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ANNAPOLIS, MD (June 5, 2013) – Governor Martin O’Malley today announced that Rachel King, co-founder and CEO of GlycoMimetics in Gaithersburg, has been named chair of the Maryland Life Sciences Advisory Board (LSAB). King will replace chair H. Thomas Watkins, former President and Chief Executive Officer of Human Genome Sciences, Inc.,

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Perhaps you’re considering testing your product in the international market—but where do you begin? The first-ever Maryland/DC Celebration of International Trade 2013 gathered dozens of industry and governmental exporting experts in Linthicum Heights on Tuesday. Over 325 attended the Maryland/DC District Export Council conference, which was sponsored in part by the Maryland Department of Business

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Governor Martin O’Malley announced that Media Rights Capital started filming the second season of the Netflix series House of Cards in Maryland. “We are pleased that House of Cards, a critically-acclaimed and ground-breaking series has returned to Maryland,” said Governor O’Malley. “Season One had an economic impact of more than $140 million and

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Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development Secretary Dominick Murray sat down with Washington, D.C.-based ABC7 WJLA News Sunday morning to share his vision for Maryland’s continued recovery and update the region on the department’s innovative programs. Business reporter Rebecca Cooper Dupin spoke with Murray about the perceived rivalry between Maryland and Virginia. The secretary

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Check out @abc7rebecca‘s interview with @dbedsecretary Dominick Murray. Another volley in the VA-MD biz competition. Sun 9:30am @abc7news — ABC7 Business (@WashBiz) March 22, 2013 Tune into ABC7 WJLA News Sunday morning to watch Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development Secretary Dominick Murray chat about the statewide economic climate.

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Are you thinking about moving your business to Maryland? For locals, the benefits are fairly obvious, but if you happen to be an out-of-stater, here are five reasons to consider making Maryland your business’ new home. Funding incentives: Did you know there are state and federal loans and grants available

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Looking for a supportive environment for your startup—a low cost space with easy access to educational resources and exposure to investors? You might consider setting up shop in one of Maryland’s 27 business incubators, designed to support early-stage entrepreneurial companies in fields ranging from medical research to clean energy. Incubators

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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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Whether you make cakes or custom-made suits, the right business name can make all the difference. So what process must you go through to name your business in Maryland? Fortunately, the Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development is your one-stop shop for links to resources on naming your new

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