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Baltimore is the first stop on the upcoming #RiseoftheRest road trip, highlighting and investing in emerging companies outside of NYC, SF and Boston. Steve Case (Co-founder of AOL and CEO of Revolution) is hosting the tour and inviting local companies a chance to pitch for $100,000.
During his Baltimore visit, Steve will stop at the future home of the Impact Hub to talk about how startups and social enterprise have the potential to transform Baltimore communities. The stop will showcase a diverse mix of the city's most inspiring and visionary companies.
Impact Hub invites all of its friends, supporters, neighbors and collaborators to join this celebration of Baltimore's tremendous possibilities and talented people. We want to highlight the collective effort of small businesses, community leaders, nonprofits, public agencies, philanthropy, institutions, artists, activists, entrepreneurs, and engaged citizens to move the city forward in meaningful ways.
Social impact startups will include:
- Details Deconstruction | Deconstruction for workforce and economic opportunity
- Mission Launch | Incubator for prison re-entry solutions
- Barclay Investment Corporation | Low tech incubator for underemployed
- Point Click Switch | Online platform for consumers to compare energy providers
- Taharka Brothers | Ice cream company creating youth jobs and community
- Human Storm | Kinetic software to teach math through movement
This event is free and open to the public.
Read more about the tour in this article from the Baltimore Business Journal.
9:30 to 10:00 - Coffee & Conversation
10:00 to 10:15 - Rise of the Rest bus arrives
10:15 to 10:45 - Entrepreneur showcase & Steve Case remarks
10:45 to 11:00 - Wrap Up
If you can't join us for the morning events (or even if you can!), you are invited to the Pitch Competition and Rise of the Rest party at the Baltimore Museum of Industry. RSVPs below :
And if you or another awesome company want a chance to pitch to Steve Case, you have until September 13 to apply. More info is on their website.
See you on the 28th !
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Impact Hub Baltimore
Impact Hub Baltimore is a community workspace designed to inspire, connect, and catalyze social impact.