Apply for the next cohort of Johns Hopkins' Social Innovation Lab - Baltimore


Aug. 17, 2017 10:30 am

Apply for the next cohort of Johns Hopkins’ Social Innovation Lab

Have an impact-minded venture? Up to 10 entrepreneurs will be accepted for the 2017-2018 cohort.

The 2016 Social Innovation Lab cohort at Fast Forward East.

(Photo courtesy of Johns Hopkins)

Johns Hopkins’ accelerator for impact-focused entrepreneurs opened up applications for its next cohort.

The JHU Social Innovation Lab will accept up to 10 companies for the next cohort, which begins in the fall. The program is open to entrepreneurs who are Greater Baltimore residents, as well as the Johns Hopkins community.

Last year, the cohort included entrepreneurs like Shantell Young, who is looking to spread the Portable Alternative Crib to keep sleeping babies safe. She won $25,000 at the final pitch night. Brittany Young of B-360, who is looking to teach STEAM education through dirt bikes. Sunrise Health, which is using AI to improve mental health treatment, was another member.

Ventures who are accepted receive, $1,000 in funding, access to mentors through workshops and one-on-one sessions, access to office space and pro bono accounting and legal services.

Apply by Oct. 2


Stephen Babcock

Stephen Babcock is Market Editor for Baltimore and DC. A graduate of Northeastern University, he moved to Baltimore following stints in New Orleans and Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Baltimore Fishbowl, NOLA Defender, Times-Picayune and the Rio Grande Sun.


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