When Johns Hopkins students return next fall, they’ll find a new space in Remington devoted to turning the seeds of their creative ideas—their inventions, startups, crafts, and robotics—into reality.
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.
Teams receive $5,000 grant plus mentorship and additional services.
Hundreds of students, entrepreneurs expected for third-annual MedHacks hackathon.
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. Five of the six startups in the 2017 cohort involve students from the Whiting School of Engineering.
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.
A mobile health company with Johns Hopkins roots earned the $50,000 top prize Thursday at Beta City’s daylong startup showcase and pitch competition in Baltimore.
Hours before the kickoff of the biannual HopHacks hackathon on Friday, organizers will welcome two members of the Silicon Valley tech accelerator Y Combinator, which has served as an incubator and fundraiser for tech giants such as DropBox, Airbnb, and Reddit. Y Combinator partner Dalton Caldwell and hardware specialist Luke Iseman will host a talk, […]