June: Startup Grind Maryland FOUNDERS FORUM (Founders and co-founders only)

Jun 7, 3:00 – 4:30 PM

Attention Founders and Co-founders! Starting and growing your idea is tough....damn tough at times. There's nothing worse than feeling alone, confused, isolated, anxious, depressed, searching for answers, and desperate to talk with people who have been where you are and finding few. If you have felt this way, WELCOME to Startup Grind Maryland's Founders Forums.

Virtual event

About this event

Attention Founders and Co-founders! Starting and growing your idea is tough....damn tough at times.

There's nothing worse than feeling alone, confused, isolated, anxious, depressed, searching for answers, and desperate to talk with people who have been where you are and finding few.

If you have felt this way, WELCOME to Startup Grind Maryland's Founders Forums.


Think about a group of founders and co-founders gathering regularly to connect with one another, let your hair down, relax, take a load off, open up, share problems, ask questions, share experiences, struggles and celebrate wins, while making new friends and partners, get educated, inspired, and connected with the people and resources you need to take that next step on your founders' journey.

Our Founders Forums are not open to the general public. They are focused exclusively on serving founders and co-founders. Attendance is limited in order to foster and maintain a safe space to openly share and support one another.

Here are a few if the benefits you can expect when you join our Founders Forums.

     ► Make friends, create and grow new relationships, partnerships, and collaborative opportunities. ü Make friends, create and grow new relationships, partnerships, and collaborative opportunities.

     ► A strong focus on founder and co-founder mental and emotional health and well-being through peer-to-peer support, mutual problem-solving, and brainstorming.

     ► Open discussions concerning your struggles, opportunities, and what you need to get yourself to the next step.

     ► Show off and demo your products/services and brag about your latest achievements.

     ► Practice and refine your pitch and get honest, constructive, No BS feedback from your peers and mentors.

     ► Establish accountability partnerships with each other in order to get stuff done.

     ► In-depth discussions with subject matter experts, not fluffy sales presentations.

Our events will be virtual with quarterly in-person get-togethers in order to get to know one another and develop those deep relationships we all want and need.

Join us, Come as you are. You'll be glad you did.

Your Startup Grind Maryland team 

Organizers

  • Chris Haug

    360 Venture Management Group

    Founder | CEO

  • Jeffrey Freedman

    JSFreedman.com

    Chief Efficiency Officer

  • Patrick Rockhill

    Doyle-Logan Systems

    CTO

  • Nichole Kelly

    CEO, True North Growth Labs

  • Mel Litter

    Elemental Impact Solutions

    CEO, Elemental Impact Solutions

  • Tariq Najee-ullah

    Patent Insider

    Chief Patent Insider

  • Jason Mantzouranis

    Cachet Mode LLC

    COO, Project/Program Manager - Cachet Mode LLC

  • Connor Boundy

    Atlantis Capital

    Co-Founder

  • Luke Pillarella

    Atlantis Capital, LLC

    Co-Founder

Presenting

TEDCO logo

TEDCO

360 Venture Management Group logo

360 Venture Management Group

Partners

bwtech@UMBC Research and Technology Park logo

bwtech@UMBC Research and Technology Park

Maryland Business Innovation Association logo

Maryland Business Innovation Association

Founder Institute logo

Founder Institute

CONNECTpreneur logo

CONNECTpreneur

Patent Insider logo

Patent Insider

True North Growth Labs logo

True North Growth Labs

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