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doctors office bayview services maryland
Job CreationSmall Business

Bayview Services Group, an Anne Arundel County startup that provides administrative support to medical practices, has received a $40,000 loan from the Maryland Department of Commerce. The loan, made through the state’s Military Personnel and Veteran-Owned Small Business No-Interest Loan Program, will assist Bayview Services with purchasing computer software and office

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Job CreationMaryland EconomySmall Business

RapidAdvance, a leader in the small business finance industry, has added 50 new jobs this year and plans to add more than 50 additional jobs in the coming years at its new Montgomery County headquarters. The Bethesda-based firm recently expanded and relocated its existing office to a larger 28,000 square-foot

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Columbia, Maryland
Innovation & TechProfilesSmall Business

The Downtown Columbia restaurant scene is coming together with help from a local Maryland tech company. Founded in 2014, Loyal Tap is a mobile loyalty solution that taps into what it means to be a local business community. The company just released its second loyalty app, Downtown Columbia Eats, uniting the

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Finance & ServicesPrograms

Six Maryland companies have been selected to participate in the Advance Maryland program, an initiative that accelerates expansion of second-stage growth companies. Run by the Maryland Department of Commerce and the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore (EAGB), the program offers critical, customized strategic information at no cost to selected companies

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InternationalProgramsSmall Business

Seven small and mid-sized Maryland companies have been awarded ExportMD grants to help promote their products and services in the global marketplace. Among the companies included in this round of ExportMD grants is EndoMaster Medical Inc. of Beltsville. “Because of the ExportMD grant, our small company has an excellent opportunity

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Link Labs Maryland Venture Fund
Innovation & TechMaryland Venture Fund

Link Labs, a tech company based in Annapolis, announced today it has raised $5.7 million in venture capital. The funding round was led by TCP Venture Capital and included a $500,000 investment from the State-run Maryland Venture Fund. The company is developing cutting edge technology to better connect the “Internet

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Maryland Venture Fund
BioHealthInnovation & TechMaryland Venture Fund

GraftWorx, a medical device development company in Bel Air, has received a $500,000 investment through the Maryland Venture Fund. The company is developing an innovative approach to treat Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) that could reduce the need for expensive, repeated and invasive surgeries. “GraftWorx is turning the Internet of Things

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assisted multicare
ProgramsSmall Business

Assisted Multicare Transportation, a non-emergency medical transportation company in Pikesville, is expanding its provided services with help from the State of Maryland. The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) is providing the company a $50,000 loan through the Military Personnel and Veteran-Owned Small Business No-Interest Loan Program (MPVSBLP). Assisted Multicare will

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Innovation & TechProfilesSmall Business

Small business communities are being brought together with ease with help from a new Frederick, Maryland tech company. Founded in 2014, Loyal Tap is a mobile loyalty solution that taps into what it means to be a local business community. The company recently teamed up with the Downtown Frederick Partnership

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AboutEntrepreneursSmall Business

Members of Maryland’s small business community were honored this month during the Maryland Small Business Week Awards Program. Held at Martin’s West in Woodlawn, the program celebrated its 31st year by highlighting the importance of small business to the local economy and across the nation. “We hope that you’ll be inspired

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