Chuck Ernst

Rural Business Innovation Initiative Mentor, Western Region Consultant, TEDCO

Day 1
2:45 pm
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3:30 pm

Position Your Company for Investments - Investor Readiness with TEDCO

Every entrepreneur believes that raising capital is their highest priority. That is until they learn that investors have very high standards indeed and fall short of investor expectations. The TEDCO Investor Readiness workshop will help you discover those expectations and how to position your company for true investor readiness.
Day 1
3:45 pm
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4:30 pm

Is the Antietam Broadband Innovation Fund a Match for Your Company?

During their hosted happy hour event, the Antietam Broadband Innovation Fund Advisory Committee members will be available to answer questions, and make connections.

Chuck is a Rural Business Innovation Initiative (RBII) mentor with expertise in technology business incubation, quality management and mechanical engineering.

Chuck works at TEDCO as a Rural Business Innovation Initiative (RBII) mentor with expertise in technology business incubation, quality management and mechanical engineering, Chuck works with startup technology businesses in the four westernmost counties of Maryland (Frederick, Washington, Allegany, and Garrett). His responsibilities include setting up RBII projects and grants to the companies or contracts with consultants to move the companies to the next level. More than 30 such projects have been completed in Western Maryland, including prototype development, market studies, valuation of company IP, branding, and company production rate improvement.

Chuck earned a BS with distinction from the US Naval Academy, and an SM in aeronautics and astronautics from MIT. He is a registered professional engineer (P.E.).

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