Tag: TU Incubator

Baltimore County + Towson University: An Economic Development Partnership Born in Patience, Persistence, and Pragmatism

According to the Cambridge Dictionary, economic development is the process in which an economy grows or changes and becomes more advanced, especially when both economic and social conditions are improved. This process pertains to country, state, metro, county or village. Although western Baltimore County’s research park, bwtech@UMBC, had been a thriving success in the 1990s and early 2000s, there was no central Baltimore County business incubator, no innovation hub pegged to the Towson metro. The greatest job producer and economic engine of any is the creation of new ventures. Considering that the central Baltimore County corridor contains Greater Baltimore’s...

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TU Incubator Partners to Bring Tech-Start Workshops to Towson Public Library

TU Incubator Partners with NMTC, Presenting Tech-Start Workshop Series at Towson Public Library Have you ever had an idea for a new product or service and thought, how can I turn this into a business? Many creative thinkers lack the knowhow and resources to follow through on their vision. The Tech-Start Workshop series can help guide these visionaries down the right path, turning dreams into dollar signs. For the second time in as many years, TU Incubator is teaming up with the Northeastern Maryland Tech Council to present a unique series of entrepreneurial workshops. This year’s series, dubbed Tech-Start,...

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TU Incubator Member Spotlight: Mindprint Learning

Working at the TU Incubator not only exposes you to the passion and creativity of entrepreneurs, but it immerses you in it. Our education technology members have big ideas that make a real impact in our community. It is a privilege to work with them day in and day out. Recently we caught up with Nancy Weinstein, Founder and CEO of Mindprint Learning. Five Questions with Mindprint Founder & CEO Nancy Weinstein 1. Why did you decide to become an entrepreneur? I’ve always had a desire to create something unique and different. That said, I wouldn’t say I decided...

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Baltimore EdTech Continues Growth

TU Incubator Hits Milestone There’s a storm coming to Baltimore, the kind you relish, that avails more innovation and change than ever before experienced. This storm affects Greater Baltimore’s citizens in a myriad of ways: health, energy, cyber security, manufacturing, retail, and, none too soon — education. As Towson University’s President, Kim Schatzel, is apt to declare, ‘TU Matters to Maryland!’ Certainly, this is an understatement when it comes to education innovation and TU’s longstanding service to teacher preparation and leadership. However, this becomes even more relevant when one considers edtech innovation and the university’s incubator, where Maryland’s largest cluster of...

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TU Incubator Hosts NMTC Inventor’s Portal Workshops

Where do the ideas come from that become the most desirable, useful, and world changing products, services, or software? Actually, they come from you, your neighbor, a problem solver, a student, just about anyone. On Monday, February 27, the TU Incubator is hosting the NMTC Inventor’s Portal — a free series that is “specifically” for everyone. The NMTC created the Inventor’s Portal to encourage personal growth and economic opportunity and prosperity for anyone who ever said, “I have an idea!” In the NMTC Inventor’s Portal Workshop series, subject matter experts will outline the process of invention, and give you fast-track steps...

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