What We Are
Accelerators and angel investors; cool events attracting diverse and creative people with world-changing ideas; new entrepreneurs making their presence known quickly and efficiently; young companies with amazing products; established firms and public organizations increasing their commitments to foment innovation and growth.
People, at all levels, are stepping up to turn their ideas into reality. Our region is at a tipping point. It can readily be transformed by a critical mass of people who are willing to invest their time, capital, and passion.
What We Are Not
- Paid dues
- Closed membership
- Just for big businesses and service providers
- Solely focused on startups
- Only networking events
- A place to shill
Who We Are
Jason Hardebeck is gb.tc’s chief instigator. Follow his thoughts on twitter and his travels via foursquare around greater Baltimore.
Sharon Paley is the chief operator and mama bear of gb.tc. She totally geeks out on organization and has spent her professional career coordinating community groups, civic movements, large-scale events, and marketing campaigns. An extrovert by nature, Sharon loves meeting new people and helping them connect further. So let her hear it.
Andrew delights in connecting people & ideas. He's fascinated by Baltimore as it is and as it might be. A writer and online media maker, he also co-founded the CreateBaltimore arts-and-tech unconference. He has worked in journalism, as a book critic, as a federal cultural agency bureaucrat, and as a public policy think tank staffer.
Kelly McKew, Senior Minion of gb.tc, is the newest team member. You can follow her on Twitter or connect with her on LinkedIn.