Loyola announces finalists for 2022 Baltipreneurs Accelerator Program
| By Molly Robey
Loyola’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CI&E) has selected eight ventures as finalists in the Baltipreneurs Accelerator Program. The third annual cohort of Baltipreneurs finalists was selected from a competitive pool of qualified applicants.
“It is an honor to review so many amazing applications and learn from the perspectives of the creative and resilient entrepreneurs who are out there building their ventures,” said Wendy Bolger, director of the CI&E. “Our team of reviewers was inspired by the caliber of the applications, and we can’t wait to meet and dig in with the final group of Baltipreneurs.”
Participants in the Baltipreneurs Accelerator Program attend 10 weekly sessions from February through April, ending with a Demo Day pitch showcase event.
The recipients will receive business and entrepreneurship instruction from Loyola faculty members and other partners, as well as mentorship, one-on-one pitch training, networking opportunities, a $2,000 stipend, and at least $25,000 in additional awards.
The participants are:
This year’s cohort includes three Loyola-affiliated companies, whose founders include a student-athlete, a staff member, and an alumnus.
More about Loyola’s Baltipreneurs Accelerator Program
The CI&E at Loyola works with ecosystem partners to provide funding, training, and mentorship for Baltimore’s innovators, including Loyola students, faculty, and staff, with a preference for women entrepreneurs and founders of color. For more information on the Baltipreneurs Accelerator Program, visit www.loyola.edu/accelerator. Read more about last year’s cohort.