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TechBreakfast popularity grows as longtime membership organization gb.tc goes on hiatus

Good feature in the Baltimore Business Journal: Appetite is growing for TechBreakfast, an informal meet-up for startup entrepreneurs and established CEOs, alike. TechBreakfast, a sort of show-and-tell for tech companies started by Baltimore entrepreneur Ron Schmelzer, has grown from a monthly gathering of a handful friends to free events attended by hundreds of people multiple…

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Techbreakfast Brings Together Tech Communities Around The Country

Once a month, in 10 states across the country, leaders in the upcoming tech industry rise early for coffee, breakfast and to hear about the next big thing. TechBreakfast is an unconventional pitch meeting where five companies deliver seven-minute demos to a room full of tech enthusiasts. Started in 2011 by Ron Schmelzer, it began…

Baltimore TechBreakfast

TechBreakfast Events Covered by Major Tech & start-up media: TechCrunch, Technically, and more

Every month, TechBreakfast gets featured in major Tech & stat-up media outlet. We are in the crunchbase newsletter published by TechCrunch: TechBreakfast, a monthly breakfast where entrepreneurs, techies, developers, designers, business people, and interested people see showcases on cool new technology in a demo format and interact with each other. This is a “show and…

Baltimore TechBreakfast

TechBreakfast start-ups founded by the Maryland Innovation Initiative

Baltimore TechBreakfast returns Wednesday during Baltimore Innovation Week for its usual monthly showcase of local startups. This time, there’s a distinction: all five startups presenting are university spin-outs, created from licensing research technology. Four of those startups are funded by the Maryland Innovation Initiative (MII), a program less than a year old with $5.8 million set aside specifically for startups…

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Ron Schmelzer on why TechBreakfast is a different kind of meetup

A great write-up about TechBreakfast in the Washington Business Journal by Bill Flook: Ron Schmelzer, a serial entrepreneur with multiple exits under his belt, began TechBreakfast two years ago as a quaint gathering in Baltimore’s Emerging Technology Center. It has since snowballed into a three-state affair, regularly pulling in a big, diverse crowd of technologists…