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Programs and Services

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Whether you're looking for a short course on social media marketing or insight into best practices for tracking your financials, HCEDA, through events offered by its Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship (MCE) and other partner organizations, provide a wide variety of training programs for start-up and growing businesses.

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Programs include technical and business development assistance, training, workshops, and counseling. Sample topics include:

  • Building Your Team
  • Perfecting Your Pitch
  • Strategic Planning Tools
  • Due Diligence Primer
  • Crafting Your Financial Story
  • Social Media Bootcamp
  • Forming Your Board of Advisors
  • Developing World-Class Marketing Strategies


When you're just looking for advice and counseling or have a specific question, advisors and mentors can be found through the MCE's iCAT program for technology-based companies or Business Resource Center for non-tech or services-based companies.

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Licensing & Permits

Certain businesses and specific activities may require a license and/or permit. Find out if your business needs a special permit to operate.