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Hungry Harvest on Shark Tank
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This time last year, Howard County’s Hungry Harvest was going through a growth spurt and managing its daily operations with only three employees. Last Friday, Hungry Harvest appeared on ABC’s Shark Tank seeking a $50,000 investment for five percent equity in the company. What a difference a year makes. Hungry Harvest’s

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Wicomico County's Tom Knorr of Evolution Craft Brewing
Maryland LivingProfilesWorkforce

Guest feature: David Ryan is the Executive Director for Salisbury-Wicomico Economic Development. Follow along with SWED on Facebook. Salisbury-Wicomico Economic Development recently launched its new website and the first of a series of two-minute videos showcasing why the Salisbury-Wicomico County region is a great place for business and living. “Marketing

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equal medium inc
EducationProfiles

When Monique Dove saw a need for a youth mentorship program in her Baltimore City neighborhood, she went ahead and filled it. As a Human Services student at the Community College of Baltimore County, Dove felt the need to pay forward her successes in life, so in 2014 she founded

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Plak That Printing Company
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Looking for the perfect unique gift this holiday season? Don’t forget to #ShopSmall at stores in your community and #BuyLocalMD products. Check out more Maryland gift-giving suggestions here. As a lifelong Ocean City resident, Wyatt Harrison spent every summer working at Malibu’s Surf Shop on the boardwalk. During his 14

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Window Genie of Bethesda's Dan Diggs
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After more than 30 years in the home improvement industry, Dan Diggs decided to make a change. The lifelong Maryland resident always felt an entrepreneurial passion inside him – a key factor that helped him decide to open his own business. After researching various franchises, Diggs found his perfect match

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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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Hungry Harvest
Profiles

Have you ever stopped to look at produce in the grocery store? If so, you may have noticed that it all sort of looks the same… So what happens to the fruits and vegetables that are, well, different? “Food desert” is a term that has been thrown around a lot

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Brainscope
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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Chesapeake Bay Bridge
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Behind the beautiful scenery and rural workforce of the Chesapeake Bay region lays a hidden gem—an actively growing entrepreneurial community. When serial-entrepreneur Jamie Kizer decided to move to Annapolis last year, she never expected to find such a bustling business scene in her own backyard. And after meeting many of

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Sail Baltimore
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Video produced by Amanda Winters If you were around Baltimore’s Inner Harbor September 10-14th you may have noticed a bright blue vessel docked across from the Constellation.  This was the Kalmar Nyckel, a recreation of a Swedish merchant ship that carried settlers to the New World in 1638. The ship

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