This article showcases our top picks for the best Maryland based Venture Capital companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Venture Capital industry, but are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Maryland Venture Capital Companies
TEDCO was created by the Maryland State Legislature in 1998 to facilitate the transfer and commercialization of technology from Maryland’s research universities and federal labs into the marketplace and to assist in the creation and growth of technology-based businesses in all regions of the State. TEDCO is an independent organization that strives to be Maryland’s lead source for entrepreneurial business assistance and seed funding for the development of startup companies in Maryland’s innovation economy.
In Maryland and beyond, TEDCO is a resource of mentoring, funding and networking for entrepreneurs and start-ups that need guidance as they bring innovative concepts to market. TEDCO is more than an early stage funding resource.
It is the hub of Maryland’s entrepreneurial network where startups find mentors, organizational assistance, facilities for daily operations, and a roadmap for success.. .
Integrating energy, real estate, finance, and technology expertise, GreenGen drives value by engineering, implementing and investing in building energy efficiency solutions. As the foremost end-to-end energy solutions provider in the built environment, we lower operating costs, increase asset value, improve sustainability and enhance occupants’ well-being.
From offices in Washington DC, London, Tokyo, and Shanghai, we operate five interrelated businesses: Solutions, Ventures, Analytics, Trading, and Property to help companies Operate in the Green.. .
Calvert Impact Capital
Calvert Impact Capital (formerly Calvert Foundation) invests to create a more equitable and sustainable world. Through their products and services, they raise capital from individual and institutional investors to finance intermediaries and funds that are investing in communities left out of traditional capital markets.
During their 22-year history, they have mobilized nearly $2 billion of investor capital. Calvert Impact Capital has recently expanded its services to include loan syndications, where they originate and structure loans for institutional and accredited investors seeking environmental and social impact.
Since the launch in 2017, they have syndicated more than $130 million of capital across nine transactions.. .
Clark Enterprises, Inc. (CEI) was founded in 1972.
Through strategic planning, CEI is now a highly-successful, diversified investment company that concentrates its investment activities in real estate, construction, private equity/venture capital and financial markets. CEI’s executive management represents decades of sophisticated, successful deal-making experience, and CEI’s diversified portfolio has produced significant positive returns in all types of markets..
Chevy Chase Trust
Chevy Chase Trust Company provides investment advisory/corporate fiduciary services in the Washington, D.C metropolitan area. It specializes in investment management and financial planning for wealthy individuals, as well as serves as an investment manager for institutions.
The company offers financial and fiduciary advice, guidance, and services in the areas of charitable giving, IRA rollovers, real estate, trust and fiduciary services, custody, tax-exempt securities, and tax guidance, as well as tax, retirement, and estate planning. Its customers include professionals and business executives; business owners and entrepreneurs; and individuals with accumulated wealth or with a liquidity event, such as an inheritance, divorce settlement, stock option exercise, or sale of a business.
The company was incorporated in 1997 and is based in Bethesda, Maryland. Chevy Chase Trust Company operates as a subsidiary of Capital One, National Association..
First Down Funding
Located in the Historic Downtown District of Annapolis, MD, First Down Funding specializes in providing American small business owners with effective and efficient Small Business Funding solutions. First Down specializes in alternative business funding solutions, for SMB’s, in all cities, in all 50 States, including Washington D.C.
As an American Small Business Funder, we have a vast & wide selection of Small Business Funding services that are designed to help with all of your business’ needs in an immediate fashion. Our continuous growth throughout the USA, allows us to give detailed attention to each merchant’s specific needs and offer creative Funding options.
First Down Funding provides American Small Business Funding, as well as the guidance you need to keep your small business thriving. Learn why you should apply today for our Small Business Funding solutions within First Down Funding..
Tricon Leasing Capital Corp.
Tricon Leasing Capital Corp. is a reputed company that provides equipment financing & loans to businesses nationwide at honest terms and very good rates.
We offer zero, NO MONEY DOWN FINANCING on all transactions. We provide financing services for large and small companies in United States, Canada, the Caribbean and to many host countries internationally..
Adasel Global Partners LLC
Adasel Global Partners LLC is a private investment group headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland. We provide flexible capital and partner with companies who are in their start-up and growth phases of their business life cycles.
We target companies with niche products and services, visionary management teams, disruptive technologies and have significant barriers to entry. Our extensive background in venture capital, private equity and commercial real estate investing makes us a valuable, collaborative partner which enables businesses to enhance their growth potential, improve strategic market position and create long-term value.
As a private investment group, our investment decisions are made on a very expedited basis and therefore, we can provide immediate capital.. .
Elite Card Processing
The business is a start-up business, providing clients with Merchant Services. Elite Card Processing offers Credit Card processing, Hardware, check processing, gift cards, and payroll services at an affordable price.
They offer solutions for nearly every business type. From the smallest merchant to the largest, they have a solution for you..
Seabrook Partners LLC
Seabrook Partners LLC, based in Bethesda, MD, is an independent investment bank that provides strategic advisory services to growing middle-market corporate clients. Seabrook’s advisory services include seller and buyer mergers and acquisition services, financial restructuring services, business valuations and fairness opinions.
Collectively, Seabrook’s professionals possess significant technical expertise and industry background to serve middle-market corporate clients. The firm’s principals have numerous years of financial experience at major Wall Street and boutique investment banks, as well as valuable operating experience as executives of technology operating companies, and have completed transactions in a variety of industry markets, including software, SaaS, mobile payments, IT services, telecommunications, wireless communications, Internet infrastructure and government services.
Member FINRA/SIPC. .
Adams Express Company
The Adams Express Company (the Fund) is a diversified investment company. The Company is an internally-managed closed-end fund whose investment objectives are preservation of capital, the attainment of reasonable income from investments, and an opportunity for capital appreciation.
In order to conduct the Company’s business, the Company, through its transfer agent, American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, collects and maintains certain non-public personal information about its stockholders of record with respect to their transactions in shares of its securities. The Company’s investments include common stocks and short-term investments..
Innovation Factory is the collaborative student-led organization with the mission to foster the entrepreneurial spirit throughout the Johns Hopkins community by facilitating access to learning, networking, and investment opportunities. They believe that by connecting students, alumni, faculty, and friends from Hopkins’ nine schools, they can help develop a thriving ecosystem where ideas are shared, problems are solved, and opportunity is cultivated.
Entrepreneurs: Their network brings founders together, connecting entrepreneurs with the resources they need to successfully grow their start-ups. Consultants: Launching a successful venture is challenging.
Their student and professional StartUp! Consultants are there to bring expert guidance and strategy to the entrepreneurs that need it. Investors: Angels, venture capitalists, and alumni are eager to connect to Johns Hopkins entrepreneurs.
Their goal is to bring promising start-ups from conception to funding. Sponsors: Thank to AQR Capital, PNC, Tesla, NASA, and APL, their Inaugural Summit was a huge success! They’re building their network of sponsors to continue to support Johns Hopkins entrepreneurship in a meaningful way..
Stonerose is a Washington DC-based public relations consultancy for venture capital firms, Web businesses and technology companies. The company name was inspired by the 1799 discovery in Egypt of the Rosetta Stone, an archeological breakthrough that enabled the translation of archaic terms into understandable language.
The translation of rare investment opportunities, complex technology and unprecedented Web business models into a crisp and compelling narrative can raise visibility and enable opinion makers to understand, fund or report on the business at hand.. .
Chapman Capital Management Holdings
As of June 20, 2000, Chapman Capital Management Holdings, Inc. was acquired by eChapman.com, Inc.
Chapman Capital Management Holdings, Inc. provides investment advisory services to its clients.
It provides its services to individuals, corporations, and institutions. The firm manages separate client-focused equity and fixed income portfolios.
It manages mutual funds and hedge funds for its clients. The firm invests in the public equity and fixed income markets of the United States.
It typically invests in growth and value stocks of large-cap, mid-cap, and small-cap companies. Chapman Capital Management was founded in 1986 and is based in Baltimore, Maryland..
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