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Partners

Startup Shell is made possible through the resources, support, and guidance provided by our partners.

Signature

Contributions of $75K+
  • Host branded innovation competition
  • Logo in coworking space
  • and more
Think you're the right fit for this partner category? Learn More or Contact us

Alpha

Contributions of $30K+
  • Licenses
  • Platform Credits
  • Other Goods

Beta

Contributions of $15K+
  • Licenses
  • Platform Credits
  • Other Goods
Think you're the right fit for this partner category? Learn More or Contact us

Resource

Partners that provide contributions in-kind. In-kind contributions must have a minimum value of $1,000 and benefit our portfolio companies in a meaningful / impactful way. A tax receipt can be provided upon request.
  • Licenses
  • Platform Credits
  • Other Goods

Campus

Partners at the University of Maryland that provide our coworking space, makerspace tools, and other outstanding resources.
  • Licenses
  • Platform Credits
  • Other Goods

Donors

Support us as an individual at any amount.
  • Licenses
  • Platform Credits
  • Other Goods
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Partner Tier List

Don't see something on here that fits (i.e. Campus or Legal Partners)? Email us.
FAQ
 
Resource
Beta
Alpha
Signature
Contribution
In-kind
$5K+
$30K+
$45K+
Distribution of recruiting and marketing materials at Shell Expo
Distribution of company swag at Shell Expo
Add employees to the mentor network
Access to resume book, online profiles
Shell sends promotional emails to public community
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Per semester
1
1
2
3
Logo presented on website
Logo on partner wall in coworking space
Small
Small
Medium
Large
Invite to Shell Expo, acknowledged in opening
Exclusive invite to semester-ly reception
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With select Shell ventures and Fellows
Host event / workshop at coworking space
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An in-kind contribution of licenses, platform credits, or other goods & services. In-kind contributions must have a minimum value of $1,000 and benefit our portfolio companies in a meaningful way. A tax receipt can be provided upon request.
1
2
Host branded innovation competition
Acknowledged as "Signature Partner" in media
Naming rights to IDEA Factory innovation rooms
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