We’re here for you.
We help startups identify potential sources of capital from pitch competitions to targeted investor list.
Baltimore is rich with institutions that purchase products from startups, from consumer goods to SAAS to hard tech.
UpSurge’s local and national networks pick up the phone for our founders.
We’ve got a roster of local experts and entrepreneurs who are ready to provide advice and a sounding board.
The commitment to providing free services to every founder is part of our Equitech mission.
And Baltimore has it.
UpSurge is propelling Baltimore into the top tier of innovation cities by building an engine to start, support, scale and celebrate high-impact startups.
Founders sit at the heart of our work.
Whether mobilizing assets to foster startup advancement at scale or motivating corporate partners to pilot local companies’ innovative tech, UpSurge rallies Baltimore to meet founders’ needs and interests.
Until UpSurge, I was forced to go outside Baltimore for … funding, customers and talent. … UpSurge is a long overdue movement that will finally bring the support founders need to start, grow and stay in Baltimore.
Our vision is really to create a world where good software powers things that matter … Baltimore is very much part of our story. Fearless wouldn’t be Fearless had we not been located here.
When investors and entrepreneurs see a critical mass of companies in Maryland and in Baltimore raising significant dollar amounts, they realize this is an ecosystem where they can build, hire great talent and raise the money they want.
Why Baltimore, Maryland? We want to be in the best place to grow, hire, and drive our vision as a company founded to solve the boring data problems that enable data teams to drive world-class operations.
UpSurge in our community has truly been this missing key in bridging brilliant entrepreneurs with the beautiful and robust resources that the city of Baltimore has always had to offer.
UpSurge has been our vital bridge to Baltimore’s tech ecosystem. …Every new relationship formed through UpSurge has impact and purpose, which have caused the growth of our business.
UpSurge has been an incredible network partner and has made my company and I feel welcomed and supported in Baltimore as we navigate the ups and downs of entrepreneurship!