Startup Global Baltimore 2019

Thursday, October 10, 2019    
12:00 am


101 North Haven Street, Suite 301, Baltimore, MD, 21224
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Join NFTC’s Global Innovation Forum, the U.S. Department of CommerceETC Baltimore, and Startup Grind for a forum to explore the simple steps startups can take to ensure global business success.

This event is in support of the Commerce Department’s Startup Global initiative, an effort to help more startup firms think global from the earliest stages of a company’s growth.

Thursday, October 10, 2019 | Emerging Technology Centers, Baltimore, MD

Registration is free and open to globally-minded entrepreneurs, investors and community partners! Click here to sign up now.


1:30 – 2:00 pm — Coffee & registration

2:00 – 2:10 pm — Welcome and goals

  • Kelly Schulz – Maryland Secretary of Commerce

2:10 – 2:40 pm — Armchair discussion on going global

2:40 – 3:30 pm — Recognize the opportunity to be global from Day 1:

  • Local firms in the global market and tools to scale & extend operations

3:30 – 4:30 pm — The value of early attention to compliance with regulations 

  • Global compliance, IP/licensing/Cybersecurity

4:30 – 5:30 pm — Finding help: Talk to governments about how they can help 

  • Maryland Department of Commerce, The British Embassy Washington, U.S. Commercial Service

5:30 pm — Wrap-up & Takeaways

5:30 – 6:30 pm — Happy Hour & Networking reception 

  • Over 20 local resources with designated representatives available to help you!

Target Audience: Small businesses, startups or solopreneurs

Questions? Contact Claire Pillsbury, Global Innovation Forum, at