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Spring 2023 Applications

Applications opening February 2nd at 6 PM EST

Upcoming 2023 Events

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A New Beginning for Shell

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Create. Learn. Share.

Startup Shell is UMD's home for creators and entrepreneurs

Startup Shell is a student-run startup incubator and co-working space at UMD. We provide the student entrepreneurship community with the space, resources, and network to explore ideas, collaborate, and scale their ventures. For the last 10 years, we’ve brought together the university’s most innovative students to develop ventures that are collectively valued at over $1B.
Student ventures

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600+
Community of founders, builders, and creatives
200+
Student founded ventures since 2012
$1B+
Combined current and alumni venture value
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