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College launches start-up accelerator for student entrepreneurs

Through classes and workshops, student entrepreneurs will have assistance as they aim to get newly-created businesses off the ground

A Maryland community college is gearing up to launch a start-up business accelerator for student entrepreneurs.

Montgomery College’s Workforce Development and Continuing Education (WDCE) Program will offer a program for budding entrepreneurs in Montgomery County (MD) to gain start-up business resources and get newly created businesses registered.

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The college joins others around the nation that support local start-ups and student entrepreneurs. For example, the University of Cincinnati recently opened up its Venture Lab to students and staff from nearby institutions.

Montgomery College’s program, named LaunchCamp, starts April 7 and is a 12-week sprint for entrepreneurial-minded students to turn their ideas into registered businesses with identified customers.

Laura Ascione