2.5.1. Honors college

12.2.6. Academic Programs

12.2.6.1. Master of Technology Entrepreneurship

12.2.6.2. Minor in Technology Entreprenership

12.2.6.3. Courses

12.2.6.3.1. http://www.mtech.umd.edu/educate/courses/

12.2.6.3.2. Young Scholars Discovery

12.2.7. Himan Seed Fund

12.2.8. Venture Accelerator Program

12.2.8.1. Advice from industry leaders

12.2.8.2. Review business plan

12.2.9. ASPIRE

12.2.9.1. A Scholars Program for Industry-oriented Research in Engineering

12.2.9.2. Students receive scholarships to pursue engineering projects

12.2.10. Chesapeake Bay Seed Capital Fund

12.2.10.1. Invests $75,000-$150,000 for direct commercialization efforts

12.2.10.1.1. Equity with possibility of convertible debt

12.2.10.2. http://www.mtech.umd.edu/funding/cbsc/

12.2.11. Maryland International Incubator

12.2.11.1. Coworking space

12.2.11.2. Access to UMD resources

12.2.12. Startup Shell

12.2.12.1. Student Run

12.2.12.2. Incubator program

12.2.12.3. Coworking, meeting space, conference rooms

12.2.12.4. https://startupshell.org

12.2.12.5. Events

12.2.12.5.1. End of semester Demo Day

12.2.12.6. Equipment

12.2.13. MTech Baltimore

12.2.13.1. Capstone bioengineering

12.2.13.1.1. Educational program for students to design capstone devices

12.2.13.1.2. Teams matched with mentors in other schools

12.2.13.2. Baltimore Entrepreneur Office Hours

12.2.13.2.1. Partner program with IMET

12.2.13.2.2. 3rd Tuesday every month

12.3. Robert H School of Business

12.3.1. Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship

12.3.1.1. Pursues research, education, and practice of entrepreneurship

12.3.1.2. Services

12.3.1.2.1. Entrepreneurs in Residence

12.3.1.3. Programs

12.3.1.3.1. AdVENTURE Challenge: China

12.3.1.3.2. Cupid’s Cup

12.3.1.3.3. Dingman Center Angels

12.3.1.3.4. Dingman Content Expert Sessions

12.3.1.3.5. Dingman Fridays

12.3.1.3.6. Dingman Jumpstart

12.3.1.3.7. Do Good Challenge

12.3.1.3.8. Fearless Founders

12.3.1.3.9. Hisaoka Fellowship Program

12.3.1.3.10. Kathryn Stewart Fellowship

12.3.1.3.11. Legal Office Hours

12.3.1.3.12. Maryland Social Entrepreneur Corps

12.3.1.3.13. Pitch Dingman Competition

12.3.1.3.14. Startup Showcases

12.3.1.4. Bootstrapped Podcast

12.3.1.4.1. Features founders, investors, serial entrepreneurs

12.3.1.5. Other offerings

12.3.1.5.1. On-demand workshops

12.3.2. Center for Social Value Creation

12.3.2.1. Center focused on social entrepreneurship

12.3.2.2. Programs

12.3.2.2.1. Undergraduate & Graduate Courses

12.3.2.2.2. Social Enterprise Symposium

12.3.2.2.3. Social Innovation Fellows

12.3.2.2.4. Changetheworld.org nonprofit consulting

12.3.2.3. Student Groups

12.3.2.3.1. AshokaU Terp Changemakers

12.3.2.3.2. Net Impact Club

12.3.2.3.3. Smith Energy Association

12.3.2.3.4. Emerging Markets Association

12.3.2.3.5. Global Business Society

12.3.2.3.6. Consult Your Community

12.3.3. Academy for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

12.3.3.1. Collaboration with all 12 UMD schools in pursuit of entrepreneurial education & experience

12.3.3.2. Courses

12.3.3.2.1. Methods

12.3.3.2.2. 141 I&E courses total

12.3.3.2.3. Fearless Idea Courses

12.3.3.2.4. Innovation & Entrepreneurship Modules

12.3.3.3. Spaces

12.3.3.3.1. The Garage – 3320 Symons Hall

12.3.3.3.2. The Mediascape – 3300 Symons Hall

12.3.3.3.3. The Ideation Room – 3308A Symons Hall

12.3.3.4. Events

12.3.3.4.1. Innovation Fridays

12.3.3.4.2. WhatIf

12.3.4. Undergraduate Education

12.3.4.1. Majors

12.3.4.1.1. Accounting

12.3.4.1.2. Finance

12.3.4.1.3. Management

12.3.4.1.4. Information Systems

12.3.4.1.5. International Business

12.3.4.1.6. Supply Chain Management

12.3.4.1.7. Marketing

12.3.4.1.8. Operations Management & Business Analytics

12.3.4.1.9. Dual BS/MS Degrees

12.3.4.2. Minors

12.3.4.2.1. Business Analytics

12.3.4.2.2. General Business

12.3.4.2.3. Innovation and Entrepreneurship

12.3.5. Additional Centers of Excellence

12.3.5.1. Center for Complexity in Business (CCB)

12.3.5.2. Center for Digital Innovation, Technology and Strategy (DIGITS)

12.3.5.3. Center for Excellence in Service (CES)

12.3.5.4. Center for Financial Policy (CFP)

12.3.5.5. Center for Health Information & Decision Systems (CHIDS)

12.3.5.6. Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER)

12.3.5.7. Center for Leadership, Innovation and Change (CLIC)

12.3.5.8. Center for the Study of Business Ethics, Regulation, and Crime (C-BERC)

12.3.5.9. Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets

12.3.5.10. Supply Chain Management Center (SCMC)

12.4. Office of Technology Commercialization

12.4.1. Purposes

12.4.1.1. IP Protection

12.4.1.2. Technology transfer

12.4.1.3. Facilitate agreements with industry

12.4.1.4. Incubation of startup ventures

12.4.1.4.1. Via Mtech Venture Accelerator

12.4.2. Programs

12.4.2.1. Invention of the Year Awards

12.4.2.1.1. Information Science

12.4.2.1.2. Life Sciences

12.4.2.1.3. Physical Sciences

12.4.2.2. Seminars

12.4.2.3. Industry, Government and Venture Capitalists Presentations

12.4.2.4. Industry, Government and Venture Capitalists Presentations

12.5. MSquare

12.5.1. UMD Research Park

12.5.2. Details

12.5.2.1. 2 million + square feet

12.5.2.2. 130 acres

12.5.2.3. Adjacent to UMD College Park

12.5.2.4. 5825 University Research Ct

12.5.3. Technology Clusters

12.5.3.1. Environmental and Earth Sciences

12.5.3.1.1. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

12.5.3.1.2. The University of Maryland/Pacific Northwest National Lab Joint Global Change Research Institute (JGCRI

12.5.3.1.3. Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center (ESSIC)

12.5.3.2. Food Safety and Agricultural Policy

12.5.3.2.1. United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)

12.5.3.2.2. UMD/FDA Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN)

12.5.3.2.3. Food and Drug Administration Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN)

12.5.3.3. Language and National Security

12.5.3.3.1. Center for Advanced Study of Language (CASL)

12.5.3.3.2. National Foreign Language Center (NFLC)

12.5.3.3.3. Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA)

12.5.3.3.4. Raytheon

12.5.3.4. Other

12.5.3.4.1. American Center for Physics (ACP)

12.5.3.4.2. Fraunhofer Center for Experimental Software Engineering

12.5.3.4.3. Mid-Atlantic Crossroads (MAX)

12.5.3.4.4. Optimal Solutions Group

13. University of Maryland, Baltimore

13.1. BioPark

13.1.1. Research park for startup & established  bioscience / life science companies

13.1.2. Details

13.1.2.1. On UM, Baltimore Medical Campus

13.1.2.2. 1.8 million sq feet of labs & office space

13.1.3. Amenities

13.1.3.1. UM Academic Resources

13.1.3.1.1. Structured Biology Cores

13.1.3.1.2. Imaging Core Facilities

13.1.3.1.3. Genomic Technologies Cores

13.1.3.1.4. Basic & Clincal Sciences Resources

13.1.3.1.5. Preclinical Assay Development

13.1.3.1.6. Drug Development Cores

13.1.3.2. Contract Research Organizations

13.1.3.2.1. Paragon Bioservices

13.1.3.2.2. Quality Solutions

13.1.3.2.3. Vigilant Bioservices

13.1.3.2.4. SNBL Clinical Pharmacology Center

13.1.3.3. UMB Core Facilities

13.1.3.3.1. Institute for Genome Sciences

13.1.3.3.2. Center for Vascular and Inflammatory Diseases

13.1.3.4. Biomedical Research Supply Core (BIORESCO)

13.1.3.4.1. Non-profit supported by UM School of Medicine

13.1.3.4.2. Maintains a central supply core facility

13.1.3.4.3. Funded via discounts offered by participating vendors

13.1.3.4.4. Benefits of shopping via Bioresco

13.1.4. BioInnovation Center

13.1.4.1. Short term, pre built labs for biotech startups

13.1.4.2. Benefits & Amenities

13.1.4.2.1. Rapid move in, pre built space

13.1.4.2.2. Short term lease arrangements

13.1.4.2.3. Shared conference room & kitchen

13.1.4.2.4. Shared room with backup power

13.1.4.2.5. Rate includes utilities

13.1.4.2.6. Phone & internet

13.1.4.2.7. Access to UMB staff, students, resources

13.1.4.2.8. Fume hoods & ventilation systems

13.1.4.2.9. Card access

13.1.5. http://www.umbiopark.com/biopark

14. University of Notre Dame: Maryland

14.1. Academics

14.1.1. Entrepreneurship Minor

14.1.1.1. Goes through process of starting business or non-profit

14.1.2. Business Program

14.2. Student Groups

14.2.1. Business and Economics Society

15. Morgan State University

15.1. Entrepreneurial Development & Assistance Program (EDAC)

15.1.1. Events

15.1.1.1. Workshops

15.1.1.2. HBCUHacks

15.1.1.2.1. Weekend Hackathon

15.1.1.2.2. Open to all students

15.1.1.3. Startup Morgan

15.1.1.3.1. Networking & workshop event

15.1.1.3.2. The EDAC Race Pitch Competition

15.1.1.4. Youth Entrepreneurship Conference

15.1.1.5. W.O.M.E.N Conference

15.1.1.5.1. Women Owned and Managed Enterprise Network

15.1.2. Programs

15.1.2.1. One-on-one business counseling

15.1.2.2. Blog

15.1.2.3. Podcast

15.1.2.4. Community Outreach Program

15.1.3. http://www.edacmorgan.com

15.2. School of Business and Management

15.2.1. Business Administration Department

15.2.1.1. Minor in Entrepreneurship

15.3. ASCEND Center for Biomedical Research

15.3.1. A Student Centered Entrepreneurship Development model to train student's in health research skills

15.3.2. Partners

15.3.2.1. JHU

15.3.2.2. University of Maryland

15.3.2.3. NIH Intramural Program

15.3.3. Opportunities

15.3.3.1. Student Research Center

15.3.3.1.1. Research environment run by students

15.3.3.1.2. Key Hall Suite 200

15.3.3.1.3. Amenities

15.3.3.1.4. Membership Requirements

15.3.3.2. Summer Research Institute

15.3.3.2.1. 8 week program

15.3.3.2.2. 30 Students each year

15.3.3.2.3. Membership Requirements

15.3.3.2.4. Overview of health and biomedical disciplines

15.3.3.3. ASCEND Scholars

15.3.3.3.1. Participate in mathematically-focused curriculum

15.3.3.3.2. Participate in extramural research

15.3.3.3.3. Scholarships & research support

15.3.3.3.4. Requirements

15.3.4. http://www.morgan.edu/research_and_economic_development/ascend/about_ascend.html

16. Towson University

16.1. Student Launch Pad

16.1.1. Programs

16.1.1.1. Student Launch Pad

16.1.1.1.1. Incubation program for students with startup ideas

16.1.1.1.2. Three tiers

16.1.1.1.3. 4th floor lobby in Albert S. Cook Library

16.1.1.1.4. Tues–Thur, 9am – 1pm or by appointment

16.1.2. Events

16.1.2.1. Entrepreneur Fair

16.1.2.2. Idea Box

16.1.2.2.1. Networking

16.1.2.2.2. Social-solution challenge

16.1.2.3. Student Startup Weekend

16.1.2.3.1. Students guided through each stage of building a product over a week

16.1.2.3.2. Winning pitch gets $500 and access to Launch Pad's Launch Program

16.1.2.4. Speaker Series

16.1.2.4.1. Finding Your First Customers

16.1.2.4.2. Building Your Online Store

16.1.2.4.3. The Art of the Pitch

16.1.2.4.4. From Idea to App

16.2. TU Incubator

16.2.1. See Accelerators & Incubators

17. University of Maryland, Baltimore County

17.1. Alex Brown Center for Entrepreneurship

17.1.1. Entrepreneurship  & Innovation Minor

17.1.2. Programs

17.1.2.1. Shattuck Family Internship Program

17.1.2.1.1. Places students in mentored internships focused around learning how to launch/grow a business or nonprofit

17.1.2.1.2. 15 week summer internships

17.1.2.1.3. Students receive $1500 stipend

17.1.2.2. ACTiVATE

17.1.2.2.1. Achieving the Commercialization of Technology in Ventures Through Applied Training for Entrepreneurs

17.1.2.2.2. Focused on women entrepreneurs

17.1.2.2.3. Students turn innovations from various institutions into startup ventures

17.1.2.3. INNOVATE!

17.1.2.3.1. Supports post-docs focused on biotechnology companies

17.1.2.3.2. Modeled on ACTiVATE program

17.1.2.4. SmartAcceleratorSM

17.1.2.4.1. Multi-day program to incubate development of high-tech biotech & IT companies

17.1.2.4.2. Benefits

17.1.2.5. Student Idea Lab

17.1.2.5.1. Business Incubator Program

17.1.2.5.2. Benefits

17.1.3. Events

17.1.3.1. Raymond S Haysbert Entrepreneurship Lecture Series

17.1.3.2. Competititions

17.1.3.2.1. Cangialosi Business Innovation Competition

17.1.3.2.2. UMBC's Idea Competition

17.1.4. Entre-space

17.1.4.1. Collaborative space

17.1.4.2. Academic Services building, room 139.

17.1.4.3. Weekdays from 7am – 11pm

17.2. BWTech at UMBC

17.2.1. Research and technology park

17.2.1.1. 71 acres adjacent to BWI

17.2.1.2. Adjacent to UMBC

17.2.1.3. Bwtech South

17.2.1.3.1. Home to most incubation & acceleration programs

17.2.1.4. Bwtech North

17.2.1.4.1. Main business park; office spaces

17.2.1.4.2. Home of cyberincubator program

17.2.2. Maryland Clean Energy Tech. Incubator (CETI)

17.2.2.1. See Accelerators & Incubators

17.2.3. CyberIncubator @ BWTech

17.2.3.1. See Accelerators & Incubators

17.2.4. Life Sciences Incubator

17.2.4.1. See Accelerators & Incubators

17.2.5. http://www.bwtechumbc.com

18. Johns Hopkins

18.1. TCO Labs

18.1.1. Non-profit organization focused on promoting undergraduate involvement in the Hopkins & Baltimorean entrepreneurial ecosystems

18.1.2. Objectives

18.1.2.1. Create a stronger undergraduate entrepreneurial community

18.1.2.2. Host events to increase awareness of and involvement in entrepreneurship

18.1.2.3. Serve as a resource for aspiring and current student entrepreneurs

18.1.2.4. Connect students to the opportunities and resources in Baltimore, Maryland, and beyond

18.1.2.5. Work with the administration to create entrepreneur-friendly undergraduate programs

18.1.3. Organization Structure

18.1.3.1. Board of Directors

18.1.3.1.1. Anthony Garay

18.1.3.1.2. Paul Grossinger

18.1.3.1.3. Chris Steer

18.1.3.1.4. Brian Fruchey

18.1.3.1.5. Pat Conklin

18.1.3.1.6. Bret Schreiber

18.1.3.1.7. Justin Allen

18.1.3.1.8. Robert Olsen

18.1.3.2. Executive Commitee

18.1.3.2.1. Anthony Garay

18.1.3.2.2. Pava LaPere

18.1.3.2.3. Mukul Ram

18.1.3.2.4. Andrew Wong

18.1.3.2.5. Brooke Stephanian

18.1.3.2.6. Harsh Pendse

18.1.3.2.7. Pooja Nair

18.1.3.2.8. Alex Mollick

18.1.3.2.9. Clementine Guelton

18.1.3.2.10. Jason Zhang

18.1.3.3. Student Group Chapter

18.1.3.3.1. JHU Homewood Campus

18.1.3.3.2. Interested in joining?

18.1.3.4. Advisory Board

18.1.4. Events

18.1.4.1. Stay informed about upcoming events by signing up for our mailing list!

18.1.4.2. Entrepreneurship and Innovation Showcase

18.1.4.2.1. An introduction to all of the entrepreneurial opportunities  for undergrads at JHU Homewood & Carey School of Business

18.1.4.2.2. Details

18.1.4.2.3. Schedule

18.1.4.2.4. What you get

18.1.4.2.5. Online Registration

18.1.4.3. Fall Speaker Symposium

18.1.4.3.1. A Ted style speaker series focused on entrepreneurship, startups, and the tech innovation scene

18.1.4.3.2. More information coming soon!

18.1.4.3.3. Details

18.1.4.3.4. Schedule

18.1.4.3.5. What you get

18.1.4.3.6. Online Registration

18.1.4.4. Spring Entrepreneurship Conference

18.1.4.4.1. A full weekend focused on celebrating entrepreneurship & innovation

18.1.4.4.2. Details

18.1.4.4.3. Schedule

18.1.4.4.4. What you get

18.1.4.4.5. Online Registration

18.1.5. Website

18.2. Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures

18.2.1. JHU  intellectual property administration center

18.2.2. Fast Forward Accelerator

18.2.2.1. See Accelerators & Incubators

18.2.3. Programs

18.2.3.1. Johns Hopkins Alliance

18.2.3.1.1. Consists of pharmaceutical and biotech executives, medical device designers and manufacturers, entrepreneurs,  venture capitalists, angel investors.

18.2.3.1.2. Committee evaluates commercial potential of JHU technologies

18.2.3.2. Commercialization Academy

18.2.3.2.1. Experiential Student internship opportunity

18.2.3.2.2. Interns assess commercial potential of products passing through JHTV

18.2.3.2.3. For undergraduate, graduate & post docs

18.2.3.2.4. ~8 hour/week commitment

18.2.3.2.5. Eligibility

18.2.3.3. Science and Technology Advisory Team (STAT)

18.2.3.3.1. JHU affiliated subject matter experts to help startup companies

18.2.4. Funding

18.2.4.1. Ralph O'Connor Fund

18.2.4.1.1. Grant available to student groups developing a technology or starting a venture

18.2.4.1.2. $5,000-$10,000

18.2.4.1.3. Application for 2016-2017 starts September 1st

18.2.4.2. Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Award

18.2.4.2.1. $10,000 to one student startup to develop their venture over the summer

18.2.4.3. Louis B. Thalheimer Fund for Translational Research

18.2.4.3.1. Seed funding for  proof-of-concept and validation studies of JHU technologies

18.2.4.3.2. $25,000 to $100,000 to work over 9 months

18.2.4.3.3. Evergreen fund -- must pay back double the amount awarded from revenue if the tech is licensed

18.2.4.3.4. Eligibility

18.2.4.3.5. Application

18.2.4.4. Accelerated Translational Incubator Pilot Program (ATIP)

18.2.4.4.1. Up to $100,000 over 12 months in targeted funding and project management for faculty conducting translational research projects

18.2.4.4.2. http://ictr.johnshopkins.edu/funding_opps/funding-opportunities/accelerated-translational-incubator-pilot-program-atip/

18.2.4.5. JHU-Coulter Translational Partnership

18.2.4.5.1. Supports research projects between JHU physicians and BME faculty for developing medical devices and diagnostics that can improve the testing and treatment of patients and reduce health care costs

18.2.4.5.2. Fund at least 6 projects annually

18.2.4.5.3. From lab to commercial development in 3-5 years

18.2.5. Online Resources

18.2.5.1. Inventor Portal

18.2.5.2. Invention Disclosure

18.2.5.3. Submit a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA)

18.2.5.4. Initiate a Material Transfer Agreement (MTA)

18.2.6. Student Venture Coordinator

18.2.6.1. Kasim Ahmad

18.2.6.1.1. [email protected]

18.2.6.2. Main point of contact for students seeking resources and support for their entrepreneurial endeavors

18.2.7. Events

18.2.7.1. Carey Entrepreneurial Bootcamp

18.2.7.1.1. JHU Bootcamp for Technology Entrepreneurs

18.2.7.1.2. 4 day bootcamp over two months

18.2.7.1.3. Focused on market assessment & IP protection part of ventures

18.2.7.1.4. Register by September 1st

18.2.7.1.5. Requirements

18.2.7.1.6. http://www.jhubootcamp.com

18.2.8. Website

18.3. Homewood Campus

18.3.1. Academic Departments

18.3.1.1. Center for Leadership Education

18.3.1.1.1. Academics

18.3.1.1.2. Hopkins Student Enterprises (HSE)

18.3.1.1.3. Programs

18.3.1.1.4. Events

18.3.1.1.5. Website

18.3.1.2. Career Center

18.3.1.2.1. Prepares Homewood students for their entrance into the professional world

18.3.1.2.2. Connect students to startup companies looking for employees (and eventually interns)

18.3.1.2.3. Career Academy

18.3.1.2.4. Careers 101

18.3.1.2.5. Website

18.3.1.3. Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design (CBID)

18.3.1.3.1. Translational biodesign research center

18.3.1.3.2. Academic Programs

18.3.1.3.3. Events

18.3.1.3.4. Website

18.3.2. Groups & Organizations

18.3.2.1. Alpha Kappa Psi

18.3.2.1.1. Professional Co-ed business fraternity

18.3.2.1.2. Pledge Programs

18.3.2.1.3. Brother Benefits

18.3.2.1.4. Process

18.3.2.2. A-Level Capital

18.3.2.2.1. Student-run venture capital investment team

18.3.2.2.2. Provide seed funding for startups founded by JHU students and young alumni

18.3.2.2.3. Student team comprised of partners, managing partners, associates

18.3.2.2.4. Investment details

18.3.2.2.5. Process

18.3.2.2.6. http://www.alevelcapital.com/

18.3.2.3. Contrary Capital

18.3.2.3.1. Decentralized venture capital firm with student partners at major universities

18.3.2.3.2. Provide micro-seed funding for student-run startups across all schools

18.3.2.3.3. Investment details

18.3.2.3.4. Process

18.3.2.3.5. Recruitment

18.3.2.4. Hopkins Student Enterprises (HSE)

18.3.2.4.1. Student-run, on campus businesses supported by department staff & resources

18.3.2.4.2. Run by Center for Leadership Education

18.3.2.4.3. Students get the chance to create & run their own businesses from the ground up

18.3.2.4.4. After graduation, business remain on campus

18.3.2.4.5. Current Ventures

18.3.2.4.6. http://hse.jhu.edu

18.3.2.5. Medical Educational Perspectives

18.3.2.5.1. Non-profit group that focuses on the commercialization of low cost, non-invasive medical devices for underdeveloped areas

18.3.2.5.2. Structure

18.3.2.5.3. Programs

18.3.2.5.4. Has supported 23 interdisciplinary JHU inventor teams

18.3.2.6. Nourish International

18.3.2.6.1. JHU Chapter of Nourish International

18.3.2.6.2. Operate social ventures on campus to invest in poverty reduction projects

18.3.2.6.3. In summer, students intern abroad to implement their projects

18.3.3. Events

18.3.3.1. HopHacks

18.3.3.1.1. Hackathon hosted at JHU, open to all university undergrad/grad students

18.3.3.1.2. Details

18.3.3.1.3. Rules

18.3.3.1.4. Register Online

18.3.3.2. MedHacks

18.3.3.2.1. Biotech and healthcare focused JHU hackathon open to all university students

18.3.3.2.2. Details

18.3.3.2.3. Apply Online

18.3.3.3. Entrepreneurship and Innovation Showcase

18.3.3.3.1. An introduction to all of the entrepreneurial opportunities  for undergrads at JHU Homewood & Carey School of Business

18.3.3.3.2. Details

18.3.3.3.3. Schedule

18.3.3.3.4. What you get

18.3.3.3.5. Online Registration

18.4. Carey School of Business

18.4.1. Groups/Organizations

18.4.1.1. Hopkins Biotech Network

18.4.1.1.1. Organization focused on connecting the biotech community at Hopkins and in MD

18.4.1.1.2. Entrepreneurial Mentoring Program

18.4.1.1.3. Events

18.4.1.1.4. Website

18.4.1.2. Carey Financial Technology Group

18.4.1.2.1. Introduces students the complex landscape of large financial systems and financial technology

18.4.1.2.2. Focuses

18.4.1.2.3. Opportunities

18.4.1.3. Venture Capital and Private Equity Club

18.4.1.3.1. Forum for students interested in Private Equity and Venture Capital

18.4.1.3.2. Events

18.4.1.3.3. Goals

18.4.1.3.4. Website

18.4.1.4. Social Innovation Lab

18.4.1.4.1. See Accelerators and Incubators

18.5. Science and Technology Park

18.5.1. Full-service corporate research center

18.5.2. Mix of residential, commercial, office, and lab space

18.5.2.1. Eager Park

18.5.2.1.1. 5.5 Acres

18.5.2.1.2. Concentrates technology for bioscience, medical devices and other emerging technologies

18.5.2.1.3. Restaurants, shopping, housing space

18.5.3. New East Baltimore Partnership

18.5.3.1. 80 acre, $1 billion urban redevelopment effort

18.5.3.2. New business and housing developments

18.5.3.2.1. 1,200 new or renovated homes for mixed-income buyers

18.5.3.2.2. town homes, duplex homes, apartments and senior housing

18.5.3.3. 80,000 sq feet of retail space

18.5.3.4. Henderson-Hopkins Public School

18.5.4. Amenities

18.5.4.1. Access to Johns Hopkins Medical Center & affiliates

18.5.4.2. Access to JH Core Services

18.5.4.2.1. Mass Spectrometry & Proteomics Facility

18.5.4.2.2. Deep Sequencing & Microarray Core Facility

18.5.4.2.3. Tissue MicroArray Facility

18.5.4.2.4. GRCF High Throughput Sequencing Center

18.5.4.2.5. Microscope Facility

18.5.4.2.6. Flow Cytometry Shared Resource Center

18.5.4.2.7. Genetics Resources

18.5.4.2.8. Synthesis and Sequencing Facility

18.5.4.2.9. Stem Cell Core Facility

18.5.4.3. Access to Baltimore/DC Life Sciences cluster

18.5.4.4. Full fiber optic backbone

18.5.4.5. 24 hour campus and building security

18.5.4.6. Proximity to government agencies

18.5.4.6.1. National Institute of Health

18.5.4.6.2. National Cancer Institute

18.5.4.6.3. USDA

18.5.4.6.4. National Science Foundation

18.5.5. Website

18.6. Coming Soon:

18.7. Johns Hopkins Medicine

18.7.1. Brain Science Institute

18.7.2. Institute for Clinical and Translational Research

18.7.3. Institute for Computational Medicine

18.8. Bloomberg School of Public Health

18.9. Applied Physics Lab