Nine University of Baltimore student finalists for Startup Maryland’s "Pitch Across Maryland" event - an opportunity for budding entrepreneurs to share their ideas and concepts for new businesses with several successful business leaders - have been announced.
For the second year in a row, budding entrepreneurs from the University of Baltimore will have a chance to share their ideas and concepts for new businesses with several successful business leaders, when Startup Maryland's "Pitch Across Maryland" bus tour stops for a rally and pitch competition at the UB campus on Sept. 27.
Johnetta Hardy, director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, says the recent work stoppage at Berger Cookies is the kind of crisis that a small business must be ready for, through careful planning and delegation.
Two prominent Baltimore entrepreneurs have been named the first mentors in the forthcoming Entrepreneurship Fellows Program, a Merrick School of Business immersive learning experience for highly qualified UB juniors and seniors who are seeking careers as entrepreneurs. The program's mentors will work with selected student Fellows in a two-year experience.
Ting Zhang, research assistant professor in the Jacob France Institute, the economic research center for the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, has co-authored a new book, Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth in China. It presents a groundbreaking analysis of the existing economic dynamics and factors contributing to entrepreneurship in China.