Demonstrating the entrepreneurial spirit is alive and strong in Baltimore County, Vulcan Furniture, Inc. and Study Abroad Counselor, LLC, have become the latest companies to join TowsonGlobal, Towson University’s international incubator for startup ventures.
Vulcan Furniture, Inc. specializes in the supply and wholesale of office furniture, systems, seating, cabinets and accessories. The company provides office furnishing solutions to architects, designers and businesses seeking an upscale image. The firm represents high-end international brand manufacturers, primarily from Asia. Vulcan is a U.S.-incorporated affiliate of an established furniture company in Pakistan.
Study Abroad Counselor, LLC, is an online-based organization dedicated to assisting students around the world in pursuing studies outside their respective countries. Initially, the company will target smaller colleges in the Mid-Atlantic region and focus on programs in Spain. The company aims to be a leader and a reference in study abroad circles in the countries in which they do business.
“Although these companies work within separate industries, both will bring valuable products and services to our region as well as internationally,” said Clay Hickson, director of TowsonGlobal. “They will create new jobs and contribute to the overall economic strength of Baltimore County.
“TowsonGlobal looks forward to helping both companies expand their businesses domestically and abroad.”
TowsonGlobal, the Business Globalization Center, is Towson University’s international incubator, helping both domestic and foreign entrepreneurial ventures learn how to compete in the global economy both at home and abroad. TowsonGlobal provides businesses a wide range of support, including high-quality, affordable office facilities; business counseling; mentoring; networking assistance; workshops and other educational forums. Members also draw from the experience of an active advisory board comprised of executives in technology, financial and legal services, logistics, manufacturing, contracting and venture capital fields.