RoadPitch Baltimore Demos + Mixer

Downtown Baltimore

RoadPitch comes to Baltimore! Come listen to 10 pitch demos from black tech founders across the U.S. and locally. RoadPitch shines a light on entrepreneurs of color – a multi city pitch tour for black tech founders. Come mingle with fellow founders, ecosystem leaders, & investors. Watch pitch demos from 10 black tech startups (5 [....]

Echoing Green Fellowship Applications


Echoing Green supports bold leaders from all over the world who see possibility in the face of the most existential challenges of our day. Together, we strive to build a world that has yet to exist: a future free from racism and its far-reaching consequences where all people can thrive. This Fellowship is for people [....]

FastForward U Open House Spring 2023

FastForward U 320 W. 29th Street, Suite 200, Baltimore, MD

Come to FastForward U’s Open House to learn about all things FFU. Join us to meet our staff, learn about our programs (including the MakerSpace), explore the opportunity to win funding for your startup idea, network, make new friends and eat free pizza! FastForward U is the student hub for entrepreneurship and innovation that provides [....]

Leveraging Tech Resources: The Entrepreneur’s Point of View

Virtual and In-Person

Gain useful insights to help you advance your business to the next level. Get insights from TEDCO expert mentors and entrepreneurs. Does your business have a technology based business idea? Is your business at an early stage and ready to navigate to the next level? Connect, network and learn how to overcome business and technical [....]

Feb. Thermo Fisher Office Hours


Learn how to work with Thermo Fisher Scientific through virtual office hour sessions. Thermo Fisher Scientific is the world leader in serving science by providing an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support, through five premier brands: Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services. Available only to FastForward [....]

MII Pop-Up with HJF

Bethesda, MD Bethesda, MD

Help commemorate a newly developed collaboration between TEDCO’s MII and HJF and witness the signing of the MOU. Join us for a night of networking and celebration as we commemorate the new partnership of TEDCO’s Maryland Innovation Initiative (MII) and The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine (HJF). During this celebration, [....]

Info Session for HopStart: Hopkins New Venture Challenge


Hosted by the Center for Leadership Education, HopStart: Hopkins New Venture Challenge connects competitors with mentors who guide them through the process of writing a business plan and provides them the opportunity to pitch their new ventures to industry leaders and win up to $5,000 in prize money to take those ventures to the next level. Join us [....]

Business Management by Numbers

Maryland Innovation Center 6751 Columbia Gateway Drive, Columbia, MD

Measuring the Right Metrics for Day-to-Day Success Through years of consulting with Business Owners and Executives of Fortune 500 companies, speaker Bola Audena has found it’s not the Business Owner, Executive, or Organization that is failing. It’s the lack of a comprehensive and agile Action Plan that is. And without a plan in place, it’s [....]

Master Class: How to do Business with the Federal Government


CONNECTpreneur Master Class: “How to do Business with the Federal Government” by Matthew Lee, President at KoBE Government Contracting Alliance and CONNECTpreneur Ambassador Topics covered:  U.S. Government Contracting Overview How to Get Started & SAM.GOV Small Business Program: SABA 8(a) Find Bid Opportunities Target Your Market Prime contractor vs. subcontractor Teaming & Partnership Utilizing Existing [....]

Draper Competition for Collegiate Women Entrepreneurs


he Draper Competition for Collegiate Women Entrepreneurs is an on-ramp for undergraduate women seeking access to entrepreneurship opportunities, capital and networks. Since 2013, the competition has developed nearly 500 startup founders as innovators and entrepreneurs. The Draper Competition is the only event of its type that focuses exclusively on developing the talent of collegiate female [....]