Stakeholders in the local tech ecosystem have long lamented the Baltimore area’s lack of early-stage funding resources, which forces startup founders to look outside the state to find the growth funding they need. But especially in a post-Covid world, “that’s not necessarily a bad thing,” said Anders Jones, CEO of Facet Wealth. Collectively, the leaders of Baltimore startups Protenus, Facet Wealth and Sonavi Labs have raised more than $100 million in funding, the vast majority of which has come from out-of-state sources.
Startups often have to look outside Baltimore for funding — but founders say that’s OK
April 13, 2021