Join us for an exciting, educational, and informative event featuring Mr. Phil Jung, Investment Associate with the Maryland Venture Fund. We will discuss startup finance, the investment ecosystem in Maryland, resources that are available, and mistakes he sees startups and entrepreneurs make and how to avoid them.
Plus, join us for our featured local, home grown startup. They will demo their product/service, share their entrepreneurial journey to date, then describe a problem with which they are currently struggling. The community will have the opportunity to provide thoughts, ideas, and suggestions on how to solve problem. Our goal is for the startup and community to leave with valuable information, resources, and connections they previously didn't have.
The Maryland Venture Fund is a program within TEDCO. TEDCO is an independent organization that strives to be Maryland’s lead source for entrepreneurial business assistance and seed funding for the development of startup companies in Maryland’s innovation economy. In Maryland and beyond, TEDCO is a resource of mentoring, funding and networking for entrepreneurs and start-ups that need guidance as they bring innovative concepts to market.
Maryland Venture Fund
Phil is an Investment Associate with the Maryland Venture Fund, an early-stage, evergreen venture capital firm dedicated to growing the next generation of exceptional businesses in Maryland. With $100M in assets under management, the Maryland Venture Fund partners with entrepreneurs to build high-growth technology companies that last.
Prior to joining the Maryland Venture Fund, Phil was a Venture Capital Fellow for Foundation Capital, a $325M fund based in Menlo Park, California, that invests in early and growth stage tech companies. Previously, Phil worked for TDF Ventures, a $180M venture capital firm based in Chevy Chase, Maryland, that targets early-stage startups in the enterprise software, cloud, XaaS, and infrastructure sectors.
Phil began his career at KPMG’s Risk Consulting practice in the Silicon Valley where he led a global team of 16 and was the youngest to become promoted to Senior Associate within the division of 60.
In 2012, Phil co-founded the Jeremy Lin Foundation, a Palo Alto based non-profit whose mission is to serve at-risk youth through education and leadership development in underserved communities.
Phil graduated with honors from UC Berkeley where he received a BA in Economics and his MBA with honors from Georgetown University where he focused on management and entrepreneurship.
The Maryland Venture Fund is program within TEDCO. TEDCO is an independent organization that strives to be Maryland’s lead source for entrepreneurial business assistance and seed funding for the development of startup companies in Maryland’s innovation economy. In Maryland and beyond, TEDCO is a resource of mentoring, funding and networking for entrepreneurs and start-ups that need guidance as they bring innovative concepts to market.
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