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Loyola’s Baltipreneurs Accelerator Demo Day showcases local entrepreneurs

Demo Day: Meet 12 Local Baltimore Ventures

Loyola University Maryland’s Simon Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship will hold the Baltipreneurs Accelerator Demo Day, where entrepreneurs will showcase their ventures in a pitch competition, receive awards, and network with attendees. Demo Day will take place Tuesday, March 19, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in McGuire Hall in Loyola’s Andrew White Student Center.

Demo Day is the culminating event of Loyola’s Baltipreneurs Accelerator, a four-month part-time program supporting startup businesses and social ventures with training, technical assistance, mentorship, networking, and access to capital.

This year’s entrepreneurs develop medical devices, combat Baltimore’s book deserts, and are pioneering equitable sports and career tech platforms, among other activities. They include three Loyola students, six women founders or co-founders, and 14 who identify as people of color. Their ventures are Ballmecca Inc., BLYNK Inc., Dental Desires, Fair Winds Candle Co., Fancy Free Hair and Skin, Ikonic Visions Multimedia Group, Inferno Streetwear, S&B Commerce LLC, SpringWear, Storybook Maze LLC, The ContractHer, and VijoGeo.

Demo Day is free and open to the public, but registration is requested.

Loyola University Maryland’s Sellinger School of Business and Management in Baltimore delivers an internationally recognized Jesuit business education. Recognized for its scholarship, ethical leadership, and tradition of excellence, the Sellinger School delivers a wide range of sought-after fields of study including eight undergraduate majors and 11 undergraduate minors as well as full-time, part-time, and fully online MBA and Master of Accounting programs.