ETC startup developing virtual fundraising marketplace [Links Roundup]

Also: a new $50 million fund will support health IT startups in central Maryland.

A look inside the ETC's Haven Street incubator. (File photo)

This startup thinks fundraising should be cake for nonprofits [Baltimore Business Journal]: “Cake is developing a virtual marketplace where businesses and nonprofits can connect for cause marketing campaigns. Cause marketing is when a business takes on the cause of a nonprofit by agreeing to help raise money for it. In exchange, businesses can reach new potential customers.”

BioHealth Innovation launches $50M fund for medical, health IT startups [Baltimore Business Journal]: “BioHealth Innovation Inc. is launching a new $50 million fund to support early-stage medical and health IT companies in central Maryland.”

hackUMBC ’14 concludes [University of Maryland, Baltimore County]: “Last weekend, over 170 college and high school students converged upon UMBC for the second hackUMBC hackathon. This free event, spanning 24 continuous hours, brought students together to create, make, or otherwise ‘hack’ together new technology projects, either individually or as a team.”

Companies: University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) / Cake Fundraising

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