Morgan State University and gener8tor join forces to empower collegiate innovators

Local startups gain the opportunity to craft and pitch their idea for $1,500 in prizes
BALTIMORE - March 31, 2023 - PRLog -- - gener8tor, a global venture firm and startup accelerator, is proud to sponsor Morgan Hacks, a hackathon hosted by Morgan State University on April 1 and 2, 2023. This event aims to encourage and support the next generation of innovative tech leaders and problem solvers in the social impact space. Claudius Taylor, director of the Social Impact: Justice Tech program, will serve as a judge for the competition and give a presentation on justice technology.

The gALPHA accelerator is a free, four-week venture creation sprint designed to help entrepreneurially minded students, community members and technologists create high-growth startups. gALPHA provides product ideas, mentorship and coaching to individuals or teams, then works with them one-on-one for one month to help them develop an innovative and marketable product or solution.

"We are thrilled to be a sponsor of Morgan Hacks and to work with Morgan State University to help support the next generation of innovative tech leaders," said Taylor. "We hope this competition will encourage participants to think about how technology can be used to address social justice issues and make a positive impact on our communities."

Morgan Hacks is open to undergraduate and graduate students of all majors. Participants will have the opportunity to work with mentors and attend workshops to help develop their ideas and create a prototype over the course of the two-day hackathon.

For more information on Morgan Hacks, please visit


About gener8tor

gener8tor ( is a global venture firm and accelerator network that supports startups (, workers (, employers (, artists (, and musicians ( across race, place, and gender. gener8tor partners with companies, governments, universities, and nonprofits to operate programs and conferences ( in more than 41 communities across 22 states and two countries. Fast Company named gener8tor one of the Best Workplaces for Innovators in 2021 and 2022. The International Trade Council recognized gener8tor as the Global Venture Capital Firm of the Year in 2022.

About gALPHA

gALPHA ( is a free, four-week venture-creation workshop designed to help entrepreneurially minded students and technologists create high-growth startups. Get product ideas, mentorship, and one-on-one coaching to develop a high-growth startup company. gALPHA is a program of a nationally ranked startup accelerator gener8tor.

About Morgan State University

Morgan State University (, founded in 1867, is a historically Black university located in Baltimore, Maryland. Morgan is Maryland's designated public urban research university, and is the largest of Maryland's historically black colleges and universities. The university offers a comprehensive range of academic programs, from the baccalaureate to the doctorate, through eight schools and colleges.
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