Come Build With Us!


Baltimore has unparalleled tech assets, a proud industrial history, and a brilliant diverse tech community ready to change the game for our city, country and world. By every metric – the number of companies, dollars invested, average deal size, or number of mega-deals – ours is a tech economy on the rise.

Right here. Right now.

Discover Baltimore Tech.

We’ve got it all – prime East Coast location, world class universities, major corporations, unmatched federal spending on research and development, concentration of diverse talent, an unmatched arts-and-entertainment scene, and relatively low cost of living. Baltimore’s future major companies will grow up right here. And the world will benefit from their technologies.

Are you one of them?

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By the Numbers

Startups in Baltimore (June 2023)
243 %
Increase in venture funded startups over the past decade
64 %
are in Healthcare and info-tech/cyber startups in Baltimore, which also has a strong base of fintech and consumer tech
2 x
Diversity of Baltimore tech, compared to the average U.S. tech hub
$ 3 B
Total deal value (VC funding + exits), for the second straight year
$ 256 M
Difference between the raise of Baltimore startup and that of its closest post-industrial counterpart, Pittsburgh, in 2022
~ 2 x
Investors making multiple investments in Baltimore startups in just three years
50 %+
Increase in new investors in Baltimore startups in the past three years

There's No Place Like Home


Get connected.

Equitech Tuesday

To join our weekly gathering for Baltimore Tech and those who want to tap in, sign up for an every-week reminder of theme and location, typically 6 – 8pm at Guilford Hall Brewing.

The UpShot

UpSurge’s biweekly newsletter provides news and information about Baltimore Tech, shouting out our successes to the world.

BMore Tech Connect

Conscious Venture Lab, Towson’s StarTUp accelerator, Hutch Studio, Launch Port, Loyola’s Baltipreneurs. These ESOs and many more partners supporting companies’ jump to the next stage are on BMore Tech Connect.

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Techstars Equitech Accelerator

This UpSurge/Techstars partnership is more than an annual cohort of standout Equitech founders. It’s a collaboration that reaches across our city and the nation attracting and nurturing talent and capital.

Building in Baltimore

This resource guide offers local ins-and-outs, from transportation to tax credits.


This free program connects founders with investors, experienced entrepreneurs and advisors to accelerate growth.

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