Baltimore Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

TCO Labs, Inc. is a non-profit organization focused on fostering the entrepreneurial community at the Johns Hopkins Homewood campus

Baltimore’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem 


Welcome to the Map.

Here’s to the crazy ones.

The Map is a guide to Baltimore’s thriving entrepreneurial community.

It’s more than simply a list of resources – it’s a visual representation of the city’s massive innovation ecosystem.

The ones who see things differently.

Many of the organizations in Baltimore provide multiple services in distinct areas.

Use the legend below to figure out what each icon represents.

They’re not fond of rules.

💰- Funding Sources

🎓- University/ Academic Affiliation

🚀 – Accelerator/ Incubation Programs

🏠 – Coworking Space, Office & Lab Space

🔧- Coworking Space, Tools & Equipment

🌇- Research/ Technology Parks

💡 – Non-profit organizations

 📂 – Business Services

✅ – Complete Entry

🔴- Incomplete Entry

No Mark- Not started Entry

About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them.

Enjoy exploring! Each point on the map subpoints that can be expanded and collapsed as you go along.

Because they change things.

The Map was created and is maintained by Pava LaPere.

If you have any questions or comments, please email me at

I’d love to hear your feedback or just chat.

I hope this map proves to be a valuable resource. Enjoy.

 Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.


-Apple, Inc .

This map is no longer updated – it was the V1 of a map for the Baltimore innovation ecosystem. Since this software is not fit for this type of project, we are currently working on a brand new ecosystem map. If you are interested in what we’re working on, shoot us a note at


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