CompassTechFire’s strategy is to fuel technology-driven businesses by nurturing an entrepreneurial eco-system that creates innovative solutions for our stakeholders and Southern Maryland, catalyzing regional economic diversification.

TechFire leverages the professional expertise and reputation of its parent organization, ETC, a Southern Maryland non-profit, 501 (C) (3) research and technology services company whose core competency is innovative science and engineering services for DoD, academia, and the private sector.

TechFire is ETC’s approach to support a robust, regional economy through an innovation network that provides useful business solutions for technology startups and entrepreneurs.