Mike Brenner

Betamore begins to offer tech and design classes, but some question the price tag creative

Feb. 26, 2013 9:30 am

Betamore begins to offer tech and design classes, but some question the price tag

Are community resources beholden to a level of access associated with free events? Or is there value in higher-price events with presumably higher value? That’s a question currently bubbling over the rollout of paid education classes that are a part of the revenue plans for new Federal Hill hybrid incubator-coworking Betamore.
Baltimore as tech startup hub: ‘the perception is anything but strong due to ignorance’ civic

Dec. 20, 2012 9:30 am

Baltimore as tech startup hub: ‘the perception is anything but strong due to ignorance’

On Quora, Betamore co-founder (and partner with Technically Baltimore) Mike Brenner has a response to a months-old thread asking, “How is Baltimore, MD, perceived by people in Tech Startup hotbed areas?” Here’s a paragraph from Brenner’s response: The reason the perception is anything but strong is simply due to ignorance. SV, NYC, Boston, Austin, Boulder […]
Betamore: co-founders unveil ‘urban campus’ for coworking, tech education at launch party [PHOTOS] creative

Dec. 3, 2012 10:00 am

Betamore: co-founders unveil ‘urban campus’ for coworking, tech education at launch party [PHOTOS]

Betamore co-founders, from left: Mike Brenner, Sean Lane and Greg Cangialosi Betamore. It lives. On the fourth and top floor of the 1111 Light Street building in Federal Hill, more than 150 people from Baltimore’s tech community gathered Friday night to celebrate the launch of the Betamore coworking and incubator space, what co-founder Mike Brenner […]
EdTech Meetup at Digital Harbor Foundation // Tech Cocktail’s Baltimore Showcase // Find a co-founder at the ETC [Events]

Oct. 22, 2012 8:30 am

EdTech Meetup at Digital Harbor Foundation // Tech Cocktail’s Baltimore Showcase // Find a co-founder at the ETC [Events]

This week, join fellow education technology enthusiasts for a Monday meeting at Digital Harbor Foundation. Head to Mother’s in Federal Hill for the Tech Cocktail Baltimore Showcase of startups (and a cocktail or two). Looking for a co-founder? Travel to the Emerging Technology Center on Wednesday evening for the Co-Founders Wanted Meetup, and then take your […]
TeamPassword emerges as Startup Weekend winner, 15 total startup teams formed business

Oct. 1, 2012 12:00 pm

TeamPassword emerges as Startup Weekend winner, 15 total startup teams formed

Nearly 100 people gathered on the ground floor of AOL/Advertising.com on Sunday night to listen to pitches from just-born startup companies, many formed among people who previously hadn't known one another.
SparkTruck, fablab on wheels from Stanford University, comes to Baltimore Wednesday uncategorized

Sep. 19, 2012 10:30 am

SparkTruck, fablab on wheels from Stanford University, comes to Baltimore Wednesday

Photo courtesy of SparkTruck. SparkTruck arrived in Baltimore on Tuesday with stops at Patterson Park Public Charter School and Maryland Institute College of Art. On Wednesday, the truck rolls through Liberty Elementary School starting at 10 a.m. By the end of its national tour in October, it will have driven 14,000 miles visiting schools and […]
Startup Weekend #hashtag battle: Philly and Baltimore to hold simultaneous Startup Weekend events, #BaltSW needs help

Sep. 19, 2012 9:30 am

Startup Weekend #hashtag battle: Philly and Baltimore to hold simultaneous Startup Weekend events, #BaltSW needs help

We’ll forgive the Philadelphia Eagles for their one-point victory over the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. Besides, we all know it’s the fault of the B-squad referees the NFL is trotting out onto football fields these days. We know what the real intercity battle is going to be. A week from Friday, to close out Baltimore […]
Betamore incubator now opening early October, says co-founder Mike Brenner uncategorized

Sep. 5, 2012 9:30 am

Betamore incubator now opening early October, says co-founder Mike Brenner

Betamore, the new Federal Hill coworking and community education space slated to open in late September, will now open Oct. 2, said co-founder Mike Brenner at Tuesday night’s conversation on coworking at the Windup Space in Station North. The space had been planned to be open this month, but construction delays have set it back, he […]
Startup Weekend strikes again // Common Curriculum launches tonight // National Geographic adds Curiosityville to website [Startup Roundup] uncategorized

Aug. 22, 2012 8:30 am

Startup Weekend strikes again // Common Curriculum launches tonight // National Geographic adds Curiosityville to website [Startup Roundup]

This is the Startup Roundup. Every Wednesday morning, Technically Baltimore will put together the smaller pieces that make up our startup ecosystem. Get ready for Baltimore’s second Startup Weekend kicking off September 28. Registration for the weekend begins at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Betamore, the new coworking space opening up in Federal Hill in September. Participants […]
Baltimore Tech Map visualizes the region’s startups, incubators and more uncategorized

Aug. 7, 2012 9:00 am

Baltimore Tech Map visualizes the region’s startups, incubators and more

Betamore co-founder Mike Brenner launched the Map of Baltimore Tech on Monday, a visual database indicating where startups, coworking spaces, investors, incubators, consulting firms and accelerators are located in the city. [Full disclosure: Brenner is a partner of Technically Baltimore's and the site is hosted under BaltimoreTech.net, a Technically Baltimore property.] Brenner “seeded” the map […]