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VOR Technology
Breaking NewsInformation & TechnologyIT and Cybersecurity

VOR Technology LLC, a veteran-owned cybersecurity firm based in Columbia, plans to expand its workforce after receiving multiple contracts from the U.S. Department of Defense. To meet the growing demand for its services and cybersecurity expertise, the company anticipates creating more than 60 new jobs in the Fort Meade area.

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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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Health & Life SciencesInnovation & TechProfiles

In recent years, the National Football League has become more and more vigilant about prevention, assessment, and treatment of concussions and head injuries among players. BrainScope, a Maryland neurotechnology company, recently received a $500,000 award from the NFL and General Electric to further develop the technology used in its portable

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Information & TechnologyIT and Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity Ventures has released its latest edition of the Cybersecurity 500, a global compilation of the world’s leading cyber solution and service companies. Named to this round’s hottest and most innovative companies list are 14 Maryland-based businesses, including Light Point Security, based out of UMBC’s technology park. “We are honored

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Cyber Pulsee-NewslettersEventsIT and Cybersecurity

October 2015 Cyber Pulse: October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month LaToya Staten is the Program Manager for Cyber Development within the Maryland Department of Commerce. October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and Maryland will again play host to the CyberMaryland Conference, being held October 28-29 at the Baltimore Convention Center. The 2015 conference builds on

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Pinnacle Foods Brands
Breaking NewsJob CreationManufacturingManufacturing & Production

Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE: PF), a leading producer, marketer and distributor of high-quality branded food products in the U.S., has announced plans to locate a manufacturing facility in Hagerstown. The company initially plans to create 85 to 125 full-time jobs in Hagerstown by December 2018.   The facility, formerly owned by

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Weinberg Medical Physics microscope
Health & Life SciencesInnovation & Tech

Two Maryland companies are among the recipients of $3.2 million in federal grants from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) that will be used to spur American innovation and competitiveness. The U.S. Commerce Department announced earlier this month that Z-senz LLC in Gaithersburg will receive $100,000 in Phase I

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Woodgrain Millwork
Breaking NewsJob CreationManufacturingManufacturing & Production

Woodgrain Millwork, a family-owned and operated business that is one of the largest millwork operations in the country, has announced plans to open a new distribution center in Baltimore City. The company – a manufacturer of mouldings and turnings, and distributer of doors, windows, and other woodwork – will locate

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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
BioHealth TechnologyInnovation & 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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