COLUMBIA, Md. (April 10, 2018)—TEDCO, Maryland’s economic engine for technology companies, announced that Frank Glover has joined the team as the Lead Director of the Seed Investment Funds and as an Associate of the Maryland Venture Fund. Frank brings the unique combination of experience with venture investing and successful operating experience.
“We are excited to welcome Frank to our team,” said George Davis, CEO of TEDCO. “Frank’s diverse experiences as an entrepreneur, operator, venture investor and investment banker will provide critical value to entrepreneurs at our portfolio companies looking to accelerate growth.”
“TEDCO’s vision of building companies that last is an exciting one,” said Glover. “I look forward to working with the team and leveraging my experience as an entrepreneur, operator and investor to help identify and nurture companies that can grow and drive value.”
“Frank’s successful operating experience and professional fund management experience at Greenspring Associates are key required attributes as we re-build this platform and team,” said Andy Jones, Managing Director of the Maryland Venture Fund and Chief Investment Officer of TEDCO. “We are confident that Frank’s background will help us find interesting entrepreneurs and ideas to invest in.”
Prior to joining TEDCO, Frank was an Associate at Greenspring Associates, a global venture investment firm. In this role, he was responsible for investments in growth-stage companies, early-stage funds, and secondaries.
Before Greenspring, Frank held an operating role at Yum! Brands where he focused on revitalization initiatives for the KFC franchise system. Prior to Yum!, Frank founded Odin Ventures, a pre-seed studio. Earlier in his career, Frank worked at Barclays Capital and Piper Jaffray.
Frank holds an International MBA from University of South Carolina’s Moore School of Business and a BS in Business Administration from University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.
TEDCO’s Seed Fund invests in and partners with early-stage companies. Through seed funding and start-up services, TEDCO works with entrepreneurs to ensure they have the tools they need to succeed.
TEDCO provides resources and connections that early stage technology and life sciences companies need to thrive in Maryland. TEDCO’s mission is to discover, invest in, and help build great companies. Learn more at www.tedco.md
Tammi Thomas, Vice President for Marketing, TEDCO