Events in May 2021

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  • May 14

    Founder City Pitch Competition Applications Due

    A venture capital pitch competition with cash and services prizes over $25k, open to all Maryland-based startups, will set the stage for Founder City. Utilizing an app-based video pitch platform, Thumbraise, we’ve created a place where founders and investors can connect in a more meaningful way. Stand apart by incorporating video into your pitch. Track […]

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    Location: Application
    Category: External Events, Pitch Competitions
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  • May 14

    Agriculture and Rural Rebuild Challenge Application

    TEDCO opened its Agriculture and Rural Rebuild (ARR) Challenge, created to assist Maryland’s rural and agricultural businesses that have been detrimentally impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and associated economic downturn. Application Deadline: May 14, 2021

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    Location: Application
    Category: External Events, Funding
  • May 17

    May Faculty Office Hours with Sashank Reddy, MD, PhD

    Johns Hopkins biomedical innovators are invited to meet with Dr. Sashank Reddy, Medical Director of Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures (JHTV) to discuss the commercialization of high-impact discoveries. Johns Hopkins faculty participants will gain insight from Dr. Reddy’s experience as an entrepreneur, investigator, clinician, and mentor. Office hour sessions provide an opportunity to discuss how to: […]

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    Location: Zoom
    Category: Office Hours
  • May 18

    Baltimore Innovation Week 2021

    A VIRTUAL CELEBRATION Baltimore Innovation Week 2021 is a three-day virtual celebration with multiple independently produced events that are focused on showcasing local companies and good news stories that have emerged during these continuously changing and trying times. There are 20+ Official Partners working together to bring attendees an unforgettable and inspiring experience. For the […]

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    Location: Virtual
    Category: External Events
  • May 18

    Programs Propelling Rural Innovation: A deep dive into TEDCO and TechPort

    Join Troy LeMaile-Stovall, TEDCO’s new CEO, and TechPort Director Tommy Luginbill as they discuss the latest innovations in Southern Maryland, the factors that make the innovative ecosystem so unique, and tech success stories in rural economies. They will also discuss what makes a rural economy so distinct and attractive to tech startups. As leaders of […]

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    Location: Virtual
    Category: External Events
  • May 19

    Start Here, Venture Forward: Baltimore Innovation Week 2021

    Are you a student or recent graduate looking to connect with other innovators in Baltimore? Are you eager to get involved within the startup community or looking for others to partner up with? Look no further than “Start Here, Venture Forward” networking hour. Venture for America and John Hopkins’ FastForward U and Social Innovation Lab […]

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    Location: Virtual
    Category: FastForward U, Social Innovation Lab
  • May 20

    Maryland Tech Council’s Annual Industry Awards Celebration

    The Maryland Tech Council’s annual Industry Awards Celebration recognizes the leaders and innovators in the life sciences and technology communities from Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic Region. Last year’s live broadcasting of the awards celebration brought over 2,000 viewers and we are excited to go virtual again for our celebration on May 20, 2021. Click here to recap on our […]

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    Location: Virtual
    Category: External Events
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  • May 27

    Founder City LIVE Pitches + Final Celebration

    Fueled by top talent and regional leaders, Founder City will end with not-to-be-missed LIVE pitch competitions + celebrations in Baltimore, MD and Frederick, MD on Thursday, May 27. The top companies chosen will pitch LIVE on-stage at one of the two locations. VIP Experience ticket holders will enjoy creative cuisine, custom brews and local wines […]

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    Location: Virtual and In-Person
    Category: Johns Hopkins Events, Pitch Competitions
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  • May 28

    FastForward U's Customer Discovery and Value Proposition Course - VIRTUAL

    A new, virtual course is available this summer to Johns Hopkins students. Offering an immersive learning experience, the FastForward U’s Customer Discovery and Value Proposition Course will enable participants to determine if their solution is scalable and has the potential to be successful in the market. Participants enrolled in the course can expect to: Learn […]

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    Location: Application
    Category: FastForward U

Events in June 2021

  • Jun 04

    Mining Patents for Market Intelligence

    Learn best practices for mining patents for information that will help you gain a market advantage. Patents filed with the U.S. Patent Office offer businesses a huge amount of competitive intelligence about their industry. In this session, Gary Evans shares his best practices for mining patents for information that will help you gain a market […]

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    Location: Virtual
    Category: External Events
  • Jun 04

    June Faculty and Startup Office Hours with Sean Tunis, MD, MSc

    Johns Hopkins innovators are invited to meet with Sean Tunis, MD, MSc, President of Health Technology Assessment International and FastForward Mentor in Residence to discuss the regulatory process of high-impact discoveries. Johns Hopkins faculty and startup leaders will gain insight from Dr. Tunis’ experience as a regulatory expert, entrepreneur, clinician, and mentor. Office hour sessions […]

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    Location: Zoom
    Category: FastForward, Office Hours
  • Jun 28

    June Faculty Office Hours with Sashank Reddy, MD, PhD

    Johns Hopkins biomedical innovators are invited to meet with Dr. Sashank Reddy, Medical Director of Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures (JHTV) to discuss the commercialization of high-impact discoveries. Johns Hopkins faculty participants will gain insight from Dr. Reddy’s experience as an entrepreneur, investigator, clinician, and mentor. Office hour sessions provide an opportunity to discuss how to: […]

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    Location: Zoom
    Category: Office Hours

Events in August 2021

  • Aug 06

    August Faculty and Startup Office Hours with Sean Tunis, MD, MSc

    Johns Hopkins innovators are invited to meet with Sean Tunis, MD, MSc, President of Health Technology Assessment International and FastForward Mentor in Residence to discuss the regulatory process of high-impact discoveries. Johns Hopkins faculty and startup leaders will gain insight from Dr. Tunis’ experience as a regulatory expert, entrepreneur, clinician, and mentor. Office hour sessions […]

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    Location: Zoom
    Category: FastForward, Office Hours

Events in October 2021

  • Oct 13

    TEDCO’s 2021 Entrepreneur Expo

    The annual Entrepreneur Expo brings together all of Maryland’s various entrepreneurial resources across the State into one place at one time. The Expo draws 900+ of the region’s top entrepreneurs, business owners, angel and venture capital investors, legislators and influencers. The day is jam-packed full of workshops, roundtable discussions, and pitch opportunities offering a great […]

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    Location: The Hotel at the University of Maryland
    Category: External Events