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EnTERPreneur Network

The EnTERPreneur Network is an industry-focused University of Maryland Alumni Association group with a broad mandate to foster a vibrant Terp alumni entrepreneurship ecosystem. Bringing together UMD’s significant investments in innovation and our talented network of alumni, the EnTERPreneur Network generates tremendous value for the Terp community. It serves as a dedicated platform to connect alumni with the resources, tools, and connections needed in meaningful ways to advance their entrepreneurial goals.

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TENx UMD EnTERPreneur Stories

Learn about alumni enTERPreneurs' stories, their experiences launching their ventures and their advice for current and future founders.

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Did you know?

The University of Maryland ranks #7 across all institutions and #4 among public universities for undergraduate entrepreneurship programs, according to The Princeton Review/Entrepreneurship magazine.

Terps started 461 companies over the last five years, receiving $128.7 million in funding.

On campus, 5,959 students took at least one undergraduate entrepreneurship course during the last academic year, and 595 were enrolled in an entrepreneurship-focused minor, major or concentration.