Maryland business news: Jobs, Cove Point, Medimmune
Catch up on the latest Maryland business news.
Maryland business successes:
- Maryland added 6,100 total jobs in February across several industry sectors, MDBIZ News reports.
- What better way to celebrate Maryland Day than with growing business centers? Governor Larry Hogan spent time at the Cove Point groundbreaking and MGM’s National Harbor Resort project. Learn more on Southern Maryland News Net.
- Tales2Go, known as the Netflix of children’s audio books, has completed a $2.4 million Series A financing round with participation from the Maryland Venture Fund, CityBizList reports.
- Hungry Harvest, a Columbia produce delivery company launched by University of Maryland, College Park graduates, has found a novel way to deliver fresh fruits and vegetables to consumers and serve the less fortunate, according to the Baltimore Business Journal.
- Tissue Analytics, a Baltimore health startup has created a more accurate method for measuring wounds, exchanging rulers for a high-tech app, Technical.ly Baltimore reports.
- Over the next two years, startups launched by University of Maryland students could earn $25,000 in investment from the travel service Uber. Find details on the new partnership in the Baltimore Sun.
- The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development’s (DBED) Maryland Economic Development Assistance and Authority Fund and Frederick County Council will provide a $1.5 million loan for expansion at Medimmune, a major biotechnology company, WFMD reports.
- Where will you find Maryland’s cyber warriors next month? At RSA Conference 2015. Learn more about the companies representing Maryland’s booming cybersecurity industry though MDBIZ News.
Maryland business resources:
- DBED Secretary Mike Gill is looking forward to getting to know business owners and economic development leaders from all corners of the State. Hear from him in a new video on MDBIZ News.
- Site Selection magazine spent some time getting to know Secretary Gill and his efforts to make DBED a business ally.
- Maryland is already more business friendly than it was before he took office, Governor Larry Hogan said. Learn more about his strategy to make government more responsive to businesses in the Baltimore Business Journal.
- Exports out of Maryland are rising, with destinations ranging from Canada to Australia. DBED economist Mikra Krasniqi explains how this is boosting jobs in Maryland.
- Maryland’s creative economy is worth celebrating. Learn how the nonprofit arts industry contributes to State and local economies from Theresa Colvin, Executive Director of the Maryland State Arts Council.