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Check back for Q&A profiles on all the competition finalists. The first-ever InvestMaryland Challenge is down to its final round with just 33 companies competing for more than $300,000 in grants and business services. The final winners will be announced during the Governor’s Cup Awards Ceremony on April 15. One

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The InvestMaryland Challenge is heating up with 33 companies advancing to the final round. Hosted by the Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development, the competition will award $300,000 in grants and business services to companies in the life sciences and high tech industries. Companies also have the opportunity to

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ELKRIDGE, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley today urged action in Washington to avoid federal sequestration – a series of automatic cuts that threaten job creation and reduce vital services for families and children in Maryland and across the nation. The Governor visited FLIR Systems, a thermal imaging and threat detection systems

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Two upcoming seminars are aimed at assisting small businesses in the Baltimore area with Internet marketing. “Local University: Baltimore” will offer introductory training on search engines, website optimization, social media, business rankings in local search and website traffic, as well as a question and answer session with a Google representative.

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You’ve developed the next big idea in business, but now you’re looking for a little outside advice. Fortunately, the Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development has connections with several resources for free or affordable business counseling. Small Business Development Centers have six regional offices and 20 statewide locations which

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“We prefer to battle our competitors in the marketplace and on the field of play with our game-changing innovative products, but we will defend ourselves whenever necessary to protect what we’ve worked so hard to build.”

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Cybersecurity experts just might be the superheroes of information technology, guarding companies, customers, governmental agencies and other organizations against Internet threats. Jeani Park was recently appointed director of cyber development for CyberMaryland by Gov. Martin O’Malley. Park stands at the center of this rapidly evolving industry that is adding new companies and

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  Web browsing can be dangerous, but at least one Baltimore-based company is developing new ways to protect Internet users. Light Point Security has been named one of 10 finalists in the 2013 Innovation Sandbox program through the RSA Conference, scheduled to begin next week in San Fransisco. The company

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Gov. Martin O’Malley emphasized economic growth during the swearing-in ceremony of Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development Secretary Dominick E. Murray Thursday morning in Annapolis. “Our top priority is jobs. Without jobs, there is no progress,” the governor said while introducing Murray’s new role at the department. “At DBED, Dominick

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Maryland’s burgeoning cyber security industry has a new leader— Gov. Martin O’Malley announced the appointment of Jeani Park as director of cyber development on Tuesday. Sarah Gantz of the Baltimore Business Journal reports: Park, a commercial cyber security strategist, will be responsible for supporting product development, education and talent recruitment

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