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Mar 31, 2015
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Soon, you won't have to be a multimillionaire VC “angel” to help get a hot new company off the ground: The SEC is allowing ordinary investors to put money into startups. The SEC last week unveiled rules that would allow companies to solicit up to $50 million annually from ordinary as well as wealthy “accredited”...

Mar 26, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research
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Weekly Washington Post columns featuring Smith School experts.

Mar 26, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research
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Working professionals with an interest in the Washington, D.C., region have a new source for bite-sized business insights, delivered weekly to their inboxes from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Mar 25, 2015
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The Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship has announced five students who have been selected for its summer incubator, Terp Startup. Terp Startup is the third and final stage of Fearless Founders, an experiential program that provides student teams the strategy, frameworks and tools necessary to develop their business ideas using lean startup methodology. The program demystifies the venture creation process by breaking it up into three stages: Idea Shell, Hatch and Terp Startup.

Mar 23, 2015
Entrepreneurial Spirit
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Every Friday, the Dingman Center ]opens its doors to student entrepreneurs determined to launch and develop their business =platforms during an informal pitch session, Pitch Dingman.

Mar 23, 2015
Entrepreneurial Spirit
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Six Cupid’s Cup Finalists Will Compete for $115K in Cash Prizes

Mar 02, 2015
Experiential / Reality-based Learning
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Entrepreneurship students go into the woods to test their prototypes in a new course designed by Professor Oliver Schlake at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Feb 24, 2015
Entrepreneurial Spirit
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Twelve startups have been selected from nearly 200 worldwide entries to advance to the semifinal round in the Tenth Annual Cupid’s Cup Business Competition, presented by Under Armour Founder and CEO Kevin Plank and the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Feb 02, 2015
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The Dingman Center has added to its roster of mentors and advisors by bringing on six attorneys to serve as Dingman Legal Advisors. Beginning Friday, February 6, Dingman Legal Advisors will be available on alternating Fridays to provide free legal advice to student entrepreneurs. These 30-minute appointment-only sessions will allow students to have valuable conversations regarding the legal aspects of their startup.

Jan 22, 2015
Entrepreneurial Spirit
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Would you (or someone you know) buy customizable fashion jewelry? It’s a question entrepreneur Seble Alemayehu, MBA ’12, hopes to figure out by the end of her eight weeks participating in a new program at the University of Maryland. She and 16 other UMD alumni hoping to launch startups this year are getting the help they need to get their venture off the ground with the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship’s Jumpstart program.

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