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.
Our partners offer legal assistance to our ventures and are our preferred references.
Partners at the University of Maryland that provide our coworking space, makerspace tools, and other outstanding resources.
Support us as an individual at any amount.
Build fast, launch faster
Partner Tier List
Don't see something on here that fits (i.e. Campus or Legal Partners)? Email us.
How does the partnership process work?
We're glad you asked. All great partnerships start with an email. We'd love to work with you to create a partnership that benefits both Startup Shell and you or your organization.
Are the packages the only partnership options?
Nope, we're happy to partner with anyone who shares our entrepreneurial goals. All we ask is that our portfolio companies benefit from the partnership in some way, shape, or form.
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
Logo presented on website
Logo on partner wall in coworking space
Invite to Shell Expo, acknowledged in opening
Exclusive invite to semester-ly reception
With select Shell ventures and Fellows
Host event / workshop at coworking space
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.
Host branded innovation competition
Acknowledged as "Signature Partner" in media
Naming rights to IDEA Factory innovation rooms
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