Maryland business news: Biotech, RSA, InvestMaryland Challenge
Catch up on the latest Maryland business news.
Maryland business successes:
- Congratulations to the 12 finalists remaining in the 2015 InvestMaryland Challenge! These promising early-stage companies will compete for $100,000 grand prizes in four categories. Learn more on MDBIZ News.
- Baltimore edtech startup Common Curriculum is making note-sharing easier than ever for teachers. Technical.ly Baltimore explains the company’s mission and growth.
- A new app developed by Maryland health IT startup Emocha Mobile Health Inc. could help prevent health workers from spreading Ebola upon returning to the United States, the Baltimore Business Journal reports.
- Congrats to Frederick-based Flying Dog Brewery on making the list of the top 50 craft brewing companies in the nation—the only Maryland-based brewery named. Find the full list from the Brewers Association.
- Maryland’s largest technology trade association announced the finalists for its 27th Annual Industry Awards, recognizing local achievements with the potential to make a global impact. Find the full list on Business Wire.
Maryland business resources:
- The return of Maryland’s farmers markets is welcome news for lovers of fresh produce, but it’s also a boon to local economies. Learn more about they help entrepreneurs get started on MDBIZ News.
- March was a busy four weeks for the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED), especially within the Office of International Investment and Trade. MDBIZ News rounds up DBED’s efforts at promoting global business opportunities in Maryland.
- For the fourth consecutive year, DBED will lead the CyberMaryland delegation at RSA 2015, the nation’s premier information security conference. MDBIZ News details Maryland’s upcoming contributions to the event.
- Despite facing great challenges on the battlefield, many veterans return home to find a new struggle for well-paying jobs and financial security. DBED supports a number of programs and resources designed to assist veterans and also encourages businesses to employ veterans. Learn more on MDBIZ News.
- What would it will take to get your design out of the garage and into the market? Find details on how the Washington County Department of Business Development can help on MDBIZ News.
- More than 400 leaders from life sciences companies, academic institutions, nonprofit organizations, investment funds and government entities across Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. convened for the first-ever Maryland Regional Biotech Forum this week. Read more about the future of Maryland’s biotech community in the Washington Business Journal.
- “In just a few short weeks when the legislative session ends, I’m out of here,” DBED Secretary Mike Gill said in a recent video. “I’m out in the field. I’m out in the counties.” Find the entire clip and additional details on The Daily Record.