Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

TU Incubator Member Spotlight: The Whole Teacher

At Towson University (TU), we look for a variety of ways to positively impact education systems. We look for quality that has scale merit, as that’s the only way to drive sustainable, systemic improvement. This is something we’ve been doing persistently as an institution for

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TU Incubator Member Spotlight: Pelican Fly Concepts

As the Assistant Director at the TU Incubator, I have the privilege of working with a wonderful group of entrepreneurs with big ideas and the desire to make a real impact. This is especially true for our education technology members. Muhammad Najee-ullah, founder of Pelican

Baltimore’s Top 10 Emerging K-12 Enterprises

The Birthplace of the Star-Spangled Banner, Baltimore is a city that loves most things that afford a hat tip to the past but focus on the present and future, most things crustacean derived out of the Chesapeake Bay, most things that induce curiosity, and all

Student Launch Pad Partnership Brings New Programs

Last May, TU Student Launch Pad wrapped up its second academic year of operation. As we enter a new academic year, TU Student Launch Pad has partnered with the College of Business and Economics (CBE) to expand our entrepreneurship programming. This partnership has been founded

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TU Incubator Member Spotlight: OgStar Reading

One of the great benefits of working at TU Incubator is getting to work with a wonderful group of entrepreneurs with big dreams and the desire to make a real impact. This is especially true for our education technology members. Fran Bowman and Stephanie Nislow

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TU Incubator Member Spotlight: Spiral Math

I first met David Robson, Co-Founder and Director of Education Outreach of Spiral Math, at the ‘Navigating School Systems’ workshop held here at the TU Incubator back in February 2016. At the time, David along with Joseph Mills, Robin Mudge, and Alfred Werner were developing

TU Incubator: Entrepreneurship Workshops Recap

Spring 2016 has undoubtedly been busy for Towson University Incubator. We proudly awarded two new Business Plan Competition winners, bid farewell and graduated four student interns, continued supporting our 20+ current member companies, and continued growing the Student Launch Pad. Oh, and we hosted eight

Student Launch Pad: Three Cheers for Two Years

The Student Launch Pad (SLP) has just finished its second academic year of operation at Towson University. After a pilot year that served to experiment and discover where Student Launch Pad fit in the TU ecosystem, the 2015–2016 academic year was SLP’s first “full” year.

The Popularity of EdTech Products is Not Enough

For the past 150 years, Towson University has been Maryland’s top producer of teachers and is constantly working to enhance the educational experience, including ways to integrate technological advancements. Located on Towson’s campus, TU Incubator is uniquely positioned to help edtech (education technology used to