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Friday, September 9, 2016

Startup Maryland's STRT1UP Road Show Bus Tour Returns to SU September 13

Startup Maryland BusSALISBURY, MD---Startup Maryland’s STRT1UP Road Show bus tour returns to Salisbury University from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, September 13, at the Angle, near the Sammy the Sea Gull statue outside of Henson Science Hall.

Entrepreneurs may board the bus and record a three- to five-minute pitch about their idea or business in the vehicle’s mobile Upstart Show video studio. Videos will be uploaded to YouTube, where the public may view them and vote on their favorites. Winners receive mentorship and automatic bids into selected venture competitions.

Those interested in pitching on the bus may register in advance at

Startup Maryland is a regional initiative launched from the Startup America Partnership. The month-long bus tour promotes and celebrates Maryland’s prominence in entrepreneurship.

SU’s Business, Economic and Community Outreach Network (BEACON), the Franklin P. Perdue School of Business and the Small Business Development Center at SU co-sponsor the bus’ fifth appearance in the area, along with the Salisbury Area Chamber, Salisbury-Wicomico Economic Development, Maryland Capital Enterprises (MCE), Wicomico County, the Wicomico Public Library, LaunchSBY,, the Eastern Shore Entrepreneurship Center and the City of Salisbury.

For more information on the Startup Maryland program, visit

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