hotDesks is the Eastern Shore’s connection to the Maryland startup and entrepreneur ecosystem.  An initiative of the Eastern Shore Entrepreneurship Center serving the eight counties of Maryland’s Eastern Shore, hotDesks offers a network of coworking spaces, entrepreneur and innovation training, and access to capital for high-growth, scalable startup and growth businesses.

Programs & Activities

Coworking spaces in and of themselves are nice, but more importantly are the networking and sense of community that develop among entrepreneurs, innovators, mentors, coaches, and investors.  It is the collisions that result and the connections to the entire Maryland startup and innovation ecosystem that provide value and benefit to members of the hotDesks network of coworking spaces.

NASA Space Apps Challenge – October 20-21, 2018

Join entrepreneurs, innovators, and students for a weekend that makes a difference to the world. This year's event is hosted at Wallops Flight Facility.


Funding & Investment

Startup investment is an important part of the entrepreneurial experience and success. hotDesks provides access to numerous funding and investment opportunities throughout the State of Maryland’s startup ecosystem.

News & Posts

Beware the AI delusion

In the age of AI and big data, the real danger isn’t that computers are smarter than us. It’s that we think they...

Microsoft just made 60,000 of its patents open source

In a move that might surprise a few people, Microsoft announced that it is joining (OIN) – and making its entire...

Congress Passes DOE Research and Innovation Act

Congress recently passed the Department of Energy Research and Innovation Act (H.R.589) which essentially authorizes many...

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For questions and additional details, you are welcome to contact the Eastern Shore Entrepreneurship Center -- the administrator of the hotDesks coworking network.

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