The Shatter Foundation Partners with the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship’s Ladies First Initiative
Shelly Kapoor Collins started the Shatter Fund LLC in 2017, on a mission to increase female entrepreneurship by providing female founders with greater access to capital. The venture capital firm invests exclusively in high-potential disruptive technology companies led by female entrepreneurs.
The Dingman Center Announces Its Virtual Terp Startup Accelerator 2021 Cohort
The Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce that it has accepted 16 University of Maryland student teams into its Terp Startup Accelerator summer program. This is now the program’s seventh consecutive year, with the largest cohort to date.
Pines Announces New Quantum Business Incubator, Presents Invention and Entrepreneurship Awards
The University of Maryland will launch a new business development arm to nurture quantum-focused startups, President Darryll J. Pines announced last night at an event honoring the institution’s inventions, startup, mentor and student entrepreneurs of the year.
Six UMD Student Startups Named Finalists at Pitch Dingman Competition Semifinals
On April 16, 2021, the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at Maryland Smith hosted the virtual semifinal round of the Pitch Dingman Competition, featuring 12 student-run businesses from across the University of Maryland, College Park.
Tom Savransky, a finance student and College Park Scholar who co-founded a virtual fitting company that would improve the experience of shopping online, is being remembered with a memorial scholarship.
The Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship Gears Up for an Expanded 2021 Competition
Last year’s Pitch Dingman Competition was originally scheduled for March 2020, which we now all remember well as the precipice of change to life as we knew it. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Dingman Center team swiftly shifted the competition to a then unfamiliar virtual format.