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CHESAPEAKE BAY SEED CAPITAL FUND

CHESAPEAKE BAY
SEED CAPITAL FUND

The Chesapeake Bay Seed Capital Fund invests in companies with innovative solutions that can help improve air and water quality in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Investments are jointly selected by investment staff at the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) and technical staff at the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR).

Funding

We invest $100,000-$500,000 in seed and Series A rounds of funding for direct commercialization efforts. We also co-invest with other funds in situations where our funding can leverage additional resources for the startup. Our partners include:

Industries of Interest

The Chesapeake Bay Seed Capital Fund is looking for investments in the following industries. Please note that this list is not all-inclusive. If you think that your company might fit the criteria for the fund, please apply.

Batteries/Fuel Cells

Agritech

Aquatech

Renewable Energy

Electric Vehicles

Stormwater Solutions

Air Emissions

Natural Filters

Criteria

We are looking for companies that:

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Select Portfolio Companies

The Chesapeake Bay Seed Capital Fund has made investments in the following Maryland-based companies.

Team

Jolene Gurevich

Manager, Mtech Ventures & Chesapeake Bay Seed Capital Fund

Sarah Lane

Innovative Technology Coordinator, Chesapeake and Coastal Service, Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Satish Tamboli

Director, Mtech Ventures & Technology Advancement Program

Apply

To express interest in the Chesapeake Bay Seed Capital Fund, please click below and fill out the form.

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