Entrepreneurship, Mentorship and the Role of Higher Ed (Free Virtual Event)

Apr 20, 2020, 8:00 – 10:00 PM

Meet 4 higher ed institutions who support entrepreneurs through undergrad education, incubators, creative support and programming. See how each university puts their own spin on entrepreneurship education and nurturing a startup ecosystem. Univ. of Baltimore, Towson U., MICA and the Univ. System of Maryland will be our panelists for this perhaps-surprising look at their thriving startup cultures.

In-person event

About this event

Universities around the country are recognizing the importance of providing entrepreneurship-related education for their undergrads. Students that engage in entrepreneurship during their time in college emerge with the soft skills and drive necessary to lead companies and bring growth wherever they land. Maryland is fortunate to have a number of great higher education institutions that recognize this importance. We'll meet representatives from 4 of them --  University of Baltimore, Towson University, MICA, and the University System of Maryland  -- to hear what they're doing to support the next generation of startup and entrepreneurial leaders.


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As a Startup Grind community member, you are invited to apply for our exclusive AWS + Startup Grind Mentorship Program as part of Mentorship Month.

Selected applicants will have the opportunity to participate in a one-on-one mentor session to get guidance on how to grow and develop your business and allow you to get first-hand advice from experts in your field. We offer 5 distinct mentoring tracks that you can choose from, including Fundraising, Product, Marketing, Sales, or Strategy & Ops, and you will get paired with an AWS expert in the field of your choice. All sessions are held remotely, and the program is completely free for all participants.

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Check out what happened

Panelists

  • Stephanie Chin

    Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA).

    Assistant Director for Entrepreneurship

  • Lindsay Ryan

    Venture Development Director

    University System of Maryland

  • Henry Mortimer

    University of Baltimore Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation

    Director

  • David Cross

    Towson University Incubator

    Assistant Director of Venture Creation

Moderator

  • Sean Sutherland

    Kapowza

    Director of Accounts

When

When

Monday, April 20, 2020
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM UTC

Organizers

  • Chris Haug

    360 Venture Management Group

    Chapter Director

  • Patrick Rockhill

    Doyle-Logan Systems

    Community Logistics and Data Analytics

  • Nichole Kelly

    CEI, True North Growth Labs

  • Tariq Najee-ullah

    Patent Insider

    Principal

  • Mel Litter

    Elemental Impact Solutions

    CEO, Elemental Consulting

  • Jason Mantzouranis

    Cachet Mode LLC

    COO, Project/Program Manager

  • Connor Boundy

    Atlantis Capital

    Executive Producer-Web 3 Series

  • Luke Pillarella

    Atlantis Capital, LLC

    Executive Producer - Web 3 Series

  • Sean Sutherland

    Kapowza

    Chapter Co-Director

Global sponsor

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Dell Technologies

Partners

360 logo

360

MCE logo

MCE

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Quantum Sight

Web Answer Media logo

Web Answer Media

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Ortus Academy

Kapowza logo

Kapowza

Team Business, LLC logo

Team Business, LLC

Treble logo

Treble

Maryland Business Innovation Association logo

Maryland Business Innovation Association

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CONNECTpreneur

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