TowsonGlobal is Towson University’s business incubator for early-stage companies. TowsonGlobal bridges the way for entrepreneurs, both domestic and foreign, to succeed in the global economy.
Whether the company is local or foreign, TowsonGlobal is well positioned and has the individualized resources to help startup ventures and entrepreneurs grow their businesses and navigate today’s global business environment. All of these resources and support are provided at below market rates, which allow businesses to focus on establishing themselves without many of the worries common to startups.
TowsonGlobal resides within Towson University—one of the premier universities in the State of Maryland. Home to more than 20,000 students, the University has 63 undergraduate majors and 43 graduate programs. It is an ideal place to find excellent student workers/interns and to open doors to collaboration with internationally renowned faculty and staff. The University’s Division of Economic and Community Outreach offers expertise in many areas including:
- Geographic information sciences
- Applied economics
- Information technology solutions
- Small business development
- Homeland security and disaster preparedness
Customized Counseling and Services
TowsonGlobal members may receive customized services that can be tailored to their individual needs. In addition, one-on-one mentoring is available in a variety of areas such as:
- Administrative support
- Financial resources
- Human resources
- Business plan assessments
- Globalization strategies
- Cross-cultural issues
The executives who comprise TowsonGlobal’s active Advisory Board offer members an unrivaled wealth of knowledge, advice, guidance and connections developed over years of experience in a variety of fields, such as logistics, finance, government, banking, international trade and development, law, and more.
First Class Facilities
TowsonGlobal has 5,100 sq ft of conveniently located, furnished office space and amenities, including free parking, high-speed internet access; flexible space (including utilities); conference rooms; telecommunications, photocopying, presentation equipment and technologies; and administrative support.
Located in the heart of the Mid-Atlantic region, TowsonGlobal is near:
- The Port of Baltimore (one of the largest seaports on the East Coast)
- Washington, DC, and national research centers
- Interstate 95 (the major East Coast Boston-Miami connector), as well as I-83, I-70 & I-295
- Four international airports in Washington DC, Baltimore and Philadelphia
TowsonGlobal’s extensive network of domestic and international affiliations, partnerships, sponsors, and contacts allows TowsonGlobal to assist member companies in building important business connections, identifying potential sources of funding, connecting with service providers, and working with local, state, federal and even foreign government officials.
Drawing from the experts within its network who possess real world, practical knowledge, TowsonGlobal offers workshops, conferences and seminars on a variety of topics of importance to companies seeking to succeed in the international marketplace.
Entrepreneurs and companies may be eligible to join TowsonGlobal as Resident or Associate members. Non-member ventures also may participate in select programs that will help give them a global competitive advantage.