FastForward U dispersed its first set of microgrants to 10 teams of student entrepreneurs. The funds are designed to enable students to test their ideas, build prototypes or launch pilot projects.
Selected student startup teams will receive a $5,000 grant, plus mentorship and additional services.
A number of local movers and shakers with ties to Johns Hopkins have landed on the “40 Under 40” list published by the Baltimore Business Journal.
Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures and the Ralph S. O’Connor Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Fund has provided funding for six student startups to develop and launch their tech platforms.
Ten local startups will get a boost through this year’s Social Innovation Lab run by Johns Hopkins University. The finalists, announced this week, range in focus from telemedicine and teacher burnout to revitalizing Baltimore’s vacant lots.