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Shell Expo is back on April 28th @ 12:00! Join us for networking, exciting speakers, and a showcase from ventures across campus.
Build. Learn. Share.

These people are
building something great

Startup Shell is the student-run coworking space and incubator at the University of Maryland. We foster entrepreneurship through collaboration.
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Upcoming Event
Hackathon

September 24, 2021

Startup Shell

Build fast, launch faster

A Community of Entrepreneurs

180+

Innovative ventures dedicated to solve some of the world's biggest problems

450+

Members building, learning, and sharing together

$60M

Total value of our alumni and current ventures

Countless

Number of students inspired by collaborative entrepreneurship
Solving the World's Toughest Problems

Designed to Catalyze Growth

Our diverse collection of ventures range from technology platforms to design firms to non-profit food companies -- all working together in one space.
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and many more!
Supported by the Best

First Class Partners and Mentors

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“Startup Shell is a powerful asset for student entrepreneurs who want to develop muscles that aren't covered in any courses: professionalism, tenacity, and networking.”
Doug Britton
CEO, Kaprica Security
“Startup Shell provides a space and sense of community where student entrepreneurs can go and meet like-minded students who are committed to solving problems and launching businesses”
Holly DeArmond
Director, Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship
What we do

A Space for Collaboration

Late night work in the Space
Startup Shell alumni Sean Bae talks Samsara AI tech in the Space
Fall 2020 Batch attends a Fellow + Founder Speed Dating session
Shellers showcase their ventures at our Spring 2019 Expo
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Applications are Open!
Applications Extended!
Applications for the Spring 2021 Batch have been extended to
Applications for the Fall 2021 Batch are open until
Friday, October 1, 2021
Friday, February 26, 2021