UpSurge is advancing plans to make Baltimore an ‘equitech’ city with new corporate funding

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“Equitech” as an idea is taking hold in Baltimore.
UpSurge Baltimore was launched in spring 2021 to make Baltimore a top-tier innovation hub over the next decade. To get there, it is focusing on making the city known for equitech, a framework that prioritizes leadership by underrepresented founders, diverse teams and solutions that aim to address systemic societal challenges.

This week, the org announced a $250,000 grant from Capital One to further its mission of making Baltimore a place where everyone has opportunity to be a part of the tech economy.

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