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Offit Kurman Supports 5th Annual Towson University Incubator Business Plan Competition with Finalist Video Interviews

For Immediate Release TU-IncubatorTowson, MD | May 4, 2015 As TU Incubator’s fifth annual Business Plan Competition draws to a close, Offit Kurman presents a series of video interviews with several competition finalists. Interviewees include three finalists in the “professionals” category as well as one student finalist. The videos kick off the Competition Finale, a live event that will take place this Wednesday, from 4–6pm, at the TU campus. Since 2011, TU Incubator—Towson University’s business incubation program—has hosted a yearly competition to highlight the best and brightest emerging businesses in the region. Open to all companies in the Baltimore-Washington area, the Business Plan Competition aims to encourage entrepreneurship, small business growth, and innovation. Competition entrants begin by submitting executive summaries; finalists are then selected to present business plans to a panel of judges. The Competition culminates in a live finale at the Incubator’s campus headquarters, where finalists will pitch their ideas to the public. The winner receives a 90-day incubator membership valued at $5,000, providing office space, and mentoring and advisory services, along with a cash prize. A full list of finalists can be found at the Competition homepage. Judges have named five professional finalists as well as, for the first time, five finalists in the “student-only” category, which was open to students from local colleges and universities. Offit Kurman has conducted and produced interviews with four finalists: SeeFuture, Just Play Sports, Elated Harmonies Massage, and student-founded business Hop Theory.

See Future

SeeFuture is a recruitment platform for job seekers and recruiters in the cybersecurity sector. The site connects employers with a pool of specialized talent, including many recent and upcoming graduates. More information can be found at seefuture.com. https://youtu.be/vAFN7fufW-Q

Just Play Sports

Just Play Sports offers football camps for children, providing NFL-caliber instruction in a fun, safe, and fast-paced environment. Staff members include pro athletes such as New England Patriots Superbowl XXXVI champion J.R. Redmond and former Baltimore Ravens cornerback Evan Oglesby. More information at justplayfootballcamps.com. https://youtu.be/L_Wpg44MIZk

Elated Harmonies Massage

Elated Harmonies Massage is a massage studio in Bowie, MD, outside of Washington, D.C. Guests can choose from a variety of sessions and services such as The Serene Monk (Swedish massage), The Lighted Emperor (deep tissue massage), and The Waterfalls (hot stone massage). More information at elatedharmoniesmassage.com. http://youtu.be/vzL2jgXIyFs

Hop Theory

Hop Theory crafts products that allow drinkers to customize their beers through flavor infusions. Each biodegradable mesh filter (“sachet”) comes filled with a blend of hops, fruit peels, and other natural flavors to enhance the taste and aroma of everyday brews. The company’s already-funded Kickstarter campaign ends this Saturday. More information at hoptheory.com. https://youtu.be/H4q3hJnxDHA Join the finalists, judges, and members of the Baltimore-Washington metro business community this Wednesday, from 4–6pm, for the TU Incubator Business Plan Competition Finale. Tickets are free, and all are welcome to attend. To register, RSVP here.

ABOUT OFFIT KURMAN

Offit Kurman is one of the fastest-growing, full-service law firms in the Mid-Atlantic region. With over 100 attorneys in seven offices serving Washington DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Wilmington and Northern Virginia, the firm is well positioned to meet the legal needs of dynamic businesses and the people who own and operate them. At Offit Kurman, we are our clients’ most trusted legal advisors, the professionals who help them to maximize and protect their business value and individual wealth. In every interaction, we consistently maintain our clients’ trust and confidence by remaining focused on their objectives to help them achieve their goals.

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