Worth Reading 10/12/2012

It was a big week for entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland as MTech held its annual UMD Startup Bootcamp today, and the Dingman Center was proud to be a partner organization.  Congratulations to Eric Rosenberg of Route Rider for winning the pitch competition!

As always, here are a few choice articles from the week that we’d like to share with all of you!

In case you missed it, here’s our official press release announcing that the 2013 Cupid’s Cup will be a national competition!  Watch out for more details in November!

Eric Ries, author of The Lean Startup, spoke on a panel this week at the George Mason University Arlington Campus.  Here’s a great recap of the event.

Speaking of lean startups, rapid prototyping is fast becoming a great way for companies to test their products in the market without having to pay for an entire production run.  Inc. magazine gives a good overview on how 3d printing can help get your company off the ground!

Fortify.VC held its second annual pitch competition this week, Distilled Intelligence 2.0.  For those of you who missed it, here’s the recap from In the Capital.

Finally, do you want to find more people to follow on twitter? Here are Tech Cocktail’s top 7 startup  tweets of the week.  Maybe we can start doing a similar feature on this blog as well!

That’s it for this week.  Have a great weekend!

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