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Jan. 5, 2017 12:15 pm

These 6 startups were picked for AccelerateBaltimore’s 2017 cohort

The startups are taking new approaches to things like men's fashion, home care, financial literacy and getting guns off the street.

AccelerateBaltimore had its third demo day in May 2014 at the ETC's Highlandtown incubator.

(Photo courtesy of Jorge Eduardo Castillo)

There’s a new group of startups set to go through the AccelerateBaltimore program in 2017.

The accelerator program run by the Emerging Technology Centers picked six startups ranging from consumer-facing tech and social media to financial literacy and home care.

In the four-month program, startups get $25,000 in seed funding in the form of a convertible note from the Abell Foundation. The companies also get access to space at ETC’s Haven Campus in Highlandtown, as well as programming and mentorship.

At the end of the program, the startups pitch for a chance to win an additional $100,000. That new funding from the Abell Foundation was added last year, with mybestbox taking home the additional money in 2016.

For this year’s class, 121 startups applied for the program, said ETC Assistant Director Jacqueline Albright. Albright said many of the ideas stood out. “They were very cool, creative and there were a lot of them,” she told Technical.ly.

Here’s who was selected:

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