MBIA In The News

These 9 startups are entering Towson University’s StarTUp Accelerator

“ Towson University’s StarTUp Accelerator this week named a new cohort of companies that will take part in the eight-week program this summer. TU debuted the accelerator program last year as the university launched a new name for its entrepreneurship-focused programming. The latest cohort has nine ventures, mixing students and entrepreneurs from around the Baltimore…

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Maryland Commerce, Maryland Business Innovation Association Launch the “Maryland Business Innovation Challenge”

Initiative brings together Maryland’s innovation and corporate communities to solve real-time business challenges. BALTIMORE, MD — The Maryland Department of Commerce is partnering with the Maryland Business Innovation Association (MBIA) to launch the Maryland Business Innovation Challenge (MDBIC) a unique program which will bring together the state’s corporate community with local innovators to solve real-time…

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This business challenge is connecting Maryland corporations and innovators

The largest businesses in the region have a role to play in growing the innovation community, and this challenge is looking to help make connections. Leaders from IBM, CareFirst’s Healthworx and SC&H Group talk about why they’re getting involved. Published in Technical.ly/ 1/28/2021 Think of innovation communities, and typically startups spring to mind first. When…

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TU Incubator’s InferCabulary gets $250,000 from USM Maryland Momentum Fund

InferCabulary, a Towson University Incubator-based education technology startup created to help solve illiteracy, received a $250,000 joint investment from the University System of Maryland (USM) Maryland Momentum Fund. The funding will be used to expand the team and to accelerate growth. InferCabulary is a tool that helps learners infer deep meanings of nuanced words for themselves by…

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TU names McQuown to head up entrepreneurship

Towson University has hired Patrick T. McQuown to lead the university’s entrepreneurship and innovation. As the Executive Director of Entrepreneurship, McQuown will provide a collective strategic vision and direction for entrepreneurship activities at TU. The role is part of the Division Strategic Partnerships and Applied Research. “We are excited to welcome Patrick McQuown, who brings…

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Deb Tillett Recognizes Neil Davis at MBIA Kick Off Meeting

Deb Tillett and Betsy Collie of MBIA, Maryland Business Innovation Association held it’s kick off meeting Thursday January 9 at the Maryland Innovation Center in Columbia, MD. Over 50 people were in attendance and Jodi Hume did a terrific job of leading a strategic discussion on what the Maryland Business Community needs to do to…

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TU transforming Armory into hub for partnership & connection

Towson University takes another step in President Kim Schatzel’s Together Towson initiative by utilizing a unique uptown Towson space to serve as the new “front door” to the university. In doing so, TU continues forward in its role as a major anchor institution and economic-driver in Great Baltimore. Members of the Baltimore-Towson University (BTU) team will…

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C-Suite Summit – Presented by MAVA

Thursday, February 21 Arlington, Virginia 7:30am-2pm MAVA’s marquee C-Suite Summit focuses on the unique opportunities and challenges faced by leaders of highly performing growth companies. With closed door breakouts for CEOs, CFOs, CTOs, COOs and CRO/CMOs, the Summit is the forum where senior management comes together to accelerate growth and enhance their company’s market competitiveness through…

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