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EnTERPreneur Network

The Terp Entrepreneur Network (TEN) is a University of Maryland Alumni Association industry-focused 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, TEN generates tremendous value for the Terp community. TEN serves as a dedicated platform to connect Terp alumni with the resources, tools, and connections needed in meaningful ways to advance their entrepreneurial goals.

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Make sure to keep up-to-date with news and events by updating your information in the Alumni Directory, subscribing to the TEN newsletter and following us on LinkedIn.

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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Do business with Terps in your community through the Terp Referral Exchange Business Directory. Tap into services and offerings from a #TerpBusiness by browsing all listings or searching for a specific service.

If you are a Terp looking to promote your business, products or service, apply to join the Terp Business Directory today and market your business to a community of nearly 400,000 Terps.

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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.