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Accelerator Director Roots F3 Tech Start-Ups in Research and Revenue

When ESEC’s Mike Thielke set out to design an accelerator program serving the unique needs of the F3 Tech community, he found the perfect partner in Chris Hlubb. Recognizing Maryland already boosted various seed accelerators, Mike found that most were not well suited to the distinct environment of agriculture and aquaculture.

After 15 years developing and managing businesses in these sectors, Chris returned home to Maryland in 2018 to advance and develop agritech and aquatech projects...

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Five AgriTech and AquaTech Start-Ups Admitted to Inaugural F³ Tech Accelerator

Pilot program provides economic incentives and operational support to jump-start innovative companies

Five Maryland start-ups took a big leap forward to launch their respective businesses and establish Maryland as a hub for emerging agriculture and aquaculture technologies. Admitted to the first F³ Tech Accelerator, the cohorts accepted into the four-month program were selected based on their readiness to enhance the state’s F³ Tech (an acronym for Farm-Fish-Food) sector with...

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