Robert H. Smith School of Business - Dingman Venture Fellowship (DVF)

REGISTRATION FORM FOR MATCHING FUNDS - FOR EMPLOYERS

To apply for consideration for the DVF, please complete this form.

Notes on criteria for consideration:
What is a startup? Consider the definition: “A startup company or startup is a company, a partnership or temporary organization designed to search for a repeatable and scalable business model. These companies, generally newly created, are in a phase of development and research for markets.”
For the purposes of the DVF, we target startup firms that are primarily:
• In seed-stage through early-stage financing
• In existence for 5 years or less
• Have less than 80 employees
• Exhibit a “rapid-growth” or “early-stage innovation” mindset
These are guidelines, not hard rules, and most firms that meet most of these will be considered as potential employers for the DVF.

For full program schedule and details, please see: http://ter.ps/DVFInfo

If you have any questions, please contact either:
Joel Marquis, Smith Dingman Center 301.405.9510 jmarquis@rhsmith.umd.edu
Jeff Stoltzfus, Smith OCS 301.405.7668 jstoltzfus@rhsmith.umd.edu

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