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Finalists in the life sciences category of the InvestMaryland Challenge represent some of the most innovative start-ups in Maryland and beyond.

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Maryland lawmakers drew the 2013 session to a close Monday night. Legislators, government leaders and economic development partners in business, tourism and the arts supported several new initiatives associated with the Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development. Key bills and priorities, related to the economy and approved by the legislature, include

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During an episode of the popular Netflix series “House of Cards,” a female character angrily throws a framed picture. Watching that moment from their living room, Bill and Susan Decker couldn’t help but smile as the actress broke their custom-designed product. The husband and wife are co-owners of Furst Bros.,

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  Cytomedix, a regenerative medicine company working to promote healing from chronic wounds and diseases, will receive a $500,000 investment from the Maryland Venture Fund within the Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development, officials announced Wednesday. The Gaithersburg-based company was selected through the MVF’s InvestMaryland program. The state’s contribution is part of the company’s ongoing $27.5 million capital raise.

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Sifted from over 250 entries from around the country, the InvestMaryland Challenge has narrowed down its final nine competing companies. The national business competition, hosted by the Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development, will award three $100,000 top prizes and another $125,000 in cash and in-kind awards. Companies also have

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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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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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  Adlyfe, a biotechnology company working toward the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease, will receive a $300,000 investment from the Maryland Venture Fund within the Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development, officials announced Wednesday. The Rockville-based company was selected through the MVF’s InvestMaryland program. Adlyfe also recently received a $200,000

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