Meet Innov8MD

Our Programs

Innov8MD runs a variety of programs focused on supporting student entrepreneurs and strengthening Maryland's collegiate innovation ecosystem.

Explore our initiatives for students and collegiate ecosystem builders below.

Programs for Students

Innov8MD pools together the brainpower and resources of over 15 member institutions to provide broad support and opportunities for student entrepreneurs


AddVenture is an online, self-paced pre-accelerator program run during summer and intersession to help students through the earliest stages of venture building so that they can successfully apply to other local resources
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Fall Conference

The Innov8MD Fall Conference brings together over 300 student entrepreneurs from 15+ colleges and universities every November 8th to showcase their ventures and connect with their peers, mentors, and possible investors.
Postponed until 2021

Resource Database for Students

We know how time consuming it can be to find resources for your venture, so we put together a handy database of all of the resources for student entrepreneurs in Maryland as well as national competitions and opportunities
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Resources with Upcoming Deadlines

Here are a few highlighted resources for student entrepreneurs. Go to our Resource Portal to uncover programs at your school and beyond.
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Ecosystem Building Efforts

As a coalition of innovators from over 15 Maryland colleges and universities, we band together to build a stronger collegiate innovation ecosystem in the state
Open Entrepreneurship Curriculum
When an institution opens a new entrepreneurship program, the first step is often creating a curriculum from scratch. We've created an open-source curriculum that anyone can use as a basis of their program, free of charge.
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Monthly All Schools Call
At 2pm on the firstMonday of every month, we get all of the leaders of our college and university entrepreneurship centers together on a call to share updates, best practices, and spread resources. Anyone can join! Link Below.
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Advocate for the Ecosystem
Entrepreneurial Ecosystem development needs to be done both collaboratively and intentionally. We put our heads together to brainstorm how to fill gaps in Maryland's student innovation ecosystem through outreach and advocacy.
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Meet Our Member Institutions

Any Maryland institution that wants to support student entrepreneurs is welcome to join the Innov8MD network! We're a nonprofit, volunteer coalition focused on building a stronger ecosystem for Maryland's young entrepreneurs
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