University of Maryland $75K Startup Challenge
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The UMD $75K Startup Challenge is an intensive business model competition for students, staff, faculty, postdocs and recent alumni at the University of Maryland, College Park, and the University of Maryland, Baltimore to leverage their talent and ideas to create tomorrow's leading companies.
Up to nine finalists will be invited to complete the new Maryland-Corps (M-Corps) program, where teams are guided through an intensive business model development and customer development process modeled after the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps (I-Corps).
The competition has awarded nearly $700K to companies originating at the University of Maryland since 2001.
Winners are eligible for a free year in the TERP Startup Lab.
Find out more at: www.bpc.umd.edu