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Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship

We’re growing tomorrow’s great companies today. The Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship (MCE) offers a rich, collaborative network of resources for entrepreneurs. –Our goals: guiding you and your business through a successful launch and positioning both for growth. Click on each to learn more and then contact us to get involved.

  • iCat: The Innovation Catalyst (iCat) program offers entrepreneurs key resources and support -  mentoring, educational programs, and networking as well as a mail drop and optional dedicated office space. See our current member companies!
  • HTC: The Howard Technology Council gives tech companies a forum for engagement, collaboration and education.
  • BRC: The Business Resource Center provides training and counseling for non-tech, services-based, or early-stage companies.

Making the Right Connections

Our value prop is simple: We bring together the right people and resources. 

With a technology business incubation program, technology council, and other programs all under one roof, MCE delivers opportunities for literally everyone - innovators, entrepreneurs, established businesses, service providers, and investors.

Add our more traditional economic development programs focused on growing small businesses, and you've got one amazing engine for job creation and economic growth. That’s the secret to building a great innovation economy and entrepreneurial ecosystem. That’s MCE.


Howard Tech Council

The Howard Tech Council is at the epicenter of the local tech community. Our active and engaged membership base spans a variety of industries, providing members with access to a diverse collection of organizations.

Meet and mingle with other tech companies from the Washington & Baltimore area. »

Innovation Catalyst (iCat)

The MCE incubator program, called the Innovation Catalyst (iCat) helps companies accelerate the commercialization of innovative technologies.

The iCat can help you get your dreams off of the ground »

Business Resource Center

The Business Resource Center offers programs and counseling to non-technical, services-based, or early stage companies.

What can the BRC do for you? A whole lot! »